VINCI signs a design-build contract for an office tower in Malaysia
31 July 2013 - New contracts - Malaysia
VINCI Construction Grands Projets has signed a €60 million contract with the Akal Megah Sdn Bhd company to design and build an office tower in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the capital of the state of Sabah in the northern part of the island of Borneo.
The contract covers design and construction of a four-level car park, a three-storey podium of shops and a 10-storey office tower with a total surface area of 65,000 sq. metres. The work will get under way on 1 August 2013 and handover is scheduled on 31 March 2015.
With this new contract, VINCI Construction Grands Projets reinforces its operations in Malaysia, where it handed over the 700,000 sq. metre Berjaya Times Square project, Asia's largest contiguous residential and shopping complex, in Kuala Lumpur in 2003 and is currently building the 185,000 sq. metre Berjaya Central Park project.
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