Seven Tides appoints Dhabi Contracting as main building contractor for mixed-use JLT project


The mixed-use development is made up of 2,697 units and 48 retail units

Developer Seven Tides has appointed UAE-based Dhabi Contracting as the main building contractor to complete the construction of its Golf Views Seven City JLT project in Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai.

The mixed-use development, which is being developed at an investment of approximately $272mn is due for completion in Q1 2025. It has a total built up area of up to 3.5m sqft and is located within Cluster Z in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) DMCC, opposite the Montgomery and Emirates’ golf courses and the Emirates Hills community.

The mixed-use development is made up of 2,697 units – with its residential element consisting of 2,617 studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments, plus 80 hotel rooms.

In October 2021, Seven Tides made key strategic appointments to its senior management team and, in November 2022, ValuStrat said that Dubai apartment values were starting to stabilise.

Dhabi Contracting was said to have been established in 1983 by a team of experienced engineers and is said to have introduced innovative state-of-the-art technologies in concept, development, design, planning, scheduling, and execution of projects. The company is said to have worked on many projects in the public and private sector for organisations such as ADNOC, Etisalat, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

“Dhabi Contracting is firmly established, has a solid reputation, combined with a wealth of experience working on prestigious projects. It has already started mobilised staff for site preparation. Currently a total of 620 staff are available on site, which includes 72 in engineering and support staff, plus 548 skilled and unskilled labourers. At the peak of construction, we estimate there will be between 1,800 to 2,200 workers onsite,” said Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO, Seven Tides.

Discussing the project further, the statement noted that Golf Views Seven City JLT boasts a common podium, which hosts promenade restaurants overlooking a lake. The tower also features a fully equipped gym, health club, infinity pool, children’s pool, 7Sky Gardens, cafes, plus other dining options.

In November 2022, DAMAC Properties awarded a $74.3mn contract for main works of the Nice cluster at DAMAC Lagoons.

The development also features a large retail offering with 48 retail units, covering 150,000sqft over three floors, which will include a 3-screen cinema, hypermarket, as well as 2,617 car parking spaces, with an additional 271 hotel parking spaces, 91 commercial parking spaces and 180 spaces dedicated to retail customers, including valet, the statement added.

Bin Sulayem concluded, “Golf Views Seven City JLT is designed to provide residents with various retail options, entertainment, food and beverage outlets, gym and a health club. Moreover, Dubai’s exciting and dynamic lifestyle is right on their doorstep.”



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