Faithful+Gould is appointed as project and cost managers for Acico Twin Towers - a complex of two towers on Sheikh Zayed Road, close to the World Trade Center. Nikko Hotel Dubai is the taller of the two towers, standing at 270m (886 ft). It is a 60 storey hotel tower with 486 rooms, and will be operated by Nikko Hotels International. The shorter tower is Acico Office Tower. It has 55 floors and stands at 200m (656 ft). Acico Office Tower is a mixed use tower providing residential and office accommodation. The towers are joined by a common podium providing a built up area in excess of 125,000m2. Key facts: Value of project:US $136 million, construction began: 2005, expected completion: late 2010. Faithful+Gould provided the following services: Project management, construction management, design management and cost management and cost consultancy.