Mar 01, 2018
Expansion plans revealed for Al Ain
Al Qattara Investments, the name behind the vibrant mixed-use development in Al Ain, recently unveiled its new brand identity, the rename of Hazza Bin Zayed Community to Al Ain Square along with the firm’s future plans for the Garden City.
The announcements took place during a press conference in Al Ain’s Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. The press conference was attended by Excellencies and high profile dignitaries from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. The gathering marked the development of the community’s third phase, including residential, commercial and community facilities.
Phase 1 and 2 were completed in 2014 and 2017 and it comprises of a total gross floor area (GFA) of 450,000 sq m. The third phase, which is scheduled to be completed by 2022, will see an additional 200,000 square meters, including the development of a GEMS School.
“We would like to congratulate our partners at Al Qattara Investments on this day. Since inception we have been supporting the vision of the company, which is aligned with our strategy to develop sustainable tourism and residential destinations,” said His Excellency Sultan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, Director of Tourism Ecosystem.
“We pride ourselves that Al Ain, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, has always been the emirate’s cultural and heritage heartland, and we are confident that with further developments as such, Al Ain will remain an appealing destination for the generation to come,” His Excellency added.
The Hazza bin Zayed Stadium was awarded the international ‘Stadium of the Year’ Award in 2014, and the ‘Stadium Design of the Year’ Award by the World Stadium Congress in 2017.