Musanada progresses on UAE city for 27,000 workers
Al Manayef will be located in Abu Dhabi's Western Region, and its construction has been split into 12 packages
Abu Dhabi General Services (Musanada) has completed preliminary works on a new city it is developing for 27,000 workers.
Al Manayef will be located in the UAE capital's Western Region, and includes the construction of housing for government employees.
The construction programme has been divided into 12 construction packages, and the project is due for completion in 2018.
Awaidha Murshed Ali Al Marar, Musanada's acting CEO, said: "Construction works are progressing consistently and according to the plan to deliver a modern, integrated and advanced city in line with the steady growth witnessed across the UAE at all levels."
Up to 6,359 units will be constructed, spanning multi-size villas and residential buildings.
According to Arabian Business, the project also includes the construction of internal roads and utilities, such as a storm water and sewerage network and street lighting.
The development will also include 87 service facilities including libraries, public schools, police and civil defense stations, beaches, waterfronts as well as other facilities, in addition to 97 community facilities including private hospitals and clinics, retail outlets, and hotels.
The project also includes the construction of internal roads as well as utilities and infrastructure comprising a storm water and sewerage network, drinking water network and street lighting.