Marina 101

Marina 101 is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, located in the Dubai Marina district. Standing 101 stories high and 425 m (1,394 ft) tall, it is the second tallest building in the United Arab Emirates, behind only the Burj Khalifa. As of 2020, Marina 101 is also the 30th-tallest building in the world. Construction began in 2007, with completion initially scheduled for 2014. Despite the construction's completion in 2017,[2] the building remains incomplete after the original developer - Sheffield Holdings Limited - ran out of capital.[3][4][5][6] The building was designed by National Engineering Bureau and construction was by Turkish conglomerate TAV Construction.[7]

Marina 101
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Marina 101 is located in United Arab Emirates
Marina 101
Marina 101
Location within United Arab Emirates
General information
LocationUnited Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates25°05′22.23″N 55°08′56.12″E / 25.0895083°N 55.1489222°E / 25.0895083; 55.1489222Coordinates: 25°05′22.23″N 55°08′56.12″E / 25.0895083°N 55.1489222°E / 25.0895083; 55.1489222
Construction started2007
Architectural425 m (1,394 ft)
Top floor371 m (1,217 ft)
Technical details
Floor count101, plus 6 basement floors
Floor area120,706 m2 (1,299,269 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectNational Engineering Bureau
Interior Designer: Design Work Portfolio
DeveloperSheffield Holdings Limited
Main contractorTAV Construction

The first 33 floors of the skyscraper are designed to host a 5-star Hard Rock hotel with 281 rooms, while the floors from 34 to 100 have residential apartments.[8] Apart from five restaurants in the hotel tower, there are 252 one-bedroom, 204 two-bedroom, and 42 three-bedroom apartments with 6 duplex penthouses from the 97th to the 100th floor.[9] The 101st floor of the skyscraper features a club lounge, restaurant and a Rock Shop merchandise store.[10]

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  1. ^ "Marina 101". CTBUH. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Marina 101 - The Skyscraper Center". Retrieved 4 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Banks take control of 101-storey Dubai Marina tower as owners await possession of flats". Retrieved 4 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Dubai's Marina 101: Lenders look for a new developer to complete city's second tallest skyscraper". The National. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
  5. ^ Parag Deulgaonkar. "Video: @ 465m high... Marina's tallest tower". Emirates 24-7.
  6. ^ "UAE ranked 4th globally in terms of skyscrapers". Look up. 7 January 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Sheffield Holdings Limited awards Dhs1.1bn contract for Marina 101 to TAV Construction". AMEinfo. 17 August 2008. Archived from the original on 9 December 2008. Retrieved 23 December 2009.
  8. ^ "Hard Rock Hotel set to open in Dubai Marina". 27 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  9. ^ Parag Deulgaonkar. "World's tallest hotel apartment in Dubai Marina by 2013". Emirates 24-7.
  10. ^ "Hard Rock Hotel headed to Dubai Marina". The National. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.

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