Construction begins on $350 million Imperial Avenue by Shapoorji Pallonji

December 05, 2016

undefinedLocated in Downtown Dubai, the 8,881 sqm project is scheduled for completion in Q4 2019.

Works such as piling and shoring has started at the project site, and expected to complete in the next two months. Major work will commence in the second half of January 2017.

"Work on the superstructure will commence and will be constructed by our group company SP Middle East, a division of our company with 45 years of experience as contractors in this region. This is our flagship project in the region and we are leaving no stone un-turned to make this an iconic project," Jacob Joby, Director - Development at SP International Property Developers, said in a news report.

A key feature of the project will be a four-floor high void, The Window, located between the 9th and 12th floor, above which will be 25 residential floors. A landscape and infinity edge pool will be situated on the 9th floor.

The raft, substructure, and structural works till the first floor are scheduled for completion by October 2017. From November 2017 till October 2018, construction from the second to 35th floors is planned. The remaining floors till the roof are expected to be completed by January 2019.

The façade works, which is a major component of the project, will commence from January 2018, with completion planned for April 2019. The mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP), and the finishing works will be progressively completed during the period of November 2017 and July 2019. Following the final testing and commissioning, the project is expected to be ready for handover by October 2019.

Other features of the building include advanced technologies, with a focus on sustainability such as renewables expected to help reduce the service costs by approximately 15-18%, while the 13 ha total built up area will emphasise on larger living spaces at minimal costs.

As well as the residential units, the tower will also encompass 1,950 sqm of retail space.

Source: Trade Arabia

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