His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, today inaugurated Burj Jumeira - The new tower is set to become a new icon in Dubai's skyline that rises to 550 meters and is strategically located opposite Sheikh Zayed Road in Al Sufouh.
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Accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai International Marine Club, and His Excellency Abdulla Al Habbai, Chairman of Dubai Holding, His Highness reviewed plans for the unique tower and surrounding area, which will be known as Downtown Jumeira.
His Highness described the tower and Downtown Jumeira as a continuation of Dubai’s vision for becoming a city of the future distinguished by its intelligent design and cohesive infrastructure and network.
Downtown Jumeira, which is being developed by Dubai Holding, will considerably enhance the surrounding areas by creating a comprehensive and vibrant community that will cater to the various lifestyles of its residents. Its centerpiece, the Burj Jumeira, will become a new focal point and landmark for Dubai, drawing in both residents and tourists alike.
Commenting on the occasion, Al Habbai said: “The launch of Burj Jumeira in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, who has left his fingerprint on the project, is a confirmation of the critical role this development plays in Dubai’s vision for the future.
“The entire Downtown Jumeira area, and Burj Jumeira specifically, are distinctive projects that focus on providing an unparalleled experience to both visitors and residents. It will not only serve the needs of residents who are looking to live in cohesive and connected communities, but will also enhance Dubai’s tourism offering by adding another icon to the Emirate’s portfolio of unique attractions.”
Construction will kick off immediately as the first phase of the development will be delivered in 2023.
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