Hill International wins Qatar tower project
New Jersey (US), June 2, 2012
Hill International, a leader in managing construction risk, has won a contract from Qatar's Land Investment & Real Estate Development Company to provide project management services for the construction of Porto Arabia Towers in Doha.
The contract for the Porto Arabia Towers is worth QR7.3 million ($2 million) and will be for a period of one year, said a statement from the US-based company.
As per the deal, Hill will be managing the construction of four of the ten towers to be built as part of the Porto Arabia development on the Pearl Qatar, an artificial island spanning nearly 4 million sq m. Each 20-storey tower has a built-up area of about 33,000 sq m.
The complex is a mixed-use development featuring both residential and commercial properties, said a statement from Hill.
'Porto Arabia Towers will be the centerpiece of the Pearl Qatar development,' said Mohammed Al Rais, senior vice president and managing director (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group. 'We are honoured to have been selected to manage this prestigious development,' he added.
Hill International, with 3,200 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services.-TradeArabia News Service