UAE Focus

DUBAI World Central (DWC) said construction is under way at the Aviation District, a purpose-built area designed to serve as a one-stop centre for all aviation-related operations and future regional headquarters for leading businesses of the aviation industry.

LUXURY developer Damac Properties has topped out construction at its landmark serviced hotel apartment development Burjside Boulevard, located directly opposite the Dubai Mall, Dubai.

A DESERT learning centre is taking shape in the Al Ain region of Abu Dhabi, with the structure resembling the shape of a Moebius strip that blends harmoniously into the desert landscape.

GUINNESS World Records has recognised UAE-based Tameer’s Princess Tower standing at 414 m as the world’s tallest residential building. The tower, located at the prestigious Dubai Marina development, stands a staggering 107 storeys tall and encompasses six basement floors, a ground floor, 100 above-ground levels and eight retail stores.

ALL the main bridges being built at interchanges on Al Khail Road in Dubai are expected to open by the end of this year, while construction of the remaining auxiliary bridges will be completed by July 2013. The Dh1.

ABU DHABI-BASED developer Sorouh Real Estate Company has set a record by completing the world’s highest penthouse bridge structure for a residential building.

UAE-BASED Al Fara’a General Contracting and Amanah Construction Company have won a contract to construct two new hospitals in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region. The hospitals coming up at Sila and Ghayathi areas are part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company’s (Seha) plan to improve the emirate’s healthcare infrastructure.

DSO base for Christie Dubai CHRISTIE Dubai has relocated its Middle East offices and showroom to the prestigious Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) integrated technology park, exactly five years after setting up a base in Dubai.

RAK Ceramics, which introduced its high-definition Nanopix technology in 2008, says the nano digital printing technique has been instrumental in generating a surge in the demand for its ceramic tile products in the local as well as the international markets.

THE Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) to gain and share first-hand experience on urban planning strategies, methods and best practices.