Meraas’ Bluewaters Island in Dubai to be Completed by 2018 Q1

Meraas Holding announces that its one of the highly ambitious projects Bluewaters Island will soon be completing the construction work with only 25 per cent to finish. The island is situated off the coast of the Jumeirah Beach Residence island in Dubai.

The company confirms that the project has already moved on from the structural phase to completing building phase. The work on the external facades is started with the construction work on the 10 apartment blocks and 17 townhouses.

In the island, there are mainly five projects in construction phase including the 210-metre high Ain Dubai Ferris wheel, infrastructure links to the mainland, the mid-rise towers and townhouses, the boulevard area with retail and dining units and two luxurious hotels. All these tasks are most likely to be completed by the end of the first quarter of next year.

“In bringing the entire Bluewaters experience to life, we’ve engaged five main contractors and over 40 of the world’s leading consultant firms,” says Brian Schofield, Project VP, Meraas. “At its peak, 16,500 employees and 25 cranes a day have worked on Bluewaters, with 64 million man hours recorded and 12,000 direct jobs sustained over the last 12 months.”

Kier, Al Shafar General Contracting and HLG Contracting are some of the contractors which are working on this island.

Source: TheNational

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