First Islamic Investment Bank/Dubai Sports City LLC
The Planning Studio, as a consultant to WATG prepared the master plan for a 463 hectare (1,150–acre) golf residential community located within Dubai Sports City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The centerpiece of the project is a par 72, 18-hole Ernie Els designed golf course. Residential development includes 795 residential villas/lots, a large amenity core and resident’s clubhouse, parks and smaller clubhouses. This prominent residential golf community in Dubai Sports City is set amid lush green surroundings and is located in Dubailand along Emirates Road. The development is made up of seven villages, five of which are already completed, Estella, Carmen, Esmeralda, Novelia and Oliva. The remaining 2, Calida and Morella are scheduled to be completed in the next 12 months. It is a small, family community with a school and a nursery, and residents can enjoy a mix of sporting and recreational facilities available at Dubai Sports City including DSC Football, Rugby and Swimming Academies as well as the BICC Cricket Academy. For those of you who want to fine-tune their golfing skills, there is also the Butch Harmon School of Golf and a clubhouse on site.