The packages are:

Infrastructure works. Estimated to be worth AED 200 million-250 million ($54 million-68 million), bids are due to be returned by 26 May. The 12-month package calls for the construction of roads, car parking, stormwater drainage and sanitary disposal facilities and electrical works;

Chinamex apartments-1. Known as package 1A, it covers the construction of 13 buildings, each of four-five storeys, with a total built-up area of about 1.2 million square feet. Bids are due to be returned on 31 May for the estimated AED 200 million ($54 million) contract, which will take about 12 months to complete;

Chinamex apartments-2. Called package 1B, it includes the construction of 12 buildings, each of four-five storeys, with a total built-up area of about 1 million square feet. Bids are due to be returned by 31 May for the 12-month contract, which is worth AED 180 million ($49 million);

Chinamex mart. The 12-month package covers the construction of a shopping mall and related facilities to be built in the shape of a dragon over 150,000 square metres and a 30,000-square-feet warehousing facility. Bids are due to be returned by 31 May for the estimated AED 300 million ($82 million) package, which covers architectural, structural and mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works;

The consultant for the infrastructure and apartments packages is Lebanon’s Associated Consultants Engineers (ACE) International. The local Shahid Engineering Consultant is the consultant for the Chinamex mart package. The client is Dubai-based Nakheel Corporation.