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FM deal worth $7.3m for UAE schools won by Macro

Macro won the three-year EKI contract following a tender process for Dubai's Repton School, Repton School Abu Dhabi, and Foremarke School Dubai

Macro's latest contract with EKI includes Dubai's Foremarke School.
Macro's latest contract with EKI includes Dubai's Foremarke School.

Facilities management (FM) service provider Macro announced it has been awarded a contract to manage three schools in the UAE. 

The three-year integrated FM (IFM) contract was handed to Macro by Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI). 

Worth $7.3m (AED27m), the deal was won by Macro following a tender process, and includes Dubai's Repton School, Repton School Abu Dhabi, and Foremarke School Dubai. 

Macro will provide IFM services for a total area of 14.6ha. 

The contents of the deal include a 24/7 helpdesk and computer aided FM (CAFM) system; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) services; reactive and planned preventative maintenance; condition surveys; reviews of asset data; quality, health, safety, and environment (QHSE) services; budgeting; and, procurement of specialist FM contractors.

The contract marks Macro's second stint with Repton School in Dubai, where it previously provided a review of FM policies and procedures, and developed new and enhanced processes for the facility. 

Remarking on the contract win, Bill Heath, managing director of Macro International, said: "Repton has consistently been awarded for its excellence and it’s an honour to be awarded this contract.

"It’s fantastic that [EKI] recognises the value of our people, and the processes and procedures that we have implemented at Repton School Dubai.

"We look forward to a long and rewarding relationship with EKI.”

Repton School in Dubai has 2,200 pupils, while the other two facilities have a combined student strength of 1,000. 

 

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