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Hill International Selected as Project Manager for Helios Towers in Abu Dhabi

PHILADELPHIA and ABU DHABI, UAE, Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from Al Fouad Group to provide project management services in connection with the design and construction of Helios Towers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The four-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately AED 14.1 million ($3.8 million).

The mixed-use development entails construction of two skyscrapers—a 62-story residential tower and a 46-story commercial office tower—accommodating 620 residential units, approximately 53,000 square meters (570,000 square feet) of office space, 5,600 square meters (60,000 square feet) of retail space, and parking for nearly 1,800 vehicles. The project will feature such amenities as swimming pools, a health club and beauty spa, gymnasium and residents club, as well as direct access to the beach.

“We look forward to helping Al Fouad Group deliver this ambitious project,” said Mohammed Al Rais, Regional President (Middle East) for Hill’s Project Management Group. “Helios Towers will be an important commercial and residential addition to the growing Abu Dhabi skyline,” added Al Rais.

Hill International, with 4,500 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.

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