Dubai Water Canal 2020 project is set to become the Prime Dubai residential community with the announcement of its own crystal lagoon and man-made beach. Dubai Water Canal is a waterway that extends Dubai Creek and Connects Business Bay with the Arabian Gulf. The master plan passes through Safa Park includes four Crystal Lagoon Towers, Beautiful Gate Towers which will serve as the gateway to the canal.
According to Mohammad Al Khayat, Vice President of Meydan Group who are developing Dubai Water Canal 2020 with the collaboration with Meraas Holding, The size of the crystal lagoon and the man-made beach is not yet finalized. He said: “We are building two out of the four Crystal Lagoon Towers (remaining two towers will be developed by Meraas Holding), which will have its own crystal lagoon and a man-made beach. The size of the lagoon and the beach is still being worked out.”
The Whole Project of Dubai Water Canal 2020
According to the reports Crystal Lagoon Towers will offer hundreds of freehold residential apartments while Gate Towers, which will be serve as the mix-used towers, will comprise approximately 1,200 residential units with 500,000 square fee of retail area located in the bridge at the top that will connect two towers and a Hotel. The Gate Tower is also co-developed by Mehdan Group and Meraas Holding.
Al Khayat disclosed that Safa Park would be developed in two zones – A and B – with each of them having a combination of residential and retail units.
“The boulevard offers us a stretch of almost 8 kilometers on the both sides. We will build low-rise buildings near to the Al Wasl area, while mid-to-high rise development will dot the area near to the beach on Jumeirah and Sheikh Zayed Road.” Al Khayat added.
Work is in full swing on the Dh7.34-billion Dubai Water Canal with the RTA already awarding contracts for the three phases and working on elevating Sheikh Zayed Road, Jumeirah and Al Wasl.
Once completed, the Dubai Water Canal will add six kilometers to the Dubai waterfront. The canal will measure six meters deep, while bridges will be built eight meters high to allow the passing of yachts and marine craft measuring 200 meters in length.
The entire project of Dubai Water Canal 2020 is expected to be completed by before Dubai Expo 2020.