Al Reem Island

Reem Island is a natural island 600 metres off the coast of Abu Dhabi island. Located off the northeastern coast of Abu Dhabi city, it is a mixed purpose community with both residential, retail and commercial units.


, now merged with Aldar Properties PJSC, , and are independently developing parts of the island with projects like Shams Abu Dhabi. Reem Developers define the overall dimensions of the project as 2 meters square metres and investment costs as exceeding $30 billion. The project has gained international interest as one of the first free zones in Abu Dhabi, where foreign nationals can buy property on a 50-year leasehold basis.
The handing over of units in Al Reem Island was significantly delayed due to a couple of reasons but during the first quarter of 2011, the handing over process began.
In March 2013, Repton announced that it will be opening a campus in Al Reem Island, and opened its first location in 2016 and a second location in 2018.
In December 2018, Reem Central Park, a one-million-square-foot recreational space, opened on the island. It includes a canal walk, skateboard park, 3 basketball courts,a football court, table tennis courts etc. and several food outlets including 800 Degrees Pizzeria, Taqado Mexican Kitchen and Urban Seafood.