Dubai South - Mixed Use Development

General Information
Owner Dubai South
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, UAE
Status --
Sector Construction, Mixed-Use, Mixed-Use
Contract Type Build
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 39
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $4537m
Award Date January 2006
Completion Date December 2045
Last Updated On October 2021
ProjectId (Old, New) 16247, 104842


Dubai South is undertaking the construction of a mixed-use development in Dubai, the UAE.

The US$57,000 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of Al Maktoum international airport

2. Development of expo 2020 site

3. Construction of the villages

4. Construction of aviation district

5. Construction of logistics district

6. Construction of the residential district

7. Construction of E311 emirates road

8. Construction of E611 Dubai by-pass road

9. Construction of main roads

10. Construction of future developments

11. Construction of commercial development

12. Construction of leisure development

Second Section

04 October 2021

Study works are still ongoing on the Aircraft Hangar project.

11 July 2021

Dubai South Community Development continues to be on hold.

13 April 2021

Design works are completed on Residential Building on Plot no. GA 06 & 07 package.

24 January 2021

Design works are ongoing on Golf Villa phase V.

16 November 2020

The main contract bids are still under evaluation on Concourse 1 & West Terminal Building (Substructure Works).

03 September 2020

Construction works are complete on E-Commerce Zone.

02 July 2020

The main contract bids for the Hilton Dubai Hotel are under evaluation.

22 March 2020

Finishing works are progressing on Dubai South - The Villages on Residential Building (Plot No - RC 102) and it is expected to complete by July 2020.

25 February 2020

The main contract bids are still under evaluation on Concourse 1 & West Terminal Building (Substructure Works).

30 December 2019

The design works are completed and the project is scheduled to be completed by 30th April 2022 on Expo Golf Villas Phase 4.

06 November 2019

The Pivot Engineering & General Contracting has been appointed as the main contractor and MEP contractor on Parkside Townhouses (GC-03).

22 August 2019

A joint venture of Arabian Construction Company and Consolidated Contractors Company amongst others has submitted bids for AMIA Expansion - Concourse 1 & West Terminal building (Substructure Works).

28 July 2019

The construction works have been completed on Expo Interchange (Contract No. R1048/3) and Event Car Park & Associated Roads project.

26 May 2019

City Properties - Dubai South: Al Haseen Residences (Plot No. 531-0306) - The construction works are ongoing and scheduled for completion in August 2019.

29 March 2019

Construction activities are underway on Aviation, Residential, Logistics City, Commercial City, planning activities are underway on Golf City and tender activities are underway on Al Maktoum International Airport

26 March 2019

Construction works are underway for community development.

04 January 2019

95% of construction activities are complete for VIP Completion Centre & MRO Facility and the entire construction activities are expected to complete by February, 2019.

13 December 2018

Turner & Townsend has been appointed as the design consultant for Australia Pavilion.

15 October 2018

Dubai South - The Villages : Hassani Trading Company - Residential Buildings Structural works have progressed up to second floor on plot no. RC-81 and raft foundation works are progressing on basement level on plot no. RC-95. The entire project is expected to complete by June 2019.

18 July 2018

Expo 2020 Bureau - Expo 2020 Development: Al Wasl Plaza : Main Works The MEP subcontractor has not yet been appointed. The bids for MEP tender has been submitted and are currently under evaluation. Laing O'Rourke among others has participated in the MEP works tender.

01 July 2018

Private Developer - The Villages : Residential Building (Plot RB-32) The project is complete.

21 June 2018

Dubai RTA - Expo 2020 Development : Expo Interchange (Contract No. R1048/1A) The construction works are 25 percent progressed and the expected completion is by Q4 2019.

04 June 2018

DAEP - Dubai South : Al Maktoum International Airport : DAEP HQ The project is on hold and the timeframe for its revival is unknown at this juncture.

21 May 2018

Expo 2020 Bureau - Expo 2020 Development: Hammerhead Access Road The construction works have commenced and the expected completion is by October 2019.

08 May 2018

DAEP - AMIA Expansion : Phase 2 (Phase 1) : Enabling Works Package The project is 73 percent progressed and the timeframe for its completion is unknown at this juncture.

