Arabtec Construction said on Saturday it had won a 10 billion dirham ($2.72 billion) project to construct a 400-metre tower and five other buildings in St. Petersburg.The UAE firm won over Russian and European bidders for the deal to build the mixed-use Okhta Centre development, jointly owned by Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of the Russian national gas company Gazprom, and the City of St. Petersburg.
The complex includes office space, along with leisure and entertainment facilities including a library and sports centre.
Work will begin soon, and is expected to be completed over 43 months, Arabtec said in a statement.
“We are certain that this selection has been done on the basis of our extensive experience and successful record of implementation of similar projects” said CEO Riad Kamal.For all the latest construction news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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