Consultants

Al Habtoor Leighton Group - Main Contractor

The Al Habtoor Leighton Group was established in September 2007 following the merger of Al Habtoor Engineering with the Arabian Gulf operations of Leighton International. The new entity immediately became the UAE’s largest construction group, with a revenue of over AED 6 billion in 2007.

The group comprises four key operating divisions: Al Habtoor Engineering Dubai; Al Habtoor Engineering Abu Dhabi; Al Habtoor Engineering Qatar; and Gulf Leighton. Leighton International owns a 45% stake in the Group.

Leighton International is part of the Leighton Group, Australia’s largest project development and contracting group with annual revenues exceeding US$10 billion.

Al Habtoor Stfa Soil Group (HSSG) - Enabling Works

Al Habtoor Stfa Soil Group (HSSG) is an ISO:9001 accredited company and one of the key piling and enabling works contractors operating in the UAE.

The company has successfully completed more than 40 projects (including the Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque, sectors four and six of Jumeirah Beach Residence, sectors one and three of the Shoreline Apartments on Palm Jumeirah).

HSSG specialises in piling, shoring, diaphragm wall construction, anchoring, sheet piling, soil improvement, jet grouting, CFA piling, Vibro piling, stone columns, wick drains, dynamic consolidation, reverse circulation drilling in rock and mini piling.

AB Concept - Bellagio Hotel and Residence (Package B) Interior Designer

Founded over a decade ago, AB Concept has confirmed its position as one of Asia’s most ambitious, forward-thinking architectural and design firms.

In recent years AB Concept has been behind some of the world’s most buzzed-about hospitality projects. The firm’s ever-expanding portfolio includes the SPA at the Mandarin Oriental Singapore, the W Retreat & Spa in Bali, Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan. Upcoming projects include restaurants in the Four Seasons Hotels in Shanghai & Hangzhou, the W Hotel in Beijing, the Shangri-La Hotel in Taipei and the Conrad Hotel in Hangzhou.

Helming this creative enterprise and steering the company’s vision are cofounders Ed Ng and Terence Ngan. Imbuing each AB Concept project with their distinct sense of style and unerring eye for detail, the duo has earned a reputation for design excellence and uncompromising quality. AB Concept is a design firm with a rare synergy. With Ed’s discriminating style and Terence’s architectural creativity, the pair’s collaborative, professional partnership is key to the company’s success.

Every project begins with their initial sketches and they take a hands-on approach to every aspect of the process. From the start, their focus is on pinpointing potential problems and identifying challenges to bring the client’s vision to full fruition. As testament to their detail-oriented style, a variety of prestigious, international awards line the shelves of the AB Concept offices.

AB Concept’s design of the W Retreat & Spa, Bali – Seminyak earned international acclaim. As well as winning top honours at the prestigious International Hotel and Property Awards in Monte Carlo (in the ‘Hotels Over 200 Rooms’ category), the team was also awarded ‘Best Guest Room’ at the prized Gold Key Awards in New York.

Agency Nuel/ Ocre Bleu (France) - Baccarat Hotel Interior Design

Agence Nuel is one of the most recognized team in France for luxury hotel interior design. For 15 years, the company is specialized with passion in luxury interior hotel design. Its strength comes from a unique balance with creativity and hotel design know-how.

International hotel brands such as Radisson, Intercontinental, Westin, Taj, Le Meridien, Marriott or Hilton, entrust Agence Nuel with their strategic projects. The Agence Nuel team has developed the required skills and methodology to lead international large-scale projects. Elegance and asserted modernity, with a touch of impertinence and glamour is company signature, believing that creativity is the essence of luxury, as it is with art

Antoni Associates (Saotta – South Africa) - Pearl Residence Interior Design

Over the past decade Antoni Associates, the Interior Design & Décor division of the iconic architectural firm SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects has become known for creating some of the most exclusive interiors in South Africa as well as international locations including Paris, Moscow, New York, London and Geneva. This dynamic and innovative practice conceptualizes and creates contemporary interior spaces and bespoke décor for the full spectrum of interior design briefs which includes domestic, hospitality, retail, corporate and leisure sectors.

