Saudi developer Tanmiyat made a statement at the Cityscape Global exhibition last week, saying that all 500 villas in its long delayed residential project in Dubailand will soon be delivered.
172 villas in this Living Legends project by Tanmiyat were already presented at the show and are likely to greet their first residents before the year end. Moreover, one of the 12 apartment blocks, building 10, is also ready for occupation.
Living Legends project in Al Barari area of Dubailand was launched by Tanmiyat in 2006 and was planned for completion in 2008-2009, but later was delayed due to the financial crisis. Today, this project is not only revived, but almost complete, like almost all other projects halted during the crisis in Dubai and restarted later.
Now, almost 80 % of the project’s infrastructure is complete. “In terms of handover, it will be three phases, but we are accelerating the work so hopefully we can try to have all of the villas completed by the second quarter of next year. In every villa, they have completed construction 100 per cent. The only thing is finishing – interior work and gardening work.” management agency chief executive, Saleh Tabakh, said.
He added: “As with any other project in the market there was a slowdown, but in my opinion Tamniyat were brave enough to come back and say, ‘we are committed and we have delivered’.”
In addition to villas Tanmiyat also plans to build two high-rises at Living Legends containing 750 apartments. These buildings will be named Skyline Towers because of their unique location at the point where almost entire Dubai skyline can be seen at a glance. The completion of these towers is scheduled for 2018.