Kuwait’s Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) has invited firms to bid by 1 July for the contract to undertake detailed traffic studies for the eastern Sabah al-Ahmad residential project.
Consultants that have been invited to bid are:
- Al-Shimlan Company (local)
- Kuwait Advance Technology Company (local)
- KEO International Consultants (local)
- Mazin al-Shane House (local)
- Mott MacDonald (UK)
- PACE (local)
- Parsons Brinkerhoff (US)
- Projects House Company (local)
- Transmotion Company (local)
Sabah al-Ahmad City is being developed on a 4,000-hectare site approximately 65 kilometres south of Kuwait city. Upon completion it will accommodate more than 2,000 villas and a similar number of apartments as well as 52 schools and 70 mosques.
In May, PAHW invited firms and joint ventures (JVs) to bid by 16 September for four public-private partnership (PPP) projects for Sabah al-Ahmad and Jaber al-Ahmad cities.
The prequalified companies will bid to design, finance, construct, operate, manage and maintain the proposed schemes.
The investment period for each of the Jaber al-Ahmad city projects will extend over 25 years, while the investment period for the Sabah al-Ahmad city integrated residential and industrial packages will extend 40 years and 30 years, respectively.
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