ALEC awarded US$ 1.09 bn contracts for new projects across UAE in past three months

Posted on 17th February 2015

ALEC, a subsidiary of the Al Jaber Group, has been awarded approximately Dh4 billion (US$ 1.09 billion) of new projects over the last three months.

Marina Gate, Dubai Marina

Obaid Khaleefa Al Jaber Al Murri, Chairman of Al Jaber Group, said, “These contract wins reinforce Al Jaber Group and Alec’s position and reputation as one of the leading construction companies in the Middle East.”
Kez Taylor, CEO of ALEC, said, “ALEC is pleased to secure these important projects and awards which further reinforce our capabilities and experience in the UAE market”.

ALEC’s first project is the Residences at Marina Gate development in Dubai, where it will be collaborating with its related businesses, ALEMCO (MEP business) and ALEC FIT-OUT, on the first two towers of this development, recently awarded by Select Group, one of Dubai’s largest property developers, according to reports in Gulf News.

The contract is valued at approximately Dh1 billion (US$ 0.27 billion)  and consists of three high-end residential towers in total including a retail area standing at the gateway to Dubai Marina. The construction of the first tower, Marina Gate I, is planned to commence at the beginning of March 2015 with the second, of the three towers, Marina Gate II construction planned to start Q2 of 2015.

The second project is Dubai Festival City where ALEC was recently awarded the second phase of the Dubai Festival City Mall extension, Project Salsa 2, by Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate. The contract is valued at approximately Dh 600 million. The total project area is 73,500 square meters, including demolition works, with the construction period being 16 months. ALEC are also completing one of Al Futtaim Groups other flagship malls, Doha Festival City in Qatar, due for completion in 2016.

The third project is the Bvlgari Resort Hotel and Marina Village, located off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Road, which will feature a distinguished 5-star mixed-use development, sculpted in the shape of a titanic seahorse featuring retail, residential, hospitality and entertainment zones. ALEC were awarded the contract with approximate value of Dh1.4 billion (US$ 0.38 billion) by Meraas Development. The construction period is 23 months.

The fourth project is the Bluewaters Wharf Retail Project, ALEC was recently awarded the Dh1.2 billion (US$ 0.33 billion) Wharf Retail Construction Works for the new Bluewaters development in Dubai, by Meraas Development.

Bluewaters is located off the Jumeirah Beach Residence coastline and will feature demarcated retail, residential, hospitality and entertainment zones.

More at Ventures Onsite MENA Projects Database:

The Residences at the Marina Gate - Tower 1

The Residences at the Marina Gate - Tower 2

Dubai Festival City Mall Refurbishment - Phase 2 (Salsa 2)

Bvlgari (Bulgari) Resort Hotel and Marina Village on Jumeirah Bay Island

Bluewaters Islands in Dubai - Wharf Retail

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