Led by Mark Rielly and Adam Court and a dedicated and skilled team of designers and decorators, Antoni Associates prides itself on its dedication to cutting edge contemporary design, sound technical knowledge and up to the moment computer skills and a design finesse that combined is unique in South Africa. The synergy of these attributes combined with carefully orchestrated logistics allows them to stay ahead of the market. Their interiors meet the international standard of being modern, luxurious and seductive while at the same time remaining understated and timeless and in tune with the delights of quality living demanded by their discerning clients

ARUP - Master Plan Review, Interpretation and Integration Services

Arup is a global firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants, providing a diverse range of professional services to clients around the world.

ARUP are the creative force behind many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable designs. Arup has over 10,000 staff working in more than 90 offices in 37 countries and has and over 10,000 projects running concurrently.

The company’s three main global business areas extend to buildings, infrastructure and consulting.

Asymptote - Sheikh Zayed Master Planner including Central Area Retail

Asymptote Architecture is a leading multi-disciplinary architectural practice based in New York City, with satellite offices in the UAE and Vienna. Founded in 1989 by Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture, Asymptote has been working at the forefront of design and technological innovation pertaining to building design, master planning, urban design as well as exhibition and interior design.

Asymptote is presently involved as lead design architects on a broad range of commissions at various sites in the United States, Europe and Asia, including two landmark luxury residential towers for the new Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, South Korea, iconic retail destinations in Moscow and St. Petersburg Russia, an important cultural pavilion in Daegu, South Korea, two mixed use commercial towers in Zhangzhou, China, and a regional bank headquarters in Ghent, Belgium. Recently completed projects by Asymptote include the Yas Hotel, a 500-room, 5-star luxury hotel adjacent to Abu Dhabi’s new Yas Marina Formula 1 Racetrack; 166 Perry Street, a high-end residential building in New York City; and the award-winning HydraPier in Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands.

Asymptote’s work has been the subject of 4 monographs and is widely published internationally in professional journals as well as the general press. The work of Asymptote is also included in several private and public collections including The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Frac Centre in Orléans, France. In 2004 Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture were awarded the coveted Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts in recognition of exceptional contributions to the merging the disciplines of art and architecture. Time Magazine named Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture as being two of the most important designers of the new century.

A.W. Lake (Singapore) - Spa consultant (Project Spa strategy, Baccarat Hotel, McLaren Hotel, Destination & Medical Spa)

A.W. LAKE Spa Concepts brings together the best and brightest minds to the Dubai Pearl project.

The multi-national and award-winning Spa Design & Consultancy firm consists of pioneering architects and forward thinking designers, as well as a team of passionate and highly regarded spa experts who are visionary and business savvy in their approach. With projects in over 20 countries and operational bases in Bali, Singapore, Shanghai, and Dubai, A. W. LAKE leads at the forefront of global trends and cutting-edge design.

CK Design Works Pty Ltd - Architectural Design for Podium buildings Cluster P4

With headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, and an international office servicing the Middle East, Asia and Europe, Dubai-based CK Design Works aims to engage with both clients and contractors to produce the best possible design solution.

CK Design’s award-winning portfolio extends from individually customized residential projects to multi-faceted major developments in every sector.

CK Design offers complete architectural and interior design expertise and provides high-level, personable services.

Colliers International - Retail Property Management & Leasing Consultant

Colliers International is one of the most internationally-minded commercial real-estate companies, with over 9,000 staff in 248 offices in 51 countries around the world.

Founded 30 years ago in Australia, Colliers has spread steadily across the US, the Far East and Europe, and thence into South America, Africa and the Middle East. It has over 660m sq ft of commercial real estate under management.

Cooper & Wilcock - Vertical Transportation Consultant

Cooper & Wilcock is a UAE vertical transportation consultancy, providing seasoned expertise specific to the Middle East. Originally formed in Canada, the company was established in 2008 in Dubai Knowledge Village, part of TECOM Investments Education Cluster. In 2009, the company expanded its footprint to Qatar with the opening of an office.

In addition to elevators and escalators, the company offers full facade access and building maintenance system consultancy service. Within its two-year tenure in the UAE, it has already established a successful track record in office, residential, hotel and healthcare projects.

Gordon Wilcock, a veteran inspector of lifts and escalators, leads a 4-member team in the Dubai office, comprising professionals with an exhaustive know-how of pre- and post contract activities for major building projects.

