Union Properties (UPP) today announced a new masterplan for its flagship MotorCity development in Dubai with a completed value of more than AED 8 billion. UPP has also signed an agreement with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), to build the new mega development. The announcements were made on the first day of Cityscape Global 2017.
The new MotorCity masterplan will comprise of 44 new high and low rise buildings, more than 150 villas, and a wide range of residential, commercial, entertainment and hospitality facilities. It is expected to include more than 11,500 residential units, around 3000 serviced apartments, 3,500 hotel rooms, and a total of 46,000 m2 of retail space and more than 300,000 m2 of office space. In total, the new masterplan will see construction of around 18,000 units comprising residential apartments and villas, hotel rooms and serviced apartments.
Nasser Butti Omair bin Yousef, Chairman, Union Properties, said: “From design through to construction, we are partnering with the best minds in the business to create a truly iconic City within a City.”
The Vertex pull
At the heart of the new Masterplan will be a new design for Union Properties’ ‘Vertex’ – a mixed-use development with five towers, that will include a five-star hotel and serviced apartments.
To celebrate the company’s 30th anniversary, Union Properties also used Cityscape Global as a platform to unveil a new brand identity designed to reflect both its track record of achievement and its values, goals and ambitions for the future.
For three decades, Union Properties PJSC has been entrusted with developing key residential, commercial, industrial and leisure projects across Dubai, such as MotorCity, Dubai Autodrome, Green Community – MotorCity, Uptown Mirdiff, and Limestone House and Index Tower in the DIFC area.