Abanos wins $13.4m Expo Vil­lage fit-out job

Land­mark deal will see the Dubai-based firm over­see the fit-out and join­ery works of the Expo 2020-re­alted project

Facilities Management Middle East - - UPDATE -

Abanos, an es­tab­lished in­te­rior fit- out and join­ery Com­pany in the UAE, has been awarded a mas­sive $13.4m fit- out and join­ery con­tract for the Expo Vil­lage project by Dubai World Trade Cen­tre.

The Expo Vil­lage will be us­ing state- of- theart join­ery and fit- out prod­ucts man­u­fac­tured at Abanos’ 21,000m2 fa­cil­ity to sup­ply and in­stall non­fire- rated and fire- rated doors, kitchen cab­i­nets, and wardrobes for the Dubai Expo 2020 Vil­lage Project.

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.”

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 — the Expo Link — 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 cen­ter, and a health­care fa­cil­ity.

Work on the Dubai Expo vil­lage is cur­rently un­der­way.

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