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.


Ascott Jeddah supports World Kidney Day

Staff members from Ascott Tahlia Jeddah, Ascott Sari Jeddah, Citadines Al-Salamah Jeddah and Spectrums Residence Jeddah visited the Hisham Attar Center for dialysis, to spend time with 70 patients.
Updated 18 March 2019
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Ascott Jeddah supports World Kidney Day

In light of National Kidney Month observed in March, The Ascott Limited joined forces with Albir Society Jeddah to observe World Kidney Day, on Thursday.

Staff members from Ascott Tahlia Jeddah, Ascott Sari Jeddah, Citadines Al-Salamah Jeddah and Spectrums Residence Jeddah visited the Hisham Attar Center for dialysis, to spend time with 70 patients, who were presented a flower and a gift from the properties.

Further supporting the cause, a dedicated Albir Society stand has been set up in the lobby of the four properties from March 13th to 20th, enabling a financial contribution from both staff and guests, as Ascott aims to raise support for the organization.

Vincent Miccolis, Ascott’s regional general manager for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, said: “We’re proud to support this important cause across Ascott Jeddah and enable both staff and guests to get involved. All Ascott Jeddah staff wore a green ribbon on their uniforms for the month of March, further driving awareness and showing their commitment to the cause. CSR initiatives form a core component of Ascott’s operations, and we’re pleased to be able to support the Albir Society Jeddah.”

World Kidney Day is annually observed on second Thursday in March. This year, it fell on March 14. The day is marked to raise awareness about kidney health and its relation to our overall health. This year, the theme of World Kidney Day was “Kidney Health For Everyone Everywhere.”

According to National Health Portal, chronic kidney disease is the sixth fastest growing cause of death. Around 850 million people worldwide are now estimated to have kidney diseases due to various causes. Around 1.7 million people are estimated to die annually due to acute kidney injury globally.

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. It has more than 58,000 operating units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as over 42,000 units, which are under development, making a total of more than 100,000 units in over 660 properties.

The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, Somerset, Quest, The Crest Collection, lyf, HARRIS, FOX HARRIS, YELLO, POP!, Préférence and HARRIS Vertu.