Styles&Wood Completes £2.6 Million Dubai Hotel Scheme

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    Integrated property services and project delivery specialist Styles&Wood has completed a £2.6 million (AED 14.8 million) refurbishment contract at Dubai’s newest hotel development, on behalf of JA Resorts and Hotels. The 35,000 sq. ft. project included a comprehensive programme of works to convert a former residential tower into the four-star Ocean View Hotel. The scheme was delivered by the Altrincham-headquartered company’s JV with Dutco Transport Company, DutcoStyles&Wood (DS&W).

    The scope of the contract included demolition, strip-out and alteration work, mechanical, electrical and power service installation and a comprehensive refurbishment across six floors, featuring a an external terrace, gyms, conference suites and bars, shops and management offices.

    The 338-room Ocean View Hotel is the latest addition to the city’s Jumeirah Beach Residence, a 1.7km beach-front development featuring 40 high-rise towers. The scheme is the only four-star beachfront hotel in Dubai, and overlooks the Arabian Gulf and The Palm Jumeirah.

    Warren Gemlik, General Manager, from DutcoStyles&Wood, said: “This was a prestigious project delivered to the very high specification demanded by one the world’s most exclusive tourist destinations.

    “In order to meet the client’s tight schedule and ensure smooth delivery, we devised a robust schedule of works which included the coordination of more than 150 operatives working 24 hours a day.”

    Daniel Fountain / 07.07.2013

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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