Dubai Properties has announced the completion of the raft casting at its AE$200 million (US$54 million) Bellevue Towers residential project, located near the Marasi Business Bay waterfront in Dubai.
The raft foundation of the 717,156-square-foot (66,625-square-meter) development was completed in just 48 hours, with 1,124 trucks delivering more than 9,500 cubic meters of concrete simultaneously to the site between September 29 and October 1, 2017.
The enabling works, including excavation, dewatering, pile cap cutting, and treatment, saw more than 1,800 metric tons of reinforced steel used to construct the 5,067-square-meter raft.
Since mobilization of construction works in May 2017, the project has proceeded on target. It is scheduled for handover in the third quarter of 2019.
Marwan Al Kindi, executive director of Dubai Properties, said: “Now that the full raft has been cast, work will begin on the main floors, with the construction on track for a timely delivery."
The two-tower complex will comprise 319 units, including 159 one-bedroom apartments, 105 two-bedroom apartments, 42 three-bedroom apartments, 10 penthouses, and three loft apartments.
Bellevue Towers will also include amenities such as a gym, adult and children’s pools, and a playground.
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