Marsa Zayed development includes specialized hospital
Part of second phase of award-winning Aqaba project25 September, 16:41
According to Al Maabar Jordan CEO Emad Kilani, the company is now in the planning stages for developing the specialized hospital. The current stage of development at Marsa Zayed includes conducting the necessary studies to plan the project's second phase, which will also include entertainment facilities and the property's first tower, comprising 23 floors.
Discussing this latest announcement, CEO Kilani said: "with our first phase of development at Marsa Zayed well underway and progressing as planned, we at Al Maabar are eager to take the next steps in planning this landmark project. With the construction of a state-of-the-art medical facility in the second phase, Marsa Zayed will help further transform the city of Aqaba into a strategic business, residential and touristic hub".
Marsa Zayed, a 3.2-million-square-meter development, is the largest mega mixed-use development project envisioned in the region. The first phase of the project includes the Sheikh Zayed Masjid, slated for completion in the second quarter of 2014, and Al Raha Village, a peaceful residential neighborhood comprising more than 500 residential units, including both apartments and townhouses. The first phase of development is on track for completion in mid-2015.
The Marsa Zayed project promises to transform the city of Aqaba into a bustling center of commerce, tourism and good living. In addition to featuring an eclectic blend of residential, commercial, tourist and retail property and facilities, the project will include the development of two kilometers of prime waterfront, complete with a modern cruise ship terminal and other marine facilities.