20 LOCAL NEWS
MERAAS UNVEILS PLANS FOR CENTRAL PARK NEIGHBOURHOOD Meraas has unveiled its plans for Central Park at City Walk, a new exclusive residential neighborhood, which will surround a 40,000m2 private park in the heart of Dubai. As part of its dedication to create mould-breaking, imaginative ways of experiencing city life that inspire an active lifestyle for residents and visitors in sustainably-minded destinations, Meraas’ latest neighbourhood will redefine community living in the emirate. Spanning a total area of 230,000m2, Central Park at City Walk will include 12 terraced mid-rise residential buildings. The residential complex will comprise 187 spacious one to four bedroom units that overlook a year-round fertile park, with Dubai’s majestic downtown skyline standing domineeringly in the background. What’s more, the new leafy community will come with a wide-ranging variety of active lifestyle amenities, including tennis and basketball courts, swimming pools, spas, cafes, and a multi-purpose kids’ play area. Units at Central Park will come in a sleek contemporary design, with light colours and carefully selected high-end materials that seamlessly blend with the natural environment, including plants and flowers suspended in hanging baskets from balcony edges. The main entrance will lead to an immaculately decorated lobby with concierge services.
MILLENNIUM ATRIA BUSINESS BAY SET TO STRENGTHEN BUSINESS TOURISM
Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Middle East and Africa (MEA), one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region, and Deyaar Development PJSC, one of the UAE’s leading property development and real estate services companies, has opened the Millennium Atria Business Bay, which will serve the growing hospitality and tourism sector, especially the Expo 2020 visitor traffic. The 30-storey Millennium Atria Business Bay features 347 well-designed studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom, and duplex apartments. Facilities within the hotel include an all-day dining restaurant, grab and go, podium terrace with cinema projection, infinity pool on the 25th floor, gymnasium, and kids’ club, Every unit in Millennium Atria Business Bay has a characteristic personality and flair, with a key focus on urban elegance paired with the latest smart technology.The units offer different views, which include the iconic Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Water Canal, or the stables, and will cater to business and leisure travellers alike. “The opening of the Millennium Atria Business Bay will change the tourism landscape of Dubai and strengthen Business Bay as a major business destination where people live, work, and do business,” said Kevork Deldelian, Chief Operating Officer of Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East and Africa.
FALCON FOR SOLAR SUN SIGNS AED 2.5-MILLION AGREEMENT WITH DUBCO CONSTRUCTION Falcon for Solar Sun Industries, which received initial funding support from the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, recently signed a AED2.5 million attribution agreement with Dubco Construction to facilitate the supply of solar heaters to the housing projects being managed by the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme. Under the agreement, Falcon for Solar Sun will supply solar heaters to 341 Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme’s houses in Al Khawaneej, Dubai, and 236 houses under the Mohammed Bin Zayed City project in Ajman. Falcon for Solar Sun is also included on the list of suppliers for the Zayed Housing Programme’s ‘Waffer’ service. H.E. Abdulla Al Darmaki, CEO of the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, congratulated Falcon for Solar Sun, adding: “We are proud of all of the projects supported by the Khalifa Fund. Exceeding our expectations, these projects complement our efforts to support local entrepreneurs and instil a culture of innovation in our young people. The main objectives of the Khalifa Fund revolve around the success of local SMEs and help increase their share in the country’s greater economic growth and development.”