Dubai: Turkey’s AE Arma wins luxury hotel MEP contract
Turkish engineering and contracting firm, AE Arma-Elektropanç, won a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) works contract from Gunal Construction for a luxury hospitality project in Dubai.
On completion, the $52mn Wow Hotel and Hotel Apartments Project will stand tall at 336m on the Business Bay, featuring 80 floors. The luxury development will house 946 units with views of Burj Khalifa, hotel suites, and rental apartments. The hotel suites, restaurants, pools, and apartments are located on the 58th and 74th floors, the highest section of the hotel, with views, said the statement from AE Arma-Elektropanç.
An eco-friendly tower with a 184,778sqm construction area, Wow Hotel and Hotel Apartments, will be focusing on smart housing solutions and aims to install low, medium, high-voltage systems, and generator systems besides key lighting and intelligent building automation systems. The other key facilities include climate control, fire detection, fire protection and extinguishing systems.
Work began on the project this October and is due for completion by the end of 2019, said a statement from the Turkish group. The scope of work includes construction of a hotel apartments building comprising five basement levels, a ground floor, 10 car parks, three mechanical floors, 68 additional floors, and a roof, it added.
Wow Hotel and Hotel Apartments will be one of the most important accommodation and entertainment centers in the region, said a top official.
Burak Ç. Kızılhan, the chief executive of AE Arma-Elektropanç, said: “By taking part in major projects such as Wow Hotel and Hotel Apartments, we are trying to represent our country in the best possible way in the global arena. This will be one of the most prestigious and big Turkish establishments in the region when completed.”