Dubai real estate firm Deyaar Development has announced that work has begun on a hotel and serviced apartment development in Al Barsha.
The hotel, near Mall of the Emirates, will comprise 408 units including 299 hotel rooms and 109 serviced apartments.
These will be split between 93 one-bed and 16 two-bed units.
Other facilities in the 70,800-square-feet plot will include restaurants; a business centre, meeting room, swimming pools, a gym, spa and children’s’ play area.
Deyaar indicated the accommodation would be Shariah complaint with separate pools and other leisure facilities for men and women and Muslim-friendly dining options.
The management company for the hotel, which is due to be completed by December 2017, was not named.
“Our Al Barsha project is complementary to our growth strategy and is a significant expansion of our portfolio in the hospitality sector, as we are aiming to manage 1,000 hospitality units by 2018,” said Deyaar CEO Saeed Al Qatami.
The company has previously announced serviced apartment developments at the Atria in Business bay and the Mont Rose in Dubai Science Park
Outside of these plans, its other major projects include the Midtown mega development at International Media Production Zone
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