Dubai South awards $82m infrastructure contract to Tristar

Mobilisation of Residential District infrastructure works expected to begin immediately, with completion scheduled for Q4 2017

Khalifa Al Zaffin and Naji Al Harthi. (SUPPLIED)

Master developer Dubai South has awarded a contract worth $81.67 million for infrastructure works at its flagship Residential District development.

Tristar Engineering and Construction has been awarded the contract and will be expected to deliver the completed infrastructure works for Phase 1 and 2 of the project by Q4 2017, a statement from the developer said.

“The award of this contract is a huge step forward for Dubai South’s Residential District and we are delighted to be working with Tristar. As a government entity, Dubai South only works with the best-in-class companies to deliver the highest standards of competency to our customers,” said HE Khalifa Al Zaffin, executive chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation.

“This award goes a long way in boosting the confidence of our stakeholders and will ensure a strong pipeline of launches and deliveries into the real estate market, beginning this September at Cityscape.”

The completion of the infrastructure works on the project will move the city one step closer towards realising the vision of an integrated, smart and sustainable city, the statement added.

“We are honoured to be appointed as the contractor for this prestigious infrastructure and roads project for Dubai South Residential District. This contract further cements our long and continued collaboration of more than ten years in successfully executing and delivering major earthworks, heavy infrastructure, and roads projects in the Dubai South Development.

“Tristar E&C is the company that Dubai South can rely on in terms of commitment and exceptional quality of works and assured delivery for this highly important project and for future projects as well,” said Naji Hasan Al Harthi, chairman, Tristar Engineering & Construction.

The scope of work for the project spans 2.2 square kilometres. Under the terms of the contract, Tristar will carry out complete community infrastructure work – including road works, potable water network, sewerage network, storm water drainage network, combined irrigation and firefighting network, district cooling network, electrical works, telecommunication works, road lighting, gas network and spare ducts.

Mobilisation will begin immediately, with work due for completion by the end of 2017.

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