Bids in for Lamar towers

01 April 2008
Bids have been submitted for the SR600m ($160m) main construction package on the Lamar Towers project in Jeddah.

The prequalified companies for the contract include the local/Lebanon Saudi ACC, the local El Seif and Saudi Binladin Group, South-Korea's Samwhan Corporation, Dubai-based Arabtec and Athens-based CCC. An award is expected by the end of April.

The project is located on the Jeddah corniche and involves the construction of two towers on a common podium. The taller of the two towers will reach 310 metres.

US-based Turner Construction is the project manager. The local Cayan Investment & Development Company is the client (MEED 11:3:08).

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