Dubai Municipality (DM) has announced that there are currently 26,653 buildings under construction in the emirate.
The portfolio includes 16,870 villas that are part of a development, 1,238 multi-storied buildings, 770 general buildings, 737 industrial buildings and 6,111 private villas, according to a report in WAM.
The number of buildings under the municipality’s supervision rose to 110,000, in Q1 this year. Out of these, 26,653 buildings are under construction, which include private villas, investment villas, general buildings, public and industrial establishments and various kinds of multi-storied buildings, according to statistics provided by Layali Al Mulla, Director of DM’s Buildings Department.
The new buildings cover an area of 33,470,772 sq ft.
Al Mulla added that inspectors of the Consultants and Contractors Qualification and Registration Section carried out about 1,634 inspection visits,” said Al Mulla.