Abu Dhabi to build Dh3.5 billion Yas Canal residential project

An overview of the project’s different zones
Image Credit: Supplied

Abu Dhabi: A new housing project in Abu Dhabi, called Yas Canal, will include 1,146 residential villas for Emiratis, it was announced on Tuesday.

Get exclusive content with Gulf News WhatsApp channel

Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, approved the launch of the Yas Canal residential project in Al Raha Beach. The Dh3.5 billion project is being overseen by the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Centre for Projects and Infrastructure and the ICT Real Estate Development Company. Completion is expected in the last quarter of 2027.

Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed highlighted that the residential project reflects the leadership’s commitment to offering high-quality housing tailored to meet the needs of Emirati families in Abu Dhabi, ensuring their overall wellbeing and quality of life and fostering social stability to support the emirate’s ongoing development.

read more

The Yas Canal residential project is part of a public-private partnership, with ICT Real Estate Development Company leading the project’s design, construction and infrastructure, under the supervision of the Abu Dhabi Centre for Projects and Infrastructure. Sales of residential units allocated to UAE nationals are managed in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority.

The Yas Canal residential project covers 1.8 square kilometres and includes villas, three mosques, a school and a gym, along with various amenities and shops over an area of 10,000 square metres. The project offers three to six-bedroom villas, ranging from 350 to 525 square metres, on plots ranging from 600 to 780 square metres.

The Yas Canal residential project offers UAE citizens with housing loans from the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority the opportunity to buy villas within the development. The project offers a diverse range of architectural designs.