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Contractor hired for phase 1 of $810m Dubai mixed-use project

Engineering Contracting Company says it has won contract for Mirdif Hills Development project

Contractor hired for phase 1 of $810m Dubai mixed-use project

Engineering Contracting Company (ECC) has announced it has been awarded the contract to build the first phase of the AED3 billion ($810 million) Mirdif Hills Development project by Dubai lnvestments Real Estate Company (DIRC).

The project comprises three plots with a built-up area of 287,180 sq m and an expected construction duration of 24 months for each plot, the company said in a statement.

The project offers a mix of residential, commercial and retail attractions spread across an area of 3.9 million square feet. These include studio, one, two, three-bedrooms and duplex apartments as well as a four-star hotel with 116 rooms, 128 serviced apartments and a 230-bed hospital.

Khodr Aldah, director general of ECC said the Mirdif Hills Development project includes the construction, completion and maintenance of commercial and residential buildings, featuring three plots - Al Multaqa Avenue, Janayen Avenue and Nasayem Avenue.

Last month, Dubai Investments Real Estate Company announced the completion of preparation work including excavation and shoring works for the first phase of the project.

The subsidiary of Dubai Investments said that the first phase of Mirdif Hills includes 1,054 apartments in its three components, Janayen Avenue, Nasayem Avenue and Al Multaqa Avenue.

DIRC said it has launched sales of the first component, Janayen Avenue and plans to launch sales of Nasayem Avenue shortly.

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