UAE: Jumeirah Group has been appointed by property investment company RP Global to operate a mixed-use development in Dubai.
Set within RP Global's US$1 billion tower, The Jumeirah Business
Bay will include 350 serviced apartments, a 200-room Jumeirah
hotel, and 290 residences managed under the Jumeirah brand.
The tower will have a built area of more than three million square feet, offering views of Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa. It will include extensive food and beverage outlets, a Talise Spa and Health Club, conference and banquet facilities and an open air rooftop bar.
Located in Business Bay, behind the Dubai Metro station and parallel to Sheikh Zayed Road, the tower is designed by architectural and engineering firm Atkins Global, and is expected to be completed before the opening of Expo 2020.
Gerald Lawless, president and CEO of Jumeirah Group, said: "RP Global is a company committed to excellence, and we look forward to working together and operating this outstanding property. Jumeirah has a reputation for luxury and exceptional hospitality, and our partnership reflects the strong synergies between Jumeirah Group and RP Global. As Dubai moves towards its tourism vision of receiving 20 million visitors a year by 2020, we are proud to be strengthening our Jumeirah portfolio in Dubai."
Dr. Ravi Pillai, chairman of RP Group of Companies, said: "We are investing close to US$1 billion of our own resources into Dubai's real estate sector to develop a world-class tower that will be operated by the esteemed luxury hospitality brand, Jumeirah Group. RP Global is committed to superior quality and timely delivery and like the Jumeirah Group, we strive to create well designed, innovative lifestyle concepts for our buyers. Dubai's resident population is growing rapidly and we are looking forward to adding an iconic tower to Dubai's skyline in partnership with Jumeirah."