Samana Developers today (April 27) broke ground on a AED100 million ($27.2 million) wellness-themed residential project at Dubai Studio City, a free zone designed for film and creative productions.
A four-storey project spanning over 210,000 sq ft, Samana Golf Avenue has been distinctly designed with resort and wellness features, and will house 233 apartments.
Its key amenities include a mini golf, indoor and outdoor gymnasiums, large swimming pool with swim up refreshment area, jacuzzi, children’s play area and pool with plenty of green spaces and water features to create a healthy lifestyle.
Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony, CEO Imran Farooq said: "Samana Golf Avenue is not just real estate project but a commitment to the society, to our community for a healthy and affordable lifestyle. The project has been designed keeping in mind the wellbeing and fitness of the residents."
"The pandemic has taught us to focus on humans rather than material things. Our end-user-focused approach reflects in our top ranking in sales of our two projects in Arjan, he remarked.
Golf Avenue project aims to contribute to Dubai 2040 New Urban Masterplan which focuses on health, sustainability and enhanced quality of life.
Prestige Constructions, UAE-based contracting company has been signed up for the project, while AREC Engineering Consultants are the main project architects.
According to Samana, work has already begun on the project, which is scheduled for completion in December 2022.
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Group Chairman Muhammad Farooq, Prestige Constructions CEO Nur Alam Chaudhary and AREC Engineering Consultants CEO Syed Taqiullah along with other senior officials.
Farooq said Samana aims to create a new record in Dubai by completing the superstructure of the project in just 240 days.
"We are fast-tracking the construction with two shifts of workers, taking care of workers’ health condition along with the PPE, Covid SOPs intact, project timeline and remote monitoring. These measures ensure uninterrupted workflow which will help Samana complete the construction ahead of time," he added.
Chaudhary said: "We are honoured and glad that Samana chose and trusted us with awarding this unique project. Golf Avenue project will be a role model in contributing to the sustainability agenda. Prestige Constructions will put its heart and soul in taking part in this goal and building a healthy community."
"The Innovation Design Award Winning Samana Golf Avenue project will create wellness features - private swimming pools, air filters, environment and energy-efficient appliances, solar panels leisure deck, health club, miniature golf course and green landscaping to create a healthy lifestyle," he added.