Leighton Asia wins building project in India

CIMIC Group company Leighton Asia has been commissioned by Phoenix IT City Private Limited to construct Equinox, an Indian Green Building Council Platinum-rated commercial complex in Hyderabad, India. 

The work will comprise the construction of four commercial office towers, including two 20-storey and two 11-storey buildings, all with three common basements.

“Leighton Asia has a strong track record of delivering building projects in India, including large-scale retail and commercial developments, also in Hyderabad. This is the second building project awarded to Leighton Asia by the Phoenix Group. Leighton Asia will bring its clear commitment to safety and quality, to deliver on our client’s vision for this landmark project,” said Juan Santamaria, executive chairman and CEO of CIMIC Group.

Pedro Vicente, managing director of Leighton Asia added, “Our international expertise and local experience means we are able to deliver premium commercial and residential projects across India and support the growth of the Hyderabad region.”

The contract includes the delivery of civil and structural works, mechanical, electrical and plumbing services, facade and external works. Construction is expected to commence in October 2021 and complete in the second quarter of 2023.

Joe King, CEO of Phoenix Group commented, “Hyderabad, due to its robust and growing infrastructure is witnessing a strong leasing interest amongst multinational and national clients. Phoenix Group is a strong and important player in Hyderabad, and we value our association with Leighton Asia which will enable us to achieve faster turnaround of our projects whilst adhering to strict safety and quality standards that we have set upon ourselves.”