RLB in the Middle East wins major cost management contract

June 10, 2014.

RLB in the Middle East wins major cost management contract

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) in the Middle East has won a major cost management contract on the Blue Waters development. ‘Bluewaters’ is a mixed-use development, located on a reclaimed island, offshore from the Jumeirah Beach residence district of Dubai.

Transforming an island into a leisure paradise

Features include a bespoke ‘souq’ surrounded by a promenade with a variety of dining outlets. This wharf retail portion includes parking for about 3000 vehicles and a retail and entertainment centre surrounding the ‘Dubai I’. This wheel will be twice the size of the London Eye.

The Bluewaters project will also include a Personal Rail Transport system and a cable car, connecting guests to the mainland. The island will include a boutique five-star hotel and various residential options.

RLB has been appointed by Mirage Leisure and Development to provide cost consultancy services on the retail and entertainment and infrastructure works on Bluewaters Development

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About RLB

With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.