Only in Dubai: Dubai's upcoming mega projects

Article by Roberto Fuzzy

Dubai is known by its enourmous construction projects in the past and the future is no different.

"Dubai aims to build on its successes in becoming a services hub for the wider region and recently announced plans for several megaprojects in real estate and tourism, notably including Mohammed bin Rashid City," -- IMF report

Mohammad Bin Rashid City

The development of the $$$$$$$$$$$ project was announced in November 2012, among other things the project includes a park equipped to receive 35 milluon visitors, as well as the world's largest shopping mall, called "Mall of the World".

Bluewaters Island

Bluewaters Island is planned to be one of the largest tourist hotspots in the world, featuring a demarcated retail, residential, hospitality and entertainment zones, and it will also include Dubai Eye, the world's largest Ferris wheel.

Dubai Water Canal

Dubai Water Canal will be connecting the Business Bay with the Arabian Gulf, going through the downtown Dubai. The project completion deadline is 2017. The waterway will be 3 km long and 80-120 meters wide. Besides everything else, it will be featuring 450 new restaurants as well as wide array of luxurious marinas for yachts.

As always with Dubai, these are only couple of things you can expect to see before 2020.