What is The West Wharf at Business Bay Dubai?
Set in a premier location on the Business Bay waterfront, the West Wharf contains 18 floors of ultra-luxurious accommodation with stunning lofts and townhouses in the podium, and studios and simplex/duplex apartments in the building. West Wharf enjoys close proximity to the best of Dubai, overlooking Burj Dubai, the world’s tallest tower, and the remarkable twisting design of the ‘Dancing Towers’. Centrally located and close to DIFC, West Wharf will also benefit from easy access to a carefully planned road network, water taxis, and Dubai’s new state of the art metro network.
Designed by the award winning architect, Hazel Wong, West Wharf is one of the first and finest residential buildings to be launched in the Prestigious Business Bay Development. It is a unique proposition and the architectural benchmark others will aspire to.
What is Business Bay?
Business Bay is a commercial and residential district that covers an area of 64 million square feet (5.95 million square meters). It is located next to Downtown Dubai (Burj Dubai), between interchange 1 and 2 of Sheikh Zayed Road and extends along a new creek from the edge of Dubai Creek (Ras Al Khor), all the way to Dubai's coast cutting through Al Safa Park.
Dubai Business Bay is intended to maintain Dubai as the region's business capital and will be similar to New York's Manhattan and Tokyo’s Ginza business centers. It is intended to provide an outstanding environment and infrastructure for businesses from around the world to set up their local, regional and international headquarters.
Business Bay will contain over 230 towers; the majority is commercial and a limited number of residential.
Expected Completion Date of Business Bay: In 2010
Real Estate Master Developer: Dubai Properties
Where is West Wharf located?
West Wharf is plot number BB.A05.005 in Business Bay Phase 1. It is directly facing the creek in one of its widest points and the other side is facing an open street not to be obstructed by any other buildings, providing easy access to the Sheikh Zayed Road, Burj Dubai, DIFC, and just 5 minutes from the white sandy beaches/crystal blue seas of Dubai. Many of the front line apartments benefit from views over the Creek.
Completion is scheduled for 2009
What are the Unit types of West Wharf?
111 apartments spread over 18 storeys plus four mezzanines floors, consisting of:
What are the specifications per floor in West Wharf?
Who are the design Architects of West Wharf?
Ranked among the top 20 professional practices in the world, the UK based architectural firm has operations and projects that span the globe.
Widely acclaimed for the last half century, RMJM’s exceptionally talented team of creative professionals create an engineered aesthetic described as ‘transcending, rather than following fashion’. The celebrated results of this approach can be seen in high profile developments across the UK, Asia and the Middle East.
Hazel Wong: Award Winning Architect
Architect Hazel Wong’s professional experience in North America and the Middle East, together with her commitment to design excellence, has established her as one of the leading architects in the region. Hazel’s design philosophy is to achieve a balance between function and innovation, within time and cost constraints, to create distinctive and timeless architecture.
This has led to her success in many prestigious design competitions, most notably the internationally acclaimed Emirates Towers in Dubai, UAE, which at the time of completion in 2000,was one of the ten tallest buildings in the world.
Who are the Project Managers of West Wharf?
One of the regional leaders in its field, Projacs provides ongoing construction management services from pre-design through to completion, guaranteeing all project requirements are fully realized.
With 14 major offices in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Europe, Projacs has over 500 professional staff offering customized services to a variety of clients in both the public and private sectors.
Will there be high demand for residential units in Business Bay?
Yes, with fewer number of residential properties in the whole of Business Bay, demand is expected to be very high from investors, end-users, corporations, tourists, and business travelers alike.
A high demand for the residential units is very much expected due to 70% commercial versus the 30% residential.
What is the tenure of the land?
As Dubai Properties is the Master Developer, Business Bay is a Freehold/Free Zone area.