International Tower, the largest commercial tower at ADNEC’s Capital Centre is the first to complete. The 41,000 sqm GFA Grade A commercial tower, developed by SinoGulf Real Estate Investments and Eastgate Capital Group with Shariah compliant debt financing provided by ADNIF, is now complete and ready for occupation with all regulatory approvals secured.
The Taking Over Certificate was issued on 18 October 2011 by the project’s architect Woods Bagot to the main contractor Group 3 Engineers Contractors LLC making International Tower the first tower to be completed within the Capital Centre Master Plan.International Tower is now immediately available for occupation and tenant fit outs.
Andrew Clout, Managing Director of SinoGulf said:
“It is a hard won achievement to see International Tower as the first completed tower in the district. I would like to thank Group 3 for a punctual delivery of a great product. We expect strong take-up over the next 12 months”.
Khaled Souki, Partner and General Manager of Group 3 said:
“Group 3 is proud to be associated with SinoGulf in delivering this magnificent project, which happens to have been the first to commence and be completed within the Capital Centre Master Plan. This achievement was possible due to the co-operation and professional approach of the Client, Consultants and Project Manager. It was a pleasure and good experience to work with such professional organizations. Group 3 wishes SinoGulf a successful off-take of this landmark property, which we predict to be a prestigious address for the incoming customers!”
International Tower provides a true international grade “A” specification, including an impressive triple height entrance lobby, 12x24 person high speed lifts, ground floor retail, seven levels of car parking (which exceeds government parking requirements) serviced with their own elevators and the tower is targeting a LEED GOLD environmental rating.
International Tower has efficient rectangular floor plates of 1,700 and 1,750 sqm, with an occupancy density of up to 1 person per 8.5 sqm, (the most efficient loading capacity in the Abu Dhabi market), a 2.7 m finished floor to ceiling height with a capacity for 150 mm raised access floors. The full height glazing provides magnificent views over ADNEC, Capital Gate to the south west and the embassy district and Abu Dhabi City to the north.
International Tower offers excellent road access from ADNEC to other Abu Dhabi business districts, Abu Dhabi Airport and Dubai via Khaleej Arabi and Sheikh Rashed street also known as Airport Road.