Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has secured an architectural design contract from Bloom Properties for its National Holding Headquarters (NHHQ) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The new building will be located in ‘Capital Centre’, a new micro-city comprising residential and commercial units and developed by Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company on the Khaleej Al Arabi Street.
The project will be built over an area of 44,000m² with each floor spanning 1,500m².
The 14-storey building will comprise offices and luxury floors, with in-house amenities, restaurants and showrooms as well as a car parking facility that can accommodate 450 vehicles.
Construction work is scheduled to commence in the last quarter of 2011.