2013-10-09 11:48:40 - Gymnasium & internet lounge for 2,000 residents among amenities of fully-furnished landscaped camp
October 9, 2013
Imdaad, the leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, has announced that it has laid the foundation stone for its future 119,550 sq ft staff camp located in Jebel Ali, Dubai, during a special groundbreaking ceremony held recently.
The camp arising from Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1 will be able to accommodate up to 2,000 residents and will be built in three phases. The biggest, Phase 1, will cover 107,539 sq ft and will house a population of 1,000. Phases 2 and 3 will each cover 50,871 sq ft and accommodate 500 persons.
Each accommodation will be fully furnished and come with central air conditioning and solar-heated water. Residents will have access to well-kept communal washing, cooking
and dining areas. A sewage treatment plant and first-aid facilities are included to ensure proper health and safety. Among the amenities of the camp are a gymnasium, an internet lounge, and a landscaped rest area with benches.
“Imdaad is making sure that it will have a safe, comfortable and productive environment for its staff to move into in Jebel Ali. We have a reliable building team and we are taking all the needs of the camp’s future residents into consideration. Our workforce has been at the core of our success from our inception and we want to reward them with the best living conditions we can provide,” said Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO, Imdaad.
The main contractor for the Imdaad staff camp is SAM Building Contracting LLC, with Al Manhal Engineering Consultants providing consultancy. Phase 1 of the development is scheduled for completion by early January of 2015.
Imdaad has gained a strong reputation in the region as an adopter and implementer of the latest FM technologies and practices. The company acquires eco-friendly equipment and prioritizes sustainability across all its operations. It also conducts recycling training for its clients, corporate partners and staff, in addition to providing free recycling bins in certain projects where it handles waste management and collection service.