This important project will further add to Yas Island’s vision as a global destination for family entertainment and leisure, and position as a global destination, while supporting the Emirate of Abu Dhabi’s long-term drive for economic diversification.
The Yas Bay project will be delivered in two phases and Faithful+Gould’s four-year appointment is to work on phase one, which includes the Yas Arena, a multipurpose venue with a capacity of 18,000; a 650-key hotel; as well as cafes and restaurants, retail outlets and a cinema, all expected to open to the public in 2019. Phase two will include a 250-key high-end hotel. The project and programme management consultancy’s services include design, construction, logistics, programme and health safety and security (HSSE) management across pre-and post-contract phases.
The overall master plan for Yas Bay Development will comprise of a 5-star family hotel resort, lifestyle hotel, arena and retail/food and beverage across a pier, promenade and waterfront areas. These assets entail the addition of approximately 900 keys, inclusive of conference facilities, as well as a 3.2 million square foot TwoFour FiftyFour media zone for 10,000 professionals and residential developments for 15,000 residents.
Campbell Gray, Faithful+Gould Middle East managing director said "Miral has a clear objective for Yas South to become a globally recognised leisure and entertainment destination, integral to Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, and we are really excited to be a part of that. With extensive experience in the project and programme management of mega projects such as Al Maryah Central, Abu Dhabi; Bulgari Hotel & Residences on Jumeira Bay in Dubai; The Royal Atlantis, Dubai; Doha Oasis, Qatar and King Abdulaziz Airport in Saudi Arabia, Faithful+Gould will work closely with Miral to achieve its time and cost objectives."