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Nakheel awards three contracts worth $152mn

Deals involve construction at Al Furjan and International City

Nakheel's Al Furjan community.
Nakheel's Al Furjan community.

Nakheel has awarded three contracts, with a combined value of almost AED563mn ($152mn), for construction projects at its Al Furjan and International City communities in Dubai.

Among them are two contracts – together worth nearly AED526mn ($143mn) – for the construction of 401 villas and terraced houses at Nakheel’s Al Furjan community.

The first, covering 249 homes and valued at AED310.6mn ($84.5mn), was awarded to Ginco General Contracting; the other to United Engineering Construction (UNEC) for 152 homes, contract value AED215.4mn ($58.6mn).

Under both contracts, construction is due for completion in 18 months.

Nakheel also awarded a contract for AED36.8mn ($10mn) to Metac General Contracting Company LLC to build a new community retail centre at International City. Construction of the 79,000ft2 shopping and dining facility is scheduled to take 12 months.

The community centre, where two-thirds of the available leasing space is already booked, will have 24 shops and six restaurants and coffee shops. The facility will serve residents in International City as well as people living at nearby Warsan Village, Nakheel’s new gated community of 940 townhouses.
 

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