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  1. 1. Abu DhAbi city Sowwah Island01
  2. 2. Sowwah Square comprises four international Grade A office towers, providinga total of 180,000 sqm of premium commercial space and is already home to adynamic mix of blue-chip tenants.Sowwah Square is at the heart of Abu Dhabi’s new Central Business District(CBD), and is the first phase of Sowwah Island, a 114 hectare mixed-usedevelopment strategically located at the junction of Mina Zayed, SaadiyatIsland, Al Reem Island and the existing downtown area of Abu Dhabi Island.Modeled on the world’s leading mixed-use business districts, Sowwah Islandhas been designed to create a 24 hour CBD and is set to become a vibrantmix of business, residential, retail and leisure communities, connecting peopleand creating a unique urban experience for those who expect an unparalleledlifestyle of integrated convenience.Offering premium commercial space, luxury business hotels, exciting newretail and leisure options, world-leading healthcare & wellness and new levelsof residential accommodation, Sowwah Island will provide a quality of space,environment and urban infrastructure unseen in the region. 02
  3. 3. Tower 4 Tower 3 Sowwah Square Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange Tower 2 Tower 1 Sowwah Square Sowwah Square is the commercial core of Sowwah Island, creating a strong business and hospitality hub for the island and setting new standards for Abu Dhabi real estate. Four architecturally distinguished 30-36 storey Grade A landmark towers provide 180,000 sqm of column-free, flexible, highly efficient and specified office space. The four commercial towers encircle the new headquarters of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and allow direct access to The Galleria at Sowwah Square, a two-level podium boasting approximately 33,000 sqm of luxury retail space. Its waterfront location will provide public areas for tenants and visitors and a 5.4 km pedestrian friendly corniche around the island. It will link with neighboring developments via a dedicated network of underground climate controlled, retail lined pedestrian corridors and is flanked by two luxury business hotels, that will provide convenient accommodation and amenities for Sowwah Square’s mix of global companies. Sowwah Square is the first integrated development in Abu Dhabi to achieve LEED Core and Shell Gold Pre-Certification. The first tower of Sowwah Square was handed over in March 2011 and the remaining three towers will be delivered in the second quarter of 2011. Sowwah Square, April 201103
  4. 4. Tower 2 Tower 4 Tower 1 Tower 3 Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Sowwah Island Rosewood Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Securities ExchangeSowwah Square is Phase 1 of Sowwah Island
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  6. 6. INTerNaTIoNaL aPProaCh A triple-height fully glazed reception provides a substantial entrance hall for tenants and visitors with attractive and light waiting areas. Highly specified finishes create a cool and contemporary first impression that continues into the rest of the building. Main lobby exterior Main lobby interior05 06
  7. 7. The main lobby at Sowwah Square07 08
  8. 8. Fully trained reception and security staff provide a full concierge service Triple-height feature atrium in main lobby and complement the tenant and visitor experience09 10
  9. 9. Dedicated high-speed elevators accessed through security controlled turnstiles in all four towers efficiently sustain and transport the anticipated 12,000 office staff and visitors between dedicated parking and office floors. Escalators connect the main lobby with dedicated parking levels and retail High-speed elevator lobby11 12
  10. 10. Large floor plates of approximately 1,800 sqm provide 86 percent net to gross efficiency that is flexible for different uses. The towers offer panoramic views across Abu Dhabi and are designed to rigorous international green standards being awarded LEED Core and Shell Gold Pre-Certification. Typical column-free and highly efficient Highly specified WCs floor plates available at Sowwah Square13 14
  11. 11. Elevator interior Light and spacious, the interiors feature marble, onyx, granite and stainless steel finishes specified to the highest international standards. Elevator corridor on typical floor of Sowwah Square15 16
  12. 12. Oversized parking bays Entrance of southern car park Dedicated escalators to lobby Secure parking facillities provide 5,200 spaces and include air-conditioned VIP parking bays that are reserved for tenants of Sowwah Square. Provisions for disabled parking17 18
