HE Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government recently unveiled Downtown Erbil, the first-of-its-kind integrated lifestyle development in the region by Emaar Erbil. The new complex will be spread over an area of 541,000 sq m.
Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties, said: “Downtown Erbil is our architectural tribute to Erbil. Every aspect of the development including the city’s largest mall, iconic twin towers, superb hotels, a central business district, and luxurious homes, will be carefully integrated to create a lifestyle community.”
Introducing the concept of master-planned communities to Iraq, Downtown Erbil is designed as an architectural masterpiece for the city. Other distinguishing features include Erbil’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, several hotels, a commercial hub, and range of residential projects including apartments.