Despite the challenging climate brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic, RAQ has shown its resilience to continue ﬂ ourishing in the UAE market by achieving several construction milestones.
Owing to decades of expertise in the industry, Al Qaisi has established an environment at RAQ that is conducive to high performance in delivering results across the commercial, residential and industrial segments in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, and the other Northern Emirates.
The contractor’s workforce comprises more than 400 engineers and support staff apart from 3,700+ skilled and unskilled workers who have worked on several projects over the past 12 months in the UAE. Recently, RAQ has been awarded the Taqdeer prize, a prestigious award that reﬂ ects the continued commitment to safety and welfare for their employees.
Among RAQ’s critical areas of success has been its ability to deliver for its key clients consistently. The Specialty Clinic for DP World was a 7-month design and build, which has opened its doors recently in JLT. Wasl Properties’ Grand Hyatt Expansion is another notable project in the heart of Dubai. In addition to this, the contractor has been heavily engaged in developing several notable structures in Expo 2020, including the Italy Pavilion, Poland Pavilion, Kazakhstan Pavilion, Luxembourg Pavilion, Malaysia Pavilion, Philippines Pavilion, and the DP World Pavilion. The Italy Pavilion, which is located in Expo’s Opportunity District, recently marked the completion of the exterior and is based on the theme’ Beauty Connects People.’Located within the Sustainability District, the Malaysia Pavilion will be based on the theme ‘Energising Sustainability’ with the latest construction update is that the shell and core of the structure had reached 93% completion. The Philippines Pavilion was handed over in March 2021 and features an intricate mesh pattern around the building that forms its unique facade.