Dar Al Arkan begins construction works on $272mn W Residences Dubai

Stromek Emirates Foundations to execute the shoring, excavation and piling works, while BHS Engineering Consultants is the architect of record

Dar Al Arkan has commenced construction works, including excavation, shoring, and piling works, on its W Residences Dubai – Downtown project. The developer said the $272.25mn development is already sold out and will mark the first standalone residences in the world under the W Hotels brand.

The commencement comes 90 days after the launch of the project in February 2022. The developer added that it signed a contract with Stromek Emirates Foundations to execute the shoring, excavation and piling works. BHNS Engineering Consultants is the Architect of Records, sand the firm will supervise the construction of the enabling package.

Ziad El Chaar, Vice Chairman of Dar Al Arkan Properties, said: “Construction of The W Residences Dubai – Downtown is estimated to be completed by December 2025. This our third project in the Downtown Dubai area after Urban Oasis with Interiors by Missoni and Davinci Tower with interiors by Pagani.”

“I believe it’s a unique and fulfilling location to own your dream W branded home and our proposition catering to the needs of discerning clientele. Our experience in delivering high-end co-branded homes with global brands like Elie Saab, Versace, Roberto Cavalli, Pagani and Missoni puts us in a unique position to always bring the best, most desirable residential spaces to our customers,” he added.

Dar Al Arkan is one of the largest publicly listed developers in the Middle East with USD$8.71bn in assets and a track record of delivery since 1994.

The Residences are 20 mins away from Dubai International Airport, 10 minutes from the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and a few minutes away from The Dubai Mall.

In April 2022, the developer topped out its $218mn Urban Oasis residential tower in Dubai, while in March, it unveiled a $1.5bn mixed use project in Muscat, Oman.


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