Keeping a close eye on each project’s unique features and offerings, Construction Week Middle East has narrowed down 12 of the best project launches and reveals during the last month of summer, which is August 2022. Following is the selected list of projects in no particular ranking or sequence:
1. Marina Residences Phase 3
Type: Mid-rise residential building; 318-waterfront apartments
Al Hamra, the leading lifestyle developer and investment company in Ras Al Khaimah, has launched its Marina Residences Phase 3, a new 318-waterfront apartment building, in the heart of Al Hamra Village, the award-winning residential community that is renowned for its seafront and lagoon-view villas and apartments.
An extension of existing Marina Residences, the popular midrise residential buildings, the new project will comprise studios and, one-, and two-bedroom apartments and comes after the completion of Phase 2 of Marina Residences in 2009.
2. Azizi Riviera Reve
Type: French Mediterranean-inspired community; 24 ultra-luxury buildings, 5,061 homes
Azizi launched Riviera Rêve, the fourth phase of its premium French Mediterranean-inspired community in the heart of MBR City, Dubai. On completion, it will have 5,061 homes.
3. Fakhruddin Properties: Maimoon Gardens
Type: Smart residential project
Fakhruddin Properties has launched its latest residential project the Maimoon Gardens with sustainability being the core focus while making a comeback into the Dubai Real estate market.
4. ROSHN: SEDRA Apartment Phase
Type: Residential apartments; 88 apartment buildings
Saudi Arabia’s PIF-backed real estate developer, ROSHN has announced the launch of the apartments phase at its landmark project SEDRA located in the north of Riyadh.
Type: Self-sufficient city; 1,600-hectare development
XZERO City, the 1,600-hectare development is planned for the southern region of Kuwait to provide 30,000 residential units, as well as 30,000 green jobs, which will be created in various hubs such as medical, tourism, technology, educational, retail, and entertainment.
6. AMANA Contracting: Bustaica Farm
Type: Hydroponic farm; 30.6k square metres
Regional leader in design-build construction, Group AMANA has marked a major milestone as it has delivered its first-ever vertical farm in the region, which will boost long-term food security and self-sufficiency in the UAE.
7. Nakheel: Dubai Islands Masterplan
Type: Waterfront development; 5 islands, 17km2
Nakheel, the Dubai-based developer, has unveiled a new vision for Dubai Islands which will redefine the concept of waterfront living.
8. Rua Al Madinah Holding Company: Rua Al Madinah Project
Type: Historical development; 1.5mn square metres, 47,000 hotel rooms
HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Chairman of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs and Chairman of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has inaugurated the infrastructure works and unveiled the master plan for the Rua Al Madinah Project in the area east of the Prophet’s Mosque.
9. Aldar: Yas Park Gate
Type: Gated community; 255.000m2, 508 homes
Aldar Properties has announced the launch of Yas Park Gate, its latest gated community which will be located on the doorstep of Yas Park, a first-of-its-kind family and recreational activity park in Abu Dhabi.
10. DAMAC: Skyloft Collection
Type: Luxury penthouses spanning from 40th to 61st floor
DAMAC Properties has announced the launch of its Skylofts Collection, a range of penthouses and super luxury residential units at three of its most upscale and highly sought-after developments – Safa One de GRISOGONO, Safa Two de GRISOGONO and Cavalli Tower.
11. Ellington and Sol Properties: Oakley Square residences
Type: Residential - 269 units, 67 studios, 146 one-bedrooms, and 56 two-bedrooms
Ellington Properties, Dubai’s boutique developer, and Sol Properties, the real estate development arm of Bhatia Group, have launched a joint venture residential project, Oakley Square Residences, in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), under the Ellington Brand.
12. Select and Jumeirah Group: Jumeirah Living
Type: Master community; 6 premium residential towers
Select Group has once again partnered with Jumeirah Group to bring the experience of Jumeirah Living branded residences to Business Bay, as the flagship of the master community development – Peninsula.