Government of Umm Al Quwain/Sobha - Firdous Sobha Development

General Information
Owner Sobha
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Emirate of Umm Al-Quwain, UAE
Status --
Sector Construction, Mixed-Use, Mixed-Use
Contract Type Build
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $6700m
Award Date October 2020
Completion Date December 2025
Last Updated On July 2020
ProjectId (Old, New) 33666, 200264


The Government of Umm Al Quwain (GoUAQ) and Sobha Group (Sobha) are planning to build a tourism resort on Al Sinniyah Island in Umm Al Quwain, the UAE.

The US$6,800 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of two villa communities

2. Construction of 650 residential units

3. Construction of five hotels

4. Construction of retail outlets

5. Construction of an 18-hole golf course

6. Construction of seafront residences

7. Construction of wellness destination

8. Construction of recreational amenities

9. Construction of associated facilities

10. Installation of safety and security systems

Second Section

31 July 2020

The project was in the bid evaluation stage as per the last update in April 2020. Since then, neither information has been procured related to its progress, nor obtainable from contact with key stakeholders. We believe the project to still be in the bid evaluation stage and have amended the project dates accordingly. We will continue our efforts to obtain information on this project.

28 April 2020

Currently, we were unable to get the latest update in regards to the contract details. However, we will continue to work on it and update the profile once we procure the latest information.

05 August 2019

The main contractor is not yet awarded for Firdous Sobha Development Marine Works project and there is no further information about the status of the project.

09 April 2019

The main contract award is facing delay for the marine works package.

23 March 2019

Project is on hold.

05 October 2018

The project has been put on hold by the client until further notice and market sources indicate that the project could be cancelled.

23 September 2018

The development of the project has been put on hold by the client until further notice.

11 July 2018

Government of Umm Al Quwain/Sobha - Firdous Sobha Development (Marine Works ) The Main Contract is not yet awarded and the bids are still under evaluation.

24 May 2018

Government of Umm Al Quwain/Sobha - Firdous Sobha Development (Marine Works) Van Oord among others has submitted bids on the project. The bids are under evaluation. Overseas AST and National Marine Dredging Company has regretted to participate for the project.

10 April 2018

Government of Umm Al Quwain/Sobha - Firdous Sobha Development (Marine Works ) The bid submission is on April 15th, 2018. The following companies are likely to bid for the project: Van Oord, BESIX, China Harbour Engineering Company, Overseas AST

02 April 2018

Currently, the project is in the master planning stage and the design works of the master plan are undertaken by PNC Architects. MEP consultant has not been appointed yet

01 February 2018

The groundbreaking ceremony will be held in June 2018

07 December 2017

Government of UAQ / Sobha - Firdous Sobha Development : Infrastructure Package Market sources indicate that the design works are progressing on the project.

07 September 2017

The design has been finalized for the project.

06 June 2017

The project is in design stage.

06 March 2017

The project is in early stage.

02 December 2016

Concept design work is ongoing on the project.

26 September 2016

Architect : PNC Architects

25 July 2016

Architects and other consultants are being appointed and the work is likely to commence in the mid of 2017.

01 April 2016

GoUAQ and Sobha announced plans for a Firdous Sobha tourist resort on Al Sinniyah Island.