DPG plans new city for skilled workers
Dubai, May 29, 2010
Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, has announced the launch of Nuzul, a dedicated community for skilled labour focused on providing an enhanced lifestyle to the emirate’s labour workforce.
The developers behind Jumeirah Beach Residence, The Executive Towers at Business Bay and Shorooq Mirdif are delivering a new vision for skilled labour accommodations in Dubai.
Nuzul comprises 2236 residential units across 13 low rise buildings with a build-up area of 92,000 sq ft in Jebel Ali industrial Area 1, said a DPG statement.
The innovative new community features Mediterranean architecture with wide open spaces designed to provide a healthy living, working and leisure environment for skilled labour.
Nuzul features holistic amenities including dedicated recreation and entertainment areas, a food court, supermarket, a clinic, a pharmacy, emergency treatment room, a mosque, game rooms, library, internet room, ATM machine, retail outlets and cricket & basketball field.
A kitchen with LPG (central gas), a dining facility, laundry rooms, bathrooms and elevators can be found on each floor of all 13 buildings, providing a more intimate and personal environment for residents.
The community was meticulous planned to provide an enhanced quality of life for the regions skilled labours and promotes increased productivity among its inhabitants. In addition, Nuzul offers business owners a highly anticipated alternative to better accommodate the needs of their local labour force.
Located in close proximity to the Jebel Ali free zone with easy connectivity to Sheikh Zayed Road, Emirates Road and other arterial highways, Nuzul is a secure community that boasts on-site, dedicated centralized parking for heavy vehicles and staff buses.
Khalid Al Malik, Group CEO of Dubai Properties group said: “Nuzul is in line with our commitment to deliver a diverse and comprehensive real estate portfolio that features the next generation of labour accommodations. This initiative is a crucial part of our corporate responsibility to deliver a new vision for skilled labour communities in the region.
Nuzul is well-equipped to ensuring that residents are not only provided with good basic provisions but that they can also enjoy the enhanced living conditions that Dubai is known to offer. In addition Nuzul is an important component of our ongoing efforts to provide comprehensive real estate solutions to our clients.”
Nuzul is a “green” community with a MBBR Sewage Treatment Plant (Moving Bed Bio film Reactor). The plant will be designed for approximately 10,000 residents with a capacity of 3000 cu m. The treated water will be pumped for re-use in gardening.
The preliminary response to Nuzul has been positive, with significant interest from local business owners. A number of complete buildings have already been leased before the official launch of the project.
Dubai Properties Group is currently leasing residential and commercial units at Jumeirah Beach Residence, Shorooq Mirdif, Layan in Dubailand, Cordoba Villas, Al Khail Gate, Al Razi Residence, and Office Park at Dubai Internet City.-TradeArabia News Service