The partners, Cooper and Wilcock, possess a wealth of experience of more than 40 years in the vertical transportation industry, covering all aspects of elevators / escalators / autowalks installation, maintenance, sales and management. The company adopts ‘CONSIDER IT DONE’ as its motto in fulfilling its key objectives on every individual project.

CROWN CONSULT - Engineering for Car Park Management & Internal Circulation

Crown Consult is a Dubai-based registered company, with the license to practice in all disciplines of civil engineering and architecture. Crown Consult is a Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA)-approved consultant for undertaking traffic impact and transportation master plan studies.

Crown Consult utilizes the latest technology, industry approved state-of-the-art software complemented with the latest computer hardware to ensure effective and efficient project implementation.

Dar Al Estidama - Energy Efficiency/Value Engineering/Sustainability

Dar Al Estidama specializes in providing consultancy and engineering solutions for energy efficiency and sustainability during the planning and implementation of large scale projects.

They are well equipped to meet increasingly complex challenges and combine a regional presence with high-level International expertise.

Delta Lighting - Interior Lighting Designer for Bellagio

Delta Lighting Solutions was established in Dubai in 1998 with one simple mission in mind: to offer the highest standard of creative lighting design and client servicing in the region and beyond. We have achieved this by recruiting top design talent from all over the world, while having strong project ownership and responsibility. We provide effective and efficient project communication and response times and our ground support is unparalleled.

Ninety percent of our entire office staff hold degrees in Architecture or Interior Design with more specialized studies in Lighting Design. We believe that technicality coupled with great design creates magical solutions and we aim to bring that “magic” to each project we undertake.

D.G. Jones & Partners - Quantity Surveyor

D.G. Jones & Partners is one of the most widespread practices specializing in construction cost control and quantity surveying with 30 offices in Europe, the Middle East, the US, Africa, the Far East, South East Asia and Australia.

D.G. Jones & Partners has been operating in the Middle East since 1961.

The services provided a include quantity surveying, cost management, project management, construction management and a wide range of property and construction consultancy services.

D. G. Jones & Partners’ client base includes government ministries and departments, banks, developers, local authorities, industrial companies, aid agencies, retail outlets, contractors, loss adjusters, hotel groups and architectural and engineering consultancies.

Dome International - Environmental Impact Study

Dome International LLC is a Dubai registered company and is part of the Dome Group of companies with offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Baghdad, Sanaa, Aden, Cairo and Amman. The company is a leading provider of services relating to health, safety & environmental consultancy, petroleum engineering, construction & maintenance, and supply.

Environmental services are provided through the company’s specialist HSE Consultancy Division, which is made up of an experienced international team of locally based environment and health and safety specialists.

Since its formation, the division has carried out more than 300 major environmental projects in the Middle East.

Dome’s clients include Pearl Dubai, Nakheel, Emaar, RTA, Dubai Municipality, Cansult Maunsell, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, ADNOC, ADMA-OPCO, ZADCO, TOTAL ABK, GASCO, FERTIL, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), TDIC, ZonesCorp, Aldar, Bunya, Tamouh Investment, Worley Parsons, KBR, AD Little, Mott McDonald.

EC HARRIS - Facilities management at Pearl Dubai Project

EC Harris is a professional services consultancy established over 90 years ago. It provides,solutions to leading organisations throughout the world in the real estate, infrastructure, industrial and construction sectors. Its consultancy ranges from the management of the construction to the operations of built assets.

EC Harris employs over 3,000 specialists worldwide in 40 offices across 80 countries. It has wholly owned offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with operations in Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, KSA, Kuwait and Jordan.

EC Harris advises or manages over one million m² of facilities, and boasts a turnover of £164 million for 2006/2007..

e.Construct - Structural & Civil works

Founded in 2004 by experts with over 60 years of experience in the industry, e.Construct is a specialist structural engineering design services firm. The strength of e.Construct lies in value engineering of the structure.

e.Construct is headquartered in Dubai, UAE with offices in UAE, Egypt, Jordan and India and has a team of 160 engineers, architects and detailers.

e.Construct’s expertise encompasses several segments in the construction industry such as value engineering, precast concrete engineering, structural engineering and construction methods.

e.Construct has provided services for a variety of projects including high rise buildings, industrial projects, residential complexes, sports facilities, commercial developments and shopping malls.

