Dubai – MENA Herald: Global developer Emaar Properties has awarded the construction contract for its prestigious Dubai Creek Residences project in Dubai Creek Harbour to Al Basti & Muktha LLC (ABM), a leading Dubai-based construction firm with a proven track-record in world-class projects including the picturesque Old Town District of Downtown Dubai.

Dubai Creek Residences comprises a complex of six residential towers that form part of The Island District, a vibrant lifestyle hub in Dubai Creek Harbour, a one-of-its-kind 6 square kilometre modern development. Located along the historic creek near the Dubai International Airport, the master-planned community is three times the size of Downtown Dubai.

Scheduled for handover in 2018, Dubai Creek Residences is located in the heart of the city and in close proximity to an upcoming bustling retail and lifestyle district that will be highlighted by a future iconic development. The Island District, where Dubai Creek Residences is anchored, will have over 1,000 guestrooms of world-class hospitality and over 600 luxury retail shops and cultural amenities.

The residents step out to a vibrant 4.5 km creek boardwalk that completely envelopes The Island District with an array of retail, dining, leisure and entertainment choices. The Vida Hotel, a young and trendy destination for the new generation of travellers, offers residents hospitality, F&B and spa amenities. With yachts moored along the Island District’s marina, residents will be able to enjoy fine dining, entertainment and event spaces, galleries and water features. Easy and direct access to the stylish marina and yacht club will offer different modes of maritime transport.

The six 30 to 40-storey residential towers with one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in Dubai Creek Residences have been launched to strong investor response. The residences are sought-after for the spectacular views they offer of the creek, the Downtown Dubai skyline highlighted by Burj Khalifa and the mangroves of the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Protected under the UNESCO Ramsar Convention, the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is a biologically diverse wetland reserve and home to over 67 species of water birds.

Ahmad Al Matrooshi, Managing Director of Emaar Properties, said: “Dubai Creek Residences forms the first residential complex in Dubai Creek Harbour and brings an unmatched value proposition for investors and end-use home-owners. Defined by their spectacular location, the six towers assure an active, marina-centred lifestyle choice for residents, right in the heart of the city. With the construction contract awarded to ABM, we are underlining our commitment to deliver the homes as per schedule in 2018.”

Tushar Pathak, Chairman of ABM, said: “Dubai Creek Residences is one of the milestone projects that we are undertaking and we are firmly committed to execute it as per schedule. The project brings a new architectural and construction referral point to Dubai with its exotic location by the Dubai creek and its design as part of The Island District. We will construct the project as per Emaar’s high specifications using the latest technological know-how and ensuring the highest quality finishes.”

Dubai Creek Residences homes are superbly-crafted and bring a new aesthetic dimension by drawing inspiration from the picturesque environment. Ranging from 900 to over 2,150 sq. ft., the homes are spaciously laid out with architectural features carefully planned to maximise natural light and fantastic views.

Dubai Creek Harbour offers residents an array of cultural amenities, educational facilities, healthcare centres and a wide range of leisure choices, in addition to a dedicated retail precinct offering high-end brands. All the key components of this world-class development are designed as inter-connected districts, around waterfronts and green boulevards.