With Housing Development Corporation (HDC) opening the opportunity for members of the general public to tour the Vinares Flats developed in Hulhumale’ Phase II – many have begun registering themselves for the tour.
The opportunity to tour Vinares Flats was opened this week. HDC reports that tour slots for the flats have been fully booked until June 28.
Whilst 500 people per day are allocated time slots for the tour – a total of 11,000 people have registered themselves for tour.
Only registered individuals are permitted inside the premise – therewith, persons are accompanying a registered person have also been instructed register themselves in order to be able to partake in the tour.
“As construction works are being carried out in this area – only a certain number of people can enter to view the flats. Thus, we request everyone coming to view the apartments to ensure that they are registered for the tour,” HDC stressed.
The Vinares housing project was launched during former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s administration to address the housing shortage in Maldives.
1,344 apartments were built in ten towers under the project.
Opportunity to apply for the flats have been opened for people in three categories; individuals were granted apartment units under Hiyaa Housing Project that opted to change to Vinares Flats, individuals who purchased apartment units from SeaLife and individuals who had paid for apartments units from Gulhifalhu.
Vinares apartments comes in two layouts.
MARINA VIEW, INNER VIEW AND OUTER VIEW
STANDARD VIEW APARTMENT
The apartments on the second floor were developed with terraces.
SECOND FLOOR TYPE 1 (MARINA OUTDOOR) APARTMENT
SECOND FLOOR TYPE 1 (INNER SECOND FLOOR) APARTMENT
SECOND FLOOR TYPE 2 (INNER SECOND FLOOR) APARTMENT
SECOND FLOOR TYPE 1 (STANDARD) APARTMENT
SECOND FLOOR TYPE 2 (STANDARD) APARTMENT
The ground and first floor of the towers are designated for commercial space. Spaces are allocated for offices, ATMs, cafes and restaurants, and retail stores.
HDC states that additional services will be provided based on demand.
The apartments come with tiled floors, AC systems in living rooms and bedrooms, fittings and fixtures in toilets, cupboard set and counters in kitchens, and space in balconies to put washing machines.
However, the apartments will not come furnished, said HDC.