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Grand Marina Intercontinental Hotel

Owner Abu Dhabi National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels (NCTH)
Estimated Value US$ 100,000,000
Sector Infrastructure
Sub Sector Hotels
Country United Arab Emirates (UAE)
City Abu Dhabi
Capacity 184 units, 22,000 sq m (total area) Feasibility Start Date Q1-2015
Status EPC ITB Project End Date Q4-2019
Owner Abu Dhabi National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels (NCTH)
Estimated Value US$ 100,000,000
Sector Infrastructure
Sub Sector Hotels
City Abu Dhabi
Country United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Capacity 184 units, 22,000 sq m (total area)
Feasibility Start Date Q1-2015
Status EPC ITB
Project End Date Q4-2019


Project Overview


Background

The city resort will bring a new dimension of classic European luxury and style infused with French flair to Abu Dhabi. It will aim to increase the attention garnered towards the luxury sector in Abu Dhabi, as well as provide a lavish experience for visitors; whether it is for recreational or for business purposes.
 


Scope of Work

The project will consist of a 5-star hotel including 184 rooms with suites, private fitness amenities, cafes, restaurants and other related facilities. 

  • Suites
  • Private fitness amenities
  • Cafes, restaurants and bars
  • 2 basements 
  • 3 podium levels
  • Soft & hard escape
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids play area
  • Garden and landscaping
  • Gym and health facilities
  • Football court
  • Indoor games room
  • Spa and sauna room
  • Car parking facilities for approximately 220 cars
  • Related Facilities


Finance

In October 2011, National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank to finance the project.


Additional Notes

Germany’s Oetker Collection was the operator, but formally withdrew from the contract to operate Hotel Le Bristol Abu Dhabi in 2013.

The project was on hold till the first quarter of 2015, after which Ehaf Consulting Engineers was awarded the lead design consultant contract. Scope of work will include:

  • Shoring
  • Dewatering system
  • Waterproofing
  • Landscaping
  • Coordination
  • Related works

Bin Jarra Al Fayed Foundation Company (BJAFCO) is going to be handling the foundation works on the site for the scheme.

InterContinental Hotels Group will be managing and operating the hotel.


Related Companies


Owner

Abu Dhabi National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels (NCTH)
National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels Building, Airport Road, UAE, Abu Dhabi
Tel: +971 2409 9999
Email: ncth@emirates.net.ae
Web: www.ncth.com

Feed/Design

Pre Qualified

EHAF Consulting Engineers
Al Masood Tower, Hamdan Street, Al Markaziya Area, Al Ain, UAE
Tel: +971 2631 9161
Email: ehafabudhabi@ehaf.com
Web: www.ehaf.com

Financier

Pre Qualified

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
Sheikh Zayed Street, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank building, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 2696 2222
Web: www.adcb.com

Sub-contractor

Pre Qualified

Alfa Foundation (Old name BJAFCO)

Tel: +971 50 220 7011
Email: gm@alfauae.com
Web: www.alfauae.com
Wilson Associates
3811 Turtle Creek Blvd #1600, Dallas, TX 75219
Tel: +1 214 521 6753
Web: www.wilsonassociates.com

Operator

Pre Qualified

InterContinental Hotels Group
Zip Code UB9 5HR, Broadwater Park, Buckinghamshire
Tel: +44 18 9551 2000
Web: www.ihg.com

Related Contacts


Abu Dhabi National Corporation for Tourism and Hotels (NCTH)

Name: Reeja Modesh Kumar
Designation: Projects Document Controller
Telephone:+971 2409 9999 ; Ext: 9801
Name: Mohammed Al Shazly
Designation: Project Manager
Telephone:+971 2409 9999

EHAF Consulting Engineers

Name: Alaa Galal
Designation: Business Development Engineer
Email Address: alaa.galal@ehafconsulting.org
Name: Sabry Shetifa
Designation: Structure Engineer/Senior Resident Engineer
Email Address: sabry.shetifa@gmail.com
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Name: Hisham Abdul Hafiz
Designation: Projects Manager
Telephone:+966 11 415 4102
Name: Hanan Ibrahim
Designation: Project Manager
Telephone:+971 2631 9161
Email Address: hanan.ibrahim@ehafconsulting.org


Updates

Jul 2017

Several local as well as international companies have presented their bids for the main construction contract. An award is expected in Q4-2017.

May 2017

The client has issued tenders inviting companies to submit their bids for the main construction contract. The bid submission deadline is in late June.

Apr 2017

Design works have been completed.

Jan 2017

Bin Jarra Al Fayed Foundation Company (BJAFCO) has been selected as the foundation contractor.

Apr 2016

Detailed design works are expected to be completed by Q4-2016.

Feb 2016

Schematic design works have been completed.

Dec 2015

The project name has been changed to Grand Marina Intercontinental Hotel.

Aug 2015

The design of the project is ongoing and expected to be completed by January 2016.

Apr 2015

EHAF Consulting Engineers has been appointed as the design consultants.

Jan 2015

Feasibility study is currently underway for the construction of a 5-star hotel called Grand Marina Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi.


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