ME Newswire / Businesswire
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, - Tuesday, April 29th 2014
As Dubai’s economy continues to thrive, TECOM Business Parks announces new developments and the delivery of key projects, which will launch in 2014 and 2015 respectively with a total investment of AED 1 billion, reaffirming its position as one of the region’s leading business communities and demonstrating its growth momentum over the past year.
TECOM Business Parks has been a major catalyst in Dubai’s growth as a knowledge based economy for well over a decade, and in 2013, welcomed 549 new business partners and saw the number of knowledge workers located within its business parks grow by 23% to reach 58,000.
This growth has created renewed demand within Dubai’s dynamic market for business communities, facilities and advanced infrastructure that support new entrants into the market as well as the expansion of existing players.
TECOM Business Parks’ new project, The Butterfly, is two office buildings located in the heart of Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City, which offers 255,000 sq. ft. of world-class facilities and infrastructure, tailored office space as well as a spacious outdoor plaza. The development is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.
TECOM Business Parks also announces the upcoming completion of the DuBiotech Headquarters Building, which comprises of commercial space and retail units and is easily accessible from Al Khail Road, Sheikh Zayed and Mohammad bin Zayed Road. This iconic development has been designed to incorporate sustainability elements and covers a total area of over 500,000 sq. ft. and is expected to be completed by Q1 2015.
In International Media Production Zone (IMPZ)’s growing community, the Publishing Pavilion, a nine storey development with a total area of 267,191 sq. ft. is close to completion with handover expected in Q4 2014. In addition, Makateb, a multi building development comprising two four storey towers, and two seven storey towers and a total area of 299,736 sq. ft. is currently under construction with handover expected in Q1 2015. Both developments will cater to companies from across the media value chain.
Commenting on these new developments, Malek Al Malek, CEO, TECOM Business Parks said:
“Dubai is cementing its position as the region’s leading strategic business hub, and receiving significant interest from global and regional players across different industries to set up their businesses. TECOM is committed to remaining at the forefront of Dubai’s knowledge economy, ensuring we address business requirements by enhancing our services, optimising our assets and developing new projects to meet market demand.
As TECOM Business Parks launches new developments and moves closer to handing over existing ones, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to driving Dubai’s economy and industries, and our readiness to respond to growth in market demand.”
About TECOM Business Parks
TECOM Business Parks, comprising of industry specific business communities, is a major catalyst in Dubai’s development as a knowledge-based economy.
Featuring industry specific free zones, purpose built facilities and advanced infrastructure, TECOM Business Parks include: Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone, together forming an ICT Cluster; Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City and the International Media Production Zone, which make up a Media Cluster; Dubai Knowledge Village and Dubai International Academic City, combining to create an Education Cluster; and DuBiotech and ENPARK, which comprise the Sciences Cluster.
Strategically located across different areas of Dubai, TECOM’s business parks provide a home to 4,500 companies, which range from multinationals to SME’s and start-ups and 58,000 knowledge workers.
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