Masdar begins construction of new residential complex at Masdar City

Posted on 27th April 2015

Masdar has begun building a new residential complex at its Masdar City site in Abu Dhabi, according to news reports.

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The complex will contain 500 one- and two-bedroom apartments, a gym, retail facilityies and pedestrian-friendly walkways. They will be built to LEED Gold or Estidama 3 Pearl standards, according to Construction Week Online.

Masdar CEO Dr Ahmad Belhoul said: “The start of construction of this residential complex is an important step forward toward completing the vision of Masdar City as a complete ecosystem focused on sustainability and innovation." Work has also recently begun on a serviced apartment development known as Chic Residence.

Masdar City director Anthony Mallows said: “The Masdar City vision is attracting a host of new businesses and residents. Centrally located at the crossroads of the Middle East and Asian markets, this is the region’s only investment and free zone focused on innovation and sustainability."

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