Developed by Ithra Dubai and creating an impressive gateway to the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) area, One Za’abeel will add a new dimension to Dubai’s skyline once completed. Featuring the world’s largest cantilevered structure which spans an elevated highway, at a height of over 100m, the development is connected to the Trade Centre and Za’abeel Park. It will offer luxury 5* One&Only Hotel accommodation, leisure facilities, serviced residences and residential apartments, as well as high-specification commercial spaces within its two towers, podium and cantilever structure. Designed to achieve Gold LEED specification, One Za’abeel represents Ithra Dubai’s vision for sustainable development.
We are delighted to have been appointed to work alongside Ithra Dubai. This client is of great importance to Omnium, and we are proud to be involved in One Za’abeel, a development of exceptional quality and vision.
Appointed to deliver full pre- and post-contract QS services, Omnium is proud to work alongside Ithra Dubai on One Za’abeel. One Za’abeel is an important project for the emirate and one which will lead the Government’s drive towards sustainable development, with a key focus of our work on achieving LEED accreditation. Encompassing unique features, One Za’abeel and Ithra Dubai benefit from Omnium’s rich expertise in managing large-scale and super-tall developments throughout the region.
Omnium’s onsite team, led by Branch Director Fernando Freitas, works closely alongside Ithra Dubai in order to deliver this significant project. Cost planning expertise and benchmarking undertaken at an early stage of our appointment contributed significantly towards effective value engineering, adding exceptional value to the project and allowing for efficient cost management which has involved the market throughout. With the team supported by our nearby head office, Omnium has also been able to review insurances, bonds and other documentation for One Za’abeel, delivering full QS and contract management services that will create a sustainable, attractive and unique development in central Dubai.
The development and investment arm of the Government of Dubai, Ithra was created in 2013. Omnium has worked with the client since then, growing with them and allowing us to understand their needs and the specific demands of working for a Government organisation. Ithra leads the development of Dubai’s major investment projects, including those within transportation, industrial, finance, retail, leisure and the construction sector, to enhance Dubai’s economic position globally and secure a prosperous future with the protection and growth of the emirate’s wealth.
Main Board Director with Omnium and benefiting from Commercial Management experience, Fernando is responsible for the delivery of major pre- and post-contract services for clients including Ithra Dubai and Emaar Properties