Developer picks builder for $108m Dubai golfing community

Jumeirah Golf Estates hires Al Qabdah Building Contracting to build Alandalus residential homes
By Staff writer
Tue 10 Oct 2017 01:28 PM

Jumeirah Golf Estates has awarded Al Qabdah Building Contracting a contract worth AED400 million ($108 million) for its mid-market residential community, Alandalus, in Dubai.

Al Qabdah, who starts with immediate effect, has been hired to construct six apartment buildings (towers C-H), while construction of two other buildings (A-B) is ongoing.

The entire development, including 715 apartments, 95 townhouses as well as the retail centre, is on track to be completed prior to Expo 2020, the golf homes developer said in a statement.

It added that the Alandalus apartments have been met with a "very positive response", reflecting strong demand for this type of development.

The awarding of this contract sees Jumeirah Golf Estates on track to commence phased handovers from Q3 2019, beginning with Tower C. Meanwhile, towers A and B are are on track to be handed over in Q2 2018.

Yousuf Kazim, CEO of Jumeirah Golf Estates, said: "Al Qabdah’s appointment is a sign of the rapid progress we are making on Alandalus.

“We have sold out both of the launched apartment towers - a positive response that is testament to the success of Jumeirah Golf  Estates’ approach to bringing the right type of product to the market at the right price.”

Featuring 715 one to four-bedroom apartments, Alandalus also boasts 95 townhouses, and offers a holistic lifestyle experience, with retail, plans for a hotel development, and JGE’s second Clubhouse.

Alandalus is situated on Jumeirah Golf Estates, the residential golf development with two championship golf courses.

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Last Updated: Tue 10 Oct 2017 02:23 PM GST

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