The site is Dubai Municipality’s Umm Suqeim office building is located in Jumeirah, one of the prime areas in Dubai, which allows residents to enjoy beautiful views, world-class restaurants, cafes, spas, resorts and much more.
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We expect the proposals to renovate or extend the building to make it iconic and give it a unique design that can provide different services in a creative way. In addition to striving for zero carbon and being sustainable, the project should propose a futuristic building and include activities and services for the community and especially for the youth, special needs (“people of determination”, which is a local expression for people with disabilities) and senior Emiratis.
The only restriction regarding the usage is that it has to be open to the public (i.e. library, museum, etc.) and it cannot be a hotel.
Type of property transfer intended
Dubai proposes a lease for 15 years but may be open for a longer lease if a team proposes an outstanding project.
Deadline for the submission of the Expression of Interest
The EoI proposals are now expected in the Fall. The exact date of the submission's deadline will be communicated soon.
All the documents of the EOI must be submitted in English
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