News Release

AECOM Wins US$28.5-Million Contract to Design New Zayed University Campus in Abu Dhabi

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2009--AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, today announced that it has been awarded a one-year, US$28.5-million contract to provide design services for Zayed University's new campus in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.).

The US$700-million development consists of 24 buildings that will provide educational facilities for 6,000 students as well as related faculty and support staff.

"AECOM is proud to be involved in this important project for Zayed University, as it will significantly contribute to the advancement of higher education in the region," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer.

AECOM is supplying complete design services for Al Habtoor-Murray and Roberts, which has signed a design-build contract to deliver the new campus development. This development is being overseen by Mubadala Development Company.

Professionals from AECOM's industry-leading educational-facilities-design and design-build practices will be joined by the company's locally based designers on the project. With more than 3,000 local employees serving clients in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Qatar, AECOM is one of the largest design firms in the Middle East.


AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With 43,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. AECOM serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $5.2 billion during its fiscal year 2008. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including any statements of our plans for future operations. Actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2008, and our other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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CONTACT: AECOM Technology Corporation
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Source: AECOM Technology Corporation