By Kingsley Adegboye
DUBAI’s top property developer, Messrs Emaar Properties is partnering with Wrothams Windsor, a Lagos-based real estate development firm, to showcase a private collection of properties hand picked for Nigerian clients.
The Dubai company which developed Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building and other iconic real estate assets, is planning a series of sales and investment events in Lagos and Abuja to offer the very best real estate developments in Dubai.
Group Managing Director of Wrothams Windsor, Mr. Richard Vedelago explained that the highlight of Emaar’s approach to developing integrated lifestyle destinations is downtown Dubai, a 500-acre housing project which cost is put at a whopping US$ 20 billion. The flagship development described as ‘The Centre of Now’ features global icons like Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, the Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination and the Dubai Fountain, the tallest performing fountain.
“A sterling new addition to Downtown Dubai is the Opera District that is set to define the city as the region’s cultural destination.
“Key features in the District include Dubai Opera, the country’s first dedicated Opera House as well as an array of design studios and other lifestyle amenities. Emaar has launched Opera Grand and Forte, premium residential towers in the Opera District.
“Emaar is also developing the Dubai Creek Harbour, a magnificent waterfront city that will define the ambitious new face of Dubai’s future, within Mohammed Bin Rashid City (MBR City). In close proximity to the Dubai International Airport and the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, Dubai Creek Harbour is located on a land area of six million square metres and over 1,482 acres,” Mr. Vedelago said.
“With the most iconic developments in Dubai that include the Burj Khalifa, Armani & Address Hotel residences to mention but a few, Emaar Properties has firmly established itself as the premier developer in Dubai. Nigerians have been investing heavily in Dubai and we want them to have access to the very best opportunities and Emaar Properties offers exactly that.
“What sets Emaar apart from other developers is the location, finishing and the delivery of their projects that give clients amazing upside in the long run. Emaar is extending its expertise in developing master-planned communities internationally and today, it has a significant presence in several key global markets. Emaar has highlighted its commitment to project delivery by handing over homes in its master-planned communities in Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan and Canada, and commercial offices in Syria,” he added.
Mr. Vedelago explained that the company has developed competencies in hospitality and leisure as well as shopping malls and retail.
“Emaar has made extensive forays in the hospitality and leisure sector. The current portfolio includes: The Address Hotels + Resorts, the group’s 5-star premium hotel brand; Armani Hotels & Resorts; Vida Hotels and Resorts; and Rove Hotels,” he stated.