The Tower - Dubai Creek Harbour - Dubai Lagoon

The Tower (the name may change later on) was announced in 2016 and will be the center-piece of the the Dubai Creek Harbor Development (Lagoons). The Tower is set to be a cultural and tourist icon, and a new symbol of Dubai; it also has put the entire Dubai Creek Harbour development on the global map According to reports, the tower is expected to be slightly taller than the Burj Khalifa.

Master Community: Dubai Creek Harbour
Property Types Available: Hotels
Location: Ras Al Khor Road
Status: Under Construction
Year Launched: 2016
Estimated Completion Date: April 2020
Developer: Emaar
Title Type: Freehold
Quality Classification: Luxury
Height Classification: Super Tall
Life Cycle: Proposed
Height: 850 meters

Ground breaking ceremony for The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour

 Published on Oct 11 2016   23,214 Views   More Videos

 Source: Emaar

 Category: Construction Progress

Official video highlighting the ground breaking ceremony for The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour.

About The Tower

General Guide

- Announced in April 2016

- Ground breaking ceremony took place in October 2016.

- Designed by Santiago Calatrava

- Exact height is not yet known and will not be disclosed by the Developer; it will however be taller than the Burj Khalifa.

- It will have a 360 degree viewing deck

- Will be completed before Expo 2020 opens

- The Tower's design is inspired by a lily and a Minaret

- Project valued at $1 billion (USD)

- Will have the world's highest observation deck

The purpose of The Tower

- The Tower will not have a commercial or residential purpose; rather, it is to Dubai what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris (which incidentally was also built to celebrate the World Expo in 1900.)

- In addition, The Tower has helped put the Dubai Creek Harbour development on the world map, giving it regional and International attention.

- The Tower has also made the overall real estate around it much more valuable.

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