Dubai Developments, the privately held development company established by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Minister of Finance of the UAE and Deputy Ruler of Dubai, has signed a three-year contract with leading UAE-based FM Company Farnek, to manage a range of facilities in Dubai including four key properties within DD’s extensive portfolio, covering retail, residential, commercial and mixed-use.
Commenting on the contract, HE Eng. Essa Al Maidoor, Director General of the Dubai Developments, said: “As part of Dubai Developments’ strategy to improve service and achieve high customer satisfaction and happiness, Dubai Developments has decided to partner with a reliable and well-known FM service provider. Dubai Developments has reviewed the technical and technological capabilities of many service providers and has chosen FARNEK to join Dubai Developments in their journey towards service excellence.”
In total over 100 staff and technicians will be mobilised, to deliver a scope of works encompassing technical work (MEP, HVAC & Civil), specialised systems, exterior and general cleaning, pest control and landscaping.
The buildings that are now come under Farnek’s remit include, the 72-storey residential Blue Tower on Sheikh Zayed Road, the residential element of Al Murooj Complex in DIFC, which covers over 140 serviced apartments and associated public areas; the Village Mall in Jumeirah and the fully commercial Al Hudaiba Award Complex in Bur Dubai, comprising of nine floors over three blocks.
“This is our first contract with Dubai Developments and we are looking forward to a long and mutually beneficial working relationship, well beyond the initial three years,” said Markus Oberlin, CEO, Farnek.