Atkins moves to Bahrain World Trade Center
Manama, December 7, 2009
Leading architecture and engineering consultancy Atkins, has moved its Bahrain operations to Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC), the Kingdom's iconic twin tower landmark.
With this move, the BWTC is now 87 per cent leased and over 80 per cent occupied, and is attracting a wide range of leading local and international institutions to set up operations in the Kingdom.
Atkins is responsible for the iconic design of the BWTC, and hold among their project portfolio other regional landmarks, such as Durrat al Bahrain and the Burj al Arab.
“Atkins was commissioned to design, engineer and supervise the construction of the Bahrain World Trade Center, and since the project’s inception we have wanted to move in and experience our own work. As the world’s first commercial building to incorporate large-scale wind turbines, it is important that our office in Bahrain reflects our creative and engineering abilities,” stated Helen Dixon, Northern Gulf marketing manager of Atkins.
“The BWTC provides an office address at the heart of the Kingdom’s business district within few minutes drive from Bahrain International Airport and the King Fahad Causeway which connects Bahrain to Saudi Arabia,” added Bob Addison, country manager and director of DTZ, BWTC’s leasing and managing agents.-TradeArabia News Service