Local developer Omniyat Properties has invited contractors to bid by 13 June for the estimated AED800m ($218m) deal to build its Dorchester hotel development in Dubais Business Bay.
The prospective bidders include:
- Alec (local)
- HLG Contracting (local/Australia)
- Kele (local)
- Multiplex (Canada)
- Shapoorji Pallonji (India)
The hotel property is understood to have a built-up area of about 132,000 square metres.
The property was designed by the UKs Foster + Partners. The local Brewer Smith Brewer Gulf is the architect of record.
Omniyat recently awarded the estimated $200m contract to build The Sterling scheme, a twin tower residential project in Downtown Dubai, to the local Sun Engineering & Contracting. That scheme comprises two residential towers.
Established in 2005, Omniyat has a development portfolio worth more than $6.2bn, which includes other schemes such as The Opus, The Pad, One Palm, Langham Place and Anwa.