PROJECT
MANAGEMENT
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Workplace Strategy, Project & Cost Protection. 
Our expertise leads to your peace of mind.

ABOUT PROJECT PEOPLE

Being a people-first company
is something we are tremendously proud of.

Established over ten years ago, our project and commercial management services have been delivered extensively throughout the United Arab Emirates.

We are a flexible, client focused team that adopts a proven methodology and a unique approach to deliver on our clients’ investments time and time again.

Our multi-sector expertise covers: healthcare; education & innovation spaces; hospitality & leisure; retail, residential & commercial office projects.

YOUR PROJECT PARTNERS

OUR CORE SERVICES

Four primary services comprise our full spectrum project management offering and shape the framework for our success on each project.

Workplace Strategy

Workplace Strategy enhances productivity, efficiency, and employee wellbeing by optimising the physical work environment. We evaluate the existing workplace design, assess layouts and space utilisation, identify improvement areas, and develop a tailored strategy that supports organisational goals and employee needs. Design the space your team needs and really wants.

Project Management

We use a tried and tested methodology to bring about the best possible outcome on our projects whether it is a new project or a recovery. As a team, we have over 100 years experience, are multi disciplined and cover many sectors. We ensure that a senior and specialized projects director is present and available on every project irrespective of scope and scale.

Commercial Management

We will develop the most profitable solutions at our client’s inception stage of project development. We have worked successfully as the trusted advisor to ensure that they achieve the best commercial result for their project. We also offer a wide range of specialist services in this discipline from financial, contractual, and legal support on construction projects.

Construction Management

We use a hands-on and agile approach to delivering these services ensuring strict adherence to time, cost, and quality. We are well versed in design-bid-build, design-build, base build, shell and core fit out, interior fit out, HSE management, & quality management including quality assurance, control and improvement throughout the construction process.

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OUR EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION & INNOVATION

Schools and academic institutions are purpose-built facilities and we have delivered both new builds and retro-fits in this field. We have recently completed a state-of-the-art, purpose-built children’s nursery in one of the country’s most iconic buildings. We have achieved significant success for this prolific education brand that benefited from our methodology and technical approach to such a degree, it is being implemented for their other locations.

NURSERY OF THE FUTURE

COMMERCIAL

From traditional office environments to award-winning co-working spaces, we have delivered many top-quality fit-out projects all over the country. Our work includes high end office environments for leaders of governmental departments, and international Fortune 500’s including some of the world’s most recogniSable brands in social media, technology, banking and pharmaceuticals. Our experience over the last 12 years solidifies our position as leaders in formal commercial office space and co-working / innovation projects.

DUBAI GOVERNMENT ENTITY OFFICES

INDUSTRIAL

The team has delivered over 10,000’s of sqm of industrial projects in the past several years. From successfully handing over the regional headquarters, training academy and workspace for the regions largest corporate training and development company; to completing the flagship campus with workshop for one of the leading aviation universities. We have also completed numerous other projects for international conglomerates such as Maersk who required a state-of-the-art training and simulation facility which was the first of its kind in the region.

JEBEL ALI FREEZONE WAREHOUSE

RETAIL

We have delivered notable projects in the retail space from a famous London lingerie showroom in Dubai Festival City Mall, to retail banks and a luxury clothing brand at Reem Mall in Abu Dhabi. Our work in this space is wide-ranging and has been met with accolades from local, regional, and international clientele.

MALL BASED HIGH STREET BRAND

RESIDENTIAL

Our team has worked in this sector both for property development companies extending our expertise for large scale or mixed-use developments; to private luxury villas throughout the region. We have worked with the largest names in residential remits in the UAE and have delivered several phases of long-term projects successfully. Our client base includes A-list celebrities that you will often find on the world stage from company CEOs of global companies, to TV stars and professional sports people.

AL BARARI VILLA

PASSIONATE TEAM

Creative Minds Always
Think Something .

With 100+ years of local and international experience. The dedicated team at Project People loves everything to do with project, commercial design and construction management. They can’t wait to help you turn your project from vision to reality.
HALEN RODDA

HALEN RODDA

PARTNER, HEAD OF PROJECTS

Halen’s experience is as diverse as it is extensive. In his career spanning two decades he’s delivered projects across a broad range of industries including residential villa communities, high-rise hotels, commercial office space, retail, restaurants, spas, gyms, Banking & Railways. His ‘people first’ approach and infectious enthusiasm is what sets him apart and makes his intervention key to the success of any complex project delivery.

BRIAN READ

BRIAN READ

PROJECT DIRECTOR

With over 30 years of experience in construction management, Brian is a well-decorated, seasoned construction professional. Throughout his career, he has successfully led diverse projects across the world including; 5* hotels, apartment complexes, commercial towers and sports facilities, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of methodologies, regulations, and industry best practices. A true asset on any project.

RUTURAJ SONAWANE

RUTURAJ SONAWANE

Snr. PROJECT MANAGER

Ruturaj a skilled project manager and civil engineer (bachelor’s) boasting 10 years of experience in successfully delivering complex projects. He is a detail oriented, proactive individual who is committed to ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest standards. Throughout his career, Ruturaj has worked on a variety of projects ranging from commercial buildings and offices, to medical and retail projects.

ROSS O’CONNOR

ROSS O’CONNOR

PROJECT MANAGER

Ross is an experienced project manager, adept at orchestrating intricate commercial fit outs and multiple residential renovations. Proven track record of delivering complex projects with precision, from conception to completion. Adept at fostering collaboration, ensuring timeliness, and exceeding stakeholder expectations. Committed to achieving excellence in every facet of project management.

GEORGE DZHELEPOV

GEORGE DZHELEPOV

PROJECT MANAGER

George is a dedicated project professional with +5 years of experience in the fit-out field. He excels in overseeing projects from start to finish, supporting stakeholders to ensure timely delivery. Georges strong organisational skills and attention to detail make him a key component to the success. His ability to collaborate effectively with clients, contractors, and team members ensures the smooth execution of projects.

OLIVER BAXTER

OLIVER BAXTER

HEAD OF WORKPLACE STRATEGY

Renowned workplace consultant and public speaker, with over a decade of experience he has established himself as a leading authority on workplace design and employee engagement in the built environment. After obtaining his Master’s degree in Psychology, he worked across EMEA and APAC helping businesses improve employee experience.

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Get In Touch

Office

Level 19 Mazaya Business Avenue AA1
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai, UAE

Email

halen@projectpeople.ae

Phone

+971 58 523 2772