Arabtec Holding announced that its subsidiary has been awarded contracts to work on Dubai Properties' Villanova project.

The contract awarded to Arabtec Construction, worth $279m (AED1.02bn), covers the project's Amaranta and La Quinta phases. 

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The contract's scope includes the construction of villas and townhouses. 

Emirates Falcon Electromechanical Co (EFECO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, will deliver mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) services for the project. 

Project works were expected to commence immediately, with completion set within a 28-month period, Arabtec revealed in a missive issued to the Dubai bourse on 28 December, 2017.

Commenting on the contract, Hamish Tyrwhitt, group chief executive officer (CEO) of Arabtec Holding, said: "We look forward to working on the Villanova project and to developing our relationship with Dubai Properties.

"This contract reflects the group’s ability to deliver projects tailored to our client’s requirements." 

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