  13. 13. Permanent employee staff lounge emPLoyee ameNITIeS Sowwah Square features a permanent tenant employee lounge which allows employees to have ‘time-out’ from their workplace. Relaxed and inviting, the area provides opportunities for socializing and encourages cross-company interaction. An impressive list of tenant amenities include self service bars, internet access, latest on-line gaming, sound and visual entertainment systems, as well as 24 hour security. Level 28 terrace with panoramic views of the city Attractive employee lounge and coffee shop19 20
  14. 14. United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah Umm Al Quwain Ajman Sharjah Qatar Dubai Fujairah Al Ain Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Sultanate of Oman Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a GLoBaL CeNTer a GrowING NaTIoN Abu Dhabi is a dynamic, modern work city in a globally strategic inter-continental Abu Dhabi covers 85 percent of the UAE’s land mass (67,340 sq km) and owns position that makes it increasingly attractive to international corporations, 95 percent of the country’s oil (and 92 percent of its gas). Its capital, Abu Dhabi business visitors and tourists. city, is one of the world’s wealthiest oil-rich cities (GDP of $98 billion/per capital worth: $17 million). A dynamic, modern, world city, Abu Dhabi is now diversifying its economy away from a reliance on the oil industry and into cultural, recreational and business sectors. Increasing numbers of global organizations are making Abu Dhabi their Middle Eastern destination of choice. More than 50 international embassies are based in the city.21 22
  15. 15. View of Abu Dhabi from Sowwah Square23 24
  16. 16. Metro routes Metro stops LRT routes Regional rail Road improvements Ferries Park & ride locations a CoheSIVe CITy STruCTure 2030 CoNNeCTIoNS Abu Dhabi’s key development areas currently are: Sowwah Island was chosen for its pivotal role in the economic, social and In a billion-dollar investment in transport and infrastructure, a mass transit environmental regeneration of Abu Dhabi because of its unique location at the system will connect commercial and residential areas of the city by metro, tram • Sowwah Island: designated as Abu Dhabi’s Central Business District (CBD) • Yas Island: innovative and highly successful F1 racetrack city’s core. It is linked both to the capital’s existing downtown business district and Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines. The proposed Abu Dhabi Metro system will • Saadiyat Island: cultural initiative to attract globally recognized brands • The Capital District: seat of federal government, to be built between and the new growth areas by a comprehensive transport system that integrates provide rapid transit to all urban areas of the emirate, with a primary route passing to the city such as the Louvre and Guggenheim Mohammed Bin Zayed City and Abu Dhabi International Airport every aspect of the island into the city’s highly developed road, rail and air through Sowwah Island from east to west. A network of LRT and metro routes infrastructure. Thirteen bridges will link the island with the region’s national will cover the city, with two lines bisecting Sowwah Island. • Al Reem Island and Mina Zayed: upcoming business and and international transport network. The airport will be 30 minutes by road leisure developments and Dubai around 60 minutes.25 26
  17. 17. INFraSTruCTure There has been a significant investment in Sowwah Island’s infrastructure that has created a Middle East first – a radical multi-tiered network of roads, cycleways and walkways. Sowwah Island is built on a 14.25 m podium, with roads laid out on two levels, separating general through traffic, local and pedestrian passes and residential and service access. Pavements, lobbies and pedestrian access are all above ground and utilities, storage and maintenance are accessed from below. The new bridges and highways combined with generous parking will make traveling by road easy and convenient. Climate controlled, shop-lined underground passageways will create a pleasant environment for pedestrians, who will be able to cover the entire island on foot and will connect every part of the island: transport hubs, shopping malls, leisure venues. The focal point of that integrated network is the 450,000 sqm Sowwah Square complex of commercial towers and luxury retail, international hotels and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. 10 04 06 03 02 05 01 09 06 07 06 Al Fa ahl 08 Sowwah Square Tower 1 01 Road network St Sowwah Square Tower 2 Metro route re 02 et Sowwah Square Tower 3 Metro stops /9 03 th Zayed the 1st Street / 7th (Elec Sowwah Square Tower 4 04 LRT route Hamdan Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange 05 LRT stops The Galleria at Sowwah Square 06 Ferry route Street Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Sowwah Island 07 Ferry stations Rosewood Abu Dhabi 08 Mosque /5 Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi 09 th Central Park 10 Sowwah Island master plan tra)27 28
