Dubai's Upcoming Towers Above 1,591 ft Under Construction


According to The Skyscraper Center, Dubai is number three in the world, number one in the Middle East, number one in the UAE by the number of 150+m completed buildings, respectively.

Dubai continues to amaze us with its rich collection of projects and structures. These are the upcoming tallest towers that will add to the city's significant skyline:

1. Dubai Creek Tower

The Tower or the Dubai Creek Tower is considered the new global icon. Standing tall from the heart of Dubai Creek Harbour, the cable-tied tower is set to be 100 metres taller than the Burj Khalifa and will be declared Dubai's newest tallest building.

The design is inspired by the lily flower and traditional Arabian minarets. The superstructure will feature enthralling observation decks and will overlook the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Residents within the community will have direct access to Dubai Square, one of the world’s most vibrant retail districts.

  • Height: Architectural 828 m / 2,717 ft
  • Structure Type: Supported-tower
  • Location: Dubai Creek Harbour
  • Building Function: Observation

2. Dubai One

Dubai One is set to soar at 711m tall and is envisioned as the tallest residential tower in the world over the development, Meydan One, which is referred to as “A Place for Everyone”. It will feature an integrated podium spreading over 350,000 sq. m. of gross floor area, a 5-star hotel with 350 hotel keys, 885 residential apartments, a conference centre, a 360-degree observation deck at 655m high and much more.

  • Height: Architectural 711 m / 2,333 ft
  • Structure Type: Building
  • Location: Meydan City
  • Building Function: Residential

3. Burj Jumeira

Dubai’s New Mega Project Near Burj Al Arab, Burj Jumeira. The 550-meter oval-shaped tower that features homes, hotel units as well as office space and is surrounded by a mixed-use residential and commercial zone dubbed as Downtown Jumeirah. It is expected to be higher than New York’s 541.3m One World Trade Center that is currently the United States and the world’s sixth tallest building.

  • Height: Architectural 550 m / 1,804 ft
  • Structure Type: Building
  • Location: Downtown Jumeira
  • Building Function: residential/hotel

4. Alpha Tower

Alpha Tower will become the fourth upcoming building in Dubai. It was proposed in 2018 and is 110 floors above ground located in Sheikh Zayed Road. There will three towers with different heights, with 110, 77 and 55 storey each.

  • Height: Architectural 545 m / 1,788 ft
  • Structure Type: Building
  • Location: Sheikh Zayed Road
  • Building Function: residential/hotel/education/office

5. The Jumeirah Business Bay

The Jumeirah Business Bay also called PR Global Tower is set to be situated in Business Bay. The 1$ bn tower mixed-use tower development will include a 350 serviced apartments, 200-room luxury hotel and 290 residences managed by the hotelier. The designer of the Burj Al Arab  Architectural and engineering firm Atkins Global, who are behind its design.

  • Height: Architectural 485 m/ 1,591ft.
  • Structure Type: Building
  • Location: Business Bay
  • Building Function: residential/serviced apartments/hotel

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