By Saifur Rahman, Associate Editor www.gulfnews.com
Dubai: Dubai Aviation City Corporation, the master developer of Dubai World Central – the 140 square kilometre purpose-built airport city – is in talks with Emaar Properties to develop its Golf District that will host hundreds of villas surrounding an 18-hole golf course.
“We are currently negotiating with a number of developers, especially Emaar Properties to develop parts of our residential communities,” Khalifa Suhail Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC), told the media on Thursday. “Our talks with Emaar is currently focused on the Golf District which we want to start this year.”
The negotiations are expected to result in a deal. Officials of the Dubai World Central (DWC) said work could start at the site later this year. The project development is expected to cost more than Dh1 billion as initially estimated.
“Developers such as Emaar Properties who have proven track record in developing mega projects fits our requirement and as master developer, we will provide all necessary support towards them,” he said. More info