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Jacobs Engineering Awarded Contract For Major Abu Dhabi Project

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PASADENA, Calif. /PRNewswire/ — Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced that it has been awarded a contract from Aldar, a major real estate development, management and investment company in the United Arab Emirates, to provide project management support services during construction for a new retail mall at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

The contract value is estimated at $8 million. Jacobs is executing the project from its offices in Abu Dhabi.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing project management support services including construction management; design and leasing change coordination; project controls; logistics coordination; coordination of site, project health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) and quality; and implementation of all associated systems, processes and procedures on behalf of Aldar.

The “Yas Mall Project,” a 2.53 million square feet (235,000 square meters) development is another key milestone in the expansion of the leisure and entertainment destination that is in line with Abu Dhabi’s strategic vision. The project is expected to be completed in 2014.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Mike Coyle stated, “We are very pleased to expand our relationship with Aldar, one of the leading developers in Abu Dhabi, and we look forward to supporting it in achieving the challenging goals for this project.”

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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