Dubai developer Emaar Properties has awarded Canada’s Brookfield Multiplex the contract to complete the raft foundations for its Address Residence Fountain Views development at its Downtown Dubai development.

Emaar is also tendering the main construction package which involves building three towers, including a 220-metre-tall, 60-storey, 280-unit luxury residential tower looking out to Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, and The Dubai Fountain.

The prospective bidders for construction deal are the local/UK Al-Futtaim Carillion, Lebanon’s Arabian Construction Company (ACC) , Canada’s Brookfield Multiplex, Athens-based Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) and the local/UK Dutco Balfour Beatty (DBB).

Destination Dubai 2020
On 28-29 January 2014, MEED will hold its Destination Dubai 2020 event. The two-day conference will bring together the emirate’s key government-related entities and stakeholders to discuss their respective growth plans and outline Dubai’s ongoing expansion to 2020 and beyond. For the very latest information regarding this event, please visit