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28 May 2024

Concrete pour takes 50 hours

Manhattan in Dubai will have New York-type apartments. (SUPPLIED)

By Staff Writer

A 50-hour pour of 7,500 square metres concrete for the basement level concluded yesterday at the The Manhattan Development in Jumeirah Village, announced its developers Al Fara'a Properties.

The self-compacting concrete pour was executed by Unibeton, the concrete supplier and covered an area of 46,500 square feet, which was split into three phases and was backed by six pumps.
The 12-metre cavity, complete with high density piling and supports will house the foundation and basements of a of 343 '1930's New York' inspired apartments.

The developer affirmed its intention to complete the project on schedule. Al Fara'a Properties said it has the largest number of projects under way in Jumeirah Village. Its Le Grand Chateau is all set for handover in Q2 of 2009.

According to Natasha Gangaramani, Director of Al Fara'a Properties, 'Despite market dynamics, Al Fara'a Properties remains committed to the delivery schedule.