Doha receives technical submissions for second phase of Msheireb scheme

28 May 2012

Deadline for commercial submissions extended to 18 June

The local developer Msheireb Properties has received technical submissions for the second phase of its $5.5bn Msheireb Downtown Doha project.

Msheireb Properties received technical bids from contractors on 21 May. The developer has extended the closing date for commercial submissions to 18 June, from the original deadline of 28 May.

The second phase will comprise 10 mixed-use buildings, which will cover a total area of 144,888 square metres. This is scheduled to include 68,500 sq m of retail and 27,000 sq m of commercial office space, as well as 24,000 sq m of residential space and a 25,388 sq m hotel.

The developer received technical submissions for phase 1 c of the project on 12 March, and has set a submission date of 11 June for commercial entries.

Groups that submitted technical proposals for phase 1 c include:

  • Aktor (Greece)/Aljaber Engineering (local)
  • Arabtec Construction (UAE)/Arabtec Construction (Qatar)
  • Multiplex (Australia)/Medgulf Construction (local)
  • Six Construct (Belgium)/Midmac Contracting Company (local)
  • Samsung C&T (South Korea)/Redco Construction (local)
  • Bam Higgs & Hill (Netherlands) /HBK Contracting Company (local)
  • Taisei Corporation (Japan)/Redco International (local)

Phase 1 c will include construction of residential apartments, office buildings and a school.

The 750,000-sq m Msheireb development is one of the largest real estate schemes in the capital. It will be built behind the Emiri Diwan administrative centre on Doha corniche. The scheme will also include an interchange for Doha’s proposed metro system.

Msheireb Properties, the client for the project, was previously known as Dohaland and is part of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science & Community Development.

 

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