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Tuesday, August 20 2019 - 21:37
IMKAN Awards China’s CNTC as Main Contractor for Pixel Project in Makers District on Reem Island
ABU DHABI, UAE, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Abu Dhabi-based developer’s partnership with CNTC mirrors the capital’s support 
for the China Belt and Road Initiative

Esteemed Chinese construction company China Nantong Sanjian Construction Group 
(CNTC), has been awarded as the main contractor for IMKAN's Pixel project in 
Abu Dhabi. IMKAN, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Capital Group (ADCG), 
is a research-based real estate developer with a portfolio of 26 projects 
spanning three continents. 

CNTC has been in operation for more than 60 years and is one of China’s largest 
construction companies with a presence in over 35 countries and 120 cities. 

IMKAN’s CEO, Walid El-Hindi said: "Our companies’ union mirrors the close 
relationship between the UAE and China. Abu Dhabi is a hub for global trade and 
the UAE is set to play a pivotal role in the China Belt and Road Initiative.”

CNTC’s Vice President, Xinrong Xu said: “We welcome this collaboration. China 
and the UAE enjoy a symbiotic relationship that encompasses culture, investment 
and trade and is underpinned by a deep understanding of the important role we 
both play in the region’s economic development and prosperity."

CNTC, who have received, the Luban Award, more than 15 times, have aided in 
projects such as Shanghai Center Building; terminals at both Shanghai Hongqiao 
and Beijing International airports, the Russian Federal Building, the Bangalore 
President tower and the Togolese Parliament Building. 

The hybrid of international companies involved in Pixel’s construction and 
design reflects the progressive nature of the UAE's capital. IMKAN have 
partnered with world-renowned Dutch architectural firm, MVRDV who share the 
developer’s research-based ethos and like IMKAN, are known for embedding the 
principles of place-making into their practice. MVRDV have been involved in 
many globally renowned projects including the remarkable Tianjin Binhai Library 
in Chin, Seoullo 7017 Skygarden in Seoul. The award-winning designers are also 
behind Bulgari’s flagship store in Kuala Lumpur and Future Towers project in 
Pune, India.

Work on Pixel’s seven towers is scheduled for completion in Q4 2021. The 
vibrant neighborhood offers a mixed-use, amenity-rich, walkable community 
structured around a plaza and will be made up of 525 residential units. Its 
unique towers will comprise of interactive public areas such as co-working 
spaces. Along with 26 exciting amenities; Pixel offers homegrown F&B, retail 
and creative hubs. 

For more information please visit IMKAN’S Pixel website [ 
]or reach out to the IMKAN team on 

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