Emirates Hills

Emirates Hills

Infobox UAE community
comm_name = Emirates Hills
ar_name = تلال الإمارات
image_comm = Springs1.jpg
image_comm_caption = "The Springs" is one of the many subcommunities in Emirates Hills
emirate_name = Dubai
city_name = Dubai
comm_established = 2004
comm_number = 394
comm_area = 12.3 km²
comm_pop =
neighbourhood = Jumeirah Islands, Dubai Marina, Al Barsha
coordinates = Coord|25.06624|55.17111|display=inline,title
footnotes =

Emirates Hills ( _ar. تلال الإمارات) is a gated community located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is located adjacent to the Montgomery Golf Course. While the developer, Emaar Properties, pioneered the idea of freehold property in Dubai, this is Emaar's only project where land was sold per square foot to individuals to build the house of their choice. Over time, once all the plots were sold, Emirates Hills soon became the most exclusive neighbourhood in Dubai, eclipsing Jumeirah, where some of Dubai's wealthiest have decided to make their homes. Some of the residents included the late Benazir Bhutto (although her family still lives there), [Cite news |title='Inconsolable' Bilawal meets well-wishers |url=http://archive.gulfnews.com/articles/08/01/03/10179018.html |publisher="Gulf News" |date=2008-01-03 |accessdate=2008-02-17] [Cite web |title=Talks End on Positive Note |url=http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/02/world/asia/02pstan.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=Dubai&st=nyt&oref=slogin |publisher="The New York Times" |date=2008-05-02 |accessdate=2008-05-03 |quote=Mr. Sharif flew on Tuesday night to Dubai, where Mr. Zardari has a home, in a desperate bid to salvage the ruling coalition.] [Cite web |title=Zardari leaves for Dubai to meet daughters |url=http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=038f1df0-3f70-4025-aeab-20365172160c&&Headline=Zardari+leaves+for+Dubai+to+meet+daughters |publisher="Hindustan Times" |date=2008-03-02 |accessdate=2008-05-03] the manager of Géant Middle East (Mohammad Shaikh), and the owners of the Middle East Broadcasting Center and Habib Bank. [Cite news |title=Millionaire's Emirates Hills Mansion |url=http://www.xpress4me.com/articles/07/07/31/20002397.html |publisher="XPRESS" |date=2007-07-31 |accessdate=2008-02-17 Updated on 2007-08-02.] While the project was classified as freehold, and open to anyone to purchase, the majority of owners hail from the Indian subcontinent, Iran and Western Europe.


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