On 2 May 2018, the men and women behind the region’s biggest and best projects will gather in Dubai to recognise and celebrate the GCC’s highest-quality projects of the year. More than 90 projects have been shortlisted as finalists or national winners and will compete for the regional award in 16 categories. Congratulations and good luck to all of this year’s finalists. We look forward to seeing you all in Dubai on 2 May, when the winners of the MEED Projects Awards 2018 will be revealed at a gala dinner at The Westin Mina Seyahi.

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MEED Quality Project of the Year Awards, in association with Mashreq

Below is the shortlist for the awards, for which an overall winner will be chosen from the GCC winners of the industry categories and announced at the awards ceremony on 2 May 2018.

Category: Commercial Project of the Year
Project: Emirates Sembcorp Water & Power Company

Entrant: Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (Adwea)

Project owner: Adwea 6%, Taqa 54%, Sembcorp Utilities 40%

Project location: UAE

Project:  One Central Phase 2 – Offices 2(C2) & 3(C4)

Entrant: Al-Futtaim Carillion

Project Owner: Dubai World Trade Center

Project location: UAE

Project: Nestle Factory

Entrant: ASGC

Project owner: Nestle

Project location: UAE

Project: UAE Exchange Global Head Office

Entrant: Design Infinity

Project owner: UAE Exchange

Project location: UAE

Project:  Construction of Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Package-7, Hotel#2

Entrant: Larsen & Toubro (Oman)

Project owner: Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran)

Project location: Oman

Project: Conference and Exhibition Hall at GUtech

Entrant: Hoehler + Al-Salmy

Project owner: Oman Educational Services

Project location: Oman

Project:  Jahra & Farwaniya Courts Complexes

Entrant: Pace

Project owner: Amiri Diwan for the benefit of The Ministry of Justice (Kuwait)

Project location:  Kuwait

Project:  Chef Middle East HQ and Food Cold Storage, Production & Distribution Facility

Entrant: McLaren Group

Project owner: Chef Middle East

Project location: UAE

Project: Al-Hilal Bank Tower

Entrant: Goettsch Partners

Project owner: Al-Hilal Bank

Project location: UAE

Project:  History of Science Centre

Entrant: Hoehler + Al-Salmy

Project owner: Oman Educational Services

Project location:  Oman

Category: Culture & Heritage Project of the Year
Project:  Hamad Town Model Youth Centre

Entrant: Ministry of Youth & Sports Bahrain

Project owner: Ministry of Youth & Sports

Project location: Bahrain

Project: Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmed Cultural Centre

Entrant: SSH

Project owner: Amiri Diwan

Project location:  Kuwait

Project: Dubai Opera

Entrant:  Consolidated Contractors Company

Project owner: Emaar

Project location: UAE

Project: Jahra & Farwaniya Courts Complexes

Entrant: Pace

Project owner: Amiri Diwan for the benefit of The Ministry of Justice (Kuwait)

Project location: Kuwait

Project: Sultan Qaboos Youth Complex for Culture & Recreation

Entrant: Larsen & Toubro (Oman)

Project owner: Royal Court Affairs

Project location: Oman

Category: Education Project of the Year
Project: Abu Dhabi Future School Programme

Entrant: Al-Dhabi Contracting LLC

Project owner:  Musanada

Project location: UAE

Project: Al-Batina International School

Entrant: Design Group Engineering Consultants

Project owner: Al-Batina International School

Project location: Oman

Project: Fast Track Kids Academy

Entrant: IHCC

Project owner: Bait al-Batterjee Medical Company

Project location:  Saudi Arabia

Project: British School Muscat, Phase 1B and 1C

Entrant: Turner & Townsend International

Project owner: British School Muscat

Project location:  Oman

Category:  Healthcare Project of the Year
Project: Tawam Dialysis Centre

Entrant: Stantec International

Project owner: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company

Project: Zulekha Hospital

Entrant: Zulekha Hospital

Project owner: Zulekha Healthcare Group

Project location: UAE

Project: Al-Amal Psychiatric Hospital

Entrant: China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East

Project owner: Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Project location: UAE

