PHILADELPHIA and DUBAI, UAE, June 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from Emaar Properties PJSC to provide program management services in connection with the Dubai Creek Harbour Development in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Hill's initial one-year contract has an estimated value of approximately AED 27.8 million ($7.6 million).
The Dubai Creek Harbour Development will feature 113 million square feet of gross floor area which includes residential developments, services apartments, villas, branded hotels and lifestyle retail district. The development is comprised of nine districts with a 30-year phased build-out. Emaar estimates building 2,000 units per year over the first five years. Key structures will include a tower that will exceed the height of Burj Khalifa, a mega retail district, a sanctuary development with exclusive villas and a canal district.
"Dubai Creek Harbour Development is indicative of Dubai's construction resurgence," said Mohammed Al Rais, Regional President (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group. "Its marquee structures, high-end amenities and ambitious growth plan
will support Dubai's business and tourism growth for many years to come," added Al Rais.
Hill International, with 3,300 professionals in more than 50 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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