Kuwait picks up DWC deals

Two major contracts have been awarded on Dubai World Central (DWC), the massive urban aviation community being built in Jebel Ali

Two major contracts have been awarded on Dubai World Central (DWC), the massive urban aviation community being built in Jebel Ali.

The turnkey construction of its US $408 million (AED1.5 billion) Dubai Logistics City headquarters and office park has gone to Kuwait's MA Kharafi & Sons, while The National Company, which is part of the Kharafi Group, has won a contract for the construction of two Central Utility Complexes.

Phase one of the office park will include 10 six-storey office buildings spread across 255,000m2, in addition to 110,000m2 of underground parking and 60,000m2 of independent parking. The park will eventually accommodate 18 office buildings.

"This huge aviation city centred around Dubai World Central International Airport will place Dubai in pole position for regional logistics, tourism and commerce," said HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman, Dubai World Central.

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