Balfour Beatty wins Dubai Mall project
London, March 22, 2014
Britain-based construction group Balfour Beatty has won a contract to create a fashion avenue in Dubai, linking the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, a report said.
The project was awarded by Dubai’s Emaar Properties to the joint venture Dutco Balfour Beatty.
The project will extend the Dubai Mall and connect it to the 830-metre tall Burj Khalifa. It is expected to add 100 stores and increase the footfall to 100 million shoppers a year, said the Gulf News report.
The contract is worth £214 million ($352 million). It will employ 2,000 and take two years to complete, the report said.