Dubai South awards $81m infrastructure deal

Master developer says it has hired Tristar Engineering & Construction for work on Residential District
Dubai South awards $81m infrastructure deal
Master developer Dubai South has awarded a contract worth AED300 million for infrastructure works at its flagship Residential District.
By Staff writer
Mon 01 Aug 2016 01:46 PM

Master developer Dubai South has awarded a contract worth AED300 million for infrastructure works at its flagship Residential District.

Central to the contract, which was awarded to Tristar Engineering & Construction, is the delivery of the infrastructure works of phase 1 and 2 of the Residential District in Dubai South by the fourth quarter of 2017.

The scope of the work spans 2.2 square km and Tristar will carry out complete community infrastructure work including road works, potable water network, sewerage network, storm water drainage network, combined irrigation and firefighting network, district cooling network, electrical works, telecommunication works, road lighting, gas network and spare ducts.

Mobilisation will begin immediately, with work due for completion by the end of 2017, a statement said.

Khalifa Al Zaffin, executive chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation, said: "The award of this contract is a huge step forward for Dubai South's Residential District and we are delighted to be working with Tristar.

"This award goes a long way in boosting the confidence of our stakeholders and will ensure a strong pipeline of launches and deliveries into the real estate market, beginning this September at Cityscape."

Naji Hasan Al Harthi, chairman, Tristar Engineering & Construction, added: "We are honoured to be appointed as the contractor for this prestigious infrastructure and roads project for Dubai South Residential District."

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