Middle East‐based HLG Contracting, [foo]in which CIMIC Group has a 45% investment,[/foo] has been awarded a contract with revenue of AED619 million (A$224 million) for the construction of the EXPO Village Parcels 10 and 11 residential towers, by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
HLG will be responsible for the construction of five 16-storey towers. Three of the towers are co-joined through a mutual three-storey podium, and the other two towers are also co-joined through a shared three-storey podium. The development has a total built-up area of 155,000m2.
The works include the concrete frames, masonry, facades, fit-out, external works, and provisional sums for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing, wardrobes, kitchen, timber doors, lifts and façade cleaning system.
Construction will commence in July 2017, and is due to be completed by June 2019, in time to host guests and participants from the countries participating in Expo 2020 Dubai, which opens in October 2020.