Dubai Expo 2020 program management win

April 7, 2015.

Dubai Expo 2020 program management win

Sub-contracted by CH2M Hill and Mace, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) in the Middle East, in a joint venture with RLB in the UK, wins Dubai’s 2020 World Expo Program Management

With the theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, it echoes the powerful spirit of partnership and co-operation driving the UAE’s success in development and innovation.

Welcoming 25 million visitors

The Expo is expected to attract 25 million visitors, 70 percent of whom will be from overseas. This will be the first Expo to have most of its visitors coming from another country.

Running from October 2020 to April 2021, the Expo will launch the country’s Golden Jubilee celebration, and introduce a progressive and sustainable vision for the future.

Ready for the challenge

RLB in the Middle East will be providing commercial support for the initial six-month mobilisation period, with a view to providing support until 2022 once the main contract is signed off.

RLB’s main focus:

  • Cost planning
  • Cost monitoring
  • Cost reporting
  • BOQ production

Led by our Dubai Associate Director, Yusuf Kurrimboccus, with a team that’s expected to grow in the coming year, RLB in the Middle East is proud to be part of the Dubai Expo 2020 project and looks forward to the challenges ahead.

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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.