Constructing the Middle East

Constructing the Middle East

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Find out more about nine construction companies based in the Middle East that are shaping the hospitality landscape. 

Waterfront City SARL, Marina Dbayeh

Waterfront City SARL, Marina Dbayeh

Gemmayze Village

Gemmayze Village

Abniah s.a.r.l, a Lebanese Engineering and Contracting company, established and based in Beirut since 1979 specialized in Buildings Construction. Classified officially a first category contracting company, ranked amongst Top General Building’s Enterprises for public projects and private commercials. Throughout 40 years, Abniah successfully completed major projects of Residentials, Towers and Compounds, Educational and Medical Centers, Commercial and Recreational resorts, and Industrial buildings. The company has shown steady profitability since its establishment. Such growth has provided Abniah with an annual construction value exceeding 50 million U.S.D in Lebanon.

MANAGEMENT
Maroun Joseph Helou, Owner and Founder of Abniah s.a.r.l.

LATEST PROJECTS
Waterfront City SARL, Marina Dbayeh
Location: Lebanon
Lebanon Water Front City-La Marina Dbayeh – Business Park SP1 Project. Construction of six office buildings.
PERIOD: 2016 – 2020

Gemmayze Village
Location: Lebanon
A residential gated community of six buildings consisting five common basements. Tower A: 37 upper floors, Bldg B: 3 Upper Floors, Building C: 9 Upper Floors, Building D: 5 Upper Floors, Building E: 10 Upper Floors, Building F: 10 Upper Floors.
PERIOD: 2015 – 2020

Four Season Hotel Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Four Season Hotel, Jeddah 

Al Bawani Co. is categorized “Class 1” Construction Company by Saudi classification agency and ISO 9001 : 2008 certified for Quality Management System for design, Engineering Works and Construction Management of Housing Complex, Industrial and Commercial Buildings, Hospitals, Educational Institutions, Governmental, Diplomat Missions, Air Base and Defense Facilities.

MANAGEMENT
Fakher Al Shawaf, CEO

LATEST PROJECT
Four Season Hotel
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
One below-grade parking level, thirteen podium levels consisting of the main building entrance level, parking levels, a shopping center, restaurants, ballrooms, and swimming pools. Four hotel and residential towers above the podium that extend between the fourteenth and the twenty sixth level. Adjacent north and south towers connect between the twenty seventh level and the roof level.

One Za'abeel

One Za’abeel

Part of the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), ALEC is a large construction company with associated businesses operating in the GCC with a presence in Africa. The firm, which is the main contractor for Jumeirah Living at Marina Gate, Expo 2020 Dubai’s Mobility Pavilion and CoEx Exhibition Centre, as well as a fit-out package for the Waldorf Astoria DIFC, currently employs 2,242 full-time engineers and 2,114 laborers.

MANAGEMENT
Kez Taylor, CEO

LATEST PROJECT
One Za’abeel
Location: Dubai
One Za’abeel, is a mixed-use development that stands proudly in the heart of the city. The development which proudly boasts the address #1, Za’abeel, is strategically positioned between the old and new business districts of Dubai. With a total built up area of 480,000 square meters, the two-tower, high-rise mixed-use development incorporates luxury residences, a luxury and ultra-luxury hotel, serviced apartments, office spaces, a retail podium, known as The Gallery, and a panoramic sky concourse, The Linx, that connects the two towers of One Za’abeel.

Boulevard Point

Boulevard Point

Founded in Lebanon in 1967, Arabian Construction Company (ACC) has grown to become one of the Middle East’s leading construction contractors. Specializing in complex and prestigious construction and infrastructure projects, their portfolio includes some of the region’s most iconic landmarks, from super high-rise luxury developments, to five star hotels, hospitals and intricately sophisticated smart buildings.  We have also constructed vital infrastructure and oil& gas projects, including desalination plants, power plants and marine projects.

MANAGEMENT
Ghassan Merehbi, Chairman

LATEST PROJECTS
Boulevard Point
Location: Dubai

Boulevard Point is a 63-story premium residential tower in Downtown Dubai.  It is being constructed next to The Address Residences – Fountain Views. The tower sits on a multi-level podium which includes mixed-use retail spaces and food service outlets and is adjacent to the Dubai Mall.

Marsa Al Arab Hotel

Marsa Al Arab Hotel

The Address Harbour Point

The Address Harbour Point

Taj Hotel, JLT

Taj Hotel – JLT

Established in 1989, ASGC is a vertically integrated construction group that is best known for delivering turnkey special projects in the UAE. The company owns the majority of its supply chain and utilizes mostly in-house resources, giving it a high degree of control over project quality and timely delivery. The company will be engaged as the main contractor of Harbour Views Towers, The Dubai Mall’s expansion, and Dubai Cruise Terminal.

MANAGEMENT
Mohammed Saif Bin Shafar, Chairman of the Board
Emad Azmy, President

LATEST PROJECTS
Marsa Al Arab Hotel
Location: Dubai
A 5 star luxury hotel with design and build scope and following elements: Hotel, Hotel Apartments and Carpark.

The Address Harbour Point
Location: Dubai Creek Harbour
The Address Harbour Point Luxury 5 star Hotel will include 2 towers: T1: 65 Stories, T2: 54 Stories

Taj Hotel – JLT
Location: Dubai

The first Taj Hotel in the upscale Jumeirah Lake Towers. The scope of work includes a 44-story building with a 280-room hotel, residential apartments, a car park, a café, a gym and other associated facilities.

