Facilities Management firm ServeU has been selected to manage the facilities of 14 pavilions participating at EXPO 2020 Dubai, which is set to open in October. The firm is a subsidiary of Union Properties PJSC.
According to a statement from the firm, the contracts are valued at US $4.9m and will be executed by a team of 300 experts, technicians, and specialists, to maintain the demands of facilities covering a total area spanning 30,000sqm of the EXPO 2020 land. The agreement outlines providing human resource (HR) and staffing services for the pavilions such as guide management, cleaning, security and administration, and logistics, the firm said.
“We are pleased to announce that ServeU, a subsidiary of Union Properties PJSC, has won these contracts in a new indicator that reflects the company’s leadership in the facilities management services. This also reaffirms the market’s growing confidence in the technical expertise and specialised competencies of our teams. These contracts will open new opportunities for the company to boost its presence, enhance competitiveness in the local and regional markets, as well as highlight our capabilities in maintaining high quality standards and efficiency in the FM industry,” said H.E Khalifa Hassan Al Hammadi, chairman of the Board of Directors at Union Properties PJSC.
He added, “We assure our clients that the services which will be implemented under these contracts follow leading international standards and apply the best practices and systems as well in the field. This is an opportunity for us to demonstrate our capabilities and expertise and exceed the expectations of our international stakeholders participating in the EXPO. We are confident that our teams are competent and equipped with the skills and knowledge to fulfil the work required for a major global event such as EXPO 2020.”
Prior to winning this contract, ServeU said it earlier entered an agreement with the United Kingdom to provide its pavilion with human resources services and additional manpower.
The awarded contracts further cement ServeU’s reputation as a leading FM organisation, known for its capability in providing quality and efficient services through its automated systems and digital innovations, the statement said.
Gary Reader, general manager at ServeU concluded: “We are proud to be awarded these contracts, which is an excellent opportunity to deliver our innovative solutions and services to companies, entities and pavilions participating in EXPO 2020 Dubai. We aim to enhance the experience of visitors and guests of the pavilions and contribute to the success of our customers during their participation in this global platform. Our modern technologies, integrated systems and three decades of experience in the industry will be utilised to meet the goals.”