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Abu Dhabi completes over 2,000 buildings in H1

ABU DHABI, October 3, 2018

Abu Dhabi government said more than 2,000 buildings had been completed during the first half of 2018, up 5 per cent over the same period last year, reported state news agency Wam.

Of the total 2,181 buildings, around 85 per cent were residential whose number stood at 1,844, stated the report, citing figures released by the Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD).

The rest of them included 86 public facilities in addition to 73 industrial, 118 residential-cum-commercial and 47 commercial buildings besides agricultural and other types of buildings.

With regards to building completions by region, Al Ain topped the numbers with a total of 1,212 buildings by the end of the first half of the year, thus accounting for 55.5 per cent of the total buildings completed across the emirate, while 869 were completed in Abu Dhabi Region and 100 in Al Dhafra.

With regards to the relative distribution for building completions by district and region across the Abu Dhabi Region during the Q2 2018, Al Saadiyat Island topped the list among all other districts, accounting for 35 per cent of total, stated the Wam report.

Mohamed bin Zayed City dominated the scenario during the first quarter of the year, in yet another indication of the momentum noticed on the residential sector in downtown, particularly across popular freehold areas.

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