Contractor’s joint venture will build five star hotel in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

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A Carillion joint venture has won a £110m contract by Aabar Properties to build a five star Hard Rock Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

The hotel will comprise 378 rooms, restaurants, entertainment and meeting facilities, including the renowned Hard Rock Café. 

Other features include a sky lobby on the fifth floor, a lobby bar with outdoor deck and hookah lounge and a 37th floor sky bar with swimming pool. 

The work will be carried out by Carillion’s joint venture in the UAE, Al Futtaim Carillion.

Construction is scheduled to begin this month, with completion in the first quarter of 2017.