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About Arabian Construction Co to build Jordan’s tallest building
ACC awarded Rotana Hotel Tower project worth AED342 million in Abdali, Jordan.
August 17, 2010 2:54 by Reuters
Arabian Construction Company (ACC) has been awarded a AED342 million contract by Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Tourism Investment (ETI) company to build the Rotana Hotel Tower in Abdali, Jordan.
Upon completion in 2013, the tower will be the tallest building in Jordan, standing at 188m.
Maher Merehbi, ACC’s CEO said: “We are very pleased with this latest contract and to now have the opportunity to build a talltower in Amman, after having built many state-of-the-art, iconic high rises across the Middle East, including the UAE, Lebanon and Qatar.”
The Rotana Hotel will be a 5-star establishment with a total built-up area of 66,800m² and will consist of seven basements with the capacity to fit 180 cars; 50 floors featuring 425 rooms; a gym; spa; pool deck and several restaurants.
ACC – who has already started work on the project – is the general contractor, and will oversee the tower’s construction,which includes: structural and facade cladding, architectural and civil works, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP), Back of House (BOH), interior finishes and external works.
The hotel will be located in the Abdali Disctrict in downtown Amman and forms part of the Abdali Urban Regeneration Project which aims to modernise downtown Amman through mixed-usedevelopment, state-of-the-art infrastructure, technology,security and a well structured network of roads.
ACC has been operating in Abu Dhabi since 1968 and is associated with many of the capital’s landmark buildings including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Capital Plaza, Emirates Palace Hotel, Sorouh’s Gate District and Al Dar’s Central Market Redevelopment. The company is also responsible for some of the UAE’s tallest developments, including the Almas Tower and Rose Rotana Tower in Dubai.