LINQ Modular Featured on CNN

LINQ builds next-generation modular houses that can be shipped and assembled anywhere in the world. These modular houses are manufactured in Dubai, UAE, within a controlled production environment and provide consistent quality with significant improvements to overall project durations, while reducing material waste and energy consumption.

LINQ Modular made headline on CNN. The interview was broadcasted on two different CNN shows, over a span of four days, and in more than 56 countries around the world. The video was followed by extensive coverage on featuring the LINQ team, and the factory which is currently ready to assemble modules! Click here to watch the video.

LINQ is a related business of ALEC Engineering and Contracting LLC, with innovative manufacturing methods that features cutting-edge modular techniques for the development of well-designed factory-built homes.

LINQ hopes to create homes for countries with an increasing need for housing in the most sustainable manner.

Click here to read CNN’s article on the future of sustainable housing – LINQ Modular

KSA Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai: The Sky is the Limit

Watch Construction Week’s video interview with Darren Burke, our Senior Contract Manager, Eng. Hussain Hunbazaza, CG of KSA Pavilion, and Boris Micka, Founder and CEO of Boris Micka Associates, discussing the design and construction of the KSA Pavilion.

An inspiring vision for a shared future, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Pavilion at Dubai EXPO 2020 takes visitors on a journey through Saudi and introduces the national ambitions across four main pillars: people, nature, heritage and opportunities.

Awarded to ALEC as a design and build contract with a fast track program to complete in less than 17 months, the Pavilion with innovation and sustainability at its core, is LEED Platinum Certified, and was successfully delivered on time and within budget by ALEC.

Did You Know?

The KSA Pavilion is the the second largest pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai with a total area of 13,059 Sqm.


ALEC ranked #4 in Top Construction Companies in MENA 2021

ALEC ranked among the top 4 amongst some of the biggest construction companies in MENA in 2021. To make it on this list, Forbes took into consideration the value of our completed projects, the value of projects under construction, the number of employees, and the age of the company.

This is indeed a big achievement.

Click Here to read the Forbes article. 

ALEC wins two of the most prestigious business awards

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded two of the most prestigious awards at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Awards.

  • 11th Cycle of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award
  • 3rd Cycle of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Innovation Award

The awards ceremony took place at the Dubai Exhibition Centre, Expo 2020 Dubai on December 9th, 2021, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai.

The MRM Business Awards and MRM Business Innovation Awards are awards for businesses who strive to implement cutting-edge international business practices. Earning this award helps organizations improve their overall performance and become more influential in the business world. The MRM Business Innovation Award measures innovation excellence in the most distinctive way.

Congratulations to the entire ALEC team on this tremendous achievement!

ALEC Energy wins the “Rising Star Rooftop EPC of the Year” award

We are delighted to announce that ALEC Energy has won “Rising Star Rooftop EPC of the Year” at the UAE Annual Solar Awards 2021. Congratulations to the ALEC Energy team for their dedication and hard work!

For more than a decade, the UAE Annual Solar Awards has been recognizing and honoring companies and professionals that make a significant impact on the success of solar power globally. Receiving this award is an excellent milestone due to it’s global recognition and industry success.

ALEC Energy is a business unit of the GCC’s leading construction company, ALEC and provides efficient turnkey solar solutions for commercial and industrial projects. ALEC Energy is a DEWA certified contractor and an accredited member of the Middle East Solar Industry Association and Emirates Green Building Council.

Mr. Kez Taylor discussing the “Sustainability” story at Expo 2020 Dubai

Kez Taylor joined Construction Week at ExpoTalks to discuss ICD Pavilion’s sustainability story. The ALEC Group has been part of 22 projects at Expo 2020, contributing to connecting minds and creating a future. The ICD pavilion is built out of organic bamboo, as it is fast growing, flexible, sustainable, and strong. The bamboo represents the companies owned by ICD as intertwined to people’s lives in the UAE.

Our CEO has led the charge in leading the organization to new heights through innovation and sustainability. Our exponential growth can be attributed to Kez’s forward-thinking approach in how the organization should be run by managing employees, adapting to new technology, and encouraging the use of innovative strategies in projects.

Against this backdrop, Kez Taylor, CEO of ALEC, shares unparalleled insight into what it has taken to bring the Expo to life. He also shares the incredible experiences that visitors can expect, particularly from the ICD Pavilion.

A modular home built by LINQ Modular, is showcased at the pavilion, highlighting the future of construction in a sustainable matter. When visiting this pavilion, guests will see all the assets of ICD, the modular home, as well enjoy a refreshment at the lovely café.

Opening of ICD Pavilion at Expo 2020

The Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai opened today with a memorable, inviting, and enriching experience created by ALEC Fitout in partnership with Icaria Atelier and LMS.

This pavilion features eight nodules interspersed with relaxing and seating areas composed of natural materials. It is designed to give visitors a break from the overwhelming crowds and busyness in other areas.

Expo 2020 Dubai visitors will be taken on a journey to discover some of ICD’s portfolio companies at the ICD pavilion. These companies are Kerzner, DMCC, Emirates Global Aluminum, Dubal Holding, LINQ by ALEC, Emaratech and Dubai Global Connect.

Upon entering the pavilion, visitors can experience the world of ICD in an immersive yet relaxed environment around 1,350 square meters built around excellence, commitment, sustainability, integrity, and respect.

Through integrated natural elements and clever technology, the Expo Dubai ICD experience creates a visual narrative of the corporation’s story. Up to 189 people will be able to travel through the ICD experience per journey or 252 visitors per hour.

The ICD pavilion is an elegant bamboo structure that radiates light and movement. Visitors enter through an audio-visual waterfall aperture screening the ICD corporate identity.