Hill International (HIL) recently announced the company has been awarded a contract extension from H.H. Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan to provide project management services for the AED 2.5B ($681M) Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The original 2 ½ year contract was worth AED 11.6M ($3.2M). The new 3-year extension has an estimated value to Hill of approximately AED 29.8M ($8.1M).
Etihad Towers is a world-class, mixed-use development located on the prestigious coastline of Khalidyah. This location in Abu Dhabi will house a five-star hotel, served apartments, residences, office space and a retail mall. The development comprises five towers ranging from 49 to 76 stories above a five-level podium with a built-up area of 519,000 sq. meters (5.5M square feet). Construction is expected to be completed by December 2010.
The company also announced the promotion of David A. Price to Senior Vice President. He will be in charge of business development throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for the Company’s Construction Claims Group. Mr. Price has more than 20 years of experience in the strategic management and planning of resources, and is an experienced speaker on construction contracts and presenting public and in-house training courses to companies in Europe, Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean, Scandinavia, Asia and Southeast Asia. He earned his B.Sc. (Hons.) in quantity surveying, LL.B. in English law from Liverpool Polytechnic, and his Diploma in Arbitration from the College of Estate Management.
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