Ibn Battuta Gate, Dubai, UAE

The first automatic parking garage in the Middle East.

Performance tests proved peak traffic handling of more than 250 cars per hour with the capability of 32 cars in motion at any one time.

As of 2019, this facility has a continuous operations track record of 10 years. Robotic Parking Systems operated the car park from 2009 2014.

The World’s Luxury Guide awarded the Robotic Parking System at Ibn Battuta Gate the status of the most luxurious automated garage in the world.

Number of Spaces


Type of Garage

RPS 1000


276 ft x 98 ft


57 ft



Entry / Exit Terminals



250 cars / hour

Comments from Owner and Property Manager

Anne Marie Shein, Senior Property Manager Ibn Battuta Gate stated, “Since the automated car park opened three and a half years ago, you and your staff have provided excellent operations service and ensured that the automated car park is well-maintained and running flawlessly.”

Anne Marie Shein

Senior Property Manager, Ibn Battuta Gate

Ahmet Oktay Cini, CEO of Asteco Development Management, also representing Seven Tides, described the system as “a key component of the development, a premium valet parking using state of the art technology.” He added: “It means your car is safe from break-ins and accidents, or the dents and scratches that are usually the risk of parking in large car parks.”

Ahmet Oktay Cini

CEO, Asteco Development Management

Asteco managing director Andrew Chambers Jones commented, “… parking or retrieval can be completed in less than 160 seconds. It is safe and secure and obviously doesn’t expose expensive paint work to the abrasive elements during lengthy office hours.”

Andrew Chambers Jones

Managing Director, Asteco Development Management