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Life on Reem Island is out of the ordinary; every aspect is unique. Just a 20-minute drive away from the Abu Dhabi International Airport, even expatriates can buy properties here.
Most homes on Reem Island come equipped with a smart home technology that makes controlling light, temperature and security features easy at just the click of a button. The different housing options are available in different projects spread throughout the island.
The Shams district contains several towers with mixed-use offerings. The iconic Gate Towers is a combination of three buildings offering residences and offices. Located nearby are the prestigious Sun Tower which offers only residences and Sky Towers with a mix of commercial and residential units. The Beach Towers, rated as a five-star building, offers luxury apartments and amenities. The two mixed-use towers have some exciting facilities and are much preferred by residents who are looking for an address that brings the best of everything together. Another destination in the Shams district is Mangrove Place. The homes here are designed to European standards with vast open spaces. Located exactly opposite Sky Tower, the project boasts spectacular architecture, and impressive canal and sea views.
And then there is Marina Square, a mixed-use development complete with residential, commercial and retail elements. Boasting 13 residential towers such as Marina Heights, Ocean Terrace, Al Maha Tower and Marina Blue, the entire project offers apartments that are the ultimate in sophistication and comfort. Every tower is equipped with excellent community facilities such as gymnasiums, playgrounds and pools.
Aside from its residential and commercial offerings, Reem Island also has retail venues, such as the Boutik Mall that houses a Waitrose supermarket.
Furthermore, world-renowned schools are found on the island. These include Repton School, Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and Mosaic Nursery. Eleven new schools are expected to be constructed on the island in the next 15 years.
Reem Island promises residents the best in living, shopping and leisure.
• Capital’s Reem Island offers a wide range of freehold properties to expatriates
• The various structures on the island are a mix of homes, offices, retail units
• The mixed-use Gate Towers is considered an iconic structure on the island
Source: Urmila Santosh, Special to Properties
The writer is a freelancer