The Doha Convention Centre & Tower (DCCT) project is worth $600m. The centrepiece of the project will be a tower that will be at least 400 metres high and have a built-up area of 180,000 square metres. It will contain a hotel, apartments and shops.
The built-up area of the convention centre will be 100,000 sq m. The US’ Murphy Jahn prepared the concept designs for the project. US-based Turner Construction International was appointed as the project manager in 2006.
It is one of several high-rise schemes planned for Doha.
Abu Dhabi-based Al-Jaber Group plans to build a 100-storey tower on Doha Corniche. The mixed-use building will include residential and office space, together with a luxury hotel. Chicago-based SOM is the architect.
Negotiations are also under way for the $250m Doha World Trade Centre tower. Australia’s Multiplex is understood to be in talks with Qatar General Insurance & Reinsurance Company for the contract to build the tower.
The project, which will be located close to the convention centre on Doha Corniche, involves the construction of a 55-storey building with four levels of parking and a total built-up area of 140,000 sq m.
Bahrain-based Projacs is the project manager (MEED 9:7:08).
You might also like...
A MEED Subscription...
Subscribe or upgrade your current MEED.com package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.