TAV is second largest airport construction company

Total contract value of projects undertaken so far exceeds $16bn

The passenger terminal complex at the New Doha International Airport was TAV Construction?s first major project in the GCC.
The passenger terminal complex at the New Doha International Airport was TAV Construction?s first major project in the GCC.

TAV has been named the world's second largest company in the airport construction sector.

A report by Engineering News Record (ENR) revealed the world's largest construction companies based on the projects they undertook in 2012. Taking 33rd position among "transportation" companies, TAV Construction secured second place among airport construction companies, following Bechtel.

The Turkish company, which has worked on Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal, Madinah Airport, Jeddah Airport Saudi Airlines hangars and Riyadh Airport, has a turnover of $709.7m, while the total contract value of the projects TAV Construction has undertaken so far has exceeded $16bn.

TAV Group CEO Sani Şener said: "TAV Construction has been specialised at a challenging and complex sector like airport design, construction and financing and become one of the leading brands of the sector after growing rapidly.

"ENR lists are used by corporations initiating tenders internationally as resource and we have steadily ranked amongst the top five companies for the last four years and we believe that we are a respectable representatives of our country. This is the success of our architecture, engineer and business manager colleagues working in TAV. I regard the success of TAV employees that will be a role model for the undergraduates studying at the universities as very important. We aim to reach higher success levels by working hard and following the opportunities all around the world."

Some of the other projects undertaken by TAV Construction include Esenboğa and Antalya Gazipaşa airports in Turkey, Enfidha Hangar in Tunisia, Cairo Hangar in Egypt, Emirates Hangar in United Arab Emirates, Hamad Airport Passenger Terminal Complex in Qatar, Skopje and Ohrid airports in Macedonia and Tbilisi and Batumi airports in Georgia.

The company is also renowned for its skyscraper projects. The most important of these is the construction of the 425m tall The Dream Dubai Marina, currently at its final stage. When complete, it will become the second tallest skyscraper in the United Arab Emirates after the Burj Khalifa.

Other tall building projects that TAV Construction has realised include the 79-storey residence skyscraper at Dubai Marina, 52-storey Majestic Tower and the 30-storey Emirates Financial Twin Towers at Dubai International Finance Center (DIFC).

TAV Construction, which has offices in Cairo, Tbilisi, Tripoli, Doha, Jeddah, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai, has recently undertaken the Paramount Damac Towers project in Dubai for $272m. 



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