Aldar Properties has announced that work has started on the infrastructure in Alreeman, a $544 million master-planned residential and commercial investment zone in the Alshamkha which was launched earlier this year.
Tristar Engineering & Construction, as the main contractor, has been given a AED794 million contract, with the handover of the work on the 2.8 million sq m development expected by July 2021.
As part of the 24-month contract, Tristar’s mandate will include the construction of roads and infrastructure alongside all works related to earth, storm drainage and sewerage.
The contractor’s work will also include installing the gas network, water works, irrigation and telecom systems, in addition to general road works, street lighting and landscaping.
Alreeman includes a series of residential clusters that will feature single and multi-residential villas and apartments, complemented by retail space, F&B, mosques, sports, education and commercial facilities
In a construction update, Aldar also reported steady progress across all of its developments on Yas Island.
At Yas Acres, the flagship golf and waterfront villa and townhouse development, all 652 launched villas and townhouses are at various stages of completion.
It added that structural works at Water’s Edge are progressing across all 13 buildings while concrete works are complete across the entire Mayan project, Aldar’s luxury apartment development.
On Saadiyat Island, Aldar said construction is substantially complete at Mamsha Al Saadiyat with finishing works underway.
Jawaher Saadiyat, the island’s exclusive gated community of villas and townhouses, is also making good progress ahead of handovers this year, the developer said.
On Reem Island, work on the Bridges, a six building, 1,272 home development, is "progressing well", Aldar said, while at Alghadeer, Aldar’s sustainability focused masterplan, excavation works are now almost complete. Work on the mock-up villas is well underway, and infrastructure works have commenced.
Situated close to the border of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Alghadeer is features over 14,000 homes, commercial properties, cultural and institutional amenities and entertainment attractions to be built over the coming 15 years.
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