Marriott debuts W Residences in the Middle East with Dubai property

Al Sharq Investment has signed a contract with Marriott International to bring W Hotels Residences to the Middle East for the first time

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Al Sharq Investment has signed a contract with Marriott International to bring W Hotels Residences for the first time to the Middle East with the re-branding of its Alef Residences project.

According to the statement, the West Crescent of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai will feature the brand’s services and amenities. Owners, according to the statement, will begin moving in the residences during 2019.

The adjoining W Dubai - The Palm opened its doors recently, and Marriott International has previously stated it will be growing its global branded residential portfolio by 70% by 2022.

The project includes eight mansions with 104 residences priced from AED 15 million (US$4.08m) to AED 85 million ($23.15m). The W Residences Dubai – The Palm also offers five penthouses with private lobbies and lifts, 15 garden residences with private landscaped garden and swimming pool, 84 panorama residences with only two units per floor.

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Owners will have a selection of two, three, four and five bedroom luxury homes ranging from 5,000-15,000 square feet.

Dana Jacobsohn, vice president, global mixed-use development at Marriott International, noted: “Dubai is the perfect location to debut our W Residences in the Middle East."

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