Carillion preferred bidder on £380m Dubai contracts

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Jumeirah: Carillion to develop a top-end retail and public facility building (Source: Getty)

Carillion 's United Arab Emirates joint venture business Al Futtaim is poised to secure two new contracts worth £380m.

Al Futtaim has been selected as the preferred bidder by Meraas for a £225m mixed-use development on the Dubai Creek waterfront.
The project consists of food, beverage and other retail buildings, underground and multi-storey car parks, three hotels, a mosque, museums, traditional workshops and a market.
The same company has also picked Al Futtaim to work on a £155m contract to construct a top-end retail and public facility building called La Mer at the palm island Jumeirah in Dubai.
The project involves “substantial external landscaping” to create more than one kilometre of “beach-themed frontage”.

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