  18. 18. INTeGraTeD CommuNITy The Galleria at Sowwah Square The Galleria at Sowwah Square will offer a vibrant mix of exclusive shopping and dining options in a panoramic setting. This stunningly designed 33,000 sqm 2 level galleria integrates shopping, dining, hotels, parking, cafés and public spaces and is set to become Abu Dhabi’s premium urban retail destination. Directly accessible from surrounding commercial towers, this unique integrated scheme will deliver a new Rosewood Abu Dhabi retail experience and offer an eclectic mix of F&B options as well as unparalleled levels of intuitive service - expected by Sowwah Square’s The 34 storey Rosewood Abu Dhabi will consist of 6 luxury penthouses, blue-chip tenants and retail clientele. 189 guest rooms and 131 serviced apartments. It will feature 2,000 sqm of meeting spaces, a business center, extensive amenities and retail including, a premium 1,700 sqm beauty, wellness and fitness retreat. This underpins the company’s strategy of “positioning Rosewood properties in key business and leisure destinations around the world” and is scheduled for completion in 2012. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Sowwah Island The Four Seasons Abu Dhabi at Sowwah Island will offer 190 deluxe rooms and 125 apartments, as well as a dramatic rooftop pool and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi garden. It will include a full suite of conference and meeting facilities and a wide variety of dining experiences. It will feature direct, climate The American healthcare institution Cleveland Clinic, globally controlled underground links to neighboring Sowwah Square offices and acknowledged as a brand leader in specialist medical care, has retail. Due to be opened in 2013, it will be the first United Arab Emirates entered into an agreement with Mubadala Healthcare, a business property for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, which operates a unit of Mubadala Development Company, to provide a 364 bed comprehensive portfolio of exclusive properties in the world’s most multi-specialty hospital in the first phase of Sowwah Island, next to sought-after business and leisure destinations. and with direct air-conditioned pedestrian access to Sowwah Square.29 30
  19. 19. SCheDuLe oF areaS FLoor PLaNS Tower 3 Level sqm sqft Typical Low Rise Floor Plan 2,303 sqm GIA 35 1,007.5 10,844.6 34 1,007.5 10,844.6 Terrace Terrace 33 1,982.6 21,340.5 32 1,983.9 21,354.5 31 1,985.2 21,368.5 30 2,102.3 22,629.0 29 2,104.5 22,652.6 28 2,106.7 22,676.3 13.5 m 44-4" 27 2,222.4 23,921.7 26 2,224.6 23,945.4 25 2,226.8 23,969.1 24 2,303.3 24,792.5 23 2,303.3 24,792.5 22 2,303.3 24,792.5 21 2,303.3 24,792.5 20 2,303.3 24,792.5 19 2,303.3 24,792.5 18 2,303.3 24,792.5 15.8 m 14.4 m 51-9" 47-3" 17 2,303.3 24,792.5 16 2,303.3 24,792.5 15 2,303.3 24,792.5 14 2,303.3 24,792.5 13 2,303.3 24,792.5 12 2,303.3 24,792.5 11 2,303.3 24,792.5 13.5 m 44-4" 10 2,303.3 24,792.5 09 2,303.3 24,792.5 08 2,303.3 24,792.5 07 2,055.0 22,119.8 06 1,731.0 18,632.3 05 1,407.0 15,144.8 Total 65,303.1 702,916.2 VIP drop off Car parks31 32
  20. 20. FLoor PLaNS Typical Mid Rise Floor Plan Typical High Rise Floor Plan 2,303 sqm GIA 2,303 sqm GIA 13.5 m 44-4" 13.5 m 44-4" 15.8 m 51-9" 15.8 m 14.4 m 15.8 m 51-9" 47-3" 51-9" 13.5 m 44-4" 13.5 m 44-4"33 34
  21. 21. SPaCe PLaNNING Single Tenant Layout Two Tenant Layout Typical Mid Rise Typical Mid Rise Private offices 8 GIA 2,303 sqm North (Law Firm) South Workstations 135 GIA per person 16.1 sqm Private offices 22 GIA 910 sqm Private offices 14 GIA 864 sqm Total headcount 143 Workstations 13 GIA per person 26.2 sqm Workstations 32 GIA per person 18.8 sqm Total headcount 45 Total headcount 4635 36
  22. 22. SPaCe PLaNNING Legal Layout Finance Layout Typical Mid Rise Typical Mid Rise COPY COPY IT/ IT/ SERVER SERVER FILE FILE STORAGE STORAGE LUNCH ROOM LUNCH ROOM COPY COPY Private offices 50 GIA 2,303 sqm Private offices 14 GIA 2,303 sqm Workstations 24 GIA per person 31.1 sqm Workstations 150 GIA per person 14.0 sqm Total headcount 74 Total headcount 16437 38
