Dubai Holding, the global investment holding company, announced today that Jumeirah Central, the urban mixed-use city district in the heart of Dubai, has won the coveted Retail & Leisure International’s (RLI) Future Project 2017 Award. Hosted in Dubai, the Global RLI Awards honour the very best projects from around the world and celebrates their innovative design and unique concepts.
Conceived as an urban ecosystem in the very centre of Dubai, Jumeirah Central will create 4.1 million square meters of high value real estate across 75 city blocks. It is set to become a hub for commerce, entertainment, urban living, tourism and sustainable innovation. With its permeable, intuitive urban planning, it will deliver an all-season lifestyle and an animated and human-scale public realm.
Morgan Parker, Chief Operating Officer, Jumeirah Central, said: “We at Dubai Holding are thrilled with Jumeriah Central receiving this international recognition. The RLI Future Project Award demonstrates the thoughtful approach toward creating this urban district that combines proven fundamentals with the latest innovations to create the most functional real estate in the city. We remain committed to Jumeirah Central’s vision of shaping the way communities evolve by introducing more mixed-use development, greater access to multi-modal transportation networks, encouraging more walking and increasing social interaction.”
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