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Duserve to manage Ibn Battuta Mall

Duserve, an integrated facilities and energy management solutions provider, has signed a five-year contract with Dubai master developer Nakheel, for the facility management of its flagship retail, leisure and entertainment destination, Ibn Battuta Mall. Duserve Facilities Management is a wholly owned company by Dubai Aviation City Corporation, the parent organization of Dubai South.

Ahmed Al Ansari, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Dubai South said: “Securing this contract is a significant addition to Duserve’s expanding portfolio of offering FM solutions to key businesses in Dubai. Duserve is well equipped to understand the challenges that commercial, residential, industrial, retail and related facilities have in caring for multiple locations in various markets. We look forward to bringing our comprehensive suite of services to Ibn Battuta Mall. We are confident that, through our innovative services, Ibn Battuta Mall will continue to be a leading destination in the UAE,” added Al Ansari.

One of the world's largest themed retail complex, Ibn Battuta is undergoing significant expansion that will add 600 more retail, dining and entertainment outlets, in a new, 4.7 million sq. ft. extension, transforming the destination to span 7 million sq. ft. and featuring more than 1,000 shops, ultimately increasing the offerings to its over 20 million annual visitors.

Duserve has been commissioned to provide its expertise in the areas of operations and maintenance of electrical systems, HVAC and ventilation systems, fire and life systems, BMS, 24-hour MEP services, management of the audio visual and PA systems, as well as managing the internal and external building fabric and structure.

Duserve provides a wide range of waste and environmental solutions to premier development communities in Dubai, theme parks, as well as restaurants and hotel establishments. The multi-award winning integrated FM firm is renowned in the region for building on its business operations to champion environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

It’s key clients include the VIP Terminal at Dubai South’s Aviation District, Dragon Mart 1 and 2, Dubai Duty Free Headquarters and Warehouse, 52 schools under Abu Dhabi Education Council, Emirates Financial Towers – DIFC, The Els Club, Dubai Sports City, Fitness First locations across the UAE, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Dubai Swimming Complex and NMC Hospital among others.