The Palm Jumeirah is Completed and sold its Apartments, Villas, and other Commercial Centers built in it, Other Artificial Islands mentioned below are will be completed soon or under construction or canceled or Delayed or Hold.
The Palm Jumeirah is an Artificial Island by Nakheel Company owned by Dubai Government. There are three Projects that look the same as this island. It is located on the Jumeirah coastal area of the emirate of Dubai and is in the shape of a Palm tree. This Palm Island covers 5 by 5 kilometers and the total area is larger than 800 football pitches. This island includes Hotels, Resorts, Apartments, Villas, and other entertainment buildings. The total cost to build this island is 13 billion US$ and 40,000 workers have been involved in the construction.
Palm jebel Ali (Project hold since 2008)
This is the Artificial Island in the shape of a Palm tree and began construction in October 2002. This Island is 50 percent larger than the Palm Jumeirah. This island includes six marinas, a water theme park, homes, villas, apartments. This Island will house more than 250,000 people. This is one of the projects by Nakheel Company.
Palm Deira (under construction)
This is an under-construction project and announced development in October 2004. This project is many times larger than Palm Jebel Ali. If the project is completed, this will be the largest artificial island in the world. The 80 percent of front reclamation was completed in April 2008. Since 2008 the project is on hold.
The World Island (Cancelled or Delayed)
This island was constructed in the shape of a World Map with various small islands. The island is in the archipelago range from 450,000 sq ft in area. The World Island overall development is estimated to cost 14 billion USD.
Dubai Maritime City (Expected to be completed in 2021)
It is the multipurpose maritime zone, 85 percent of the project completed and expected to be operational by 2012. The total area of 2.27 million sq meters is home to Maritime Center, the industrial Precinct, The Marina District, The Academic Quarter, The Harbor Residence, and the Harbor Office.
The Universe (Planned)
This is the Artificial Island in the shape of the Milky Way Galaxy and Solar System, This project was announced in 2008 and is to be completed between 2023 and 2028. Currently, the Universe Project is on Hold. The universe will have 3,000 hectares of land and it takes 20 years to build.
Jumeirah Garden City (On hold)
This island covers 14,000,000 sq meters, this Garden city aims to cater to a population of 60,000. The project total cost approximately 350 billion dinars. The development consists of 12 districts and the whole phase will be fully ready in 2013.
Al Mamzar Island (under Construction)
It is developed for the purpose of mixed-use and covers approximately 90 hectares. The Project consists of a land of 1.8 km long and 400m wide.
Dubai Waterfront (On Hold)
This was expected to become the largest man-made development and artificial island in the world. This project is expected to house an estimated population of 1.5 million people.