ZÜBLIN named contractor to build new state-of-the-art campus for the American Community School of Abu Dhabi




ZÜBLIN Named Contractor to Build New State-of-the-Art Campus for the American Community School of Abu Dhabi 

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ZÜBLIN Construction LLC today announced it was named contractor to build a new state-of-the-art K-12 campus for the American Community School of Abu Dhabi (ACS). The campus will sit on six hectares of land on Saadiyat Island, just 400 meters from New York University Abu Dhabi.    

“We are pleased to continue our legacy of delivering landmark projects throughout the UAE,” said Rene Breithaupt, ZÜBLIN’ s Commercial Director. “It is an honor to be a part of this project, as ACS builds a world-class, innovative and sustainable campus that will push the boundaries of excellence for education both for the UAE and globally.”

The six-month tender and award process involved identifying an initial list of contractors, commercial and technical evaluations of the tenders, a series of interviews and a final recommendation to the school’s Board of Trustees. The project was designed by award-winning international architectural firm, Broadway-Malyan, and includes the ongoing support of the multinational infrastructure consulting firm, AECOM. 

“Selecting ZÜBLIN as contractor for our new campus is a signature step forward in the implementation of our strategic plan to ensure ACS remains at the forefront of education. Zublin’s vast experience in the region and commitment to safety were key factors in making this important decision,” said Monique Flickinger, ACS Superintendent. “ACS’s Core Values of Courage, Curiosity, Compassion and Integrity are the underlying principles governing every activity associated with our school. We applaud Zublin’s commitment to promote a culture of mutual understanding and respect on and off our new campus site.”

STRABAG / ZÜBLIN’s portfolio of projects in the UAE includes Qasr Al Hosn, Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Center, STEP Link Sewer, Sheikh Khalifa bridge and CLYMB on Yas Island, as well as the current construction of the landmark Abrahamic Family House, near the new ACS campus on Saadiyat Island.