Mixed-use project outnumber pure commercial and residential projects in Business Bay, the central business district of Dubai, Emirates 24|7 can reveal.
Information provided by Dubai Properties Group ( DPG ), the master developer, reveals that Business Bay projects have been divided as follows: residential units (19.9 per cent), commercial (14.2 per cent) and mixed-use units (65.9 per cent).
The master developer said it has recently completed the internal road network and the sewerage system.
"In addition, an irrigation system and portable water system along with traffic signals and lighting throughout Business Bay are now 100 per cent complete, benefiting all residents and businesses in the area."
The connecting road between Business Bay district and the Downtown area, which was done with the co-operation of the RTA, is now complete.
Besides, a state-of-the-art service tunnel measuring a total of 236 meters has been constructed across the Business Bay creek to Jumeirah to house electrical cables and water pipes.
"The tunnel currently services Business Bay as well as neighboring projects, and will benefit residents and businesses in the area whilst attracting further interest from local and international investors to develop in this growing district of Dubai," the spokesperson said.
In October 2012, it was announced that the Business Bay canal would be extended from the Business Bay area from Sheikh Zayed Road to the Arabian Gulf in a waterway stretching 2.8 km in length and width ranging from 80 to 100 meters. The canal will cross Sheikh Zayed Road (before Al Safa Interchange) and pass across the Safa Park, Al Wasl Road and Jumeirah 2 to terminate at the Arabian Gulf.