Land development and infrasturucture works at the north Sulaibikhat
Entrant: Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company KSCC
Project owner: Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW)
Project main contractor: Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company KSCC
Engineering consultant: PAHW
Description: To meet the demand of its fast-growing population, Kuwait plans to build satellite cities and towns in outlying regions. The Sulaibikhat housing scheme is an example of this aim and is expected to include about 1,700 residential units when completed. The project involved the development of an uninhabited, slushy marshland spanning 2.5 million square metres.
The city will house public/utility buildings, commercial buildings, a ministerial complex, schools, mosques, clinics, and sports and entertainment areas. Kuwait’s Public Authority for Housing Welfare has completed the contract, which involved the treatment and improvement of weak soil areas using specialised techniques to facilitate the construction of housing and other buildings.
Work also included the construction and maintenance of infrastructure networks, service roads and parking bays, as well as the demarcation of 1,426 plots, 62 residential buildings and 52 electrical transformer substations.
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