A city that defines itself by happiness of the individual Dubai South – The City of You – is an emerging 145 sq. km. master-planned city based on happiness of the individual.
Identified as the emirate’s flagship urban project, Dubai South is centered on the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The royal vision is reflected in the themes of Dubai Plan 2021, which apply to Dubai South as follows.
- To become a city of happy, creative and empowered people
- To become the preferred place to live, work and invest
- To create an inclusive and cohesive society
- To build a smart and sustainable city
- Become a pivotal hub in the global economy.
The emerging face of Dubai
Dubai South is projected to sustain a population of a million. As an economic platform, it is designed to support every conceivable kind of business and industry, creating 500.000 jobs.
It is the home of the world’s largest airport in the making – the Al Maktoum International Airport – and of landmark events such as World Expo 2020 and the Dubai Airshow.
Launched as a Government of Dubai project in 2006, Dubai South is easily accessed from downtown Dubai and Abu Dhabi.