Gulf Construction: A city for 70,000

11 November 2017

Gulf Construction No. 11, November, 2017

The largest residential project ever undertaken in Sharjah, Aljada stretches over 2.2 km and will link to industries, the airport, university and important highways.

ALJADA, Sharjah’s largest ever mixed-use project, is poised to get off the ground shortly, following the official launch of the development’s first phase consisting of around 1,000 units in early September.

Tenders for Phase One’s main construction contract will be floated this month (November), Ibrahim Al Nemeh, design director for the developer Arada, tells Gulf Construction, adding that the company hopes to appoint the main contractor in January 2018.

“Construction will begin in the first quarter of 2018, and Phase One will be delivered by the end of 2019,” he says.

Being developed on the last major plot of undeveloped land in the heart of the emirate, Aljada will house 70,000 people – 40,000 of them residents – once the phased completion is over by 2025. It will be built in 10 phases that will incorporate

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