The bidders for the Sheikh Zayed highway project are: Al-Basti & Muktha, Al-Naboodah Contracting, Al-Shafar General Contracting and Engineering Contracting Company, all local; and the local/German Al-Rostamani Pegel. Located next to the Burj Dubai development, the 55-storey residential tower will have a built-up area of 61,000 square-metres and a 16,000-square-metre parking structure at the rear. The local APCC is working on the enabling works package. Lebanon’s Khatib & Alami is the consultant.

Bids are due on 9 April for the main construction package on an estimated AED 150 million ($40 million) seven-storey residential tower in Al-Barsha near to Mall of the Emirates. The UK’s Fraser Nag & Partnership is the consultant.