  23. 23. SPaCe PLaNNING DeTaILeD DeSIGN & quaLITy FINISheS Finished to the highest quality, international Grade A standard, in marble, granite, onyx and stainless steel. Corporate Layout Typical Mid Rise • Slab to slab height 4 m • Raised floor 15 cm • Ceiling height 2.8 m • Typical floor plate gross area 2,300 sqm • Net internal area 1,880 sqm • Planning module 1.5 m • Typical bay size 9 m • Column free corners (8) SuSTaINaBILITy Private offices 21 GIA 2,303 sqm LEED is the internationally recognized US benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Workstations 120 GIA per person 16.3 sqm Total headcount 141 LEED Gold Pre-Certification Sowwah Square is the first integrated development in Abu Dhabi to achieve LEED Core and Shell Gold Pre-Certification by the US Green Building Council. 39 40
  24. 24. Summary SPeCIFICaTIoN STRuCTuRE InTERnAL FInISHES Doors and Ironmongery ELECTRICAL Painted wood doors with stainless steel hardware. Superstructure Entrance to Building / Atrium Primary power to the building is from ADDC via 22 kv primary transformers. Concrete structure with concrete core, columns, and post-tensioned flat slab. 30 m tall lobby with glass cable wall. Internal transformation and distribution switchgear reduce the power to Core staircases utilization voltages appropriate to the equipment and space. Nominal voltages Façades Marble flooring - Calacatta and Shivakashi (polished). Painted concrete stair enclosure (2 hour fire rating). are 440 v and 220 v. Structural glazed unitized aluminum curtain wall with insulated vision glass. Marble wall surface - Rosalia (honed). Aluminum sill 30 mm above finish floor. Double skin façade at ends of floor plate. Checkered steel plate treads, risers, and landings. Lighting is based on 15 watts per sqm. Façade features laminated glass sunscreens, both fixed and operable. Stainless steel clad columns. 38 mm round steel guardrail and handrail. Tenant “plug loads” based on an average of 25 watts per sqm. Roof Extruded aluminum ceiling grid with integral lighting. Each floor is equipped with 10, metered, circuit breakers for tenant Precast concrete pavers on rubberized asphalt roof membrane. LEED power needs. Lift Lobbies A ‘Gold’ Shell and Core Pre-Certification rating has been achieved. Emergency power and miscellaneous house power is also provided at each floor Marble flooring - Crema Royal and Amber (polished). OFFICES electrical closet. Painted gypsum board ceiling at 3,575 mm clear height. Lighting Emergency power diesel generators are provided for each building. Fire pumps, HVAC Office Areas. Concealed sprinkler heads. exit lights, emergency lighting, one lift per bank, and fire alarm system are all 350-500 lux at desk top height. Outdoor design for cooling: 45.6 C dry bulb, 30 C wet bulb provided with emergency power. Stainless steel soffit at elevator openings (2,800 mm clear height) with recessed Indoor design summer: 24 C with a +2 C variation WCs down lights and linear cove lighting. 1 per 25 for the first 50, 1 per 50 for the remainder exceeding Winter Outdoor design: 10.9 C dry bulb Marble wall surface - Crema Royal (polished). PLuMBInG 50 (50:50 male, female). Indoor design Winter: 20 C +2 C variation Metallic painted doors; 2,350 mm door height; stainless steel transom. Complete, Class A toilet rooms on each floor for men and women. Conditioned air to the tenant spaces is delivered by an air handler machine LIFTS located on each floor. Treated and filtered outside ventilation air is delivered to Valves and piping in waiting for tenant added plumbing needs. Lifts each floor from a central primary outside air intake machine, that delivers outside 1 person per 50 sqm NIA. Water storage tanks for assured domestic water needs are fitted at the bottom Elevator cabs have marble floors with satin etched glass side walls and onyx air to each floor air handler. All air conditioning is from a central chilled water and top of each office tower. Lift speed feature wall. Suspended stainless steel ceiling soffit and silver coated steel door. system delivered by an off-site provider. Low rise 3.5 m per second. Each floor has an average of 24 air conditioning / heating “zones” allowing Mid rise 5 m per second. Office Areas for maximum tenant build out flexibility. (Note that a “zone” is defined as one FIRE PROTECTIOn / LIFE SAFETy High rise 6 m per second. Concealed sprinkler heads. control