Dubai Pearl

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Dubai Pearl
Dubai Pearl
General information
StatusOn hold
Coordinates 25°05′55.46″N55°09′36.10″E / 25.0987389°N 55.1600278°E / 25.0987389; 55.1600278 Coordinates: 25°05′55.46″N55°09′36.10″E / 25.0987389°N 55.1600278°E / 25.0987389; 55.1600278
Construction started2009
Owner MGM Resorts International
Height
Roof300 m (984 ft)
Technical details
Floor count73
Floor area1,850,000 m2 (19,900,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectSchweger Associated Architect
DeveloperAl Habtoor Engineering Enterprises, and Leighton Contractors
Structural engineere.construct
Website
https://www.dubaipearl.com/

Dubai Pearl (Arabic : لؤلؤة دبي) is a 73-storey, 300 m (984 ft), tall residential skyscraper on hold construction along Al Sufouh Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It would have consisted of four mixed-use towers connected together at the base and by a sky bridge at the top. The construction has been on hold since 2009. [1]

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The structural design was carried out by Dubai-based engineering firm e-Construct. Construction was started in 2009, and the project would have cost $4 billion (Dh14.6 billion). Had it been completed, Dubai Pearl would have accommodated 9,000 residents and its commercial sector would have employed 12,000 people.

Investment issues

The Omnix Group, the company responsible for the initial proposal for the building in 2002, struggled to act on its plans. The project was taken over by the Abu Dhabi Al-Fahim Group in 2007, but progress stalled on the project. [2]

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References

  1. "Diving for answers: What's happened to Dubai Pearl?". ArabianBusiness.com. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  2. "Investors still fighting for answers over long-stalled Dubai Pearl". Arab News. 2017-03-31. Retrieved 2020-10-15.