ECC wins Nshama's Dubai apartment project contract

June 5, 2018

Engineering Contracting Company (ECC) said it has secured a Dh310 million ($84.3 million) contract from Nshama, a leading UAE-based developer of integrated lifestyle communities, for the design and construction of the UNA apartments within its Town Square Dubai development.

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, said a statement from the company.

Spanning over 90,350 sq m, 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.

It 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, said the statement.

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,' he added.

One of the most established and diverse contracting companies in the region, ECC provides 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.

CEO Kareem Farah said: 'We always strive to provide clients with our 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.'

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

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