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Dubai Municipality completes scrap market for building materials

The market consists of a main building comprising 71 shops, as well as fast food stores, a masjid for men and women, 53 outdoor display outlets, and 760 parking spaces for visitors

Eng Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality.
Eng Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality.

Dubai Municipality has announced that construction works on a scrap market for building materials have been completed.

The project, built at a cost of $27.2m (AED100m), is located in the Warsan neighbourhood. Its building area spans 43,000m2 on 11ha of land.

The market consists of a main building that comprises 71 shops, public services, a market administration office, fast food outlets, a masjid for men and women, 53 outdoor display outlets, 80 parking spaces for trucks, a loading and unloading area, and 760 parking spaces for visitors.

Commenting on the project, Eng Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality, said: "The scrap market for building materials is the realisation of the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to preserve the country’s resources and build a green economy and establish an environmentally sustainable city, as well as to apply the highest standards of quality and excellence, in order to preserve the environment and society."

According to Dubai Municipality, construction works have also been completed on a market building for used furniture and utensils.

In a statement, the authority revealed that the second building is located in Nadd Al Sheba-3 and includes 120 shops, as well as an external plaza, a restaurant area, amarket administration office, service buildings, toilets, and other facilities.

The furniture and utensils market was built at a cost of $21m (AED77m) and has a building area of 28,800m2 on 17ha land.

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