Bids due for Sheraton Heliopolis

10 January 2003
Six international contractors are prequalified for the estimated $50 million-55 million contract to expand the Sheraton Heliopolis Hotel in Cairo. The local/Kuwaiti Gulf Egypt for Hotels & Tourismhas invited bids from the companies by a 6 March deadline (MEED 6:9:02).

The prequalified companies are Besixof Belgium, Athens-based Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC), Cyprus' Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas), Bouyguesof France, Samsung Corporationof South Korea and SAEof France, which refurbished the existing 588-room hotel in the mid-1990s.

The project will involve the construction of a new wing on the existing site. Scheduled for completion in the first half of 2004, the new building will have a built-up area of 51,000 square metres, with 285 rooms, in addition to conference facilities, restaurants and a multi-level underground car park. The main consultant working on the scheme is the UK-based Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo.

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