19 April 2018

Dubai RTA - Expo 2020 Development : Expo Interchange (Contract No. R1048/3) Shell Bird Electromechanical Works are appointed as the subcontractor for telecom works.

12 April 2018

DAEP - AMIA Expansion : Passenger Terminal Building Expansion (External Works) The finishing works are still progressing on the project

05 April 2018

Dubai South - The Villages: The Pulse Residence Adeeb Group is appointed as the MEP subcontractor on the project for the contract value of $15m. Future Metro is no longer working as the MEP contractor.

29 March 2018

DAEP - AMIA Expansion : Aprons and Airfield Works The finishing works are at its advanced stage of completion and it is expected to be complete by April 2018.

21 March 2018

Falcon Aviation - Dubai South: VIP Completion Centre & MRO Facility The construction works are ongoing on the project and the completion is by November 2018.

04 March 2018

Dubai South : The Villages - Infrastructure (Phase 2 & 3): excavation works are still ongoing on the project.

21 February 2018

Expo 2020 Bureau - Expo 2020 : The Village (Supporting Infrastructure 1B) The construction works are at finishing stage and completion is unknown at this juncture.

15 February 2018

DAEP - AMIA Expansion : Expansion of Terminal Building (Job No. SP 726) The construction works are complete on the project.

08 February 2018

DAEP - Dubai South : Al Maktoum International Airport : DAEP HQ The project is on hold and the timeframe for its revival is unknown at this juncture.

06 February 2018

STTS Group - Dubai South: Aircraft Painting Facility: Phase 2: The construction works are progressing as per schedule and overall completion is expected in 2019.

01 February 2018

Dubai South: Residential District: Infrastructure Package 1 The finishing works are progressing on the project and the completion is expected by March 2018.

31 January 2018

Emaar - Dubai South : Emaar South : Deep Services The construction works are 50 percent progressed and the project is expected to be completed by Q4 2018.

15 January 2018

Expo 2020 Bureau - Expo 2020 Development: Site Wide Infrastructure The construction works are ongoing on the project and the timeframe for its completion is unknown at this juncture.

27 December 2017

DAEP - AMIA Expansion : Aprons and Airfield Works The construction works are ongoing and the timeframe for its completion is unknown at this juncture.

19 December 2017

Dubai RTA - Expo 2020 Development : Expo Interchange (Contract No. R1048/2) The construction work has commenced and is progressing on the project and the expected timeframe for its completion is by 2020.

07 December 2017

Dubai South - Mixed Use Development: Aviation City As per Hangar Expansion project, the project is complete.

13 November 2017

Expo 2020 Bureau - Expo 2020 Development : Thematic District Al Shafar United Electro-Mechanical Company is appointed as MEP contractor.

01 November 2017

Construction activities are underway at Aviation, Residential, and Logistics City, Commercial City, and planning activities in Golf City.

30 October 2017

Dubai South: Residential District: Infrastructure Package 1 The construction works are 95 percent complete and the completion is expected by February 2018.

04 September 2017

Emaar - Dubai South : Emaar South (Shallow Services & Internal Roads) The construction works have progressed up to 40 per cent and the time frame for completion is unknown at this juncture.

25 July 2017

DAEP - Dubai South : Al Maktoum International Airport (AMIA) The client intends to borrow $1000 million for the equipment needed in the expansion of the Al-Maktoum Airport.

01 May 2017

Construction activities are underway at Aviation, Residential, and Logistics City, Commercial City and planning activities in Golf City.

03 April 2017

Al Sondos Real Estate - Dubai South: 4 Residential Buildings (RB-53/54/55/56): glass facade works are ongoing on the project. MAG 5 PD - Dubai South : MAG 5 Boulevard: structural works are ongoing on 1st floor of the project. Damac Properties - Dubai South : Celestia: finishing works are ongoing on the project. Al Sondos Real Estate - Dubai South: 4 Residential Buildings (RA-17/20/31/35): exterior painting works are ongoing on the project. Khamas Group - Dubai South : Residential Buildings (RC- 48, 88, 91): construction works are on going at a slow pace.

28 December 2016

DWC - Dubai South : The Villages : MAG 5 PD - Dubai South : MAG 5 Boulevard : MAG International Electromechanical Works has been appointed as the MEP subcontractor on the project.

