Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed views progress on $735m housing project
Phase 1 will cover an area of 129ha, comprising more than 1,449 apartments, as well as 700 villas and townhouses
The Ruler’s Representative in the Al Dhafra Region, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan was briefed about the masterplan and progress on the $735m (AED2.7bn) Jabal Al Dhanna housing project, which is located on the coast of Al Dhafra.
Phase 1 of the project will cover an area of 129ha, comprising more than 1,449 apartments, two schools, eight mosques, a main centre, and a medical clinic, as well as more than 700 villas and townhouses.
Upon completion, the project will accommodate nearly 12,000 people, according to state-run news agency, Wam.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan was briefed on the project during a meeting with the chairman of the Department of Finance, Jassim Mohammed Al Zaabi; and the chairman of the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), Falah Mohammad Al Ahbabi at the Al Nakheel Palace.
Sheikh Hamdan also highlighted the importance of long-term planning for development and strategic projects. He also praised the role of the department and Modon Properties in advancing the tourism, housing, and planning sectors in Abu Dhabi.