Macro wins FM deal at Dubai Trade Centre District

Macro will manage facilities and fit-out services for the first completed office building at the Dubai Trade Centre District

Dubai Trade Centre District.
Dubai Trade Centre District.

Macro has been awarded a contract with Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to manage facilities and fit-out services for the first completed office building at the Dubai Trade Centre District (DTCD).

The facilities management firm will also provide a helpdesk and computer aided facilties management (CAFM) system for three years.

The contract with DWTC includes one commercial office building, the surrounding public space, a substation and the basement of phase 1A2 of the DTCD, adjacent to the Emirates Towers and Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The development’s masterplan includes commercial, hotels, retail and associated infrastructure.

Macro will manage any tenant fit-out works and support DWTC in the transition of the office building from the construction phase to the operational phase.

A reception service for the main building will be provided during office hours and Macro’s own fm24 will set up and operate the helpdesk and CAFM service. Other services to be managed by Macro include  MEP, cleaning, waste management and pest control.

Nigel Davies, director of pperations at Macro, said: “We are thrilled to be working with the Dubai World Trade Centre and are excited to embark on this project. DTCD is a world class mixed-use development and we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship.”

The commercial office building, designed and constructed to provide grade A office accommodation, includes five basement floors, eight office floors, ground floor retail as well as food and beverage (F&B) outlets. The building is targeting environmental certification in accordance with LEED Gold for Shell & Core specification.

Earlier this week, it was announced that Al Futtaim Carillion, the main contractor who successfully completed phase one, has broken ground on the $196m (AED720m) second phase of the DTCD.

 

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