Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Nakheel awards Jumeirah Heights residential contract to ASGC

Jumeirah heights apartmetns and townhouses
Al Shafar General Contracting (ASGC) has been awarded the prestigious Dh.1.1bn contract for construction of a mixed-use residential development in Jumeirah Heights, by Nakheel.
ASGC, together with Arenco will work on the project, which is due for completion in August 2010.

Jumeirah Heights is a spacious, urban community with several mid to low-rise apartments and townhouses that render bird's eye view of nearby parklands and water in New Dubai. ASGC will work on one of the two identical clusters, which include mid-rise apartment buildings, three low-rise buildings with double and triple bedroom apartments and private gardens, and 17 townhouses (Frond B).

Established in 1989, ASGC is the fifth largest contractor in the UAE, according to MEED (Middle East Economic Digest), and is handling an order book worth Dh.9bn at present. The company was named as the "Company of the Year" by Construction Week, when the company made a rapid growth by 377% between 2005 and 2007.

ASGC is today one of the top contracting companies in Dubai. The leading projects by ASGC include Dubai Internet City-Phase III, new Dubai Police Head Quarters, Emirates Airlines Staff Accommodation, Greens -Phase II, Jumeirah Beach Residence - Sector 6, Al Tayer Tower, Golden Sands Tower, Lamcy Plaza, Windsor Manor, Vision Tower, Bay Square, Dubai Studio City, The Villa and the Golden Mile.

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