CWO Awards: Dolphin Village wins residential prize
Dolphin Village in Muscat walks away with Residential Project of the Year
Dolphin Village Residential Resort was named Commercial Project of the Year at the Construction Week Oman Awards 2015 held at the Grand Hyatt in Muscat on Monday.
The Yahya Group Holding development in Muscat was completed eight years ago and has achieved full occupancy. It initially started life as a labour camp in 1974.
Tajamal Mirza, senior general manager of, Yahya Construction, said: "Dolphin Village is very unique. It has three swimming pools, two gyms, a restaurant, tennis courts, squash courts – and the one thing we are proudest of is that we are holding 100% occupancy," he added. "There are 337 units that we currently have and close to 1,000 people."
The Construction Week Oman Awards 2015 were judged by an independent panel of seven judges, made up of a range of industry experts. If a judge’s company had entered a category then they didn’t evaluate that category.
A total of 13 categories were open for nomination plus a Lifetime Achievement award picked by Construction Week’s editorial team
A big thank you must go to our sponsors who helped to make the evening a great success. They include: Aecom, Famco, Oman Electromechanical Contracting, Logical Decking, CCC, Services & Trade Company, Alemco Zawawi and NAPCO.
The Construction Week Oman Award 2015 was the first of four award evenings to be holding across the GCC this year, with other events set to follow in Qatar and Saudi Arabia, before we hold our GCC finals in December.
The full list of winners is listed below, with links.
Health and Safety Initiative of the Year
Sustainability Initiative of the Year
Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year
Engineer of the Year
Daniel Schulze-Wethmar - Hoehler + Partner
Project Manager of the Year
Gerold Bickert - Hoehler + Partner
Construction Executive of the Year
Tom Whitehead, ALEC
Infrastructure Project of the Year
Larsen & Toubro
Design & Construction of Underpasses and Flyovers along Darsait - Al Wadi Al Kabir Road
Commercial Project of the Year
The Walk - The Wave, Muscat
Hospitality Project of the Year
Atana Musandam Resort by Omran
Residential Project of the Year
Dolphin Village Residential Resort by Yahya Group Holding
Sustainable Project of the Year
Ras Al Hamra Development Project by Petroleum Development Oman
Contractor of The Year
Towell Construction & Co
Construction Week lifetime achievement award for Oman
Simon Karam of Al Taher Group