DSI PJSC has been awarded the MEP contract by Al Fara’a General Contracting for the mixed-use development in Abu Dhabi due for completion by the end of 2016
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Al Fara’a General Contracting (AFCO) has awarded Drake & Scull International (DSI) PJSC an MEP contract worth $29.9 million for Abu Dhabi’s upcoming mixed-use development, Plaza View, due for completion by the end of 2016.
Plaza View comprises of five basement levels, ground and mezzanine floors, and 20 storeys for residential and commercial activities. DSI’s contracted services for the project include engineering detailing; procuring; installing; testing; commissioning and handover of MEP Systems, including water supply works; drainage; fire-fighting; central LPG; air conditioning and ventilation; and the complete electrical system on site.
Khaldoun Tabari, CEO and vice chairman of DSI PJSC said the demand for residential and commercial properties in Abu Dhabi was “increasing”, with “the construction sector in our capital city” rapidly expanding as well.
“Abu Dhabi is a vital market for DSI, forming nearly 11% of our backlog,” he added. DSI’s other projects in the emirate include the Abu Dhabi Airport South Airfield Redevelopment and the Louvre Museum. The company’s additional MEP operations in the GCC extend to Saudi Arabia, where it was awarded a contract worth $87.4 million for work on the King Saud University in Riyadh.