Large mall contract let; milestone reached at Dubai Marina.
KONE to Equip Dubai Hills Mall With 156 Units
KONE has been selected to outfit Dubai Hills Mall with 88 escalators, two inclined moving walks and 66 elevators. Being developed by Emaar Development PJSC and Meraas, the mall includes more than 650 retail outlets, a 6,000-m2 supermarket, an 18-screen cinema and outdoor concert areas. Pierre Liautaud, KONE executive vice president for South Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said the mall will become “a key venue for lifestyle experiences” at the 2,700-acre multipurpose Dubai Hills Estate, a “city within a city” that is the largest development of its kind in the region. Part of Mohammad Bin Rashid City, it consists of planned neighborhoods centered around an 18-hole championship golf course.
First of Three Dubai Marina Towers Complete
The Residences at Marina Gate 1, a 51-story tower with 399 residential units and an array of shops and amenities, is complete on Dubai Marina, with developer Select Group handing over properties to the owners in May, Arabian Business reported. The Residences at Marina Gate 1 is one of three towers that, according to Select Group CEO Rahail Aslam, represent “luxury on a grand scale” with their design, varied floor plans and amenities. The 64-story Residences at Marina Gate 2 has topped out, and delivery is scheduled for early 2019. The third tower, Jumeirah Living Marina Gate, is also “at an advanced stage of construction.”