Firms to submit bids for Gate of Kuwait in October

08 September 2008
Bids for the Gate of Kuwait are expected to be submitted in October.

The Gate project, 270 metres and 70-floors high, will be one of the capital's tallest buildings.

The contract is estimated to be worth $260m. The mixed-use tower will be in Al-Sour street in Kuwait City, with a built-up area of 127,000 square metres and will provide 5,000 sq m of retail space.

Firms expected to bid include the local Ahmadiah Trading & Contracing and Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi & Sons.

Gate of Kuwait has been designed by a South African/local team of GLH Partnership and KEO International Consultants (MEED 28:10:05).

The local Al-Bahar Construction for Trading & Contracting Company carried out the excavation, shoring and dewatering works (MEED 1:7:05).

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