New luxury development unveiled in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, December 3, 2011
Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, a luxury development by Sheikh Suroor Projects Department (SSPD), was unveiled at a glittering gala dinner in the UAE capital on Friday.
The five-tower Etihad Towers, located on the exclusive beachside Al Ras Al Akhdar district of Abu Dhabi on an area of over half a million square meters, brings the best in luxury lifestyle development to the city, said a SSPD statement.
Ranging from 54 to 75 floors, the towers soar some 300 meters above the city, opening to pristine vistas of the Arabian Gulf. Every detail of the towers has been hand-picked and crafted to perfection: from the choice of materials used to the minutest details, finishes, spatial planning, lighting and overall ambiance.
It is rapidly evolving as the most sought after lifestyle destination in the city, with the first residents already moving into the contemporary homes within ‘Living at Etihad Towers’ and leasing of the residences ongoing.
The project which is evolving as the city’s premier lifestyle destination was launhed
Abu Dhabi, the nation’s capital, welcomed its newest architectural marvel and definitive lifestyle destination, which defines the world-class work, live and play environment that awaits residents and customers in one of the fastest-growing cities in the world.
Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan launched Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, at a glittering gala dinner within ‘Jumeirah at Etihad Towers,’ the city’s newest five star property and an integral part of the five-tower, mixed-used development, on the eve of the 40th UAE National Day.
The event was held at the hotel’s dedicated Conference Center, one of the largest in the Emirate which can host over 2,000 guests.
With leasing progressing, the first commercial tenants have commenced the interior design of their office space within ‘Working at Etihad Towers’ while ‘Shopping at Etihad Towers,’ the dedicated retail precinct of the development witnesses retail operators progressing with fit-out plans.
Sami Al Khuwaiter, project director at SSPD, said: 'We are honoured to present Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi – our tribute to the progressive vision and growth outlook of the UAE and Abu Dhabi.'
'The tower embodies the progressive outlook of Abu Dhabi and provides a welcoming environment for people to live, work and enjoy the finest leisure choices in life,' he remarked.
Designed by Australian architects DBI Design, Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi offers tenants the convenience of being in the heart of a vibrant business and lifestyle center, in close proximity to the UAE Central Bank, Foreign Ministry, ADNOC headquarters, Emirates Palace and the largest mall in the city.
The towers also offer quick and easy access to the international airport and local transport links.
‘Living at Etihad Towers,’ the dedicated three-tower residential apartments being offered for rent, have gained enthusiastic response from customers.
There are 884 contemporary and affordable apartments and penthouses, ranging from one to five bedrooms, with the towers set in beautifully landscaped gardens with azure pools. Each tower has a dedicated gymnasium, sauna and decked pool area.
The commercial tenants have the option of choosing from over 45,000 sq meters of leasable area spread over 53 floors at the office tower, ‘Working at Etihad Towers.’
The value-added features include high capacity car park, professionally managed reception areas and concierge service – all tailored to enhance business efficiency.
A unique feature of ‘Working at Etihad Towers’ is the extensive meeting and events space offered, which is among the largest in Abu Dhabi.
The ballroom, with an area of about 1,900 sq m can host about 2,000 people reception-style; and can also be divided into four ballroom areas to host 500 people each. There are 13 meeting rooms, equipped with the latest facilities, ideal for small gatherings to sizeable get-togethers.
Several world-class retailers will commence their fit-out operations at the exclusive retail arcade in the development, ‘Shopping at Etihad Towers.’ They include designer boutiques, offering luxury fashion, jewelry, timepieces and accessories, with the stores spread over two levels, said Al Khuwaiter.
The 'Jumeirah at Etihad Towers has 382 elegant rooms and suites, 199 luxurious serviced apartments, and an amazing array of beauty, fashion and relaxation amenities including the ‘Talise Spa’,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service