Al Rostamani to build Deyaar's twin tower project

ARP appointed by Deyaar to construct The Atria in Dubai, its first foray into the hospitality sector

The Atria, Deyaar's first hospitality project.
The Atria, Deyaar's first hospitality project.

Al Rostamani Pegel LLC (ARP) has inked a deal with Dubai-developer Deyaar to construct its luxury mixed-use twin tower complex ‘The Atria’ located in Dubai’s Business Bay.

The project is Deyaar’s first foray into the hospitality sector, and will include a 30-storey mixed use complex with panoramic views of the Burj Khalifa, Business Bay Canal and the Dubai Stables.

The development will cover 1.25 million square feet; the hotel apartment tower will feature studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments and three bedroom duplex units, and with also have a five-star spa, gym, infinity pool on the 25th floor, as well as fine dining restaurants.

Saeed Al Qatami, Chief Executive Officer at Deyaar, said: “We have chosen Al Rostamani Pegel from a list of leading contractors in the UAE based on our trust in its highly qualified team, and the value the team can add to our overall customer experience. The move reiterates our commitment towards our shareholders and customers to safeguard their interests that remain at the core of our business strategy.”

Dr. Kassem Rahal, General Manager of Al Rostamani Pegel (ARP), said: “It will be a great privilege to work with Deyaar and their experienced team for such a prestigious project. We are grateful for the faith and trust that Deyaar has placed in ARP to contribute towards meeting their long term business focus and strategy and to maintain their leading position in the real estate development market. We are fully committed to deliver the project within the completion date and to the quality standards expected by Deyaar’s stakeholders.”

The Atria project marks the Middle East debut for yoo Studio, the design and lifestyle brand founded by acclaimed international architect and designer Philippe Starck and property entrepreneur John Hitchcox. The design house has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Jade Jagger, Steve Leung and Kelly Hoppen and has projects in 50 cities around the world, including Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

John Hitchcox, co-founder of yoo, said: “This is our first collaborative venture with Deyaar and we are delighted to be working on such a landmark project that will take design-led luxury living to a new level in the region. The yoo Studio’s design of the apartments is eclectic yet refined creating a distinctive ‘culture’ ambience that enriches the lifestyle of its occupants.”

Enabling works are underway, and Al Rostamani Pegel will mobilise on site once that work is completed. All main works on the project are set to be completed by H1 2017 under the terms of the contract.

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