Taylor Construction, the builder of the World Trade Centre Towers, has ramped up its construction operations in Bangladesh to help the country cope with the aftermath of the devastating earthquake.
The company has started work on its first building project, an eight-storey tower in Chittagong, Bangladesh, which will be completed by September.
The company’s construction company has been working with the Bangladesh government on projects of construction and renovation.
“The new project will bring jobs to the city, improve the living conditions of the city residents, and create jobs for the city’s youth,” said Pramod Sarabhai, president and CEO of Taylor Construction.
In February, Taylor Construction had secured the approval of the government for construction of two additional towers, in the city of Chittagsar.
The first project, which is expected to be completed this year, is a new building that will be the second tower of the project.
The second tower, which was approved last month, will be a six-storeys building.
As of September, Taylor has signed a contract for the construction of the first building, which has been designed by the renowned architects and has been approved by the Ministry of Urban Development and Planning.
The second project, a new tower in the same city, is also being designed by architects.
The two towers are being built on a 1.5-acre site in the northern part of the Chittagosar region, which the company had previously worked on.
Construction of the new building is expected be completed in about four months, said Sarabbhai.
Taylor Construction has invested Rs 12 crore on the project, including Rs 4 crore in cash.
The company also plans to build a six storeys building, a four-storeyn building, three-storeyt buildings, and four- storeyt buildings in Chattiagong district.
The first project has been estimated at Rs 8,000 crore and is expected build a seven-storeyr structure, which includes four towers and three facades, as well as an additional four-tower structure, according to Sarabhaj.
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