Fit-out ops start at Dubai's first smart city project

Al Shirawi Interiors says it is gearing up for handover of Silicon Park in the fourth quarter of 2018
Fit-out ops start at Dubai's first smart city project
By Staff writer
Wed 11 Apr 2018 02:20 PM

Al Shirawi Interiors has announced that the fit-out work at Silicon Park, tagged as the first smart city project in Dubai, is underway.

Fit-out scope includes the project’s business centre, serviced apartments, hotel, fitness centre and public spaces in over 19 buildings spread across its office, residential and boutique building clusters.

Al Shirawi Interiors said in a statement that it is gearing up for handover in the fourth quarter of 2018.

The 150,000 sq m mixed-used development of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) is scheduled for completion in Q1 2019.

When fully operational, it is expected to feature smart solutions from charging-docks for smart devices on the street to smart pop-up furniture and digital play tables, as well as optimally-designed bus shelters, piazzas shading, and electric vehicles charging stations.

Navin Valrani, CEO, Al Shirawi Interiors, said: “DSO has been at the forefront of innovation with its technologically-advanced and integrated ecosystem. Silicon Park is another visionary project by the entity and is poised to be the new gem amongst Dubai’s thriving business-centric communities. We are delighted to be a part of this project.”

Ani Chacko, general manager, Al Shirawi Interiors, added: “The project’s strict focus on energy and sustainability presented us with an exciting challenge. Our experienced project management team has been integral in ensuring compliance with the highest industry standards. We are positive that with our skilled workforce and quality finishes, we will complete the fit-out work to the set expectations.”

The fit-out specialist is also currently working on Cityland Mall located adjacent to Global Village.

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