Abu Dhabi receives prices for rehabilitation centre

03 March 2013

Three companies submit bids to Abu Dhabi Health Services Company

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) has received commercial offers from shortlisted companies for the contract to build a rehabilitation centre in the emirate.

The contractors that submitted prices are India’s Larsen & Toubro, the local Ascon, and Austria’s Strabag.

Located in Khalifa City A, the centre will provide high level of post‐trauma care. The five-storey building will have a built-up area of 56,000 square metres. There will be 156 beds including VIP suites.

Lead consultancy team is Germany’s Tilke & Partners and Switzerland’s ICME Healthcare.

Seha is also expected to award the contract for its estimated AED2.6bn ($708m) hospital in Al-Ain adter receiving revised prices from contractors last year.

The bidders include:

  • Al-Faraa General Contracting Company (local)
  • Al-Habtoor Leighton Group (local/Australia)/Murray & Roberts Contractors (South Africa)
  • Acciona Infraestructuras(Spain)/Al-Shafar General Contracting (local)/National Projects Construction (local)
  • Arabtec Construction (local)
  • Brookfield Multiplex (Canada)
  • China State Construction Engineering Corporation (China)
  • Ed Zublin (Germany)

The contract involves building a 688-bed hospital. It will cover 358,000 square metres, with underground parking for 1,500 cars.

Seha is also expected to tender Sheikh Khalifa Medical City on Abu Dhabi island this year. The proposed hospital will cover a total area of 3 million square feet and will combine general hospital facilities with a trauma centre, and women’s and paediatric centres, with a total of 838 beds. The central area of the proposed medical campus will contain restaurants, retail and education spaces.

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