Aldar residential devp projects on track


Abu Dhabi / WAM

Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi’s listed property development, investment and management company, provided a progress update on Wednesday of its residential development projects currently under construction.
The Al Hadeel, Ansam, Al Merief, Nareel Island residential projects are all on track to be completed according to their respective schedules, with steady progress being made on foundational, structural and MEP work.
Work is progressing across all aspects of the development West Yas, Aldar’s first villa community on the iconic Yas Island, including all precincts, marine, electrical, lighting and telecommunications work. The construction of the Aldar Academies’ operated school is nearing completion and it will be operational for the beginning of the 2016 – 2017 academic year.
Talal Al Dhiyebi, Chief Development Officer at Aldar Properties, said, “The demand for high quality residential units and an enriched community living experience is greater than the supply in the market. This informs our strategic approach towards developing best in class residential communities. It is important for us at Aldar that we work closely with our contractors to deliver these projects on time, thus supporting the sustained demand as well as the long-term economic and social development of Abu Dhabi.”
Regarding Shams Meera, Aldar’s first mid-market focused project, the enabling teams are on site and progressing well with the shoring, piling, and excavation of the three level basement. Authority NOCs are in process, along with the tendering for the main contract which is expected to awarded during this quarter.
Infrastructure development at Shams Abu Dhabi on Al Reem Island is progressing well, with the South Canal now open. During the last quarter, Aldar awarded contracts for the closed canal, and pre-concept designs were submitted for the central park. The east sandy beach has now been completed, along with the Repton School area.
Within the Al Raha Beach development, following the completion of phase one of the Al Dana infrastructure, substantial works were completed on the second phase, which includes landscaping and road embankment, sewer works, dredging works, storm water networks and district cooling. Testing is currently underway on irrigation networks, while maintenance works have already commenced for the existing landscaped areas in public spaces.
At Al Falah Town Centre, general excavation work is now complete with final finishes being made across storm water works, potable water, irrigation, telecoms, electrical, street lighting and substations.

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