Built to inform

Sign up for the daily newsletters

No, Thank you

Dutco Balfour Beatty wins $380mn Dubai Mall deal

Firm to extend the world’s largest shopping mall for Emaar Properties

NEWS, Business, Contract award, Dubai mall, Dutco balfour beatty, Emaar

The contract award comes six years after Dutco Balfour Beatty completed its original contract to build Dubai Mall, which is already the largest shopping mall in the world by total area, with over 1.1mn m2 of space.

Dutco Balfour Beatty will build a new fashion avenue between the existing mall and the Burj Khalifa, which will expand its capacity to over 100mn annual visitors.

Balfour Beatty CEO Andrew McNaughton said: "The Middle East is a growth region for the group and we are very pleased to continue our partnership with Emaar Properties on the development of downtown Dubai which builds on the original construction of the Dubai Mall."

The MEP work on the mall will be carried out by BK Gulf, which will use its own pre-fabrication facility to make up mdules off-site.
At its peak, the project will employ over 2,000 workers and is due for completion in early 2016.
 

 

 

Most popular

Awards

Construction industry conversations around digitisation must evolve
The Middle East construction industry’s approach to tech must evolve and focus on how can

Conferences

CW In Focus | Inside the Leaders in KSA Awards 2019 in Riyadh
Meet the winners in all 10 categories and learn more about Vision 2030 in this
CW In Focus | Leaders in Construction Summit UAE 2019
A roundup of Construction Week's annual summit that was held in Dubai this September

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 754
Nov 23, 2019