News tagged "Doha"

GCC/ALEC JV bags Doha Festival City $453mn contract

26th May 2014

Bawabat Al Shamal Real Estate Company (BASREC), owner of Doha Festival City  awarded a $453mn construction contract to a joint venture of Gulf Contracting Company (GCC) with ALEC for the main works package, the company said in a statement.  The main works contract is due to start in July 2014. The mall is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2016. It will house 550 outlets including 85 restaurants and cafes, the country's first-of-its-kind Entertainment Zone which will include VOX Cinemas and a snow park, and will feature around 8,000 parking spaces.[..]

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Doha gears up to be a SMART CITY with Arab Future Cities Summit 2014

Doha gears up to be a SMART CITY with Arab Future Cities Summit 2014

28th January 2014

arabfuturecitiesDoha will once again play host to the Middle East’s premier smart cities event, Arab Future Cities Summit on 7th and 8th April, 2014 at Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel. Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rahman Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Minister for Municipality and Urban Planning, State of Qatar, this event will attract over 300 high profile senior executives to discuss the progress and future requirements for constructing smart cities across the MENA region. With a focus on knowledge sharing and networking, the 3rd annual Arab Future Cities Summit 2014 will showcase best practice strategies and opportunities in the pipeline for city development through presentations from local thought-leaders and international smart city experts, and the innovative solutions that will integrate citizens, systems and services.[..]

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Major Ongoing and Planned Building Projects in Qatar

11th November 2013

Qatar Building project sector has witnessed contractor award of over US$8.5 billion in the period from January to October 2013. The same period also witnessed announcement of many new projects including few very high valued projects. A list of major building construction projects which are currently ongoing or planned in Qatar are listed below:[..]

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