Saraya Aqaba to work with Colliers and Mace Macro
The total cost of the Saraya Aqaba project in Jordan is $1bn
Saraya Aqaba has signed agreements with Colliers International and Mace Macro for work at their Saraya Souk project in the city of Aqaba in Jordan.
Under the agreement, Colliers International will create a development plan for Saraya Souk that aims at helping Saraya Aqaba meet the market needs of the city of Aqaba as a shopping destination while also being in line with the wider vision of Saraya Aqaba.
Mace Macro will provide strategic consulting services related to the development of the project's operational phase structures, the processes and procedures that ensure quality in delivery and sustainability. Mace Macro will also offer facilities management services that guarantee superior customer service.
Soud Soror, general manager, Saraya Aqaba, said that the new partnerships fall in line with the company’s commitment to develop its project to the highest standards and specifications.
Soror said: "These agreements will enable us to provide the best services to the residents of our residential units and the owners and tenants of our commercial units as our new partners are experts on a global level and are renowned for their expertise and professionalism in these fields, and they have completed many successful projects across the globe."
Stuart Gissing, regional director, Colliers International, said: "We are delighted to have been appointed as a key advisor for this vital project. Saraya Aqaba is set to become a focal point for retail and entertainment in Jordan in general and the city of Aqaba specifically. We are confident that our proven expertise will play an integral role in enabling the project's success and attracting international brands and restaurants to Aqaba."
Chris Bond, director of consultancy - MENA, Mace Macro, said: "We are proud to work with Saraya Aqaba on the development of its distinctive project. We believe that this strategic partnership will help achieve their goal of creating a fully integrated community. We, along with Saraya Aqaba, are committed to the completion of this project and to the development of the city of Aqaba."
Saraya Aqaba is Saraya's flagship destination and is located on the north shore of Aqaba in Jordan. The project comprises approximately 634,000m2 of master planned development that will be built around a man-made lagoon, adding approximately 1.5km of beachfront to the Gulf of Aqaba.
The approximate total cost of the project is over $1bn.