Hidd Al Saadiyat: Awarding Landscaping Contract

Saadiyat Development and Investment Company (SDIC) awardede landscaping contract of Hidd Al Saadiyat to Gulf Contracting Company (GCC).

Hidd Al Saadiyat: Awarding Landscaping Contract
Landscaping set to kick off at the luxurious beachfront neighborhood
Abu Dhabi, 27 March, 2016

Saadiyat Development and Investment Company (SDIC) awards the landscaping contract of Hidd Al Saadiyat to Gulf Contracting Company (GCC).

Hardscaping of the neighborhoods, kicking off in 2016, will include pavement of driveways, pathways and road signage, benches, light poles, and bollards. Furthermore, underground work activities including irrigation, electrical, manholes and concrete bases for signage will be implemented. Planting is set to take place in a phased approached working from the beginning of the development towards the end.

Greg Slingerland, Project Director, said: "Our aim is to cater to our clients through lavish landscape elements and world-class designs. Hidd Al Saadiyat's partnership with one of the most distinguished leading landscape consultants proudly marks the project's final steps towards completion."

Awarded the Estidama Pearl 2 rating for compliance with Abu Dhabi's sustainability standards of new projects by the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC), Hidd Al Saddiyat's landscape will include interconnected park spaces, children's play areas, open lawn spaces and shaded seating areas. The development's open spaces are designed for water conservation, with native plant species, and materials selected specifically for solar reflection. The project's green areas stretch across 20% of the total master plan.

The master plan development conceives many strategies such as the primary and secondary pedestrian walkways that aim to ease the accessibility within the development.  These include access to linear and neighborhood parks, shaded public realm spaces and beach front as well as the integration of bicycle paths.

Hidd Al Saadiyat, which comprises of nearly 1.5 million square meters of natural beachfront land and 7km of waterfront with easy access to the beach from every unit, is conveniently located in Saadiyat Island, the cultural district of the capital. Hidd Al Saadiyat is surrounded by world-class hotels, resorts and museums, offering a perfect blend of community living.

Hidd Al Saadiyat is a project managed by LEAD Development.


About Hidd Al Saadiyat:
Just a few minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi, Hidd Al Saadiyat combines nature with modern living in harmony and balance as it seamlessly integrates pristine beaches and turquoise waters into every detail of its villa designs.

Hidd Al Saadiyat inspires an exclusive lifestyle that combines Contemporary, Mediterranean and Modern Arabic designs, with an enclave of architect villas, apartments, an international five-star resort, marina and yacht club, cultural district, and an educational institution. The project showcases life as a work of art, as it provides private estate for those inspired by the art of living. Hidd Al Saadiyat development extends on a land area covering nearly 1.5 million square meters of natural waterfront land within Saadiyat Island. With nearly 7 kilometers of beachfront, the development enjoys an island feel and remarkable landscape. The exclusive 461 villas are designed and developed to harmoniously respond to the unique location and surrounding ocean scape. Beach access from every unit is at the heart of this development.

Initial construction on Hidd Al Saadiyat began in January 2013. Construction milestones continue to be met and the project handing over will begin end of 2016.

For more information:
Hana Yazbak
Senior Marketing Consultant                  
Saadiyat Development and Investment Company
Mobile: 050 411 2272
Email: hyazbak@sdic.ae

Lina Arke
Junior Account Executive
Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Mobile: 056 174 2468
Email: Lina.Arke@hkstrategies.com

About LEAD Development:
LEAD is an integrated full service consultancy which provides unmatched insights across the commercial development value chain. Founded in 2010, LEAD offers a wide range of services including:

DEVELOPMENT FULL CYCLE: Fully integrated services including Investment Assessment, Financial Feasibility, Risk Analysis, Project Capitalization, Masterplan Development, Design Management, Financial Management, Value Engineering, Construction Management and Sales and Marketing.

Concept Development: Aligning visions and business objectives with market opportunities. LEAD Development works closely with clients to define and refine concepts and measures them across financial indicators to determine feasibility and the parameter for success.

Financial Management: A fully dedicated team of accounting and finance professionals with backgrounds in real estate development, banking, private equity and big 5 audit experience that help clients with financial strategies tailored to meet their requirements and financial objectives.

Master planning and Design Management: Our consultants help clients understand their target markets and develop sustainable masterplans that create vibrant and sustainable communities.

Project Management: Providing fully integrated services related to project management, from inception through to design and the tender process all the way to construction and handover.

Sales and Marketing: Providing strategic sales and marketing guidance on all projects including aligning project concepts with the social and economic realities of the market place and creating a brand proposition which enhances the perceived value of the project for potential investors and buyers.

For more information, please visit: leadevelopment.com

© Press Release 2016

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