Construction Week Awards 2017: Full shortlist revealed

The following article contains details of all of the companies, construction professionals, projects, and initiatives that have been shortlisted for the Construction Week Awards 2017

The following article contains details of the full shortlist for the <i>Construction Week</i> Awards 2017.
The following article contains details of the full shortlist for the <i>Construction Week</i> Awards 2017.

The shortlist for the Construction Week Awards 2017 has been compiled.

In conjunction with WSP, Social Media Partner for the CW Awards 2017, Construction Week is delighted to reveal full details of the companies, construction professionals, projects, and initiatives that will be competing for trophies at this year’s grand finale.

The winners of this year’s event will be presented with their accolades during a gala dinner and awards ceremony at Rixos Premium Dubai on Wednesday, 6 December, 2017.

READ: WSP confirmed as Social Media Partner for CW Awards 2017

Almost 100 nominations have been shortlisted for the event’s 14 categories, which comprise company, individual, project, and initiative awards.

The following lists contain details of the nominees that will be going head to head for the respective trophies in December.


A total of 25 nominations have been shortlisted for the event’s four company categories: Contractor of the Year, Consultant of the Year, Sub-Contractor of the Year, and Project Management Company of the Year.

Contractor of the Year

  • ALEC
  • Al Futtaim Carillion
  • Al Naboodah Construction Group
  • ASGC
  • BAM International
  • China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East (CSCEC ME)
  • Multiplex
  • S&T Interiors and Contracting

Consultant of the Year

  • Arcadis
  • Atkins
  • Aurecon
  • Parsons
  • Pascall+Watson
  • Ramboll
  • WME Engineering Consultants
  • WSP

Sub-Contractor of the Year

  • ALEC Fitout
  • Future Metro
  • HPBS
  • Voltas

Project Management Company of the Year

  • Compass Project Management
  • Faithful+Gould
  • Projacs


A total of 27 nominations have been shortlisted for the event’s four project categories: Commercial Project of the Year, Hospitality Project of the Year, Infrastructure Project of the Year, and Residential Project of the Year.

Commercial Project of the Year

  • Mirkaaz Mall – U+A
  • Motiongate Dubai – Aurecon
  • One Central, Phase 2 – Al Futtaim Carillion
  • Porsche Centre Muscat – Hoehler + alSalmy
  • Salam Square & Gallery – Hoehler + alSalmy
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Visitor Centre – DeSimone Consulting Engineers
  • The Opus by Omniyat – Kone Middle East

Hospitality Project of the Year

  • Aloft Al Ain – BAM International
  • Bulgari Resort and Residences Dubai – separate nominations from ALEC and Faithful+Gould
  • Damac Maison Royale The Distinction – Damac Properties
  • Deyaar Hotel & Serviced Apartments – U+A
  • Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai – CSCEC ME
  • Jumeirah Al-Naseem – Aurecon
  • The Address Downtown Dubai – Dutco Balfour Beatty
  • W Dubai, The Palm – Drake & Scull International (DSI)

Infrastructure Project of the Year

  • Dubai Water Canal – Parsons
  • Etihad Museum – ASGC
  • Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Road – Aecom
  • Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISSD) – U+A
  • University of Dubai – Kier Dubai

Residential Project of the Year

  • Al Ain Stadium and Mixed-Use Development – BAM International
  • Al Habib Suqoon Garden – Atkins
  • Damac Residenze with interiors by Fendi Casa – Damac Properties
  • Marasi Floating Homes – U+A
  • Rosebay, Meydan – U+A
  • The Polo Residence – Future Metro


A total of 29 nominations have been shortlisted for the event’s four individual categories: Construction Executive of the Year, Project Manager of the Year, Engineer of the Year, and Rising Star of the Year.

Construction Executive of the Year

  • Abdul Hamid Moukayed – Future Metro
  • Ahmed Osman – DeSimone Consulting Engineers
  • Damodar R Katti – Design Group Engineering Consultants (DGEC)
  • Dean McGrail – WSP
  • Ermis Marques – Aurecon
  • Hamish Tyrwhitt – Arabtec Holding / Depa
  • Luay Ayyash – Khansaheb
  • Yu Tao – CSCEC ME

Project Manager of the Year

  • Ahmed Al-Jahdhami – Atkins
  • Alasdair Leven – Faithful+Gould
  • Aoidin Curran – WME Engineering Consultants
  • Ben Casey – Multiplex
  • Henk Mol – ALEC
  • John Rinard – Parsons
  • Satayef Kassabbashi – DSI
  • Yasser Khan – Arcadis

Engineer of the Year

  • Ben Hawkes – Aurecon
  • Engi Jaber – Dewan Architects and Engineers
  • Rebecca King – Turner & Townsend
  • Shibu Varghese – DSI
  • Clement Gunasekar – Al Faraa
  • Peter Buchanan – Atkins

Rising Star of the Year

  • Ahmed Abas – Mott MacDonald
  • Chris Hunter – Compass Project Management
  • Farah Sulaiman – DSI
  • Karim Elnabawy – Arabtec Construction
  • Neha Nikhat – Atkins
  • Shweta Kishor Dhansinghani – Atkins
  • Shyam Visavadia – Faithful+Gould


A total of 16 nominations have been shortlisted for the event’s two initiative categories: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative of the Year, and Health and Safety Initiative of the Year.

CSR Initiative of the Year

  • ‘…because we care’ Campaign – DSI
  • Community Needs Plan (Sustainable Communities) – Carillion Alawi
  • Employee Wellness Campaign 2017 – ASGC
  • Health & Wellbeing Programme – Khansaheb
  • RAK Ceramics and Samena Capital Iftar Celebration – RAK Ceramics
  • Trade School – Al Naboodah Construction Group
  • Twofold Happiness – Sobha Group
  • ‘We Care’ Programme – Multiplex

Health and Safety Initiative of the Year

  • High-Risk Activity Monitoring Board – DSI
  • Kone Safety Week – Kone
  • Life Preserving Principles Campaign – Aecom
  • Mission Smile – Carillion Alawi
  • Visible Felt Leadership – Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE)
  • Worker Engagement Programme – Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP)
  • Worker Wellness Programme – BAM International
  • ‘You Promised’ Campaign – Dutco Balfour Beatty

Table bookings are still being accepted for the event, although space is now limited. To secure your place at the CW Awards 2017, please contact Teri Dunstan via, or book directly through the event’s microsite.

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