- Aecom awarded feasibility and design contract
- Duqm Frontier Town is a residential area of 183 hectares
Aecom will be responsible for the detailed master plan, detailed design, preparation of the tenders, and supervision of construction contracts.
Duqm Frontier Town is a residential area of 183 hectares, located in the Al-Wusta region on the southeast coast approximately 550 kilometres from both Muscat and Salalah. The Omani government, keen to spread economic development across the country, decided this region should be a major new centre of economic activity, focused largely on export business.
The development of the area includes a new town, a dry-dock business, an industrial zone, an airport and a seaport. DDC is the pioneer developer of the residential district in the regions main town, Duqm.
Duqm Development Company (DDC) is a real estate firm that was set up to develop and manage the Frontier Town residential and commercial zone in Duqm. It is jointly owned by the local shipyard arm of South Koreas Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company (DSME) and the state-owned Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran).
Duqm Frontier Town
Included in the New Town plan:
- 2,000 villas
- Duqm Beach Hotel
- Marine resort
- Business centres
- Residential building
- Commercial building
- Shopping malls
- Utilities and road works
- Primary and secondary dual carriageway
- Duqm port
- Marine works
- Infrastructure works
- Ship repair yard and drydock complex
- Free zone and industrial area
- Duqm airport
- Frontier Town
- Associated facilities
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