18 July 2013
Drake & Scull International (DSI) have been awarded a contract for the complete mechanical, electrical and plumbing works for the Fairmont Abu Dhabi Hotel and Serviced Apartments.
The contract, awarded by Arabtec Construction, is worth $63m to DSI.
DSI will mobilize on site immediately and is scheduled to complete works by June 2015.
The Fairmont Abu Dhabi Hotel and Apartments Towers are owned by the National Investment Corporation, who awarded Arabtec a contract to carry out the main construction of the project in February 2013.
Fairmont’s Abu Dhabi Hotel and Apartments
This development, located near Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi, occupies an overall area of 155,000 square metres.
The project will have an extensive water frontage and will be an integrated development of 5-star hotels and serviced apartments.
DSI CEO Khaldoun Tabari, said, "We are confident that our extensive expertise in this promising sector will enable us to deliver world-class engineering solutions and polished integrated systems that optimize the facility’s MEP functions and complement its authentic Arabian feel."