• Capabilities: Project Management, Cost Management, Program Management
  • Sectors: Commercial Developers

Supporting Aldar's Mamsha Al Saadiyat to become an inspirational address

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Mamsha Al Saadiyat is an exclusive beachfront development by Aldar situated in the Saadiyat Cultural District within walking distance of world-class museums such as the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Guggenheim and Sheikh Zayed National Museum. Inspired by the art of the cultural district and charm of the Saadiyat coastline, Mamsha Al Saadiyat is positioned to become a vibrant, cosmopolitan and inspirational address among Abu Dhabi’s social scene.

140,000 sqm

gross floor area


apartments including 9 penthouses

This mixed-use development has a gross floor area of 140,000sqm and features nine mid-rise towers and 461 apartments, including nine penthouses. Each residential facility includes a private swimming pool, gymnasium, and dining and leisure amenities. Along its front is a 1km promenade with walking and cycling paths, as well as areas for 16 retail and 19 F&B outlets.

Works on Mamsha, an Estidama Pearl 2 project, followed strict environmental guidelines such as minimizing and/or recycling wastes and ensuring that all materials used are energy efficient, which will benefit not only the client, but also the wider community. The use of high-quality materials also means that the project will have a long lifespan.

Comprehensive service delivery
Arcadis provided a wide range of services including project, commercial, and health and safety management, and led a multidisciplinary Employer’s Representative team which included supervision and Estidama consultants. To efficiently achieve project objectives, Arcadis project management consultants utilized its in-house suite of templates and implemented digital solutions such as interactive dashboarding and digital snagging.

Additionally, the team used their extensive knowledge of local markets and supply chain to help the client engage with authorities in securing approvals while managing contractors and suppliers. The project team also sought the help of other experts including Arcadis’s contract solutions team. 

Anthony Pereira, Associate Director in the UAE, said: “On this project, we were fortunate to have a very driven team who adopted a proactive and collaborative approach to successfully manage multiple stakeholders and deliver the project through to completion and handover. I was honored to lead this team and I was particularly pleased with the outcomes we achieved for our client.”

Stewart Cash, Managing Director for UAE & KSA, commented: “Our ability to collaborate seamlessly with other business units and integrate our capabilities to best support our clients’ needs are some of our key strengths when it comes to service delivery. I am delighted to see that our project team was able to put that strength in full display to help Aldar meet its objectives.”



140,000 sqm

gross floor area


apartments including 9 penthouses

Estidama Pearl

2 rating

Questions about this project

Anthony Pereira

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Program Management Business Unit Director Ask me a question

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Cost and Commercial Management Director Ask me a question

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