Al Futtaim Carillion awarded Abu Dhabi’s Hard Rock Hotel deal
Aabar Properties has awarded Al Futtaim Carillion, a joint venture between Al Futtaim Group and the UK’s Carillion, a contract to build a five-star Hard Rock Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Under the $182.7m contract, Al Futtaim Carillion is to construct the 378-room building in the UAE capital’s Corniche. Construction is expected to begin this month, with completion slated for the first quarter of 2017. The hotel will also feature a number of restaurants, entertainment and meeting facilities, including the world famous Hard Rock Café.