AX Construction Ltd. has been established since 1976 providing building services to institutions that recognize the value of a partner who works diligently and creatively to find the best possible solution for each particular project.
AX Construction Ltd. relates mainly to civil engineering works, turnkey assignments, project management and restoration works. Over the years, it was entrusted with a number of major projects including the Group’s four hotels; the Group’s head office; Verdala Mansions in Rabat, Malta; Capua Hospital in Sliema; Parliament building super structure in Valletta; and various other projects which were executed for Group companies and third party clients.
During 2014 and 2015, the construction division developed the Simblija Care Home & Hilltop Gardens Retirement Village on a site measuring circa 17,000 square metres, located in Simblija, limits of Naxxar. In the current financial year and FY2018, the Group will be primarily involved in the conversion of the two newly acquired properties in Valletta to boutique hotels.
In FY2016, the Group generated construction works, principally through its engagement in a number of turnkey projects (including third party private residences).
In recent years, AX Construction Ltd. has been very active in restoration projects and has to date completed works on parts of the Valletta & Vittoriosa bastions, Fort St Angelo, Scamps Palace Building (site housing Casino di Venezia) and the Valletta Waterfront. This trend continued in FY2014 as AX Construction Ltd. was involved in projects including the restoration of St Paul’s Catacombs, parts of Valletta bastions and Lascaris War Rooms in Valletta. The said projects were completed in Q3 2015.
During the last quarter of FY2014, AX Construction Ltd. was awarded the restoration of part of the Birgu bastions and the Wignacourt Tower in St Paul’s Bay. In FY2015 the Group commenced works on Phase II of the St Paul’s Catacombs project which was completed in Q1 FY2016. Projects for FY2016 included the restoration of Auberge d’Italie and Palazzo San Salvatore.