Equinox Middle East LLC - Pre-construction logistics at Pearl Dubai Project

Equinox Middle East LLC (Equinox) is a multi-disciplinary, full-service consulting firm that focuses on assisting real estate developers in the UAE with the development of integrated logistics solutions in support of their projects.

Equinox services cover every aspect of design, planning, developing and managing logistics solutions for projects, including schematic and detail design of the required logistics infrastructure, logistics support during construction and “life-style” logistics support to the various communities upon completion of the projects.

Equinox is able to leverage on a wide network of associates, covering logistics support services, onshore transportation, marine craft operations, facility management services, waste management services to meet specific project requirements of the developers.

FICHTNER Consulting Engineers - Waste management at Pearl Dubai Project

Fichtner was founded in 1922 and has been active in providing public utilities, industrial enterprises and government agencies with professional engineering services in the field of environmental, energy, and infrastructural engineering, covering a wide mix of projects.

Fichtner today is Germany’s largest independent engineering consultancy enterprise and has more than 30 years experience in the Middle East.

Fondue - Kitchen & Laundry Consultant

Fondue is one of the world’s leading design consultancy practices in the hotel and resort food service and laundry fields. It brings its clients’ visions to life through ground breaking designs that encompass leading energy and operational efficiencies.

With over 50 years of international experience, the Fondue team has developed a unique design style cultivated in its head office in Dubai and has led the team to work on many of the region and the world’s most exciting hotel and resort developments. This is soon to be replicated in the London and Sydney subsidiary offices.

Goco Hospitality - SPA Consultant (Bellagio and MGM hotels)

GOCO Hospitality is a consulting and management company focusing on wellness and hospitality. We create, innovate, and operate tomorrow’s hospitality concepts as well as deliver unique business solutions to a clientele ranging from individual investors to global hospitality brands.

GOCO Hospitality is based in Bangkok, Thailand with regional offices located in Berlin, Germany and Shanghai, China.

Inhabit Asia ME - Façade Technology Design

Inhabit is the world’s first multi-disciplinary dedicated specialist engineering consultancy practice, (that is not controlled by a large structural or building services company), and provides value to its customers by offering a range of specialist engineering consulting services to complement all sizes and types of building projects.

The company provides consultancy services for Façade, BMU and External Access Systems, ESD, Building Physics, Acoustics, Specialist Structural Engineering and Lighting. From their offices across the Middle East, Asia and Australasia, Inhabit is able to provide comprehensive on-the-ground assistance to their clients.

Jappsen Ingeniure - Vertical Transport Design

Jappsen Ingeniure boasts consulting ‎engineers for building infrastructure, ‎elevators, and conveying systems who aim to achieve innovative solutions. ‎Founded in 1972, Jappsen Ingeniure gave to Europe the first ‎consulting engineers with a main ‎focus on conveying technology.‎

Furthermore Jappsen Ingeniure has influenced as well as ‎inspired major manufacturers to achieve significant ‎technological developments. Jappsen Ingeniure brings to any project extensive knowledge ‎of the most recent development and trends ‎in elevator technology.

Jappsen Ingeniure is a member of the International ‎Association of Elevator Engineers (IAEE) and ‎the Commission for Elevators at fhe ‎Department for Conveying Systems of the ‎German Standards Organization (Deutscher ‎Normenausschuss) in addition to the company’s commitment to ISO.

Masuch + Olbrisch - Development and Traffic Planning

The firm was founded in 1960 by Dietrich Masuch. (Dipl.-Ing.). In 1966, Günter Olbrisch (Dipl.-Ing.) joined the company as partner.

The company specializes in project management, construction planning, construction management, expert appraisals, record keeping and graphic data processing.

Middle East Engineering Consultants (MEECON) - Local Consultant

Middle East Engineering Consultants (MEECON) is a partnership firm established in the year 1985 in Dubai. MEECON has made great achievements in various disciplines of architectural and engineering consultancy and is currently involved in projects with a total project value exceeding AED40 billion..

MEECON currently employs around 185 technical staff out of which many are certified PMP® from the Project Management Institute-US.

