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EPC giant Punj Lloyd wins Rs 308 crore infrastructure project in Dubai

Engineering Procurement Construction conglomerate Punj Lloyd today announced bagging an infrastructure order worth Rs 308 crore in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai.

Front Line Investment Management Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Damac Properties Development LLC has given this contract to Punj Lloyd, for the construction of 168 villas at Trixis Cluster of the Akoya Oxygen master development offering a luxury lifestyle at the heart of nature in Al Yufrah 2, Dubai.

Akoya Oxygen is a breathtaking community offering cleaner air, naturally cooler temperatures and a carefully designed master plan and road network system to reduce pollution, with dedicated spaces for bicycles and hybrids. It is only 25 minutes from the centre of the city along the Umm Suqeim Expressway and spread over 55 million square feet.

The community will feature a selection of opulent homes set within endless green with 18-hole championship golf course, luxurious five-star hotel as well 2,000 hotel apartments, luxury Retail Strip (Vista Lux) encompassing 1 million square foot entertainment and retail district featuring a waterway and more than 1.5 km of the walkway.

Speaking on this win, Shantanu Karkun, President and CEO, Buildings & Infrastructure, Punj Lloyd said, “Dubai is today synonymous with luxury and it is our privilege to win this contract for a premium luxury development.  The Akoya Oxygen community will have the region’s first rainforest and will be fully completed before EXPO 2020. Punj Lloyd Group has delivered several luxury spaces including the Jumeirah Islands Villa in Dubai, the Four Seasons Hotel in Singapore and the many integrated iconic entertainment resorts in Singapore.

With this win, the Group’s order backlog stands at INR 25,708 crore. The order backlog is the value of unexecuted orders on December 31, 2015, plus new orders received after that date.