thermostat). Completely fire sprinklered building with all sprinklers and fire standpipes Structural glazed unitized aluminum curtain wall with insulated vision glass. Each floor has 55 kw of supplemental chilled water via chilled water supply and serviced from fire water storage tanks and pressure booster pumps. CRITICAL DIMEnSIOnS Aluminum sill 30 mm above finish floor. Manual roller shades with housing to return valves in waiting. Tenant usage of this system will require separate chilled Addressable style fire alarm system throughout each building. match curtain wall. water metering. Slab to slab Emergency standby diesel power generators in each building. Toilet exhaust and general floor exhaust is provided throughout the building. 4 m slab to slab. WCs All stairwells are pressurized to minimize the migration of smoke into the Marble floor tile - Bianco La Facciata (polished) and Italian Red Levanto (polished). stairwells in the event of fire. Floor to ceiling Painted gypsum board ceiling at 2,800 mm clear height with recessed wall Each floor is fitted with a smoke management technique to maintain clear egress 2.8 m clear floor to ceiling height. washers and cove lighting. pathways in the event of a fire. Concealed sprinkler heads. A one and two-way voice communication system for occupant notification Raised floors protocols and firefighter communication is provided throughout each building. 150 mm raised access floor (tenant to provide finish floor material, ie. carpet, stone). Marble wall surface - Bianco La Facciata (polished). Each building has a main Fire Command Center with all building fire alarm Satin etched mirror wall surface with stainless steel base. systems reporting to a central Command and Control System located in the Planning Grids Full height (2,400 mm) back-painted glass toilet partitions. South Car Park. The building is designed around a 1.5 m grid. Marble lavatory – Italian Red Levanto (polished). Each building has a dedicated fire fighter lift. Column Typical bay size is 9 m with integrated columns.41 42
  25. 25. Sowwah Square by night, April 201143 44
  26. 26. Looking west over Sowwah Square, April 201145
  27. 27. DEVELOPMENT TEAM CONTACTOwner Mubadala Real Estate & Hospitality 800 – SOWWAH (769924)Architect Goettsch Partners Piers Barttelot Head of Commercial LeasingProject Manager John Buck International +971 (0)2 413 1414Structural Engineer Oger International (peer review by Thornton Tomasetti) piers@sowwahsquare.aeServices Engineer Oger International (peer review by Environmental Systems Design) sowwahisland.aeQuantity Surveyor EC HarrisSpace Planning Goettsch PartnersEPC Contractor Oger Abu Dhabi A development byEvery care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information in this prospectus however it is provided for informational purposes only and does not form part of any contract. Plans are not to scale and all dimensions are approximate measurements andhave been taken from the widest point in each room. Images are artist impressions only and may not accurately reflect the final built product. Designs may be subject to change in order to address conditions of approval through subsequent phases of designdevelopment. Scenes and views shown may be of a location not on or related to the property. All maps are for relative location purposes only and are not to scale. All CGIs and or / renders are representations only and may or may not accurately depict thecompleted building or site and are subject to change without notice. This is not an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of an offer to buy, to residents of any state or province in which restrictions and other legal requirements have not been fulfilled. This advertisementis void where prohibited by law. Improvements, facilities and programs are in formative stages, and there is no guarantee that they will be completed or developed. This prospectus is provided “as is” without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of anykind, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for any particular purpose, or non-infringement of any content published on or available. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to Al Sowah Square PropertiesLLC negligence, shall AlSowah Square Properties LLC be liable for any consequential, direct, incidental, indirect, punitive or special damages related to the reliance or use of, the inability to use, or errors or omissions in the contents and functions of this prospectus.
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