Indian construction firm to start work on $350m Dubai project

Shapoorji Pallonji announces plans to start work on Imperial Avenue, a real estate project in Downtown Dubai
Indian construction firm to start work on $350m Dubai project
By Staff writer
Thu 15 Dec 2016 03:43 PM

Indian construction group Shapoorji Pallonji has announced plans to start work on Imperial Avenue, a real estate project in Downtown Dubai.

The $350 million residential development by SP International Property Developers will span 95,600 sq ft and is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2019, a statement said.

It said one of the key features is a 4-floor high void - The Window - located between the 9th and 12th floor with landscape and infinity edge pool on the 9th floor.

The 25 residential floors above the void are floated with a one of its kind 4-metre thick post-tensioned transfer slab, it added.

The tower will also encompass 21,000 sq ft of retail space, which will include eight shops.

"We are excited to begin construction of the Imperial Avenue, which is expected to be completed in 34 months," said Jacob Joby, director - development at SP International Property Developers.

"We have started with the early works such as piling and shoring for the project, which will be completed within the next two months... This is our flagship project in the region, and we are leaving no stone unturned to make this an iconic project," he addd.

The enabling work is in progress, and as planned, major work on the superstructure will commence in the second half of January 2017.

The façade works, which is a major component of the project, will commence from January 2018 with an aim to be completed by April 2019.

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