Nakheel Begins Port Rashid RedevelopmentSunday, July 13, 2008
Nakheel, a Dubai World company and one of the world’s largest and most innovative real estate developers, has revealed the latest progress at its most recently launched coastal development in Dubai, which includes the completion of stage one of land sales and a major contract award.
Revealed as a project in January this year, the redevelopment of Port Rashid has been named Mina Rashid. The redevelopment will build on the culture and heritage of the original port and will be a tribute to the memory of His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the father of modern-day Dubai. Nakheel has also announced a major contract win at Mina Rashid awarded to joint venture, Dredging International – Boskalis Westminster Middle East. The contract, worth Dh2.2 billion will include a sizeable amount of land reclamation including the construction of a breakwater and shore protection.Source: Gulf News