11 October 2013
Carillion Alawi has extended a recent run of wins in Oman with a $176m contract to construct package two of the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Earlier this week the company won a contract to build the Kempinski Wave Hotel in Muscat.
Package two of the convention centre will include a structured car park facility for 4,200 vehicles, exhibition halls of approximately 22,000 square meters, a concourse with a glazed curtain wall system, a central landscaped courtyard and two circulation nodes connecting the concourse to the car park, reports Zawya.
The package also covers the ancillary buildings, including the Energy Center that will serve as the District Cooling Plant for the entire precinct, in addition to a security screening facility, taxi amenity building, waste management building, landscape maintenance building and electrical substation facility.
The Oman Convention Centre is due for completion in 2016
The 20-month contract was awarded by Omran, the Government’s master developer, investor and hospitality asset manager.
Earlier this year, Carillion Alawi won an 18-month contract, worth $202m to construct 13 buildings, including exhibition halls, an energy centre, ancillary security buildings.
The firm said it will also deliver mechanical, electrical and plumbing installation, all interior finishes and landscaping.
Further contracts for subsequent packages on the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre Precinct, including auditorium and banquet Halls, a 5-star hotel, a 4-star hotel, the Business District and hotel apartments are expected to come to market between now and the end of 2014.
The convention centre is due for completion in 2016.