Dubai Parks & Resorts Phase 1 stays on course

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Dubai Parks & Resorts lately revealed that Phase 1 of the multibillion dollar entertainment and leisure destination has made momentous development with the commitment of a number of outstanding contractors and consultants.

Dubai Parks & Resorts Phase 1 stays on course

Dubai Parks & Resorts Phase 1 stays on course

The expansion has been planned with the proficiency of primary industry companies such as Gensler, Rabben Herman, Forrec, HOK, RTKL and Riva Creative. Additionally, consultants including CH2M Hill and Samsung SDS have provided infrastructure design. The entire master plan has been accepted by the related government officials.

More than 1,500 personnel have been deployed to enhance an initial area of about 25 million square feet at Phase 1 of Dubai Parks & Resorts. The number of workers on site is estimated to enlarge four-fold by 2015. With almost 30% of the infrastructure expansion already finish, work on the power substation has recorded 35% development while excavation work for the district cooling facility has also started.

Program management company Samsung C&T is managing the entire advancement of the project to guarantee its components remain to programmed timelines and funds, as Kier Group is constructing the utilities component. ETA has been connected for the power sub-station project and National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) directed to establish the district cooling facility.

Besix Orascom is accountable for the majority of the Legoland Dubai building works, Laing O’Rourke and Al Futtaim Carillion for a big part of Motiongate Dubai, and ARCO General Contracting for Bollywood Parks. Hill International as well has been contracted to handle the creation and setting up of all shows and rides, and give construction management consultancy services for Phase 1 of Dubai Parks & Resorts.

A mega project such as Dubai Parks & Resorts needs partners that have a robust track record in increasing and bringing leisure and entertainment ideas of this scale, according to the CEO of Dubai Parks and Resort. Following a strict tendering procedure they have chosen contractors and consultants with whom they are working intimately to bring an entertainment experience that conveys to life the UAE leadership’s idea of placing Dubai as a primary worldwide tourist destination.

Commenced under the instruction of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Parks & Resorts has been planned as a mega leisure and entertainment destination to serve the nations that are within a four hour flying away from Dubai. The first phase is planned for finishing point in 2016.

Mohamed Dekkak