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Uptown Tower

Mixed-use building, Uptown Dubai, Dubai
Uptown Tower Key Information
Location type
Mixed-use building
Phase
Under development
Floors
78
Building type
Supertall skyscraper
Total units
403
Companies Associated with Uptown Tower
Developer
Hotel Operator
Architectural Consultant
Interior Designer
Contractor
  • Uptown Tower is a 78-storey mixed-use building under development in Uptown Dubai, Dubai.
  • The development will contain an estimated 403 units.
  • The project was launched in April 2018.
  • The estimated handover date is Q4 2020.
  • Construction began in September 2017.
  • The project is being developed by DMCC.
  • Turner International Middle East has been appointed as the project manager.
  • The hotel will be operated by Accor Hotels.
  • The design contract was awarded to Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture LLP.
  • BIC Contracting has been appointed as the main contractor and the piling work is being carried out by MAST Piling & Foundation Contracting LLC.
  • Other companies involved with Uptown Tower include Belhasa Six Construct, Rockwell Group and WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff.
  • From Uptown Tower it takes roughly 18 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 10 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 15 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 10 minutes to The Walk JBR.
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 26 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 29 minutes' drive. All durations are calculated by Google Maps and assume the fastest route in typical traffic conditions.
  • Uptown Tower is one of Uptown Dubai’s two super tall towers that anchor the ten million sq ft development.

  • It contains luxury hotel rooms and suites, high-end restaurants, health spas, conference facilities, grade A offices, and 237 uniquely designed branded residences.

  • Uptown Tower’s architecture was conceptualized by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. Adrian Smith designed the Burj Khalifa while he was Design Partner at SOM Chicago.

  • The building ‘replicates the brilliance of diamonds through its faceted glass façade that illuminates the interior spaces with natural light while filtering out harsh glare’.

  • The interiors of the luxury hotel, including the restaurants and health spa, were designed by New York based architecture and design firm Rockwell Group.

  • A two-level central plaza on the podium includes coffee shops, restaurants, retail spaces and entertainment zones.

  • Rockwell Group’s scope of work included the design of the super tall tower’s first premium 5-Star hotel and branded residences, which went on sale in early 2018.

  • The contract to build Uptown Tower, the first super-tall tower in Uptown Dubai district, was awarded to BESIX (Belhasa Six Construct).

Uptown Tower Milestones
Date Launched
April 2018
Estimated Handover Date
Q4 2020
Construction Started
September 2017
Proximity to landmarks
Mall of the Emirates
13 mins drive
Al Maktoum International Airport
29 mins drive
Burj Al Arab
15 mins drive
Dubai International Airport
26 mins drive
Ibn Battuta Mall
7 mins drive
Dubai Mall
18 mins drive
Palm Jumeirah
10 mins drive
The Walk JBR
10 mins drive
La Mer
26 mins drive

Construction Updates

Uptown Tower Construction Progress

Main structure
2019
Jul
In early stages

The dates above refer to when we monitored the site and not the exact date that construction reached a particular stage.

Please note that our progress updates are visual estimations only and should not be confused with official progress reports issued by the government regulator.

  • Mar 2019

    The piling and raft works were completed In August 2018.

  • Mar 2019

    Approximately 290 foundation piles were installed to support Uptown Tower and the podium at Uptown Dubai.

  • Mar 2019

    The raft foundation, comprising of 2,500 tonnes of steel and over 12,000 cubic metres of concrete, was laid during a continuous 46-hour operation.

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