The local/UK Dutco Balfour Beatty is working on the estimated AED 70 million ($19 million) quay wall package for the central island at the heart of the development. The local/Turkish joint venture of Al-Habtoor Engineering Enterprises and STFA Soil Group is carrying out the first of four piling packages, which involves foundations work for three of the project’s 11 road bridges.

The local Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting is carrying out site preparation works; the UK’s Halcrow is the consultant; US-based Hill International is the project manager (MEED 10:2:06).