Khansaheb builds high-rise Dubai Hotel with Aconex

Project name: East Hotel at the Mall of the Emirates | Industry: Hospitality & CommunityProject size: US$80 million | Location: Dubai, U.A.E.

East Hotel is a four-star resort and business hotel development at the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. The development, now the Sheraton Dubai, consists of a 25-story hotel tower rising from a two-story retail complex. It contains approximately 500 rooms with restaurants, a business center, meeting rooms, hotel management office space, and a leisure deck.

Challenges

  • High volume of paper documents and email communications.
  • Geographic dispersion of the main contractor and project partners.
  • Document delivery delays caused by printing, postal services and couriers.
  • Risk of information conflicts leading to disputes

Solutions

  • Single system for managing all project information and processes.
  • Neutral platform for multi-company collaboration on documents, correspondence and workflows.
  • Ability to view, share and track information at any time, from any location.
  • Workflows to speed up review and approval cycles.

Results

  • Reduced use of paper documents and positive environmental impact.
  • Streamlined communications between all organizations on the project team.
  • Audit trail for a permanent record of the entire project.
  • Fast project implementation and broad user adoption.
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