The first contract, worth AED3bn was awarded to the local Dubai Civil Engineering (DCE) for the construction of 100 apartment buildings.

Abu Dhabi-based Al-Ghafly has been awarded the second package of 100 buildings which is also worth about AED3bn.

The buildings will be arranged into four clusters, each with two sectors, and will range from four to seven floors. The total built-up area of both packages is about 1.3 million square metres. The project is located next to Global Village and Bawadi Boulevard.

The local Dar Consult is the consultant. The client is Mizin, the real estate development subsidiary of the local Tatweer (MEED 9:12:07).