EFS Facilities Services, a provider of integrated facilities management services across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Turkey, has secured a contract with Dubai Real Estate Corporation to manage and deliver a range of property services to a newly constructed residential development in Dubai.
The four-year deal, valued at approximately AED15 million (£3.1 million), is for the provision of facilities management services at Karama Residential Development, which is comprised of 572 apartments, 153 retail outlets and 802 parking spaces, with a total built-up area of 1.4 million square feet.
The contract will see EFS executing a managed asset replacement (life cycle) plan, combined with maintenance and operations of the common property areas of the development, in compliance with the UAE’s regulatory standards and framework. The contract will also involve EFS operating a 24×7 help desk facility for tenants.
Commenting on the contract win, Tariq Chauhan, Group CEO of EFS said:
“We are pleased to have won a mandate to deliver both hard and soft facility management services, focused on delivering efficiencies and a high-quality customer experience. Underscored by our local expertise and global knowledge, we are confident that we will play a critical role in ensuring that the property is managed efficiently with minimal running costs, whilst maximising the life of the property. The new contract further strengthens EFS’ credentials as the preferred integrated FM provider for large scale mixed use developments in prime areas.”