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22th March 2020

febc – Abbas Raza – Procurement Manager (OS&E), Hala Bulbul – Procurement Manager (FF&E)

The Ascott Limited – Htin Aung – Project Manager

Services Design Technology & Partner – Samer Hassan – Project Manager

The febc team have regular workshops with their clients for the purpose of understanding the needs of all stakeholders involved. The purpose of our latest workshop with the team involved in the Ascott Project in Al Khobar was for the purpose of implementing and revising project timelines finalizing FF&E and OS&E items and in addition discussing the additional scope of works that is required from the febc team.

At the end of the workshop, the stakeholders took some time to express their feelings and opinions regarding the workshops. Project Manager – Htin Aung expressed his satisfaction with the way febc handle the workshops, he went on to say “Hala Bulbul is excellent at coordinating and implementing such an effective workshop. We are very satisfied with this productive and well-organized workshop and happy to be learning and going through all the points in discussion”

Project Manager – Samer Hassan from Services Design Technology and Partner also had some positive feedback when asked how he felt about febc’s ability to add value and help them. “I am absolutely confident with the febc team and they have such a positive outlook to their work, the team understands what we want and knows how to achieve, we are especially pleased with the speedy response time.”

Both project managers were delighted at being made to feel like a valued client. “The febc team are always willing to extend their hand to help, they have the experience and knowledge to really be very hands on in the required aspects of our project.”

Owned by Riyad REIT, managed by Riyad Capital, the project is the first 5-star branded serviced apartments in the Eastern province. The project, consisting of 18 floors, will be operated by ASCOTT, an international company specialized in serviced apartments. The Ascott Corniche Al Khobar will offer 172 serviced apartment keys, ranging from studios to 3-bed units. It will also include a health club and business area. Hotel procurement has been awarded to febc for both FF&E and OS&E.