Five line up for Park Place

10 September 2004
Five groups submitted bids in early September for the main package on the Park Place residential tower project in Dubai. The award of the estimated $75 million-80 million contract is expected by October (MEED 25:6:04).
Five groups submitted bids in early September for the main package on the Park Place residential tower project in Dubai. The award of the estimated $75 million-80 million contract is expected by October (MEED 25:6:04).

The bidders are: a joint venture of Lebanon's Arabian Construction Company (ACC) and the UK's Higgs & Hill; the local/Australian Nasa Multiplex; the local/South African joint venture of Al-Habtoor Engineering Enterprisesand Murray & Roberts Contractors (Middle East); the local Al-Hamed Development & Construction; and Australia's Grocon, with Dubai Civil Engineering.

The contract covers sub- and superstructure works, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) and finishes for the tower, which will have a gross floor area of about 75,000 square metres, and an associated multi-storey car park.

The project manager on the development is Australia's Clifton Coney Stevensand the design architect is Cox Architecture, also of Australia. The client is a local investor.

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