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CW Awards 2017: Hospitality Project of the Year unveiled

ConstructionWeekOnline reveals the winner of its Hospitality Project of the Year Award, which was presented at the Construction Week Awards 2017 in Dubai

Find out which nomination scooped Hospitality Project of the Year at the <i>Construction Week</i> Awards 2017.
Find out which nomination scooped Hospitality Project of the Year at the <i>Construction Week</i> Awards 2017.

Nominated by Aurecon, Dubai’s Jumeirah Al-Naseem was named Hospitality Project of the Year at the Construction Week Awards 2017.

The resort was described by our judges as an immensely complicated development to successfully deliver.

One panellist was impressed with the project team’s ability to construct effectively within a challenging natural environment, not to mention the development’s geotechnical and marine-related complexity.

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Commenting on Jumeirah Al-Naseem, Ermis Marques, Aurecon’s regional director for the Middle East, said: “It’s a fantastic project that complements Madinat Jumeirah – another development with which we were involved. It also connects nicely with Wild Wadi and Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

“Jumeirah Al-Naseem has been a fantastic team effort. The project was complex and intricate, but it’s turned out to be a great result. Aurecon is very proud to have acted as the structural engineer for the development,” Marques added.

With separate nominations from both ALEC and Faithful+Gould, Bulgari Resort and Residences was named this year’s Highly Commended Hospitality Project.

Other shortlisted nominations included Aloft Al Ain, nominated by BAM International; Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai, nominated by China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East (CSCEC ME); Damac Maison Royale The Distinction, nominated by Damac Properties; The Address Downtown Dubai, nominated by Dutco Balfour Beatty; W Hotel, The Palm, nominated by Drake & Scull International (DSI); and Deyaar Hotel and Serviced Apartments, nominated by U+A.

An independent panel of judges, comprising eight of the Middle East’s foremost construction experts, selected winners in 14 categories at the Construction Week Awards 2017.

The event was supported by Gold Sponsors ALEC, HPBS, HBF, EB, National Engineering Bureau (NEB), and Union National Bank (UNB); Silver Sponsors Arabtec, Depa, Future Metro, and WME Consultants; Category Sponsors Construction Computer Software (CCS), DeSimone Structural Engineers, JLG, Kone, Multiplex, and Ramboll; Social Media Partner, WSP; and Post-Event Celebration Sponsor, BAM International.

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