Two contracts for a project which will link Jumeirah district with Al Khail Road and the Parallel Roads in Dubai at a cost of AED800M ($218M) have been awarded.
Dubai-based firm Al Futtaim Carillion has been chosen as the main contractor for the development of the three Theme Districts at the Expo 2020 Dubai site.
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The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a $60M contract for Whiting Turner Contracting Company to expand Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport’s Concourse E.
The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) has awarded four contracts worth a combined value of OMR84.7M ($220M) for infrastructure projects in Duqm, Oman.
Dubai Contracting Company has been selected by Dubai Properties as the main contractor for the 1/JBR project located at Jumeirah Beach Residence [pictured].
HLG Contracting has secured a AED401M ($109M) order from Hasabi Real Estate for the construction of the Al Garhoud Towers in Dubai, UAE.
The Great Northern Connect Team, a joint venture between BGC Contracting and Laing O'Rourke Australia Construction, has secured a contract for stage two of the NorthLink WA project in Australia.
Al Futtaim Carillion (AFC) has won a £160M contract from Dubai World Trade Centre for Phase 1A6 of the One Central development, an integrated real estate development in Dubai.
Atlanta Joint Venture (AJV) has been selected as the construction manager by the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club to refurbish its Philips Arena in Georgia, US.
A joint venture (JV) comprising HBK Contracting (HBK) and China Railway Construction (CRCC) has been appointed by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) as the main contractor for a stadium project in Lusail City, Qatar.
The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) has signed two contracts for the Duqm Port in Oman.
Qatar’s United Development Company (UDC) has secured QR716M ($197M) worth of contracts to build three new projects at The Pearl-Qatar development.
A consortium of companies from China, Italy and Malaysia has secured a MYR1.39bn ($328M) contract for the construction of a high-density polyethylene plant in Johor, Malaysia.
AlMoayyed Contracting has been selected as the main contractor by GFH Real Estate (GFHRE) for its Harbour Row project in Bahrain.
Lulu Group International has announced a AED2bn ($544.5M) plan to develop three malls in Umm Al Quwain, Sharjah and Dubai.
Farglory Middle East has appointed UAE-based civil construction company Al Fara’a Group as the main contractor for its $1bn Maryah Plaza project in Abu Dhabi.The project, to be located at the waterfront in Al Maryah Island’s new financial free zone, will include the construction of four towers with a mix of residential and commercial space.The first of three 29-storey residential buildings will be complete in 2018, offering a range of homes from one-bedroom apartments to penthouse suites with private swimming pools and terraces.The fourth and largest tower will feature offices, serviced apartments, and a boutique hotel with restaurants, cafes, and shops.Al Fara’a Group president and executive chairman Adel Saleh said: “We are delighted to be working on such a prestigious development on our home turf alongside such dynamic and forward thinking partners.“We understand the importance of Al Maryah Island to the future of the capital and therefore the significance of Maryah Plaza to the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.”The first phase of the development is expected to be complete in 2018, two years later than originally planned, while the remaining phases are scheduled for completion in 2022.
UAE-based developer Nakheel has awarded an AED1.5bn ($408.3M) contract to Dhabi Contracting for the construction of its Al Khail Avenue retail, dining and entertainment hub in Dubai.The 186,000sq m Al Khail Avenue has more than 112,000sq m of leasable space, 70% of which is already booked. It will feature cafes and restaurants, and a 4,000-space multi-storey car park, which can be accessed directly from Al Khail Road.The developer it is also adding a 252-room hotel to the complex. The 18-storey hotel will feature an all-day restaurant, coffee shop, lounge, outdoor terrace, pool deck gymnasium and car park. It will be directly connected to Al Khail Avenue and its 350 shops, restaurants and entertainment outlets. Earthworks at the site — alongside Dubai’s Al Khail Road on the edge of the Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) community — finished in June 2016 and construction work is scheduled to commence in October 2016. The development is expected to be complete in the first quarter of 2019.
Construction firm Al Futtaim Carillion has been selected as the preferred tenderer for the construction of the $1bn Reem Mall project in Abu Dhabi.The project, developed by NREC in partnership with UPAC, will deliver 186,000sq m of leasable area. It will feature about 450 stores, including 85 food and beverage outlets and a range of family-focused entertainment offerings. Reem Mall is set to discuss the contract details with Al Futtaim Carillion exclusively, with the aim of finalising an agreement for the mall’s construction.Abu Dhabi-based Dutch Foundation is currently carrying out the enabling works, which involves excavation, lateral restraint systems, and dewatering. Reem Mall’s chief operating officer Shane Eldstrom said: “The announcement marks yet another milestone for Reem Mall and comes on the back of final permission to construct received from Abu Dhabi Municipality earlier this month.“Al Futtaim Carillion was selected as the preferred tenderer due to its strong track record of delivering significant high quality projects in the region, and its team of construction experts. We look forward to successfully completing the tendering process.”Al Futtaim Carillion’s managing director Andrew Ridley-Barker said: “Al Futtaim Carillion prides itself on delivering some of the most notable projects in the region. We hope to have the process concluded shortly and deliver this important retail project to the people of Abu Dhabi.”
Al Jaber Building has won a contract worth AED370m ($100m) from the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) for the construction of Jawaher Saadiyat villa complex in Abu Dhabi.