The package will include the construction of about 15 luxury villas, 95 family villas and 236 town houses. It will also entail the construction of 254 garden apartments – 44 one-bedroom, 70 two-bedroom and 140 three-bedroom – and three seven-storey office blocks, which will provide a total of 97,000 square feet of retail letting space.

The Green Community project will cover an area of 66.9 hectares and will have a built-up area of 3.4 million feet. It will take about 30 months to complete (MEED 11:8:01).

The local Dewan al-Emara Architects & Engineers and Beirut-based Khatib & Alami are the consultants.

Wade Adams Contracting, also local,has carried out the site preparation and infrastructure development works, having been awarded a AED 50 million ($13.6 million) contract by the client, the local Property Investments (PI). PI is a 50:50 joint venture between Dubai Investments and Union Propertiesand has a capital of AED 50 million ($13.6 million).