Samsung C&T wins Mumbai convention centre contract
By Chris Sleight15 July 2014
Samsung C&T has won the US$ 678 million contract from developer Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for the construction of the Dhirubhai Ambani International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DAICEC) in Mumbai, India.
DAICEC will be a mixed use development located within the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), a commercial zone in the suburbs of Mumbai. Covering 75,000 m2 of land with 788,340 m2 of useable floor space, DAICEC will house a convention and exhibition centre, auditorium, cultural plaza, serviced apartments and an office block.
KJ Kim, executive vice president of Samsung C&T’s Building business unit said, “We are honoured to be involved in the DAICEC project. Samsung C&T has a wealth of global experience in various building projects along with strong record of safety and quality. We look forward to working on the project with our partners to stimulate economic growth of the region.”
Construction is expected to be completed by 2017.