Mindserve - Integrated Community Management

MINDSERVE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Pearl Holdings with a license from Dubai Internet City that offers integrated community management through detailed processes to achieve and exceed service levels, delivered and managed by highly trained and professional personnel and an advanced state-of-the-art technology infrastructure.

Together they become the sensible mind that watches over the community, mindful of their needs and lifestyle preferences while keeping a tight control on operational expenditure.

The integration of systems and services enables higher standards of service using fewer resources, making the community financially, socially and environmentally sustainable allowing MiNDSERVE to provide bespoke lifestyle experiences to vibrant and balanced communities at reasonable costs

Mott Macdonald - MEP Services Consultant

Mott MacDonald is a global management, engineering and development consultancy, boasting a US$1.7 billion business spanning 140 countries. Out of a total strength of over 14,000 employees, nearly 1,500 are located in the Middle East at the Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman and Qatar offices.

The consultancy has gained wide-ranging industry experiences from diversified projects across the commercial, cultural, retail and residential sectors, including health, education, transport, sport and leisure developments.

Working with a wide spectrum of customers such as developers, architects and contractors as well as local authorities, inward investors and private individuals, services offered by Mott MacDonald include multiple disciplines in acoustics, façade engineering, cladding, seismic design, fire safety and vertical transportation.

Mott MacDonald adds value to its customers through offering assistance in planning, designing, procuring and delivering projects on any scale. The company also provides management consultancy built on technical know-how and helps shape and implement development policies and programmes. Promoting the well-being of the planet through advance sustainability is among its core priorities.

Munge Leung - Bellagio Hotel and Residence (Package A) Interior Designer

Munge Leung was established in 1997 by Alessandro Munge and Sai Leung, with the desire to build a boutique studio that offers dynamic and inspiring design solutions to a variety of specialty areas.

Today Munge Leung is established as one of Canada’s leading design firms with a wealth of experience in creating interiors for five-star hotels, luxury residential developments, restaurants, resorts, and nightclub venues located around the world.

The firm’s competitive edge is a combination of compelling design strategy and coherent business vision, recognizing that project success is gauged not only in compelling pictures, but on actual programmatic success. Extensive research and analysis of each project assure unique and appropriate narratives that captivate and inspire from overall statement through to finely crafted detail. The team has proven to be fluent in many stylistic idioms and has an innate ability to adapt to diverse project vernacular with clarity and fluidity of execution.

Pelton Marsh Kinsella (PMK) - Acoustics Consultant

Pelton Marsh Kinsella (PMK) International is a consulting firm specializing in acoustical, audiovisual and information technology systems design. In the fields of our expertise, PMK are one of the largest independent consulting firms in the US with offices and personnel located in Chicago, Dallas, Honolulu, Las Vegas and Miami. In 2004, PMK expanded its operations internationally by opening an office in Dubai, UAE.

PMK does not sell, fabricate or install products and is a pure consulting firm working with project teams from the early concept design phases through to completion and handover stages. PMK works with architects, builders, contractors, developers, engineers and owners on many types of projects that include airports, broadcast facilities; convention and conference centers, low/high-rise condominiums, office buildings, health-care, hotels and resorts, museums, performing arts centers, themed retail, dining and entertainment venues, sports facilities, institutional and educational buildings.

PMK activities are Acoustical, Audiovisual, IT/ Telecom, ELV Systems Consulting.

Portland Design Associates Ltd - Retails design

The London headquartered Portland offers the best in retail planning, design, consumer understanding, segmentation and revenue modelling to provide a level of creativity and commercialism unequalled by any other advisor in the field.

Portland has over 20 years of retail experience in the Middle East and advises developers, property owners, investors, retailers and government agencies on the most effective retail strategies for their real estate assets, from development strategies and the master planning of retail space to merchandise and tenant mix, consumer spending, rental incomes, investment due diligence and retail store performance and branding.

Portland is currently working on retail and mixed use development projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Riyadh, Doha, Muscat, RAK, Istanbul, Bahrain, Cairo and Tangiers. Previous projects include Mall of Arabia, Bahrain Financial Harbour, and the Jumeirah Lake Towers.

Pragma - Retail / Business Mode Consultant

Pragma is a leading London based consultancy specialising in retail and consumer markets. With over 20 years of experience in more than 30 countries, Pragma has delivered over 700 assignments, which have successfully improved business profitability for clients. Pragma’s key strength is the understanding of how customers behave and what motivates them to buy and to then use this insight to generate strategies to provide rapidly improved business models and profits.

