will be a freezone business, commercial and residential district
that will cover an area of 64 million square feet (5.95 million
square meters). It will be located next to Downtown
Dubai (Burj Dubai), between interchange 2 and 3 of Sheikh
Zayed Road and extend along a new creek from the edge of Dubai
Creek (Ras Al Khor), all the way to Dubai's coast.
Dubai Business Bay is intended to maintain
Dubai as the region's business capital and will be similar
to New York's Manhattan and Toyko's Ginza business centers.
It is intended to provide a conducive environment and infrastructure
for businesses from around the world to set up their local,
regional and international headquarters.