The project, opposite the World Trade Centre, involves the construction of at least three interconnected towers comprised of offices, a five-star hotel, serviced apartments, residential units and shops.

The total built-up area is about 270,000 square metres.

Prospective bidders include the local Arabtec Construction, Lebanon’s Arabian Construction Company, and CSHK Dubai Contracting, the local affiliate of China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong).

US-based Burt Hill is the architect. The client is the Investment Corporation of Dubai (MEED 24:6:08).