Dubai's Drake wins $60.9m deal for hotel, mall expansion


By Staff

Drake & Scull International on Monday announced that its engineering unit has secured a AED224 million ($60.9 million) contract to deliver mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works for a hotel complex and the expansion of a prominent retail mall in Dubai.

2DSI said in a statement that it has commenced work on the site and will oversee the supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of complete MEP works with a scheduled handover by 2018.

The company said the project involves the development of an extension to a prominent retail destination in Dubai whose expanded premises will include a new high rise hotel tower and a low-rise podium that includes a hypermarket, cinemas, and additional retail space, all within a total built up area of 192,000 sq m.

Drake & Scull did not name the mall or hotel in the statement. More info