Al Reem Island (Arabic: جزيرة الريم) is a residential, commercial and business project on Al Reem Isle, a natural island 600 m off the coast of Abu Dhabi island. It is currently being developed separately by Sorouh Real Estate (Shams Abu Dhabi), Reem Investments, and Tamouh. Reem Developers  the overall dimensions of the project as 6.5 million square metres and investment costs as exceeding $30 billion. The project has gained international interest as one of the first free zones in Abu Dhabi, where foreign nationals can buy property as leasehold.Located off the northeastern coast of Abu Dhabi city, it is a mixed purpose community with both residential and commercial units. The handing over of units in Al Reem Island was delayed due to a couple of reasons but during the first quarter of 2011, the handing over process began.In March 2013, Repton announced that it will be opening a campus in Al Reem Island after which it became one of the first schools of the community.