Elie Saab's has unveiled its first residencies in Qatar to be located on Qetaifan Island North, an artificial island designed by Qetaifan and located in Lusail City, Qatar. The luxury fashion brand is therefore seeking to expand its hospitality and real estate presence on a global scale. The brand currently has residencies in London’s Hyde Park called Elie Saab Residences.
QETAIFAN ISLAND NORTH
Qetaifan Island North, a triangular 1.3-square-kilometre site north of the Lusail city shoreline, is home to beach clubs, hotels, apartments, a school, and a medical facility. But this island also accommodates a mosque and a water park with several rides and attractions influenced by Qatari culture and the local economy. They include The Icon Tower area, which has an 85-meter-high waterslide, situated on a tiny island overlooking the neighbourhood.
The linear park, an artificial salt canal connected to the sea where one may engage in sports like fishing and boating as well as many other activities, is at the core of the island. It is lined with shops and restaurants. The initiative is being coordinated by Qetaifan Initiatives; a real estate development firm founded in 2017. It is one of several sustainable smart city projects that are part of Qatar's long-term economic vision.
STAND-OUT LES VAGUES RESIDENCIES BY ELIE SAAB
Additionally, Dar Al Arkan Properties, developed the Les Vagues apartments by Elie Saab on Qetaifan Island North. Les Vagues, which translates to "the waves" in French, is a collection of luxurious buildings with a minimalist and modern design. These stark structures blend in beautifully with Qatar's expansive beaches and boundless horizons.
There are 70 one, two, or three-bedroom sea view apartments available. Each apartment has a balcony, patio, and floor-to-ceiling windows with unimpeded 360-degree views of the ocean. The residencies are anticipated for completion in the very later stages of 2022. They will showcase the sophistication and attention to detail for which the Elie Saab firm is known in the fields of fashion and interior design. This collaboration between Elie Saab and Dar Al Arkan also draws upon the rise in partnerships between luxury brands and premium real estate brands with MENA real estate.
Specific attention was given to materials with great aesthetic value, high-quality finishes, and elegant cream and grey hues. This also sits alongside bronze, marble, and sophisticated stone. The services of Les Vagues are also geared to the needs of residents. These services include parking for all housing units, a 24-hour reception, and a la carte concierge services. Additionally, there is a gym, an infinity pool, and a terrace with a view of the ocean.
Overall, the new Elie Saab residencies will bring a whole new level of luxury to Qetaifan Island North, providing a stand-out and attractive experience.