Linesight Collaborates on Five-Star Leisure Resort on Palm Jumeirah

W Dubai “ The Palm is now welcoming its first guests. The impressive project was delivered on specification and within budget expectations.

The five-star hotel consists of three buildings and spans 100,000sq.m. across Palm Jumeirahs Western Crescent. Alongside the 350 luxury rooms and suites, the hotel “ managed by Marriott International “ features a clubhouse, a 475-metre beach, several pools and restaurants, landscaped gardens, back-of-house areas and state-of-the-art security.

In addition, W Dubai “ The Palms culinary attractions include two Michelin-starred chefs – Massimo Bottura presents Torno Subito, his first restaurant outside Italy, while Akira Backs first restaurant in the Middle East brings unmistakable style and inspired Japanese flavours to this international hub.

Linesight “ which came on board at the concept stage of this project in 2012 “ successfully costed and managed a number of design upgrades, provided the full spectrum of pre- and post-contract services, and advised on procurement strategies throughout the development.

Ciaran McCormack, Regional Director for the Middle East, Linesight, said: We are proud to have contributed to the delivery of this outstanding new addition to Palm Jumeirah. It is a credit to the engineers and designers for their hard work and shows Linesights commitment to budget maintenance and effective cost control, without compromising on specifications or quality.

Pre-opening design changes typically trigger escalating costs, but modifications were made using Linesights value engineering analysis. To date we have worked on over 44,000 hotel rooms across multiple continents and applying that extensive national and international hotel chain experience was essential to successfully delivering this project and ensuring a high-quality outcome for the client, added McCormack.

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Notes to editors

Linesight provides professional consultancy services, management support and strategic advice to the global construction industry. From initial concept to project completion, the company has been helping clients to build their businesses since 1974. The company has developed long-lasting relationships with some of the biggest companies in the world and has earned a reputation as a world leader in the field by continually evolving to best meet the needs of clients.

The company has knowledge and experience spanning a multitude of sectors including Commercial, Data Centers, Life Sciences, Healthcare, High-Tech Industrial, Hospitality, Education, Residential, Retail, Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy and Oil & Gas.

Linesight has a global reach with staff located across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the USA. The companys permanent and long-established presence in these areas allows for the development of strategic partnerships, access of local resources, formulation of the most current market insights, and knowledge of each territory.

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