Dubai South, Tristar sign $81m infrastructure deal

Tristar will carry out complete community infrastructure work for the residential district at Dubai South

The contract was awarded in a signing ceremony at the Dubai South headquarters.
The contract was awarded in a signing ceremony at the Dubai South headquarters.

Master developer Dubai South has awarded a contract worth $81m (AED300m) for the infrastructure works at its Residential District to Tristar Engineering & Construction LLC.

Central to the contract is the delivery of the completed infrastructure works of Phase 1 and 2 of the Residential District in Dubai South by the fourth quarter of 2017.

The contract was awarded in a signing ceremony at the Dubai South headquarters. Present at the occasion were HE Khalifa Al Zaffin, executive chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation, Ahmed Al Ansari, acting chief executive officer, Dubai South, Naji Hasan Al Harthi, chairman, Tristar Engineering & Construction, and Sabah Khattar, executive manager, Tristar Engineering & Construction.

Speaking at the ceremony, HE Khalifa Al Zaffin said: “The awarding of this contract is a huge step forward for Dubai South’s Residential District and we are delighted to be working with Tristar. This award goes a long way in boosting the confidence of our stakeholders and will ensure a strong pipeline of launches and deliveries into the real estate market, beginning this September at Cityscape.”

Naji Hasan Al Harthi of Tristar Engineering & Construction, said: “We are honored to be appointed as the contractor for this prestigious infrastructure and roads project for Dubai South Residential District. This contract further cements our long and continued collaboration of more than ten years in successfully executing and delivering major earthworks, heavy infrastructure, and roads projects in the Dubai South Development."

The scope of the work is huge as the project and spans 2.2sqkm. Under the contract, Tristar will carry out complete community infrastructure work - including road works, potable water network, sewerage network, storm water drainage network, combined irrigation and firefighting network, district cooling network, electrical works, telecommunication works, road lighting, gas network, and spare ducts.

Mobilisation will begin immediately, with work due for completion by the end of 2017.

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