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Emad Azmy
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Emad Azmy

President, Al Shafar General Contracting
Dr Jawaharlal Gangaramani
Richard Barrett

Emad Azmy is an Egyptian civil engineer who co-founded Al Shafar General Contracting with chairman Mohamed Seif Bin Shafar in 1989.

The firm started off working on low-rise buildings, but within six years had gained the necessary approvals from Dubai Municipality to build towers and it has gained a reputation for delivering large-scale projects ever since.

The company has evolved into a group with 16 other operating divisions, including firms in the MEP, interiors, civils and building materials markets.

The company has completed more than 270 projects including the Vision Tower, Emirates Crown and Business Executive Towers in Dubai, as well as developer Damac’s first residential tower in Abu Dhabi, known as Oceanscape.

It is currently on site on a $100m-plus project for al Habtoor Group to build a new Waldorf Astoria hotel on the Palm Jumeirah and has recently announced a two-year contract to build 21 new low-rise apartment blocks in the Jumeirah district of Dubai for Meraas Holding.

The company said the latest award “stands as a witness to the growing confidence in the Dubai real estate market and to ASGC’s capabilities in delivering complex projects”.

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Awards

New category open for consultancies at CW Awards 2019 in Dubai
Sub-Consultancy of the Year to be crowned for the first time at the gala ceremony
Leaders in Construction KSA Awards to be held in Sep 2019
Gala ceremony in Riyadh to recognise and reward Saudi Arabia's best construction projects and brightest

Conferences

Leaders UAE 2019: Pinsent Masons confirmed as Gold Sponsor
Law firm is among the major construction industry players confirmed as sponsors for Leaders UAE's
Leaders in Construction UAE Summit returns in Sept 2019
Dubai conference to see top officials discuss the people, trends, and challenges that will power

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 747
Aug 03, 2019