The International City, Dubai – Lending Dubai the cosmopolitan look!
Destined to become the business and cultural hub of the Middle East and surrounding regions, the International City is a unique 800 hectare development that combines an exotic mix of commercial, residential, retail and tourism elements from different parts of the world. The name is derived from its own Residential District which encompasses a variety of country-specific architectural themes adding to the international essence of the project. Located on the Emirates road, near the Dubai International Airport, it is 20 minutes away from Dubai International Financial Center and 15 minutes to Dubai Festival City.
The project comprises of four main districts; the Central District, Residential District, Lake District and Forbidden City, neighboring Dragon Mart Complex & Dubai Design Centre.
The Central District
The Central District is a home to retailers, wholesalers and corporate offices, and acts as the nerve center of the development. It comprises of 34 plots, where investors can develop their own projects (in line with International City’s themes and aesthetics). All 10 storey towers in the Central District house retail outlets on the ground floor and each tower will have basement parking for 130 vehicles.
The Residential District
The Residential District is spread out over 300 hectares. The studio and one bedroom apartments will highlight the architectural wonders of Italy, Spain, Morocco, Persia, Greece, China, Indonesia, England, Russia, Thailand and France. It hosts commercial shops, restaurants, medical centers, post office, police station, two civil defense units and transportation services.
The Lakes District comprise of 60 hectares of lush green landscape that borders a serene lake. It contains buildings with a total of 1375 apartments, offering 2 and 3 bedroom duplex apartments. The Lake District is being built around Al Warsan Lake which is a 100 hectare natural eco system and home to over 186 species of birds including some of the most exotic and rare birds found in the Arabian Peninsula and parts of Asia
Forbidden City consists of a 240,000 square meter replica of the iconic Forbidden City in China. This development will host a variety of entertainment facilities, in addition to retail and restaurant outlets, public squares and authentic Chinese-themed displays. It is to accommodate residential and retail outlets set among remarkable gardens, museums and performance patios.
The Dragon Mart
The Dragon Mart is the first and only project of its kind in the region. It is a large trade mall designed in the form of a dragon and will serve as a commercial center for more than 3,000 Chinese companies.
Dubai Design Centre
Dubai Design Center is an exclusive area for permanent and temporary exhibitions and it occupies three sides of the Internet City. It will also contain two hotels with 3 to 4 hundred rooms each, to accommodate exhibitors and visitors alike.
Mixed use commercial, residential, retail and tourism development
Within International City in Al Warsan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates