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Dubai South awards $272m contract for waterfront development

Article-Dubai South awards $272m contract for waterfront development

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Dubai South awards $272m contract to Ginco General Contracting for South Bay development, featuring villas, waterfront mansions, and top-notch amenities

Dubai South Properties has chosen Ginco General Contracting for a major AED 1 billion ($272.2 million) contract. The contract is to develop the initial phases of South Bay, a master development located in The Residential District within Dubai South.

South Bay will feature over 800 spacious villas, townhouses, and over 200 luxurious waterfront mansions. It will also include a 1-km-long crystal lagoon, over 3 km of waterfront promenade, many beaches, a clubhouse, fitness centers, and lush parks. But let’s not forget the projects convenient location situated alongside Expo Road.


South Bay offers a range of townhouses, villas, and waterfront mansions in a picturesque waterfront location. The townhouses and semi-detached villas have a built-up area ranging from 2,900 to 5,500 sq ft, with three, four, and five en-suite bedrooms. The waterfront mansions will feature standalone villas with five, six, and seven bedrooms. These will cover approximately 9,000 to 14,000 sq ft. In total the developers expect to complete the project by Q1 2026.


South Bay, situated in The Residential District, offers its residents a wide range of high-quality amenities. These amenities include a shopping mall, fitness centers, spas, kids' clubs, waterparks, waterfront cafés, a lake park, and private beaches. Dubai South's goal is to exceed customer expectations. The project will do so by creating exceptional developments in Dubai’s hospitality and residential sectors. These developments will provide modern conveniences, enriched lifestyles, comfort, and a luxurious experience.


Khalifa Al Zaffin, the Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation and Dubai South, expressed his delight with the project's response with the first two phases having already sold out. He credited the growth in Dubai's real estate industry to several factors and he also praised the leadership's visionary initiatives. Dubai South aims to align its operations with these initiatives by delivering excellent developments.

Al Zaffin also expressed confidence in the contractor's expertise. He believes that the project will provide high-quality living with top-notch amenities.


The awarding of the $272 million contract to Ginco General Contracting marks a significant milestone in the development of South Bay. With its spacious villas, townhouses, and luxurious waterfront mansions, along with an array of amenities, South Bay promises to provide residents with a premium living experience. So, as Dubai's real estate industry continues to grow, Dubai South has strong ambitions. It aims to meet the demand for quality developments that exceed customer expectations and offer a sense of luxury and convenience.

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