By 2025, Dubai likely to have 3000 towers

August 7th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI  

Dubai , August 7 (ANI): Dubai might soon become the proud land of 3000 towers by 2025.

As quoted in the Gulf News, roughly 3000 towers, high-rise as well as mid-rise, are at various stages of planning, design, development and construction in Dubai .

Dubai World Central (DWC) is likely to have about 1,100 apartment towers in its residential cluster and 850 in the commercial zone.

These are in addition to the nearly 200 towers under development in Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Lake Towers .

Moreover, about a few hundred each will be built in Dubai Waterfront, Jumeirah Village South and Dubailand.

Considering Dubai ”’’s relatively small land area of 4,114 square kilometres and a population of just over 1.4 million this is a staggering development.

Meanwhile, there are around 5,500 high-rise towers in New York City , according to Matthew Green, research manager at Cluttons UAE. (ANI)

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