Damac Paramount Tower Hotel And Residences

Damac Paramount Tower Hotel And Residences

Trump Estates Park Residence

Trump Estates Park Residence

DAMAC Properties is a property development company, based in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. The company operates internationally providing residential, commercial and leisure properties and has a collective presence in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, and the United Kingdom. DAMAC Properties has delivered over 24,000 homes, with a development portfolio of more than 40,000 units including 10,000 hotel rooms, serviced hotel apartments and hotel villas that are managed by its wholly owned DAMAC Hotels & Resorts.

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MANAGEMENT
Hussain Sajwani, CEO

LATEST PROJECTS
Damac Paramount Tower Hotel And Residences
Location: UAE
Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences Dubai is a luxury hotel and residential tower on Sheikh Zayed Road. Rooms are tailored for comfort and but also to inspire creativity. They feature a spectacular in-room home theatre and access to a library of Paramount films. When the credits roll, the signature bed is the grand finale to your day.
Completion scheduled for Q3 2019.

Trump Estates Park Residence
Location: UAE
Each 4-bedroom villas of Trump Estates Park Residence has spacious living spaces and balconies, as well as a special ground floor which can be customized to your choice; be it a dance studio, gym or a private hideout to relax.
Completion‎: Q3 2020

KYE BEACH RESORT

Kye Beach Resort

Tower Fortyfour

Tower Fortyfour

Admir 1

Admir 1

Established in 1998, Kfoury Engineering has developed into an elite contracting company, to maintain a prominent position among leading engineering & contracting companies, not only in Lebanon but also, in the middle east. Having had a successful history of contracting practice with both public and private projects, Kfoury engineering and contracting along with its administrative and site expertise has executed a variety of projects such as residential buildings and houses, commercial centers, office buildings, hospitals, public water tanks, wave breakers, factories and ware houses.

MANAGEMENT
Engineer Camille Bachir Kfoury, President

LATEST PROJECTS
KYE BEACH RESORT – TABARJA
Location: Lebanon
Owner: Rise Properties & Saab Marina Holding Description: Kÿe Beachfront Resort is a leisure project located in Tabarja on the Mediterranean coast. The project consists of a contemporary design combining 770 chalets ranging from 45 to 85 sqm with a low-rise 3 level architecture. Kÿe is a private gated community that offers a unique set of unparalleled amenities, an impressive yachting Marina and a private outdoor space.

TOWER FORTYFOUR – DEKWANEH
Location: Lebanon
Client: M/S DN2 SAL Management: M1 Group Consultant: Sarkis Azadian – Tower FortyFour project is located in Dekwaneh region, on a total surface area of 90,000 sqm. This project is considered to be one of the highest towers in Lebanon, with 163 m as its highest point. The project consists of 44 floors, including office and residential floors, technical area, shopping malls, and a roof top.

ADMIR 1 – ADMA
Location: Lebanon
Client: Sakr Real Estate Architect: Robert Husseini Architects Project Management & Consultant: Rafik El-Khoury & Partners Admir project is located in Adma and Ghazir region, on a total surface area of 90,000sqm. The project consists of 80 buildings, including apartments ranging from 150 sqm to 170 sqm.

Waldorf Astoria

Waldorf Astoria

Nahr Beirut Project

Nahr Beirut Project

New U.S. Embassy Compound

New U.S. Embassy Compound

MAN Enterprise is an international leader in the construction industry. Their diverse portfolio encompasses a wide range of large-scale developments in the sectors of infrastructure, recreation, hospitality, education, residential, commercial, and industrial. They currently have projects in several locations in the MENA region.

MANAGEMENT
Abdallah Mardelli, Area General Manager

LATEST PROJECTS
Alar Hotel Development / Waldorf Astoria
Location: Qatar
Located within the Qatar Entertainment City – Lusail with a built-up area of 95,000 m2, the 461 room Alar Hotel is comprised of two basement floors, Ground Floor and 12 floors, including a spa, restaurants, a ballroom, lounges, terraces, landscaping works, swimming pools and kids play areas, with a section for offices and utility areas.

Nahr Beirut Project
Location: Lebanon
The project is located in Beirut / Corniche al Nahr, near the Beirut River and the bridge linking Achrafieh to Sin El Fil. Mixed use project which includes retails, offices, and residential units of varying sizes and car parking floors. At the very heart of a developing neighborhood of Beirut, the Al Nahr project stands out in the city by the legible architectural expression of its mixed use program. The project benefits from the site’s dual identity: on one side it features a 100-m high “urban filter” along the expressway following the Beirut River and on the other side, it creates a smooth transition towards a calm and green neighborhood.

New U.S. Embassy Compound
Location: Lebanon
The new US Embassy Compound in Beirut, Lebanon is one of the most prestigious US Embassy projects in the Middle East. This landmark complex is built over a land area of 180,000 m2. This large compound consists of approximately 130,000 m2 of built-up area and is comprised of 19 buildings of various functions. The principal building of the project is the New Office Building (NOB). The NOB is a special construction project, and is extremely complicated at all levels. New construction technology will be implemented therein in addition to complex special engineering works. The remaining buildings are dispatched over the property with impressive landscaping. They are mainly residential buildings for diplomatic staff, in addition to security, restaurants and parking buildings.

MALL OF DILMUNIA

Mall of Dilmunia

TABET GROUP started off in West Africa in 1946. Led by Mr. Antoine TABET, the Group expanded its operation in three different continents. Throughout the years the group gained notoriety by achieving major projects that contributed substantially to the economic and social development of most of the Western African countries.

MANAGEMENT
Karim Tabet, CEO

LATEST PROJECTS
Mall of Dilmunia

Location: Bahrain

The Mall of Dilmunia will redefine the shopping experience in Bahrain by adding urbanity to the retail experience through the development of a Boulevard. It provides visitors with the illusion that they are outdoors within a vibrant European cityscape. Client: Dilmunia Mall Development Company B.S.C, Time Frame: April 2017 – October 2019.

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