Drake & Scull International announced on the sidelines of the recent World Economic Forum event in Jordan that it has won a $43m (AED: 187m) contract to carry out the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works on the new St Regis Hotels and Residences project in the Jordanian capital of Amman.
The main contract for the resort, the first St Regis properties in Jordan, was awarded to contractor Arabtec earlier this week under a $197m deal.The St Regis Hotel & Residences project is a seies of three 17-storey towers. One contains a 260-bed hotel with four restairants, a pool, boutique retail units and conference and business facilities.
The remaining two towers will house 79 serviced apartments with 5-bed sky villas at the highest levels, alingside their own swinning pool, fitness centre, reception area, cinema theatre and a playground.
Drake & Scull said it has ‘extensive’ experience of the hospitality sector, having worked on porjects such as the Baynunah Tower in Abu Dhabi, the Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Wafi Mall in Dubai and on several projects in Egypt.
CEO Khaldoun Tabari said: “Winning this contract is a major step forward towards strengthening our presence in Jordan where the King Hussein Medical City was one of our key breakthroughs.
“The new contract underscores our successful history in offering specialized MEP services and reinforces our position as the preferred provider of integrated engineering services across the regional hospitality sector.The St Regis Hotel is being developed by Al Maabar International Investment.
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