Atkins awarded $600m supervision role for Oman development

18 December 2013

Atkins has been awarded a $600m contract to supervise infrastructure works for a major residential and leisure development in Muscat, Oman.

The scheme, by developer Saraya Bandar Jissah, will comprise nearly 400 homes and two five-star hotels on a two million sq metre site bordered by the Hajar mountain range and the Gulf of Oman.

Fisherman near Muscat, Oman (OndÅ™ej Žváček/Wikimedia Commons)

The first phase of earthworks on the site is near completion, following 12 months of scheduled work.

The hotels are due to open in 2017.

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