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Arabian Construction Company to Build 50-floor, 425-room Rotana Hotel
in Abdali; Will be Amman's Tallest Building

Jordan Times, AmmanMcClatchy-Tribune Regional News

Aug. 18, 2010--AMMAN -- The Arabian Construction Company (ACC) announced Tuesday that it had been awarded a JD66 million contract by Abu Dhabi's Emirates Tourism Investment Company to build the Rotana Hotel Tower in Abdali.

Upon completion, slated for 2013, the tower will be the tallest building in Jordan at 188 metres, ACC said in a statement Tuesday.

According to the statement, the Rotana Hotel will be a five-star establishment with a total built-up area of 66,800 square metres and will consist of seven basements with a 180-car capacity, 50 floors, and 425 rooms, plus a gym, spa, pool deck and several restaurants.

The hotel will be located in the Abdali District in downtown Amman and will form part of the Abdali Urban Regeneration Project that aims to modernise the capital's downtown, the statement added.

The Abu-Dhabi-based ACC has been operating since 1968 through a regional network that has carried out a number of projects including factories, hotels, hospitals, public buildings and other construction projects.


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