Project:  Saudi German Hospital Hail

Entrant:  Lifestyle Developers

Project owner: Bait al-Batterjee Medical Company (Sharjah Branch)

Project location:  Saudi Arabia

Category: Hotel Project of the Year
Project:  Bluewaters Luxury Hotel, Family Hotel and Serviced Apartments

Entrant: Atkins

Project owner: Meeras / North 25

Project location: UAE

Project:  Burj al-Shaya

Entrant: Gensler & Associates International

Project owner:  MH Alshaya Company

Project location:  Kuwait

Project: Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences

Entrant: Goettsch Partners

Project owner:  General Organisation for Social Insurance

Project location:  Saudi Arabia

Project: Al-Habtoor City – Hotels

Entrant: HLG Contracting

Project owner: Dubai National Investment Company

Project location: UAE

Project:  Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Entrant: Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Project owner: Meraas

Project location: UAE

Project:  Anantara al-Jabal al-Akhdar Resort

Joint Entrant: Atelier Pod & Engineering Innovation Design & Consulting

Project owner: Ministry of Defence Pension Fund

Project location:  Oman

Project:  Four Seasons Abu Dhabi

Entrant: Faithful+Gould

Project owner:  Al-Sowwah Square Properties (A wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala)

Project location:  UAE

Project:  Nurai Island Resort by Zaya

Entrant: Al-Jihan Gulf Horizon General Contracting

Project owner: Zaya Real Estate Development

Project location: UAE

Project: Viceroy Hotel Resorts & Residences Palm Jumeirah

Joint entrant: China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East/P&T Architects & Engineers

Project owner: Assas Investments

Project location:  UAE

Project:  Al-Habtoor Polo Resort & Club

Entrant: Al-Habtoor Group

Project owner: Al-Habtoor Group

Project location: UAE

Category: Industrial Project of the Year
Project: Al-Nabooda Automobiles “Audi, Volkswagen & Porsche Body & Paint Workshop and Service Centre”

Entrant: Al-Sahel Contracting Company

Project owner: Al-Nabooda Automobiles

Project location:  UAE

Project:  Oral Solid Dosage Formulation and Office & Utility Buildings

Entrant: Emitech Technical Services

Project owner:  GELTEC Healthcare

Project location:  UAE

Project:  Steel Wood Industries

Entrant: Steel Wood Industries

Project owner:  Steel Wood Industries

Project location:  UAE

Category: Leisure & Tourism Project of the Year
Project: Louvre Abu Dhabi

Entrant: Buro Happold Consulting Engineers

Project owner: Department of Culture & Tourism

Project location: UAE

Project: Motiongate, Dubai Parks & Resorts

Entrant: Laing O’Rourke Middle East

Project owner:  Motiongate/DXB Entertainments

Project location:  UAE

Project:   Umm al-Emarat Park (previously named Mushrif Central Park)

Entrant: Al-Dhabi Contracting

Project owner:  Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan al-Nahyan

Project location:  UAE

Project:  Crowne Plaza Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre

Entrant: Oman Tourism Development Co (Omran)

Project owner:  Omran

Project location:  Oman

Project: IMG Worlds of Adventure

Entrant: IMG Worlds of Adventure

Project owner: IMG Worlds

Project location: UAE

Project:  Dubai Opera

Entrant: Consolidated Contractors Company

Project owner:  Emaar

Project location:  UAE

Project:  Modon Lake

Entrant: Saudi Industrial Property Authority (Modon)

Project owner: Saudi Industrial Property Authority (Modon)

Project location:  Saudi Arabia

 

