Emrill wins Dubai Festival City contract
October 23, 2011
UAE-based Emrill said it has been awarded an expanded total facilities management (TFM) services contract for the entire 5.2 million sq m Dubai Festival City, which stretches three kilometres along Dubai Creek.
The Dubai Festival City is a mixed use destination and premier waterfront community that interconnects residential, shopping, dining, leisure, entertainment, international hotels, schools, an automotive park, offices and a championship golf course.
As per the deal, Emrill will provide key FM services including housekeeping, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) maintenance, asset management services and security services.
A leading player in the FM sector, Emrill will service Festival Centre, Al Badia, Hillside Residences, Marsa Plaza, Festival Tower, Al Areesh Club, Automotive Retail Park and the overall site offices and infrastructure, said a senior official.
Emrill managing director Ben Churchill said winning the contract is a strong testament to Emrill�s commitment to good service and value. "We have been supporting this iconic development but this extended services contract further reiterates Dubai Festival City�s confidence in the service that Emrill has been providing with the quality of delivery while matching high expectations to manage a huge mixed development such as this,” Churchill remarked.
"Emrill has chalked out strategies and customised solutions that comply with the highest environmental standards and sustainability norms, creating great value-added benefits for Dubai Festival City and all its stakeholders,’ he said.
With a workforce of over 4000 employees, Emrill commands a steady growth since its formation with the expertise of its operating company, Carillion Plc and its shareholders which include Al-Futtaim Group and Emaar Properties.
“Emrill will ensure seamless transition of services in collaboration with Dubai Festival City with its "Business As Usual” invisible to customer�s style of providing high levels of service,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service