The project will mark the first step in a mission to turn Dubai into an international destination of preference for luxury yacht owners.
In partnership with Dubai Holding, Meraas signed an agreement with D-Marin, operator of the largest chain of marinas in the Eastern Mediterranean in six major international destinations.
The project will also bring a specially designed, gravity-defying interactive fountain.
Dubai Square will equate to more than 100 soccer fields, 750,000 square meters of retail space and hospitality venues, and will also have the largest Chinatown in the Middle East.
Emirates Airline was appointed official carrier for Hala China, with plans to develop attractive packages and privileges for Chinese speakers across its seven routes from China.