ARCADIS N.V. : ARCADIS to perform project and construction management services for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

ARCADIS N.V. : ARCADIS to perform project and construction management services
                          for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and
consultancy firm, today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary, ARCADIS
Logos, as part of a consortium, was selected by RioUrbe and Empresa Olímpica
Municipal (EOM) to perform project and construction management services for
the implementation of the Olympic Park and Village for the Rio 2016 Olympic
Games. The project is part of a series of infrastructure projects that Rio de
Janeiro is conducting to successfully host such a major sporting event for the
first time in South America.

The project comprises 75 hectares of Olympic Village including a total of 34
competition venues. These include tennis courts, swimming pools and a
velodrome. The project also requires development of support facilities such as
an energy center and a sewage treatment plant. Leisure and meeting areas such
as the Diversity, Beauty, Sustainability, Health and Environment Villages, a
waterside park and a commercial and educational center are also to be

Up to early 2016, when the work will be finalized, ARCADIS Logos will provide
time and cost planning, technical support, construction supervision and
quality control, among other services. At the peak of construction activities
- to be reached in mid-2013 - 60 professionals from the consortium team will
be active at the jobsite.

"We are intent on making the Rio 2016 Olympic Games a memorable event and we
are extremely proud to once again act as a key player in delivering another
important milestone in the Brazilian infrastructure legacy. This assignment
follows on our successful performance in projects related to other upcoming
major sports events, like the program management for the 2014 World Cup soccer
arenas and our work related to doubling the capacity at Guarulhos Airport.
Being part of the 'Olympic team' is a great challenge and honor", said Manoel
Antonio Avelino, CEO of ARCADIS Logos.

For more information please contact Joost Slooten at +31 (0) 20 2011083, or
outside office hours at +31 (0) 6 27061880 or


ARCADIS is the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm,
providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in
infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. We enhance mobility,
sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in the built and
natural environment. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and
operates projects for companies and governments. With 22,000 people and €2.5
billion in revenues, the company has an extensive global network supported by
strong local market positions. ARCADIS supports UN-HABITAT with knowledge
andexpertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around
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