Developer: Dubai Properties
Key dates: Completion of Phase I: 2008
Estimated total population: N/A
Size: 40 million square feet
Type: Mixed use
Key features: Amphitheatre, exhibition hall, art galleries, museums, libraries Investment figure: Dh50 billion ($13 billion)
Land ownership: Freehold

The Culture Village website describes the project as: "a unique project conceived by Dubai Properties in recognition of not just the artists among us but also the important role of the Creek in the cultural landscape of the UAE.

Situated on the creek offers a platform where all the components of a higher lifestyle can take place, satisfying the intellectual as well as the practical needs of residents and visitors. Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Literary facilities contribute to the higher standard style of living.

Culture Village proposes a wide variety in styles and in content of art galleries, museums, theaters, public exhibition spaces, fashion activities, institutes specializing in different disciplines, gardens, and many other activities pertaining to the promotion of the Arts in society and in the community in general. Restaurants and specialty stores offer a mix that contributes to the eclectic and creative mood of the location."