Contract Award

  • 04 Jul 2017
    Arabtec wins AED 353 million award for the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020.

    Dubai, UAE – 04 July 2017: Arabtec Construction a wholly owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding PJSC (‘Arabtec’ or ‘Group’), a leading contractor for social and economic infrastructure, today has been awarded an AED 353 million contract from Abu Dhabi National Media Council to build the UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 which is located opposite Al wasl Plaza in the centre of the 4.38 square kilometre exhibition area. 

    Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and inspired by his observation of a falcon in flight, the UAE Pavilion will be one of the most important landmarks at the Expo 2020 Dubai. Construction on the pavilion is scheduled to begin this month and be delivered in the last quarter of 2019. The pavilion is set on an area of 15,000 square metres, with a built-up area 19,200 square metres. It comprises a 2,000 square metre upper floor and a 662 square metre mezzanine, with a plaza level and related facilities spread across 3,000 square metres. The ground level includes a garden and car park encompassing 13,300 square metres.

    Group Chief Executive Officer Hamish Tyrwhitt commented: ‘The UAE Pavilion project marks yet another achievement on our roadmap to a sustainable and successful future. It highlights our strategic focus on the UAE as our core market and also demonstrates our commitment to building our future through the development of social infrastructure in addition to instilling a performance-based culture within our organisation.’

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