Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Dubai Industrial City warehouse contract awarded to DCE

Dubai Civil Engineering Company (DCE) has been awarded a multibillion contract by Dubai Industrial City (a member of Tatweer), for building the first and second phases of its warehouses with 6million Sq.Ft. of storage space.

The size of each warehouse would vary from 5000 to 10,000 Sq.Ft. depending on the client requirement.

The CEO of Dubai Industrial City, Rashed Al Ansari mentioned that about 400 warehouses would be constructed during the first phase, and about 404 warehouses during the second phase, in addition to providing sufficient retail space next to the warehouses.

He said "We will build cold storage facilities for food and beverage items, as well as areas to store chemicals, base metals and transport equipment and parts to complement the various industrial zones operating across the city".

Dubai Industrial City, located close to Jebel Ali Port and the Jebel Ali Airport, is easily accessible to prominent highways such as the Dubai Ring Road, Emirates Road, Sheikh Zayed Road.

This development provides a location with six industrial clusters for chemicals, transport parts and equipment, base metals, beverage, mineral products and mechanical and machinery equipments.

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