BIC Contracting (HLG) has been awarded a contract with revenue of AED490 million for the construction of the Gate Avenue at DIFC Project in Dubai, UAE, for Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Building on the existing DIFC Truck and Service Tunnel, Gate Avenue at DIFC extends from Marble Walk to Central Park Towers, a distance of approximately 880 meters.

Gate Avenue at DIFC is set to emerge as a premium lifestyle destination offering vibrant and world-class amenities to the financial centre’s diverse community of professionals, residents and visitors. The project will also provide seamless connectivity to all building podiums within the district.

The total built up area will be approximately 61,000 sq. m. and consist of a reinforced concrete structure and a mosque spanning three levels, steel nodes with glass cladding, mechanical, electrical and plumbing works, finishing and cladding.

The development will comprise more than 200 dining, shopping, cultural experiences and entertainment options.

BICC has congratulated all members of the team who succeeded in securing this project award with DIFC contributing to the further enhancement and consolidation of the relationship between DIFC and BICC.

Works will commence shortly. The first phase is set for completion by the end of 2017.