Ellington Properties, a Dubai-based property developer, has partnered with Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) to construct a new AED1.2bn ($326.7m) residential complex.

Called Upper House, the new complex will be constructed in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), a mixed-used community in Dubai.

The project was designed by Brewer Smith Brewer Group (BSBG), an international design and executive architecture firm with a presence in Dubai, UAE, London, UK, and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Upper House will have 754 units comprising studios, one, two and three-bedrooms, giving residents a view of the Jumeirah Islands and the Dubai Marina skyline.

Amenities at the property will include a 37m horizon pool, a fitness centre, a health club with a climbing wall, a yoga studio, a sky spa, and padel and basketball courts, among others.

Additionally, the dwellings will feature a movie theatre, a residential clubhouse, a record lounge, a podcast room, a skate park, a pet play area, a kids’ splash pad, a kids’ play area, an outdoor barbeque area, and more.

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The project is Ellington Properties’ first residential development in JLT and is expected to complete by the beginning of 2026.

Ellington Properties co-founder Joseph Thomas said: “The vibrant neighbourhood will help to enhance the lifestyles of our Upper House residents, adding to our resort-like amenities and design-led homes.

“Through this project, we will support the ambitions of DMCC to bolster JLT’s position as a destination for positive change.”

DMCC is a free zone and the Government of Dubai’s authority on business and trade in commodities.

DMCC executive chairman and CEO Ahmed Bin Sulayem said: “As we look to build upon this status in the years to come, it is crucial that we bring new and exciting projects to the district – this partnership with Ellington Properties delivers exactly that. Ellington Properties’ commitment to crafting high-quality properties and communities aligns with JLT’s unique identity as a neighbourhood full of soul.”