Positive trade fair balance: FAIR project presented at Expo Real


The current construction planning and the next steps towards the realization of the mega construction project FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) were the focus of this year's trade fair presentation at Expo Real in Munich. The result of the participation in the internationally renowned real estate trade fair was again very positive.

The worldwide unique building project for science could be presented to the industrial sector with a lot of exciting news and was met with great interest by the visitors. Potential contractors and bidding syndicates for the upcoming work on the FAIR construction site actively took advantage of opportunities to hold direct and comprehensive talks about the construction plans for FAIR and find out about possible participation.

At present, the FAIR realization project has a large order volume related to the complex area of technical building services. There are numerous tenders and contracts to be awarded, for example for ventilation systems, sanitation, safety technology and electrical engineering. In addition, in the field of construction contracts, the focus is now shifting to the second major construction area in addition to construction area North with the central FAIR ring accelerator, which is in the process of realization. The current issue is the awarding of contracts for the extended shell construction on construction area south.

In-depth talks at the trade fair stand, a whole series of very focused one-on-one discussions and the acquisition of numerous new contacts with experts contributed to the fact that participation in the 2019 trade fair can be regarded as a success. The presence of many relevant players from the construction sector on the days of the fair also provided an excellent opportunity to further enhance the FAIR project profile in the construction industry. The expert discussions confirmed once again that a custom-made megaproject such as FAIR can be very attractive is for a construction company’s portfolio due to its unique selling points.

The proven partnership with the science city of Darmstadt was continued this year. The FAIR project had its own presentation at the Darmstadt stand, which was featured as part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main metropolitan area. With around 45,000 visitors and exhibitors from more than 40 countries, the Expo Real trade fair is one of Europe’s most important get-togethers for the real estate, construction, and location marketing sectors. (BP)