Contractor picked to build Sharjah's $820m car-free property

Al Hamad Building Contracting has been picked by Alef Group to develop Al Mamsha, which is being touted as Sharjah's first fully walkable mixed-use community

Alef Group's Al Mamsha is said to be Sharjah's first car-free and fully walkable community.
Alef Group's Al Mamsha is said to be Sharjah's first car-free and fully walkable community.

Al Hamad Building Contracting Co has been picked to develop developer Alef Group’s $817m (AED3bn) Al Mamsha community, which is being touted as Sharjah’s first car-free development.

The mixed-use development’s residential, retail, and leisure units are connected by sidewalks and walkways.

Spanning 28ha, the project features studios, in addition to one-, two-, and three-bedroom homes, plus penthouses and duplexes.

Additional residential amenities include a centralised food and beverage hub named The Khan; a live entertainment platform named Entertainment Zone; and facilities such as swimming pool clusters, children’s play areas, and nurseries, Arabian Business reported.

Commenting on the project’s location, Issa Ataya, managing director of Alef Group, said: “Sharjah provides a secure investment environment, advanced infrastructure, and a robust legislative system that ensures legal security for investors from around the world.”

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