Category: Mixed Use Project of the Year
Project: City Walk

Entrant:   ASGC

Project owner: Meraas

Project location:  UAE

Project: Hyatt Regency Creek Heights

Entrant:  Wasl Properties

Project owner:  Dubai Real Estate Corporation

Project location:  UAE

Project: Jabal Omar Development Project

Entrant:  Jabal Omar Development Company

Project owner:  Jabal Omar Development Company

Project location:  Saudi Arabia

Category: Oil & Gas Project of the Year
Project: Khazzan

Entrant: BP

Project owner: BP

Project location: Oman

Project: Suhar Refinery Improvement Project

Entrant: Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic)

Project owner: Orpic

Project location: UAE

Project: Adnoc Refining Ruwais Refinery Expansion (RRE) project – Package #3 Offsites & Utilities

Entrant: Samsung Engineering

Project owner: Adnoc Refining

Project location: UAE

Project: Al-Hosn Gas Shah Project

Entrant: Al-Hosn Gas

Project owner: Al-Hosn Gas

Project location: UAE

Project: Shaybah-NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) Project

Entrant: Samsung Engineering

Project owner:  Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco)

Project location:  Saudi Arabia

Project: EPC for Sohar Refinery Sea Water Cooling System Revamp

Entrant: AWS Engineering

Project owner: Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic)

Project location: Oman

Category: Power Project of the Year
Project:  Shuaa Energy-1

Entrant: Acwa Power

Project owner: Dewa, Acwa Power, TSK

Project location: UAE

Project:  Shuaa Energy 1- Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum 200MW PV Solar Plant Phase 2

Entrant: ILF Consultancy Engineers

Project owner: Dewa, Acwa Power, TSK

Project location: UAE

Project: Construction of new 132/33 kV grid station at Saada and associated 132kV lilo works with 6.5km of 132kV underground cabling works

Entrant: Larsen & Toubro (Oman)

Project owner: Oman Electricity Transmission Company

Project location: Oman

Project:  Jeddah South Thermal Power Plant

Entrant: Saudi Electricity Company

Project owner: Saudi Electricity Company

Project location: Saudi Arabia

Project:  Shuqaiq Steam Power Plant Project

Entrant: Saudi Electricity Company

Project owner: Saudi Electricity Company

Project location: Saudi Arabia

Project:  Construction of 11kV Ahmadi E substation in Ahmadi Township

Entrant: Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)

Project owner: KOC

Project location: Kuwait

Project:  Construction of New 400kV Grid Station at Izki

Entrant: Larsen & Toubro (Oman)

Project owner: Oman Electricity Transmission Company

Project location: Oman

Project: Haramain High-Speed Railway Six 380kV Substation Project

Entrant: Alfanar Construction Co

Project owner: Saudi Electricity Company

Project location: Saudi Arabia

Category: Residential Project of the Year
Project: Nirvana Home

Entrant: AGi architects Spain SL

Project owner: Private

Project location: Kuwait

Project: Bay’s Edge

Entrant: Al-Sahel Contracting Company

Project owner: Damac Properties

Project location:  UAE

Project: City Walk Phase 1

Entrant: ASGC

Project owner: Meraas

Project location: UAE

Project: The Treasure

Entrant: Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company

Project owner: Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company

Project location: Bahrain

Project: Damac Towers by Paramount Hotels & Resorts

Entrant: KEO

Project owner: Damac Properties

Project location: UAE

Project: Reem/ Mira Community

Entrant: Parsons

Project owner: Al-Aryam Phase 1

Project location: UAE

Project: Vincitore Palacio

Entrant: Vincitore Real Estate Development

Project owner: Vijay Doshi (Vincitore Real Estate Development)

Project location: UAE

Category: Retail Project of the Year
Project: Bay Square

Entrant: ASGC

Project owner: Dubai Properties

Project location: UAE

Project: Al-Seef

Entrant: Atkins

Project owner: Atkins

Project location: UAE

Project: First Avenue Mall

Entrant: Dewan Architects + Engineers

Project owner: Al-Tawfeeq for Development & Investment

Project location: UAE

Project: Expansion & Refurbishment of Sharjah City Centre

Entrant: HLG Contracting

Project owner: Majid al-Futtaim

Project location: UAE

Project: Outlet Village Mall, Dubai Parks & Resorts

Entrant: Laing O’Rourke Middle East

Project owner:  Meraas

Project location: UAE

Project: Avenues Phase 3

Entrant: Gensler & Associates International Limited (Dubai Br)

Project owner:  The Al-Rai Real Estate Co.

