Developer Nakheel has started work on a new, 20-tower community to be constructed on Deira Islands, its waterfront city in Dubai.
Diera Island Boulevard will comprise 16 residential buildings, two hotels and two serviced apartment complexes..
The company has appointed consultants AE7 to oversee the design, engineering and construction supervision of the project, which is set for delivery in Q2 2020. A construction tender will be released in Q1 2017.
Nakheel chairman Ali Rashid Lootah said: “Deira Islands Boulevard will be the defining landmark of the area traditionally known as ‘Old Dubai’, offering spectacular facilities in a self-sustaining community for more than 10,000 people.
“The project is one of a whole range of world-class attractions that we are creating at Deira Islands, which is set to become new destination of choice for living, tourism and recreation.”
The news of the project comes as also unveiled Palm 360 – an iconic, twin-tower hotel and residential project on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah.
Palm 360 will take centre-stage at the Nakheel stand at Cityscape Global and the project is anticipated for delivery in mid-2020.