Abu Dhabi 
to Award $7b Construction Contracts

DUBAI — Abu Dhabi is expected to award $7 billion worth of construction contracts by the end of 2009, amidst the continuing progress of many developments, which is attracting contractors and investors alike. In line with this, Danube Building Materials, seeks to leverage the expected increase in demand for construction and building materials in the capital. As part of its expansion to Abu Dhabi, the company has launched recently a 7500 sq. ft. retail store – ‘Danube BUILDMART ‘, which offers more than 15,000 products.

The ‘Danube BUILDMART’ branch in Abu Dhabi is witnessing success and growing patronage among contractors, joineries and architects due to its complete selection of home interiors and building materials. This includes chandeliers, light fittings, wallpapers, venetian blinds, luxury bathroom fittings, shower rooms, massage bathtubs, parquet flooring, ceramic/Gres porcelain wall and flooring tiles, and architectural hardware, in addition to a ‘Design Centre’ where design professionals give out expert advice to customers on the best products, design materials and other design-related inquiries.

“Demand is being driven primarily by the Abu Dhabi Government’s consumption and its unwavering efforts to promote the emirate as a leading business and tourism hub via improvements in infrastructure and major construction projects,” said Rizwan Sajan, Chairman, Danube Building Materials.


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