Parsons to manage Dubai Design District project
Consultancy to oversee infrastructure, design roads and bridges
US-based building consultancy Parsons has been awaraded a contract by Tecom Investments to oversee major elements of the Dubai Design District (D3).
Parsons will be responsible for delivering infrastructure, roads and bridge design and construction supervision works at the project, which covers a 22mn ft2 site. It is being developed in several phases, with the first being the construction of an office core containing ten office buildings.
The second phase will contain space for creatives which is envisaged to house pup-up boutiques, galleries and performance space, and the third phase will see 1.8km of canalside space developed to include a number of design-led hotels and boutique stores.
Tecom Investments is part of the state-owned Dubai Holding group..
Gary Adams, Parsons MEA president, said: “Dubai's luxury, design, and fashion sectors are poised for dramatic growth, and Parsons is eager to successfully deliver the project and support Dubai Holding in achieving its vision.”
Todd Wager, Parsons Group president, added: “Having worked on the Business Bay Bridge and Interchange and other innovative projects in Dubai’s Business Bay area, Parsons stands ready to assist Dubai in maintaining its status as the hub of commerce and tourism in the Middle East.”