Fujairah Business Centre project to finish in June 2020

The Fujairah Business Centre is located in the Fujairah town centre, overlooking the Grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque.
Updated 07 January 2019
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Fujairah Business Centre project to finish in June 2020

Dubai Investments PJSC has announced that work on the 460 million dirhams ($125 million) Fujairah Business Centre project, developed by its joint venture entity Al-Taif Investment, is 20.5 percent complete and on track to finish in June 2020, well ahead of its scheduled completion date of Q4 2020.

The joint venture between Al-Taif Investment and Fujairah Investment Establishment will have a total built-up area of 96,400 square meters, offering a 19-level office tower and 19-level hotel and apartment tower as well as a shopping mall and retail area with parking for over 670 vehicles. Dubai Investments MD and CEO Khalid bin Kalban recently toured the site with the board of directors, and received a status update on the project.  

The hotel tower is now 18 floors high, with just two slabs left to cast and complete while the office tower has eight slabs still to complete. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing work on the project is ongoing, with the team close to finishing all block work. The team is carrying out procurement and the project is at a stage where interior décor, furniture and fitting project will be awarded.

Kalban said: “The Fujairah Business Centre project has been strategically planned for a specific location which will address market requirements, create investment and business opportunities and also to set benchmarks in terms of urban development. It was a real pleasure to see that the project is progressing ahead of schedule, it will offer some real opportunities in terms of business and investment.” 

The Fujairah Business Centre is located in the Fujairah town center, overlooking the Grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque. China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East is project construction contractor with Dewan Architects and Engineers project consultant. 

Al-Taif Investment is a collaborative effort between Dubai Investments PJSC and Fujairah Investment Establishment (FIE), the investment arm of the Fujairah government.


AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Updated 16 January 2019
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AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Al-Habtoor Group (AHG) has clarified that the group and all its divisions, including Habtoor Hospitality (Habtoor Hotels) have no link or relationship of any kind with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises (HTE) and its owner Rashid Al-Habtoor.

This is following news released in major Indian and Middle Eastern media about a potential acquisition of the Leela Group of Hotels in India (Hotel Leela venture) by Rashid Al-Habtoor, founder and owner of Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises.

A spokesperson for Al-Habtoor Group said: “We feel obligated to clarify that Al-Habtoor Group in all its divisions and Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises are two separate entities. Habtoor Hospitality, commonly known as Habtoor Hotels, is owned solely by Al-Habtoor Group in the UAE and overseas.”

“... Any actions or business decisions taken by Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises or any of their associates are their sole responsibility, and Al-Habtoor Group is not liable under any circumstance for any damages or liabilities arising directly or indirectly from Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises business ventures.”