Work on Al Ain’s $187m (AED687m) Al Hayer project, comprising 300 residential villas has been competed, with HH Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, vice chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council having unveiled the project — with the housing project being constructed by Abu Dhabi Housing Authority alongside Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada).
According to UAE’s state-held news agency, Wam, the residential project has been designed in line with the Emirati neighbourhood concept, with the team working on the project having used sustainable practices in its design.
During his visit Sheikh Hazza toured one of the villas reviewing internal and external features of the project.
A typical villa plot within the Al Hayer project spans 2,025m2, covering a build-up area of 500m2, comprising a majlis for men, a majlis for women, three dining and living rooms, five bedrooms, and other utilities.
As part of the project, areas for commercial and social purposes, in addition to a 2,700m2 mosque with a capacity to accommodate 1,071 people has also been constructed.
Speaking about the project, chairman of the Board of Abu Dhabi Housing Authority, and director-general of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, Jaber Al Suwaidi, said that the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority aimed at developing more housing projects for the Emirati people, based on the Abu Dhabi Government strategy to implement the best international practices in the construction of government housing projects.