Sur is the capital for the Al Sharqiya region and it is one of the Sultanate’s most important natural reserves. The city still upholds its reputation as a major dhow-building town. Sur played a historical role in trade and navigation in the Indian Ocean. Besides marine activity and ship building Sur is famous for historical and natural tourism places such as caves, cliff, castles and beaches. It is also known for wood and textiles and produces a number of agricultural crops.
The estimated population of Sur in the year 2013 was approximately 96,080. This is the highest in the area, compared to the other wilayats of Al Sharqiyah region in the South. The population is estimated to grow to 100,000 in the year 2014. Sur city has the most potential for trade and economic growth, so in this term the Sur Gate project will play a major role to facilitate the economical and tourism development in the Sultanate.
Sur has entered a new phase of development with considerable increase in commercial activities and industrial development taking place in the city. The city is poised for a major economic growth with tremendous business opportunities in the commercial, manufacturing, tourism and real estate sectors.
Sur Gate project is considered a golden investment opportunity for investors. It is proposed to be a fully integrated modern Real Estate Development located at the entrance of Wilayat Sur. This project, spread across an area of 217,000 sq. meters will comprise of residential and commercial establishments backed by comprehensive infrastructure and amenities. The residential and commercial space will respectively occupy 30,135 sq. meters and 184,665 of land. It gives us great pride to say that the construction quality and design match to international standards with all requirements of modern style living, in place, and will include:
City Walk – A part of Sur Gate project offering Service, Retail and Entertainment – Phase I is under construction.
The aim is to develop a "Real Estate Development" that offers a perfect ambience for people residing in the area, or looking for a real estate investment opportunity. It will provide its residents with quality lifestyle supported with all available modern conveniences.
The project will offer an excellent residential environment in the form of villas, townhouses and apartment blocks having different specifications in terms of design and size.
This integrated project, set in a green environment, will offer access to all the amenities of modern living within its confines. It will have world class recreation facilities in the form of a shopping mall, luxury hotel and hyper market - all located close at hand. A grand and exclusive luxurious hotel, having the requisite facilities and built on the latest architectural concept, is an integral part of this project.
A massive shopping mall sprawling across 71,442 sq. meters of land will gratify all the shopping needs ranging from fashion to lifestyle products. A hypermarket, food court, shops and other family entertainment options will add the element of entertainment. An adequate area will be earmarked for the banquet hall for cultural, festival and religious requirements of the residents. Keeping in view of the existing and future needs of parking requirements for such a large "development", there will be ample space allocated for providing various parking lots.