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Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE

Forming the centrepiece of the master plan area at Downtown Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is an internationally-renowned landmark of exceptional quality. Comprising a 163-storey tower and standing at 2,722 ft, the development, designed by architect Adrian Smith, holds numerous records and is currently the world’s tallest freestanding structure, housing the exclusive Armani Hotel, residential units, public observatories and corporate suites. Part of the full pre and post contract QS services delivered by Omnium International, Omnium Resolve provided essential claims management support to the lead claims team.

Omnium Resolve is proud to have played a part in the delivery of this exceptional project. Internationally recognised and a truly outstanding feat of engineering, the expert support from our team made a significant contribution to the completion of the Burj Khalifa, on time and to the highest industry standards.

Daniel Hughes, Omnium Resolve
Daniel Hughes,
Director of Omnium Resolve

The Brief

Engaged by the developer, Omnium Resolve’s team reviewed and assessed contractor quantum submissions on this pioneering development as part of international arbitration proceedings. Enjoying an exceptional level of knowledge of the development, expert investigation and review was undertaken to advise compliance by contractors with notice requirements, completing valuations and delivering commercial advice to the developer and its lead claims team in respect of counterclaims.

Omnium Resolve’s Experience

Essential to the delivery of our claims management services on this development was Omnium Resolve’s close relationship with our developer client, together with unmatched knowledge of the project and master plan as a whole. Our involvement, together with that of Omnium International, from the very outset allowed for clear understanding of quantum throughout, and proactive communication together with robust assessments led to settlement prior to formal arbitration. During the preparation of contractor claims and counter claims, managed by the client’s lead team, Omnium Resolve’s expertise was relied upon to validate claims and ensured that commercial interests of the client were protected throughout.

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