The first properties on the Heart of Europe project in Dubai will be ready for handover by the end of this year.
The properties which will be delivered are located on the cluster of six islands that make up part of The World development located 4 kilometers off the of the coast of Dubai.
The developer also announced that the opening of the five-star Portofino Hotel is scheduled for early 2019.
The construction update was announced accompanied by new pictures showing a snowman built on the Heart of Europe to mark the anniversary of the hottest day ever recorded in the UAE.
Part of the Heart of Europe project is to create a number of temperature-controlled streets that will allow guests to enjoy snow fall in the outdoors in Dubai.