Marina Arcade

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Marina Arcade
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Location within Dubai
General information
Status Topped-out
TypeResidential
Location Dubai Marina, Dubai.
Coordinates 25°04′47″N55°08′11″E / 25.0798°N 55.1363°E / 25.0798; 55.1363 Coordinates: 25°04′47″N55°08′11″E / 25.0798°N 55.1363°E / 25.0798; 55.1363
Estimated completion10 August 2016
Height
Roof268 metres (879 ft) [1]
Technical details
Floor count47
Lifts/elevators8
Design and construction
DeveloperMarina Arcade Real Estate LLC (consultant Al Ajmi Engineering Consultants LLC)
Main contractorAl Rostamani Pegel LLC

Marina Arcade is a topped out 268 metres (879 ft), supertall skyscraper being built in Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE. The tower will cost AED 1.25 billion to build, upon completion the building will contain residents shopping avenues, gymnasium, spa and residential amenities.

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