27 November 2016

Dubai Holding - Dubai Wholesale City (Dubai Industrial City) : Patchi - Dubai Industrial City : Chocolate Factory : Buildmark Contracting LLC has been appointed as the main contractor on the project.

17 November 2016

MAG 5 PD - Dubai South : MAG 5 Boulevard : No MEP has been appointed yet on the project.

01 November 2016

Construction activities are underway at Aviation, Residential, and Logistics City, Commercial City, and planning activities in Golf City.

10 October 2016

DWC - Dubai South : Aviation City : Falcon Aviation - Dubai South: VIP Completion Centre & MRO Facility : The project has revived few days back and construction has not yet commenced. However completion date is unknown at this point of time.

29 June 2016

Dubai Holding - Dubai Wholesale City (Dubai Industrial City) : LIFCO - Dubai Industrial City: Store, Factory & Office (Plot no:5210489) : The project is completed.

28 June 2016

Dubai Holding - Dubai Wholesale City (Dubai Industrial City) : Unilever Middle East - Golden Finger Project : Turner & Townsend has won the PMC contract for this project.

13 June 2016

Dubai Holding - Dubai Wholesale City (Dubai Industrial City) : Al Rakha Group : Office & Warehouse (Plot No : 5330236) : The project has progressed 80 per cent and is expected to be complete by September 2016.

01 June 2016

Construction activities are underway at Aviation, Residential, and Logistics City, Commercial City and planning activities in Golf City.

23 May 2016

Dubai Holding - Dubai Wholesale City (Dubai Industrial City) : Alshaya - Food Processing Plant (Plot No.5310497) : The project has progressed 50 per cent and is expected to be complete by September 2016.

18 May 2016

Emirates Post Group (EPG) has signed an agreement with Dubai South to open its first retail post office at the Business Park Free Zone of Dubai South. The 300 sqm office will be operational from October 2016.

11 February 2016

Design works are ongoing on the "Aviation City: Staybridge Suites Hotel" project. The tender for the main contract is not issued yet. WME Engineering Consultants is the MEP consultant for the project.

01 February 2016

Construction activities are underway at Aviation and Logistics City, design activities are underway on Commercial City and planning activities in Golf City.

17 January 2016

Tender issued for the construction of Aloft Dubai World Central Hotel with bid submission deadline as February 17, 2016.

01 January 2016

Bids received from the international and local contractor for the expansion of Al-Maktoum airport.

06 December 2015

Maccaferri completed the retaining wall for Aramex.

16 November 2015

Al-Futtaim Group has purchased a 10,000 sqm plot of land adjacent to the existing facility of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) as part of the expansion plans in the Aviation city district.

27 October 2015

Emaar Properties is in talks with Dubai World Trade Centre to develop a a shopping centre and several hotels on the site that will host the Expo 2020 event. No further details have been provided due to confidentiality.

21 October 2015

Sace (Servizi Assicurativi del Commercio Estero) as signed a memorandum of understanding to provide $1.14 billion of credit for the development of the Al Maktoum International Airport Expansion.

01 October 2015

Design activities are underway at Holiday Inn Dubai World Central and Staybridge Suites Dubai World Central project.

01 September 2015

Khansaheb is undertaking the construction works on the Executive Jet Terminal, Buhaleeba Contracting on Flight Academy, Amana Contracting and Al Shafar General Contracting in the warehouse.

21 August 2015

The master development has been renamed from Dubai World Central to Dubai South.

14 August 2015

Heilbronn Contracting has been awarded as the main contractor for Phase 2 of the Flight Training Academy project developed by Emirates.

01 August 2015

Construction activities are underway at Aviation and Logistics City, planning activities are underway on Golf and Commercial City.

01 June 2015

Mohebi Logistics broke ground on its US$150 million facilities with Fujairah National Construction as the main contractor.

27 May 2015

MOBH - DWC : Hilton Dubai Hotel Hilton Hotels & Resorts is appointed as the operator for the hotel. The hotel is expected to open in early 2019.

13 March 2015

Dubai Airports has partnered with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to build Dubai’s first grid connected rooftop solar array. ABB expect to complete its rooftop solar array in mid-2015.

01 February 2015

Construction activities are underway at Aviation and Logistics City and planning activities are underway on Commercial and Golf City.