Project location: Kuwait

Project: Dragon Mart 2

Entrant: Nakheel

Project owner: Nakheel PJSC

Project location: UAE

Category: Small Project of the Year
Project: SGT5-4000F GT Outage Period

Entrant:  Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa)

Project owner: Dewa

Project location: UAE

Project: Petcoke Storage and Handling Facility Project

Entrant:  Larsen & Toubro (Oman) LLC

Project owner: Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Company

Project location: Oman

Project: Connection of Al-Dawadmi BSP S/S # 9037 with 132 kV Network in Riyadh Area

Entrant:  Larsen & Toubro – Power Transmission & Distribution

Project owner: National Grid Saudi Arabia

Project location: Saudi Arabia

Project: Supply & Installation of 132/11 kV GIS Substation SGRE-A at Shagaya Area and Two Bay Extension at SHAG-A Substation

Entrant: Larsen & Toubro – Power Transmission & Distribution

Project owner: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research

Project location: Kuwait

Project: Hamad Town Model Youth Centre

Entrant:  Ministry of Youth & Sports Bahrain

Project owner: Ministry of Youth & Sports

Project location: Bahrain

Category: Sustainable Project of the Year, in association with Al-Sahel Contracting
Project:  Al-Ain Bus Station

Entrant: Atkins

Project owner: Abu Dhabi Department of Transport

Project location: UAE

Project:  Diyar al-Salam

Entrant: IHCC

Project owner: Dalalcom Global Real Estate Company

Project location: Saudi Arabia

Project:  Neighborhood One Residences Phase 1

Entrant: Multiplex

Project owner: Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company

Project location: UAE

Project:  Sewage Treatment Plant at Ruwais

Entrant: Six Construct

Project owner: Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company

Project location: UAE

Category: Transport Project of the Year
Project:  Bluewaters Bridge

Entrant: Besix

Project owner: Meeras / North 25

Project location:  UAE

Project:  Dubai Airport T1- CD Automated People Mover

Entrant: Bombardier Transportation

Project owner:  Dubai Aviation Engineering Project

Project location:  UAE

Project:  Safeguarding Border Project

Entrant:  Design Group Engineering Consultants

Project owner:  Ministry of Defence

Project location:  Oman

Project:  Dubai Tram

Entrant: Roads & Transport Authority (RTA)

Project owner: RTA

Project location:  UAE

Project:  The Jahra Road and Jamal Abdul Nasser Street Development Project

Entrant: Pace

Project owner:  Ministry of Public Works

Project location:  Kuwait

Project:  Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Road

Entrant: Aecom

Project owner: Department of Municipal Affairs & Transport, Abu Dhabi

Project location:  UAE

Category: Water Project of the Year
Project:  Safi

Entrant: Besix

Project owner: Safi

Project location: UAE

Project: Construction of Extensions to the Water Supply Network at Nizwa

Entrant:  Public Authority for Electricity & Water

Project owner: Public Authority for Electricity & Water

Project location: Oman

Project: Makkah Reservoirs

Entrant: Arcadis

Project owner: National Water Company

Project location: Saudi Arabia

Project: Sewage Treatment Plant at Ruwais

Entrant: Six Construct

Project owner: Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company

Project location: UAE

Project: Sohar Industrial Port

Entrant: Six Construct

Project owner: Majis Industrial Services

Project location: Oman

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