Cost management role on Marassi scheme extended

Gleeds’ cost management role on a mammoth £2.4bn Egyptian resort has been extended.

The consultant – which is working on the 1,544-acre Marassi scheme at Sidi Abdel Rahman Bay – will now provide pre-contract services until May 2013 and post-contract services until June 2014.

The resort includes a range of hospitality and residential buildings, a marina, a conference and exhibition centre and a golf course with golf academy.

Bruce Haswell, eirector of Gleeds Egypt said: “Gleeds are delighted to be working with Emaar on this prestigious and ground-breaking development which will allow the economy in the area to flourish year-round.

“We are working closely with team to create an environment that is both functional for visitors whilst maintaining the quality and aesthetic appeal of the area both now and in the future”.