Dubai Sports City (DSC) is a 500 million square foot (46.5 million square meter) development, being built within the mega Dubailand project. The AED 7 billion (US$ 1.9 billion) development will be located along the Emirates Road next to the Dubai Autodrome (MotorCity). Dubai Sport City will contain a unique combination of sports, lifestyle, leisure, entertainment, commerce and enterprise sub-developments.
Dubai Sports City will have a stadium complex that is to be the most most modern and advanced stadiums in the Middle East, that will be able to facilitate internation spots and mega-events. It will have a dedicated cricket stadium, an outdoor multipurpose stadium for sports like football and rugby, an indoor multi-purpose stadium for sports like basketball and volleyball, and a dedicated hockey stadium.
Dubai Sports City intends to become a facility for the breeding of champions by housing world-class sports academies that will transform young athletes into global competitors. The academies that will be located in DSC will include the Manchester United Soccer Schools, Butch Harmon School of Golf, David Lloyd (Leisure, Spa, and Tennis Academies), and the International Global Cricket Academy.
Dubai Sport City's golf course will carry the signature of South African golfing superstar Ernie Els for its 18-hole championship golf course that is being designed in association with Nicklaus Design.
The residential areas of Dubai Sports City will include the Victory Heights Luxury Estates, Clubhouse Residential Towers, and the Hub Residential Area. The Victory Heights Luxury Estates will be a residential golf community that will contain independant luxury villas around teh 18-hole championship golf course. High-rise buildings with spectacular views of the surrounding golf course and stadiums will be found in the Clubhouse Residential Towers. The Hub Residential Area will feature mid-rise housing complexes and townhouses set along the banks of a canal.
Some of the residential buildings in Dubai Sport City will be Shami Tower, Westgate Apartments, Champions Tower, Eden Gardens, The Cube, Amna Tower, Rufi Twins, Tamerat Tower, Olympia Suits, Oasis Tower, and Red Residence.
Dubai Sports City will house the biggest brands, franchises and contemporary icons from the business, hospitality, entertainment, trading, and sports training worlds.
Expected Completion Date - In 2011 Developer - Dubai Tourism Development Company Location - Dubailand, Dubai, United Arab Emirates