Azmeel wins Emaar Middle East Jeddah Gate contract

Emaar Middle East, a subsidiary of Dubai-based property developer Emaar Properties, has awarded a construction contract to build its Abraj Al Hilal 2 residential complex in Jeddah Gate to Azmeel Contracting & Construction Corporation.

Abraj Al Hillal 2 is a complex consisting of three towers ranging in height from 17 to 21 floors, with 308 apartments ranging in size from 98m2 to 449m2. It will also include a retail area, health & fitness centre, a ladies spa, day car centre, clubhouse, outdoor swimming pools and 525 car parking spaces.

It is one of several schemes being built at Jeddah Gate, which is a 400,000m2 plot of land at Jeddah’s new downtown close to the new high speed rail station linking the city to Makkah and Madinah.

Work is expected to start on Abraj al Hilal 2 this month, and complete in the first quarter of 2016.

Emaar Middle East general manager Eng. Ahmad Al Kulli said: “Following the sales launch of Abraj Al Hilal 2, which received strong investor response, we are now commencing the construction work of the residential complex.

“Designed by international architects, Abraj Al Hilal 2 brings a new lifestyle experience to the Jeddah Gate community, and we are developing it to highest global standards we adhere to across all our developments.

“In line with our commitment to support the Saudi economy, we have signed the contract with Azmeel, which has proven competencies in undertaking large-scale developments.”