Pragma works on a wide range of commercial space and due diligence projects, including urban and suburban shopping centres and mixed-use developments, entertainment and leisure attractions and transportation networks including airport terminals and rail stations. The specialist team brings together the best in consumer understanding, footfall estimation, space utilization and revenue forecasting to provide a level of creativity and depth of analysis not offered by any other advisor in the field.

PTang - Superior Pearl residence Interior Design

PTang Studio Ltd was established in 1997 and engages in diverse scope of projects: ranging from small scale residential, show flat design to large scale commercial works like corporate headquarters and movie launching functions. As a professional consultant, we engaged a wide range of projects in Hong Kong, China, Japan and The UK.

Our philosophy is modest and getting to basics is what we believe in. We create spaces bringing out clients the most comfortable atmosphere, by understanding their individual preferences. Seeking for the finest quality and innovations, developing a fresh and unique style that transcends existing boundaries and widens the horizon of design in the visionary future is our aim. Our excellence and quality of work can be reflected from our well-deserved reputation established.

Our company is organized around a series of teams, each of which is managed by experienced designer. We do believe our aggressive and energetic designers with professional experiences are able to provide the best services for our clients.

Qirad Middle East - Project Development

QIRAD is an International Property Design, Branding & Investment Company that conceptualizes and enhances real estate assets from the initial theme and architectural concept to sales & marketing, with a turnkey solution.

A creative solution provider, which specializes in all touch points of a development process, be it a real estate or a property related product, by bringing out lifestyle design, marketing and branding.

QIRAD operates as a service company or works in partnership with property owners, developers, investors & financial institutions to increase property values

Rmal Hospitality - Hospitality

Rmal Hospitality is a dedicated hotel and restaurant development business launched by the Abu Dhabi based Al Fahim Group in 2007. The company represents a wide variety of brands within the Al Fahim Group’s hotel and restaurant assets and is supported by the wealth of experience its management possesses in the local and international hospitality and food & beverage industry.

Rmal Hospitality’s current restaurant franchise portfolio includes Frankie Dettori and Marco Pierre White’s 'Frankie's Italian Lounge and Grill’, two Wagamama restaurants in Dubai and Cairo, and Trader Vic’s in the Madinat Jumeirah. As part of the company’s business strategy, plans are underway to expand the operations and add new brands to the company’s portfolio across the region.

Schweger Associated Architects - Project Master Plan and Concept Design

Schweger Associated Architects GmbH was founded in 1964 by Heinz Graaf and Peter P. Schweger.

Schweger Associated Architects have extended their range of activities by establishing offices in Hamburg, Berlin and Munich, as well as project-related subsidiaries in several other cities.

With its partners and 55 highly qualified employees, the office is professionally competent at every planning and construction stage and is one of the large German architectural partnerships with international experience and reputation.

Schweger Associated Architects professional services include urban and architectural design as well as project implementation. Based on functional, ecological and cost criteria, the office develops seminal buildings (co-operating with other reputed professional consultants).

Schletterer Wellness & Spa Design - Wellness & Spa Concept

Schletterer Wellness & Spa Design is one of the world’s leading spa planning and spa consulting companies.

Schletterer Wellness & Spa Design plan and realize unique wellness and spa hotels and spas that range from small private spa oases to huge and fascinating day spa facilities.

Schletterer Wellness & Spa Design carries out business on four continents, working primarily with clients from the hotel and leisure industry.

Spatality - MGM & Bellagio Hotel SPA

Spatality is a hospitality consulting and management company that specializes in delivering unique and innovative business solutions to its clientele who range from individual investors to global hospitality brands.

Nominated “Best Spa Consultancy” for three consecutive years at The Crystal Awards from 2009-2011 and a nominee for “Best Spa Consultant Company” at the 2011 SpaChina Awards, Spatality provides hospitality consultancy and management to clients around the globe. Spatality is currently engaged in 18 projects in 11 countries. From airport spas to hotel spas to destination resorts, Spatality is involved in some of the most interesting and innovative projects active today.

Spatality’s scope of services includes market research & feasibility studies, brand and concept development, technical review and design recommendations, pre-opening operations services, as well as management and operational consulting.

