Hill named project manager for Qatari mall
New Jersey, June 30, 2014
Hill International, a global leader in managing construction risk, said it has clinched a three-year contract worth QR35 million ($9.6 million) to provide project management services for the construction of the Mall of Qatar in Doha.
Spread over 165,000 sq m, the Mall of Qatar will boast of a major hypermarket, five department stores, 20 restaurants and an indoor streetscape with flagship stores from across the globe, said a statement from Hill.
A distinguishing architectural feature of the mall is a three-storey central amphitheatre with a massive domed roof, called the Oasis, which will feature themed restaurants, fine dining and family fun food experiences on all sides, it added.
On completion, the Mall of Qatar is expected to serve an estimated 20 million customers annually, said a senior official.
"This will be a retail attraction like no other in Doha," remarked Mohammed Al Rais, the senior VP and Managing Director (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group.
"We are very excited to be involved with the construction of such an impressive project," he added.
Hill International, with 4,300 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program, project and construction management, construction claims and other consulting services. It has been ranked as the 9th largest construction management firm in the US.-TradeArabia News Service