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ALEC wins $163m Jumeirah Living Marina Gate deal

The 2B+G+M+8P+48+R tower is due to complete in Q4 2019, with ALEC's related MEP and interiors businesses also expected to work on the project

ALEC has been handed a contract to build Jumeirah Living Marina Gate [image: select-group.ae].
ALEC has been handed a contract to build Jumeirah Living Marina Gate [image: select-group.ae].

Select Group has awarded ALEC a $163.3m (AED600m) contract to develop the Jumeirah Living Marina Gate project.

The contract award brings the total value of Select's The Residences at Marina Gate development to $435.6m (AED1.6bn). 

Jumeirah Living Marina Gate is the development's third and final tower, Select said in a statement

The 2B+G+M+8P+48+R tower will comprise 104 serviced apartments, 389 private residences, and 15 villas, ALEC revealed.

READ: Binaa Dubai buys 90% stake in UAE-headquartered ALEC

Enabling works for the project have completed, and main contracting teams have mobilised on site. 

ALEC said its related businesses, ALEMCO and ALEC Fit-Out, will respectively provide mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) and interiors services for the development. 

The project, with a 12ha (1.3 million ft2) built-up area, is due to be completed in Q4 2019. 

Select Group inked an agreement with Jumeirah Group in January 2016 to manage the project under its Jumeirah Living brand. 

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Remarking on the development, Rahail Aslam, CEO of Select Group, said: "The appointment of a world class contractor like ALEC is further testament to our continued strategy of working with tier one partners and suppliers.

"With the commencement of main works, we aim to deliver this project on schedule and to the highest standards."

Kez Taylor, CEO of ALEC, added: "We are delighted to be involved in the construction of The Residences at Marina Gate I [and] II, and Jumeirah Living Marina Gate.

"It is a fantastic development in a great location and we are proud to be working alongside Select Group to make this project a success."

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