Maldives targets Middle East investors with major new island smart city development

Country’s first planned city and most ambitious land reclamation project to be showcased at Cityscape Abu Dhabi


The spectacular new island smart city of Hulhumalé in the Maldives – introducing investment opportunities at Cityscape Abu Dhabi.

Highly popular with Middle East travellers as a tropical getaway retreat, the Maldives is set to lure investors from the region with a spectacular new island smart city to be showcased at Cityscape Abu Dhabi next month.

Located 8km off the North East Coast of the capital, Malé, and 6.5km from Velana International Airport, Hulhumalé is the first planned city in the Maldives and the most ambitious land reclamation project undertaken in the country to date.

Expected to accommodate 240,000 residents within a land mass of over 400 hectares, Hulhumalé is planned intelligently to become a smart city and will incorporate a smart grid to enhance residences’ experiences of water, electricity, fire and sewage systems which will establish the island as a global tourist hub offering world class resort beaches, diving spots and clear waters.

Additionally, a transport master plan has been developed to include smart city components such as Smart traffic management systems, automatic surveillance, ERP systems, as well as more efficient and a smart public transportation systems.

The project is managed by the government owned Housing Development Corporation Ltd (HDC) which will be introducing investment opportunities to visitors attending the 11th edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi, taking place from 18-20 April at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

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