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UAE's $1bn Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City 82% ready

The Al Mafraq medical city is being constructed by Musanada and Seha, and comprises two helipads, 732 hospital beds, and parking space for 1,610 cars

Work at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City is 82% complete. [Image: NEA & Partners]
Work at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City is 82% complete. [Image: NEA & Partners]

Construction works at the UAE's Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City are 82% complete.

Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) is building the facility, which will be handed over to Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) as scheduled. 

A main hospital building, an external clinic building, and utility buildings comprise the overall development. 

Two helipads will also be developed at the project. 

The $1.1bn (AED4bn) medical city will accommodate 732 hospital beds, and two royal and 36 VIP suites. 

Additional components of the facility include operating rooms, an emergency department, an intensive care unit, and a medical research centre. 

Located in Abu Dhabi's Al Mafraq area, the facility spans 30ha, and includes parking space for 1,610 cars. 

Eng Ali Al Haj Al Mehairbi, Musanada's acting executive director for the building construction management division, said the project kicked off in 2011, according to WAM

NEA & Partners is providing quantity surveying and cost management services for the project, according to the company's website.

 

 

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