Contractors tendering for the project were given the option of submitting bids for each tower individually, or submitting a bid for both as one overall package. The other bidders for the project were: Oger Dubai, the local subsidiary of Saudi Oger; and the local Dhabi Contracting Company.

The UK’s Faithful & Gouldis the project manger; the local office of KEO International Consultantsis the design consultant. Abu Dhabi-based Sefi Fontechas completed the piling works.

Bids are due at the end of the year for two other Nakheel towers at JLT called Falcon and Flamingo. Both towers are residential and will be 40 storeys high. Faithful & Gould is the project manager. The local Dutch Foundationsis carrying out the piling, shoring, excavation and dewatering works.