The client has prequalified 11 local contractors to bid for other villa packages at Al-Raha. The prequalified firms are: Al-Hamed Development & Construction; Al-Meraikhi General Contracting; Al-Meraikhi Industrial Complex; Ali & Sons Company; Arabtec Construction; Al-Fara’a General Contracting Company; Commodore Contracting Company; Civil Engineering & Contracting Company (Civilco); Nael General Company; Target Engineering Construction Companyand Al-Jaber.

The estimated $270 million development will comprise 1,388 villas and townhouses. UK-based Maunsellis the infrastructure design consultant. Australia’s GHDis the overall consultant. ALDAR is the project manager.