Abu Dhabi-based developer Sorouh Real Estate has announced villas of the Dhs5.4bn ($1.47bn) Watani project are nearing completion near Abu Dhabi Golf Club, The National has reported. The project, which will eventually have 1,372 villas, is part of a push by the government to offer high-quality modern housing to Emiratis. The villas will be provided free of charge to their future occupants. Sorouh designed and is building the project, the first two phases of which are scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. Families are expected to start moving into the development by early next year.