The Wave is located on Reem Island, one of Abu Dhabi’s Island master plans, located north of the city. Reem Island is accessed by several bridges which connect it to Abu Dhabi, and caters to various purposes, including residential, commercial, office, civic and hotel projects.

Plot C14 is situated adjacent to the Marina waterfront promenade, which is on its south side, and has a site area of 5,223 square meters. The site is approximately 62 meters wide and 83 meters deep and resembles a curved rectangle. The building consists of a tower/podium arrangement and is primarily a residential development, with limited ground level retail facilities.