Dubai South: The new address of happiness

Tuesday 06 September 2016

Dubai - MENA Herald: Billed as the first city in the world centered around the happiness of its residents, master developer Dubai South unveiled its first two key real estate projects, The Villages and The Pulse at Cityscape Global, currently taking place at the World Trade Center Dubai until 8th September.
One of the eight key districts of Dubai South, the Residential District is an innovative concept in urban living that aims to create a city that is based on the happiness and wellbeing of people. Reimagining urban spaces Dubai South’s master-planned communities will be distinguished by their world-class design, superior build quality, and a wide range of lifestyle amenities.
Another unique aspect that makes Dubai South’s Residential District noteworthy is the fact that it addresses key concerns of residents, while providing solutions to the various issues of everyday living, such as walkability, multiple entry and exit points to avoid bottle-neck traffic congestion and ample parking.
His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation and Dubai South said: “The concept behind the Residential District is rooted in the overarching societal themes of the Dubai Plan 2021 and we have aligned our strategy to converge with that of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. At Dubai South we welcome you to the City of You, to be part of a reinvented urban ecosystem and experience, for the very first time, a city designed primarily on the happiness and wellbeing of its people, with the aim of providing solutions for everyday living. The time has come to Welcome Home Happiness.”
With an impressive 87 million square feet of real estate being developed at the total estimated cost of AED25 billion, the Residential District at Dubai South is the heart of an integrated dynamic city powering the emirate’s economic growth and bringing to life the fundamental goal of the Dubai Vision 2021. In close proximity to the Al Maktoum International Airport, the largest airport in the world when complete, and the future gateway to the UAE, the location of the Residential District is unique as it also adjoins the Expo 2020 Dubai site, which is expected to welcome 25 million visitors.
The pioneering residential communities, The Villages and The Pulse offer all necessary amenities from a retail centre, a sports centre and a community centre to a school, gas station, hospital, mosque, nursery, mall and hotels, all within easy accessibility and convenient walking distances. Modern, exquisitely designed contemporary real-estate products are set amidst purpose-planned green open spaces and parks.
Ahmed Al Ansari, Acting CEO, Dubai South said: “The Villages was the first residential project launched by Dubai South and is due for completion in 2018. A pedestrian-centric family-focused community set amidst serene purpose-planned green open spaces, this master planned community offers unique real estate products such as alley-loaded townhouses and apartments catering to both the young professionals and families.”
The Pulse, as the name suggests, is a dynamic space, centered around a 70-metres wide, 6-lane Boulevard. A novel integrated lifestyle concept, it brings together retail, hospitality, leisure, and all modern requirements of residents within a very urban environment.
“The Pulse is one of our exclusive mixed-use projects located in the heart of the Residential District. It will offer studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and 2 and 3 bedroom townhouses within a gated community. Plenty parking spaces will be available dedicated for the residents and visitors. The community will also have a club houses with a gym, pool, children’s playground and a yoga lounge,” added Al Ansari.
The three different products being released for sale in The Villages include townhouses, residences and apartments, the products being launched at The Pulse include, The Pulse Residence, The Pulse Boulevard Apartments and The Pulse Townhouses.
A convergent of numerous factors make Dubai South a promising real estate investment. “The integrated ecosystem of Dubai South will ultimately provide more than 500,000 jobs and house one million people. All the housing developed in the residential district will ultimately support the large workforce required to deliver an amazing Expo experience. With the expansion of the passenger terminal at the Al Maktoum International Airport, and also the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai, all roads lead to Dubai South,” said the Acting CEO, Dubai South.

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