The Spatality team is comprised of hand-picked global spa and hospitality professionals who have worked for leading hospitality companies such as Mandarin Oriental, Ritz-Carlton, Six Senses, and Jumeirah. Spatality is based in Bangkok, Thailand with a regional office located in Berlin, Germany.

Leading the Spatality team is CEO Mr. Ingo Schweder. With more than 20 years experience in the field, Mr. Schweder is considered to be one of the foremost hotel experts in the world. Working with and managing some of the world’s most prestigious hotel groups, Mr. Schweder has been involved with the design, development, and worldwide operation of iconic properties and spas. Under his guidance, Ananda in the Himalayas, the globally-recognized destination spa, was established. During his tenure at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, he established from the ground up 15 resort spas on four continents – whose strong holistic roots are credited to him

TAMDEEN - 132kv substation project management works, MEP & external authorities approvals

Tamdeen is a member of TECOM Investments Dubai and a leading project management practice with extensive experience in managing and monitoring projects. It is particularly known for its expertise in building project management, master planning management, infrastructure management, engineering solutions management, architectural design management, landscape design management, interior design management, information technology, and contracts management.

TAUBERT und RUHE GmbH - Acoustic Engineering

TAUBERT und RUHE GmbH is a leading company specializing in consulting engineering in Acoustics and Building Physics, based in Hamburg.

Theatre Projects consultants - Royal Hall & Associated Cinemas study

Theatre Projects was established in September 1957 in Her Majesty’s Theatre London to provide creative design and consulting services to the theatre and performing arts.

For 50 years, Theatre Projects Consultants has worked on over 1,000 projects in more than 60 countries. Today, Theatre Projects has offices in the US, the United Kingdom, and Singapore.

Theatre Projects are designers, producers, architects, theatre technicians, production managers, and arts administrators. It is a collaboration between team members with hands-on, practical experience in live theatre as well as architectural/design team with extensive experience in designing and building performing arts facilities that continue to make Theatre Projects the world’s leading theatre design firm.

WES International GmbH - Landscaping

WES International is one of the world’s leading landscaping companies. In recent years, it has won numerous prizes including top honours for the Dubai Pearl master plan with Schweger Associated Architects; first prize for the site plan of the Grande Mosquée d’Alger in Algiers with the architectural firm KSP Engel und Zimmermann, and the first prize for the site plan of China Mobile South Base in Guangzhou with gmp International.

The company has executed numerous pioneering projects in Germany and Europe, and is currently taking on an increasing number of projects in China and the Middle East.

WES International was selected as the Best Landscape Architecture Firm in Germany in 2008 by the jury of the international book ’Made in Germany – Best of Contemporary Architecture’.

WSP Middle East - Lead Structural Designer

WSP is a global design engineering and management consultancy specialising in Property, Transport & Infrastructure, Industry and Environment projects. They work with clients worldwide to create built and natural environments for the future. Established in the UK in the '70s and listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1987, the company has grown through strategic development into one of the largest international consultancy groups in the world employing around 9,000 staff worldwide.

WSP operates as a specialist in the property, transportation and infrastructure, environment and energy and management and industrial sectors providing a full range of services from planning through to design, implementation and maintenance. With a proven track record of major project delivery for clients, WSP has established a world-class client base and enjoys a high level of repeat business. Clients include government departments and agencies, leading private and public sector organizations and major multi and bilateral international financial institutions.

They have extensive international experience in the Middle East, America, UK, Europe, Africa, Australasia, and Asia gained through working all over the world. They have currently have around 200 offices in 35 countries.

Working in partnership, they are able to bring knowledge, expertise, innovation and enthusiasm to the project. With non-UK earnings representing 69% of revenue for 2010, their work on iconic projects such as the Freedom Tower (One WTC) and the World Trade Center Memorial, stadiums for the World Cup in South Africa, the Shard, the City Line and the Zayed National Museum, has put them on the map in many different parts of the world.

WSP has an unrivalled team and has built a very strong presence in the Middle East, providing management and consultancy services. They are involved in many major projects in the Gulf. These chiefly call on civil, structural, infrastructure, utilities, MEP, transportand environmental capabilities and on their expertise in specialist areas such as fire engineering and high rise design.