Amman is experiencing rapid growth
that is reshapping the ancient city
into a commercial hub. The following
approved plans are in effect:
Downtown: This new development in
the heart of Amman will hold a new
pedestrian walkway with easy access
to stores, malls, restaurants, and
residential and office buildings.
There will be new hi-rises for
residential and commercial purposes.
A new library and performing arts
center is being built and dozens of
open grass and tree space along with
manmade canals and water fountains.
This should be completed by 2010.
of the American University of Jordan.
of Jordan Gate, which is nearly
completed, is being funded by
Bahraini and Kuwaiti entreupeuners.
The two identical skyscrapers will
house office buildings.
city, that will consist of 5 new
skyscrapers that will house
apartments and offices
Heights Tower, of 35 floors, will
house apartments and it is currently
Tower, of 30 floors of apartments,
is under construction.
proposed Amman World Trade Center of
Financial Tower, of 56 floors, has
been approved to be constructed.
City consists of 3 central
skyscrapers,a mega-mall, a new
railway city, a suspended river, and
3 additional towers
Towers, spiral thin glass buildings,
as part of the Emarr Mega Plan
Suspended Bridge to lessen street
of Queen Alia International Airport
Twin Towers to be constructed by the
Nuqul group, will be 34 stories high
and will be completed by 2008
nearby Andalucian Village that will
house over 600 villas, spas, fitness
and health centers, swimming pools,
and a recreation area to be
completed by 2008. 64% of the
village had already been sold.
All of these among other smaller
operations in Amman and the rest of
Jordan will put Amman onto the
global market and transform the
ancient city into a new center of