23 January 2015

DCA - Dubai World Central (DWC) - Expo Village A joint venture of CH2M Hill and Mace International has been appointed as the consultants on the project.

22 January 2015

DCA - Dubai World Central (DWC) Amana Contracting & Steel Buildings has been appointed as the Main Contractor on the "Landmark Group - Warehouse At Dubai World Central (Plot No:WT-02)" project. Tenders for the MEP contract are expected to be submitted on February 2 ,2015.

31 December 2014

GRDI - IKEA Distribution Center (Dubai World Central) The main contractor working on the project is Amana Contracting & Steel Buildings. The project is expected to complete by July 2015.

29 December 2014

Almulla Group - Holiday Inn (World Central) The project is still in the early initial stage and consultants are yet not appointed on the project.

01 December 2014

Emirates - DWC: Flight Training Academy : Phase 1 (Plot No:EKFA) Project has been re tendered and the bid submission is expected on December 23, 2014.

01 December 2014

Emirates - DWC: Flight Training Academy : Phase 2 Design works on the project are complete and the project is expected to be tendered once the phase 1 is complete.

01 December 2014

Emirates - DWC: Flight Training Academy : Phase 3 Design works on the project are complete and the project is expected to be tendered once the phase 1 is complete.

22 October 2014

IHG signed the franchise agreement with Abjar Hotels International for two new hotels.

27 June 2014

The main contract has not been awarded yet for the "Emirates - DWC: Flight Training Academy" project. Client is still under evaluation for the bids to appoint the main contractor on the project.

01 March 2014

Construction activities are underway at Aviation and Logistics City and planning activities are underway on Commercial and Golf City.

12 December 2013

Emaar appointed as an associate developer for Golf City.

01 December 2013

DB Schenker commenced construction activities on its 8,000m2 facility.

01 November 2013

DS announces partnerships with MRO companies.

01 October 2013

New passenger terminal opened at Al Maktoum International Airport.

11 September 2013

For the project "DCA - DWC: Al Maktoum International Airport", industry sources indicate that Dubai Government has thrown open an invitation to engineering consultants to pre-qualify for a variety of projects at Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central- Al Maktoum International Airport. Managed on behalf of the government by Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects, the work has been split into seven categories: - Interior fit-out projects, such as airport/airline lounges, offices, and other passenger facilities, with values between AED5-10m ($1.4m-$2.7m). - General airport support facilities, such as maintenance sheds, fire stations, and hangers, with value between AED10m-200m ($2.7m-$54.5m). - Specialised airport facilities, such as cargo handling facilities, with value between AED10m-200m ($2.7m-$54.5m) ($2.7m-$54.5m). - Specialised airport facilities, such as terminals and concourses, with value over AED200m ($54.5m). - Airport infrastructure projects, such as runways, stands, and navigation systems. - Specialised airport systems, including SAS, BHS, MHS, and IT infrastructure. - Operational readiness, transition and compliance assistance with civil aviation regulations. Its also understood that Consultants will be required to demonstrate relevant experience for each category they choose to pre-qualify for. The closing date for submissions is midday on 18 September 2013.

01 September 2013

Hellman Calipar Healthcare Logistics commenced work on its warehouse extension project.

13 June 2013

The staff accomodation buildings project is not yet awarded.

21 May 2013

The passenger terminal is in its finishing stage.

01 March 2013

CWT-SML Logistics opened its 12,500m2 facility.

01 February 2013

DS signed MoU with Aircraft Support Industries design and construction of aircraft hangar and maintenance facilities at Aviation City.

01 February 2012

Mohebi Logistics announced plans to invest US$95 million in a 139,355m2 new headquarters and logistics facility.

01 March 2009

Construction works on the office part project complete.

01 October 2008

Ground works completed for Aviation District project.

05 November 2007

Construction works were completed on the first runway package.

01 February 2007

M.A. Kharafi & Sons and JV of Arabtec Construction and Max Bogl awarded a construction contract.

31 March 2006

Grading contract awarded to Trident Transport Company.

01 February 2006

Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Holding LLC appointed a contractor for first runway package.

01 January 2000

Dubai South announced the plan to undertake the Jebel Ali Dubai South Development project.