to open in 2009, Al Yaquob Tower is intended
to be one of the most compelling structures
in the future landscape of Dubai. The 330 metres,
70 storey edifice will mark the group's first
foray into the high-stakes skyscraper segment.
The tower distinguishing feature is a clock
that will crown the tower and it is set to one
of the tallest building in the UAE. This will
make it the highest clock in the Middle East
and the World.
Al Yaquob Tower
will be home to hotel apartments, offices,restaurants,
retail establishments,and leisure facilities.
Amenities include two swimming pools, four health
clubs, saunas, steam rooms, and a gymnasium
hall. There will be a twelve-storey parking
lot behind the tower, with a holding capacity
of up to 360 cars.
The residential areas will consist of 56 studios,
85 one-bedroom units, 74 two bedroom units,
64 three-bedroom units and 4-three bedroom duplexes.
An International hospitality chain will run
the hotel apartments.