- Scheme expected to cost $136m
- Development in design and planning phase
The leisure and tourism scheme, which will be located on a reclaimed island that was initially developed for a residential area, will comprise water canal, retail and dining units as well as a cinema.
According to news agency WAM, the project is in the planning phase with Jordans Wael al-Masri Planners and Architects (WMPA) working on the designs.
Shurooq is an independent government body headquartered at Sharjah city. Its mandate is to drive the emirates social, cultural, environmental and economic development.
It has identified four sectors that represent the immediate economic needs of Sharjah. They are: travel and leisure; transport and logistics; healthcare; and the environment.