DSC commercial complex work under way
Dubai, November 20, 2007
Dubai Studio City (DSC), a member of Tecom Investments, today announced that Phase 1 construction of its Commercial Complex will be completed by December 2008.
The 490,000 sq ft Commercial Complex will provide a range of office spaces suitable for production houses, small and medium businesses, freelancers, animation and graphic design companies. Tenants from the film, TV, radio production and broadcast industries can rent office spaces starting from 800 sq ft. The Commercial Complex also offers the provision of leasing entire buildings to match high space demands.
Construction on the Commercial Complex commenced in August 2007 and will be developed in three phases. The first and second phases of construction will include two blocks of 74,000 sq ft each, while the third phase will feature a 194,000 sq ft tower.
Dr Amina Al Rustamani, executive director of Media, Tecom Investments, said: "Dubai Studio City is rapidly gaining ground as a credible business partner among film and broadcast entities. Our technologically advanced services, catering to the entire value chain, will set new benchmarks not just in the region but across the industry worldwide.
“Local and international media organisations will be provided with a reliable and sophisticated infrastructure that fulfils their creative and operational requirements. An enabling environment, which maximises opportunities for end users, will also be part of DSC’s overall offerings.”
The Commercial Complex has been contracted to Al Shafar General Contracting, while the Al Hashemi Group are the lead consultants for the project.
Dubai Studio City is dedicated to the growth of film, TV, radio production, post-production and broadcast industries in the region. Spread over an area of 22 million sq. ft, Dubai Studio City will include 14 sound stages, 3.5 million sq ft back lot for outdoor shooting, commercial offices, pre-built studios, a business centre and post-production studios. - TradeArabia News Service