Abanos wins a $13.4mn mega contract for Dubai Expo Village 2020
The Expo Village project is a landmark in the history of Abanos, using state-of-the-art joinery and fit-out products manufactured at Abanos’ 21,000sqm facility to supply and install non-fire-rated and fire-rated doors, kitchen cabinets, and wardrobes for the Dubai Expo 2020 Village Project.
The project built-up area is 48,488sqm with a contract value of $13.mn for carpentry and joinery works, spread across eleven plots, five parcels, three of which have been commissioned to Abanos.
Kamal Farah, CEO, Abanos said: “We are thrilled to win this contract – the Expo Village project is a milestone in our company’s journey, a result of the hard work and dedication of every single member in our diverse, experienced team. We are extremely glad to kick-off this partnership with Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and work with their team of highly-qualified and professional experts to complete the project on time and develop a fruitful relationship with the DWTC team.”
The Expo Village project, which is to be delivered in two phases, consists of 11 plots, each with podium parking. It will be connected to Dubai Metro’s red line extension and designed within a building information modelling (BIM) framework to achieve LEED Gold certification. Construction is underway and the project is set to be delivered in Q4 of 2019.
In addition to hosting thousands of visitors and participants during Expo 2020, Dubai Expo Village will feature a range of retail outlets and community amenities, including a school, a day-care centre, and a healthcare facility.