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17 May 2012



UGL Services Wins Hariri’s Arab Award for the Best Performance of a Private Company 2012

Under the patronage of H.E President of Lebanon represented by H.E. the Minster of Work, Mr. Ghazi Al Areedi, UGL Services (Middle East) received an award for the Best Performance of a Private Company in 2012 on May 8 2012 during an award ceremony in Beirut, Lebanon.

The award was received on behalf of UGL Services by Mr. Mohamad Abou Laban, General Manager in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The award was in recognition of UGL Services strong performance on the Aspire Zone Project in Qatar and builds on last year’s recognition for the “Best Facilities Management Project of 2011” at the Middle East Facilities Management awards.
Stuart Carmichael, Executive General Manager for UGL Services Middle East said “this award further recognises the team’s hard work and commitment to deliver a high quality, best in class service to our customers.”
Lebanon Award

The Project - Aspire Zone

Aspire Zone is a 250-hectare sporting complex located in Doha, Qatar, which contains the largest sports hall in the world. The sporting venues include a 50,000-capacity stadium primarily used for soccer matches, Hamad Aquatic Center, an Olympic-size swimming pool, the Aspire Dome, the world's largest indoor multi-purpose sports hall containing 13 different playing fields and the region’s only FIFA accredited medical centre of excellence.

The team are very proud of this project, as they have recently achieved 6,400,000 injury-free man hours at the end of March 2012. Also, despite the increase in events by 43% between FY 11 and FY10, energy costs have only increased by 5.2%.


Treetops Executive Residences First in Singapore to Win Prestigious Green-Hotel Accolade

Treetops Executive Residences, a premium serviced-apartment development managed by DTZ Hospitality Management Services, won the acclaimed Sustainable Hotel Singapore award at the recent Asia Pacific Hotel Awards 2012, on 27 April in Kuala Lumpar. These awards are part of the International Property Awards. It is the first property/hotel in Singapore to receive this award.

In addition to architectural merit, design and other judging criteria, candidates competing under the Sustainable Hotel category were also expected to display outstanding green credentials, including energy conservation, recycling, environmental considerations, use of renewal energy and eco-friendly innovation.

Speaking of the win, Mr Tay Hock Soon, General Manager of Treetops, said: "At Treetops, we constantly reinforce and uphold our goal to be a sustainable organisation focusing on creating a holistic offering catering to guests, employees as well as the environment. Being the first property in Singapore to receive this acclaimed title is indeed a great pleasure, and further underpins our reputation as a regional icon of sustainability."

Launched in September 2000, Treetops Executive Residences is located in close proximity to Singapore’s prime shopping district in Orchard Road, and furnishes resort-style living in the heart of the city. It is highly popular among senior corporate executives and leisure travellers round the world.

Lebanong Award

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