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Nakheel awards $37m contract to Al Ghurair

Dubai-based developer Nakheel has awarded a $37m construction contract to Al Ghurair Contracting and Engineering Works (AGCEW) for its second hotel at Dragon City

The hotel will span 16536.74m2 over eight floors.
The hotel will span 16536.74m2 over eight floors.

Dubai-based developer Nakheel has awarded a $37m (AED136m) construction contract to Al Ghurair Contracting and Engineering Works (AGCEW) for its second hotel in Dragon City.

The 304-room Premier Inn is one of the 16 new properties in Nakheel’s $816m (AED3bn) hospitality portfolio, which boasts a total of more than 5,300 rooms, according to Zawya.

Premier Inn Dragon City is one of two Nakheel hotels managed by the British hospitality brand. The first, which is a 372-room hotel at Ibn Battuta Mall, opened in October 2016.

Set for delivery in 2019, the hotel will have a restaurant, a Costa coffee shop, and a gym. The building will span more than 16,500m2 over eight floors.

Nakheel’s Dragon City is a mixed-use community comprising more than 371,000m2 of retail space, a twin-tower residential complex with 1,120 apartments, and two hotels with over 516 rooms between them.

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