Omniyat, the real-estate development and service group, will be bringing “a landmark of opulence” to the banks of the canal in Downtown Dubai – The Residences, Dorchester Collection. Designed to capture the essence of chic metropolitan dwelling, the total value of the project stands at over AED 2.5 billion with over 60% of the work completed already. In addition to The Residences, the project includes the 10th Dorchester Collection Hotel, retail outlets and dining venues.
Mahdi Amjad, Founder and Executive Chairman of Omniyat, comments, “At Omniyat we work with pioneers and leaders in their respective fields to provide audiences with a bespoke, luxury lifestyle, and The Residences, Dorchester Collection, Dubai, embodies this. We are delighted to be the first developer to collaborate with the legendary hospitality brand Dorchester Collection in launching the 10th iconic hotel and exclusive residences, therein bringing an unrivaled experience to Dubai.”
Managed by the renowned hospitality brand, Dorchester Collection, synonymous with quality and known for their exceptional standards of service, this development brings together an inimitable blend of design, landmark architecture and exceptional service.
Christopher Cowdray, CEO of Dorchester Collection comments, “We are immensely proud to partner with Omniyat, a pioneer renowned globally for its architectural landmarks. Set to become a significant new beacon on the Dubai skyline, The Residences, Dorchester Collection, Dubai, will offer one of the most exciting propositions seen in the Middle East, especially combined with our legendary award-winning service.”
Designed by international, award-winning architects Foster and Partners, this developement boasts two interconnected towers, one housing the hotel and the other a residential tower.
The 32-storey residential tower offers only 39 fully furnished residences. Upto the 29th floor, there are 33 units of two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments ranging from 3,900sqft to a 10,100sqft. Situated on the 30th, 31st and 32nd floor are six elegant four- and five-bedroom penthouses “exclusively designed to create a private, high-quality and lavish lifestyle statement for the world’s luxury cognoscenti.” Consisting of a staggering 17,700sqft with soaring ceilings and vast, uninterrupted views of the sea, each penthouse features its own swimming pool overlooking Dubai Canal and the Dubai cityscape.
Bringing the interior design to life is the Parisian Duo Gilles & Boissier. To ensure residents step into “their very own sanctuary of sophistication,” the interiors combine exquisite finishing, intricate detail and a sumptuous material palette. Features such as floor to ceiling glass windows and doors, expansive terraces and bespoke furniture designed by Gilles & Boissier offer a seamless turnkey experience for buyers. Each residence embodies distinctive taste whilst maintaining the creative design concept of Gilles & Boissier. Residents also have the option of choosing their preferred colour scheme for the kitchens, bathrooms and flooring throughout their unit, while adding their own personal touch.
In addition to an elegant interior, residents get to enjoy a wide variety of the latest technology and utilities. With grandiose kitchens fully equipped with modern touches such as large fridge and wine cooler made by Sub-Zero, and cooking and cleaning appliances by Gaggenau. Each residence is also fitted with instant filtered, sparkling and boiling water by Quooker and modern tapware by THG Paris, custom designed by Gilles & Boissier. Each apartment also features the latest collection of wide-screen televisions by Bang & Olufsen, audio systems fitted by Sonos, home automation system for easy living by Crestron and dressing rooms by Molteni Dada & Poliform.
Amenities include the residents lounge and private dining space on the 24th floor which spills out onto the Sky Garden with outdoor seating. There is also a private gym and yoga studio, an expansive outdoor pool with a view of Dubai, a 200-meter wide water frontage on the Dubai Water Canal and a private garden surrounding the property.
Residents will also be able to enjoy the full range of lifestyle services provided by Dorchester Collection. These include access to the One at Palm Jumeirah Beach Club managed by Dorchester Collection and their state-of-the-art facilities, all managed by their dedicated Residence Manager.
The Dorchester Collection Residences will be home to a curated mix of boutique retail, fine-dining restaurants, beauty and luxury lifestyle shops, speciality cafes and gourmet providers. Opening onto stunning outdoor terraces that overlook the grand yachts and boats moored in the marina’s waters, this charming haven of retailers and fine-dining will provide a new destination for the public, hotel guests and residents.