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Bouygues lands $520m Miami development

28 Aug 13 Americaribe, an American subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has teamed up with John Moriarty & Associates and won a US$520m contract for Swire Properties in Miami.

Brickell CityCentre is a mixed-use development with a total area of about 502,000m2, sited minutes away from downtown Miami. The project’s first phase includes a luxury shopping centre of more than 46,000m², two residential towers with 820 apartment units, a 263-room hotel with 89 serviced apartments, a wellness centre and an office building. 

Work on the first phase of the project is scheduled to last 31 months and will involve 2,000 employees at peak periods. Handover is set for the third quarter of 2015.

Swire Properties senior vice president, development, Christopher Gandolfo said: “We believe this team, which brought together the best resources of two well-respected companies, will build a project that will redefine urban living in Miami for decades to come.”

Olivier-Marie Racine, chairman and CEO of Bouygues Bâtiment International, said: “The signature of this contract is a significant success for Bouygues Construction, promising new business opportunities in the region. It confirms the group’s development strategy in the United States, and its ability to position itself on complex high value-added projects to which it is able to contribute all its expertise.”

The contract is the second awarded to Bouygues Construction in Miami. The group is currently constructing an undersea road tunnel that will provide access to the city’s port. The scheme is being carried out under a 35-year public-private partnership,

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