Friday, September 14, 2007

Construction works to commence as scheduled on Damac's Smart Heights

Damac Properties has announced that the construction works of its 'Smart Heights' project at Tecom, would commence as scheduled. The project is due to be completed by August 2009.

Earlier, Damac launched the Executive Heights project in Tecom, and went on to become the first to announce an office tower in Tecom. Smart Heights is the second project of the company in Tecom.

The enabling works, including excavation and piling for development of the infrastructure, was completed on 24th July this year. The enabling works were carried out by International Foundation Group (IFG), who are the leaders in the field of geotechnical and foundation engineering.

Currently, Engineering and Contracting Company (ECC), the leading contractors in the industry will begin construction of 'Smart Heights' as scheduled.

Smart Heights will offer a state-of-the-art office space that covers 288,000 square feet of area, with 22,000 square feet of prime retail outlets, six levels of parking, and other amenities such as day-care and healthcare center. The project will offer businesses too, the ultimate in smart technology.

The Smart technology feature comprises a smart card for controlled access anywhere within the building, smart technology featuring eye-biometric recognition, smart lighting energy management system, fully automated business lounge and boardroom, a touch pad request and LCD screen response in smart elevators.

Damac Properties recently won three prestigious awards at the CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2006. Damac won the best development award for its 'Oceanscape', best architecture award for 'Ocean Heights 2' and best website award for the company website- The company also received IREF ME award for being the best residential development in UAE.

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