Creek Gate, Dubai

Project name: Creek Gate

Programme: Residential twin-towers

Area (GFA): 62000 sqm

Position: Senior Project Manager for Emaar

Developer: Emaar

Project description:
The development located at Dubai Creek Harbour comprises two high-end residential towers (37 and 30 floors high) with duplex-penthouses in the upper levels and townhouses at podium and Ground Floor levels. The 490 residential units are complemented by luxury amenities including gym, roof gardens with swimming-pools, children’s play area, ground floor retail units, F&B areas and a Nursery. The towers share a common basement parking which extends along the full plot area. The project design maximizes views of The Tower and Burj Khalifa.

Key stakeholders: Emaar Properties internal departments, Norr Group Architects, Nurol Construction Co., end-users and local Authorities

Main responsibilities: Leading the project team on site, liaising with key stakeholders, ensuring timely procurement of all packages under the Developer’s scope of works, finalizing all Developers’ decisions, reporting to higher management, managing project budget and coordinating with Developer’s internal departments (Interior Design, Public Realm, Procurement, Health Safety & Environment, Project Quality Assurance, Community Management, Facility Management, Cost Management, Finance and Legal).

Major achievements: The project delivery strategy included several provisional sums to be managed by the Developer as well as several free-issue items to be procured by the Developer. The timely coordination of these packages was key to ensure the success of the project.
Another big challenge for this project was achieving the targeted progress of works during Covid-19 pandemic and global recession; which led to many HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) as well as financial achievements.

Project status: Construction completion expected April 2021.