CW In Focus | Imkan's Pixel contract awarded to China's CNTC

Construction Week's YouTube show explores what the latest Chinese contractor award means for UAE-China ties

The UAE and China’s construction relations grew deeper this August after Abu Dhabi’s Imkan made Chinese firm CNTC its main contractor for the seven-tower Pixel development on Reem Island.

The agreement means that work will begin immediately on the 18ha Pixel waterfront community, which is scheduled for full completion in Q4 2021.

The development comprises 525 residential units and comprises of 26 amenities.

In this episode of Construction Week in Focus, Ashley Williams, features writer at Construction Week, outlines the reactions from Imkan and CNTC officials about the contract, and what it will mean for the two nations. 

Construction Week In Focus is a twice-weekly bulletin of the Middle East's top news from the real estate development and contracting sectors. The series is hosted on Construction Week's YouTube channel, alongside weekly series published by its sister titles. The latter includes MEP Engineered by MEP Middle EastFM Live by facilities management Middle East, and Heavy Metal by PMV Middle East.

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Construction Week In Focus episodes are published each Sunday and Wednesday. Heavy Metal episodes are published on Mondays, and FM Live updates are presented on Tuesdays. MEP Engineered rounds off the week each Thursday. All videos are published at 4.30pm Dubai time. 

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