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Arabtec unit wins $268m contract for Downtown Dubai project

Target Engineering Construction Co is hired for phase 2 of Emaar's Forte development

Arabtec unit wins $268m contract for Downtown Dubai project

Arabtec Holding on Tuesday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Target Engineering Construction Company, has been awarded a AED950 million ($258.6 million) contract.

The work will cover phase 2 of Forte, a residential development in Downtown Dubai by Emaar Properties, the contractor said in a statement. 

The contract scope includes the construction of the podium and twin towers of 67 and 46 floors, which is in addition to phase 1, that was previously awarded to Target for the construction of five basements for the two residential towers.

The duration of phase 1 and 2 will be 40 months, the company said.

Group CEO Hamish Tyrwhitt said: “The award of Forte phase 1 and 2 to Target Engineering demonstrates the strength and confidence of the group's relationship with Emaar Properties. We look forward to further building the solid relationships we have with our clients in delivering quality projects."

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