Billed as the first free trade zone dedicated to e-commerce in the region, Dubai Commercity will be the size of New York's Grand Central Station.
TThe 3.2 billion AED ($870 million) is located close to Dubai International Airport and will offer tax exemptions and specialist services to e-commerce businesses.
Developers say several companies have agreed to occupy the site, including clothing, jewelry, and electronics retailers.
The site is split into three clusters: business, logistics, and social
Restaurants and cafes are planned for the social cluster, for employees of companies on the site.
The first buildings are scheduled to open in November with the site to be fully operational by 2023.