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First Look Pictures: Al Habtoor City

The $3 billion development will offer more than 3,000 hotel and residential units on one plot, set to be completed by 2017.

By Gulf Business | Real Estate | Published: 7th October 2013 at 19:34

The Al Habtoor Group has partnered with world-known brands to create Al Habtoor City, a new destination for citizens, residents and tourists alike.

The $3 billion development will feature three hotels – St. Regis Dubai, W Dubai and the Westin Dubai – as well as three newly announced residential tower blocks to incorporate 1,460 luxury apartments.

Al Habtoor City will feature eleven swanky residential penthouses – including two VIP penthouses over a four-storey high podium, worth a cool $250 million each.

Waterside attractions

[caption id="attachment_34218" align="alignnone" width="590"]Al Habtoor Group on Sunday officially unveiled the 10 million sq ft Al Habtoor City which will dominate the Dubai Water Canal. Al Habtoor Group on Sunday officially unveiled the 10 million sq ft Al Habtoor City which will dominate the Dubai Water Canal.[/caption]

NEW RESIDENTIAL TOWERS

[caption id="attachment_34188" align="alignnone" width="590"]Alongside three previously announced hotels (St Regis, W Dubai and The Westin Dubai), the group today unveiled three residential towers containing 1,460 luxury apartments – swelling total investment to Dhs11 billion. The residential blocks will be developed by British architects WS Atkins. Alongside three previously announced hotels (St Regis, W Dubai and The Westin Dubai), the group today unveiled three residential towers containing 1,460 luxury apartments – swelling total investment to Dhs11 billion. The residential blocks will be developed by British architects WS Atkins.[/caption]

Vip penthouses

[caption id="attachment_34184" align="alignnone" width="590"]Two VIP penthouses worth $250 million each are among the VIP features – with garden terraces, pool and jacuzzi over four floors – and offer 360–degree views of Dubai. Two VIP penthouses worth $250 million each are among the VIP features – with garden terraces, pool and jacuzzi over four floors – and offer 360–degree views of Dubai. [/caption]

The w HOtel

[caption id="attachment_34185" align="alignnone" width="590"]The W Dubai is set to have the first 'Extreme Wow Suite' globally, which will also have its own pool. The W Dubai is set to have the first 'Extreme Wow Suite' globally, which will also have its own pool. [/caption]

Boulevard dreams

[caption id="attachment_34186" align="alignnone" width="590"]A shaded Boulevard and more than 30 food and beverage outlets are among other attractions – including a Bentley Boutique Café.A shaded Boulevard and more than 30 food and beverage outlets are among the other attractions, including a Bentley Boutique Café.[/caption]

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