Al Hikma Tower
Al Hikma Tower Facts
Al Hikma Tower Description
Al Hikma Tower (also known as Hekma) is a developer owned and managed Grade A office building located along Sheikh Zayed Road and within the Downtown Dubai district.
Construction of the 64-floor Al Hekma Tower started in 2006, while it was kept on hold in 2009 however the construction resumed in summer 2010. Sheikh Issa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his holding company Pearl Properties, will be spearheading development efforts. The project had been running smoothly until February 2012 when it was suddenly halted as Pearl Properties wanted to take a look at introducing some major design changes, including turning it into a hotel. The suspension lasted approximately 14 months.The tower had already topped out in July 2011 which was about 16 months after the core wall, columns and slabs were first erected at a rate of one level a week. Once completed the tower will be 282 metres (925 ft) tall.