Museum to commemorate the establishment and the history of the UAE

 

ASGC, a leading and award-winning UAE construction group, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an AED 488 million contract from the Roads and Transport Authority (‘RTA’) to build the Union Museum in Dubai. 

This new museum will chronicle the history of the UAE and will be located adjacent to Dubai’s Union House, where the country’s rulers signed the constitution of the UAE on 2 December 1971.

This significant contract win for ASGC entails the building of 8 distinct sections, each corresponding to specific historical periods or themes, in addition to all supporting facilities.  

Founded in 1989 in Dubai, ASGC provides turn-key general contracting solutions across a range of market sectors, including residential, commercial, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, leisure, infrastructure, and oil and gas. In addition to undertaking large-scale construction projects, ASGC also offers a number of related construction products and services, including mechanical electrical and plumbing (MEP) services and steel structure, ready-mix concrete and pre-cast products, as well as interior fit-outs through a number of subsidiaries.

Bishoy Azmy, CEO of ASGC, said:

“As a local UAE business, we are proud to win this culturally important contract to build the Union Museum. This new facility will chronicle and celebrate the UAE’s rich heritage and educate current and future generations, as well as international visitors, on the proud history of this country. 

Across our business, our growth momentum continues as we access new and diversified sectors and industries that accelerate our expansion not only within the UAE, but also within select and dynamic markets across the region. We are uniquely positioned for steady growth in the years ahead as we leverage our 25-year history, our strong client relationships, and our widely respected expertise as an integrated construction group.”

During the past 25 years, ASGC has worked on more than 250 projects and has developed a deep understanding of the local construction market with a reputation for consistently delivering high-quality projects. ASGC clients include Meraas Holding, Dubai Properties, Bloom Properties, Emaar Misr, wasl Asset Management, Al Habtoor Group, IFA Hotels & Resorts and Damac. Government clients include the RTA, Dubai Police, Abu Dhabi Health Authority (SEHA), Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP) and ADNOC.

ASGC’s landmark projects include the Waldorf Astoria Hotel (Palm Jumeirah, Dubai), City Walk (Jumeirah, Dubai), the Golden Mile (Palm Jumeirah, Dubai), Jumeirah Beach Residence Sector 6 (Dubai Marina, Dubai), Business Central Towers (Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai), Marina Bloom (Abu Dhabi Marina), Oceanscape (Reem Island, Abu Dhabi), Vision Tower (Business Bay, Dubai), Bay Square (Business Bay, Dubai), Dubai International Airport Support Facilities (Dubai Airport, Dubai) and Dubai Police General Headquarters (Al Twar, Dubai).