Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Nakheel's Al Manara project makes swift progress

About 1042 houses, constituting 40 percent of the Al Manara waterfront project by Nakheel, one of the largest developers in UAE has been completed. Nakheel plans to handover the units towards end of the year.

The Waterfront, which is one of the largest waterfront projects in the world, is twice the area of Hong Kong Island, and aims to accommodate a population of 1.5million.

According to the Managing Director of Waterfront, Marwan Al Qamzi, the construction work is progressing swiftly, with more than 1000 units being completed.

The Manarah District in Badrah, constitutes one-third of Badrah, which is the first active gateway to the Waterfront. Major infrastructural works of Stage One of Manarah is now complete, and 75% of networks and facilities are in place, with 80% of sewerage and irrigation infrastructure too being completed.

Badrah has four districts that are interlinked to each other by a central boulevard. Manarah includes educational, residential and civic amenities. All buildings will meet the LEED (Leadership in Environmental Design Green Building Rating System) ratings performance standard.

1 comment:

WebJunky said...

what a shame this is. just read the full report on how the numbers are now revealed as expat contractors are complaining that they are owed over 56M pounds or so.....way to go dubai