DAMAC Towers by Paramount nears completion while logging 25 million safe worker hours
DAMAC Properties announced that its DAMAC Towers by Paramount master development is celebrating a record 25 million safe worker hours, eight times more than the industry average of 3 million hours. The record marks almost 2,000 days of incident-free work, a testament to the importance that DAMAC and its partners place on worker safety.
“Zero incidents is our most important performance benchmark, with worker safety being a critical factor in the decision making processes when selecting our construction partners,” said Ali Sajwani, General Manager of Operations at DAMAC Properties. “DAMAC Towers by Paramount is a four-tower master development that demanded considerable effort and care during its construction. As we work to finalise the remaining elements to bring the project to completion in the coming months, we are happy that we have set a new safety record with our partners at the site.”
Located in Dubai’s prestigious Burj area and developed in collaboration with Paramount Hotels & Resorts, the multi-award winning complex stretches 250 metres high and offers exclusive access to beautiful landscaping and pool areas on the podium level, numerous health facilities, on-site parking and a variety of high-end dining establishments. With over 2,000 units, the project comprises of hotel apartments across three towers and a single hotel tower with over 800 hotel rooms operated by Paramount Hotels & Resorts. The development will have a total built-up area of approximately 4 million square feet, and an estimated sales value of USD 1.35 billion.
DAMAC Towers by Paramount is set to become an iconic, multi-tower development that instills the essence of Hollywood with DAMAC’s luxury, living proposition, and offering unparalleled, premium living spaces for the most discerning residents. Among the numerous awards the DAMAC Towers by Paramount Hotels & Resorts project has won is the ‘Tower Project of the Year’ accolade at the Construction Week Awards in 2016, in recognition of construction best practice, safety and use of innovative technologies.