|04 June, 2018

ECC Secures Second Contract from Nshama at a Value of over AED 310 million for UNA Apartments

  • UNA is a mixed-use development that introduces the first “co-living and co-working concept” in Dubai, located within Town Square Dubai by Nshama
  • This second project re-affirms the company’s strategic partnership with Nshama following the success of Rawda Apartments
  • ECC will lead and deliver on Design and Construction basis for the project

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Re-affirming its position as a leading and diverse contracting company in the region, Engineering Contracting Company LLC (ECC) has been re-appointed to lead on the AED 310,573,000 contract for the design and construction of the UNA apartments in Town Square Dubai by Nshama.

ECC holds a track record of delivering on unique, one-of-a-kind projects and has built a strong presence and solid reputation through its successful ventures and strategic partnerships in the market.

Commenting on the project, Fred Durie, CEO, Nshama: “Town Square Dubai sets the benchmark for future developments in Dubai and the region to appeal to the ‘new’ generation. Technology has changed the way we live and work and therefore communities need to have developments that meet the modern pace of life and work. ECC has a strong track-record in project development and we will draw on their strengths for UNA, the path-breaking co-living community that assures a ‘live life at your price’ value proposition.”

Kareem Farah, CEO, ECC: “We always strive to provide our clients with leading, dynamic solutions to deliver projects of the highest quality. We are ready and excited for this project and look forward to continuing our relationship with Nshama Properties on upcoming developments.”

He added: “There are over 10,000 urban development projects underway* throughout the region with the UAE accounting for over half of the active projects across all segments compared to the rest of the region. With urban development accounting for a large proportion of the projects, there is a clear need for industry players to differentiate their offering and diversify to remain competitive in our challenging market.”

According to a recent report from the Dubai Land Department (DLD), there is a clear shift in the market with developers focusing on new opportunities and finding niches in the market - such as co-working and co-living spaces – a prime example of which is the UNA Apartments project. UNA Apartments are for the fast-paced entrepreneurs and creative minds seeking a collaborative, sustainable, and urban hub providing a holistic living environment.

Spanning over 90,350m2, UNA Apartments will require design and construction of two G+2P+9 storey buildings and is a mixed-use development with numerous retail areas on the ground floor. For a duration of 25 months, ECC will provide its dynamic engineering solutions to oversee and lead on the project’s design and construction.

UNA Apartments is a lifestyle residential community that will feature numerous retail areas, 192 studios, and 764 one-bedroom apartments. The main consultant on the project is Al Wasl Al Jadeed Consultants.

*Source from BNC - air.bncnetwork.net

Ends

About Us:

Engineering Contracting Company (ECC L.L.C) was established in 1975 by Mr. Hatem Farah, Chairman & CEO, in response to the need for a quality service-oriented civil engineering & construction company in the UAE market and the Gulf region.

ECC is one of the most established and diverse contracting companies in the region; offering unified construction services through its integration with the ECC Group. With a track-record of innovative and challenging projects, it is able to deliver dynamic solutions to its clients at all stages of construction.

Over the years, ECC has built a reputation that is not only associated with quality, but also of efficiency & speed, and has grown in size in terms of manpower and machinery, with a current size of more than 8,000 dedicated & highly qualified professionals.

As one of the UAE’s market leaders in providing engineering solutions, ECC is known for providing unique design and build solutions. Completed, managed, as well as ongoing projects include (but are not limited to) Hospitality, Residential, Commercial, Historical, Educational, Institutional, Industrial, Healthcare, Leisure & Retail.

ECC clients, to name a few, include: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), The Ruler’s Office, Dubai Municipality, Emirates Tele-Communications Corp. (Etisalat), Emaar Properties, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Union Properties, Dubai Festival City (DFC), Deyar, Damac, Zayed University, and the Roads Transportation Authority (RTA).

Connect with us on:

Website: http://www.eccgroup.ae/

LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/company/engineering-contracting-company-llc

Twitter:https://twitter.com/ECCLLC

Please contact:

Natasha D’Cunha, Digital Marketing Executive

ECC Group

M +971 52 403 2998

Email: vinitanatasha.dcunha@eccgroup.ae

Shali Grote, Senior Consultant

Instinctif Partners Dubai

M +971 55 556 5635

Email: shali.grote@instinctif.com

© Press Release 2018

Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release.

The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.

More From Press Releases