Monday, 21 April 2008

Tameer Towers - Abu Dhabi Get its 7-Star Hotel

The ultimate in luxurious living and prestige has just been signed by Tameer holdings, one of the leading real estate companies in the region. The cascading skyscraper development will contain 4 residential towers, stepped villas and townhouses, a commercial tower, a 7-star-luxury-business hotel, a private marina and a vibrant canal promenade.

Tameer has contracted Gensler to design this project which has been estimated to be worth some AED 100 million. The whole project is expected to reach some AED 13 billion (which is around $3.5 billion).

Tameer Towers in Shams Abu Dhabi is located on Reem island and considered to be one of the most significant real estate developments in the city.

The developments centerpiece will be the 73-story Commercial Tower which will be diamond shaped. It hugs the canal and a pedestrian walkway at base level, while built up terraces will cascade into the marina and the canal at the same time.

Separate driveways are assigned to each elevated villa with private garden, great views, a terrace and swimming pool.

Here is a Fact Sheet, courtesy of


Shams Abu Dhabi,
Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Commercial Tower with Executive & VIP Floors
Four Residential Towers
Seven-Star Luxury Business Hotel
Stepped Townhouses
Signature Villas
VIP Marina


3,000,000 ft2 (GFA)
Studios, 1 BR, 2 BR, 3 BR apartments
3, 4, and 5 BR penthouses
3, 4, and 5 BR Marina townhouses
2 and 3 BR Canal townhouses
Signature villas on private lot with private swimming pool
Smart home technology
Seven-star finishing materials
Ample parking space

7 Star Hotel

150 Executive rooms
150 furnished apartments
Conference and events facilities
Food & beverage outlets


1,500,000 ft2 (GFA)
60-m high atrium lobby
VIP Floors with 3 parking per 100 m2
Executive Floors with 2 parking per 100 m2
Serviced offices in East Leg
Smart office facilities
Elevators designed to 25-sec waiting time (28 elevators)
Provisions for raised floor
Shell and core
Column-free efficient interior layout
Flexible design allows up to 20 offices per floor
Private access roads
Private entrance and elevators for VIP floors

The design firm Gensler is currently the biggest architectural firm in the world. The highly reputable company will add tremendous value to Abu Dhabi’s economy with their innovative and creative design. It will create many new work places and draw many investors and tourists into the area.

The design will be situated between the signature location of Central Park and the sea. Seen as the most promising and extravagant site on Reem island, the development will certainly turn heads.

Amenities will include: Day care centre, private movie theatre hall, smart home technology, billiards hall, table tennis, baby foot, Guest suites, ample parking spaces, swimming pool, gymnasium, valet parking, on-call doctor, access for disable, maid services, on-site maintenance, 24hr security.