Communities and Developments - Business Bay, Dubai
The entire development covers an area of 46,900,000 sq ft (4,360,000 m2), and the gross leasable area is 78,500,000 sq ft (7,290,000 m2). The projected population of the entire development is more than 191,000, and the estimated population of employers and others is 110,000, making the total population more than 300,000.
Commercial development will comprise 2,653,244 sq ft (246,494.4 m2), which is 18.5 percent of the entire development; mixed use development will comprise 8,520,368 sq ft (59.4 percent); and residential development will cover 3,163,628 sq ft (22.1 percent). Business Bay will cost AED 110 billion (USD 30 billion).
There will be over 230 towers in the Business Bay district. Burj Al Alam will be the tallest building, 510 m tall with 108 floors. Upon its completion it will become the third tallest building in Dubai behind Burj Khalifa and Pentominium.