The centrepiece of the $55 million main package will be the construction of a 90-metre reinforced concrete tower, which will house the 300-room hotel. The enabling works package was carried out by Germany’s Bauer. The consultant on the project is Beirut-based Dar al-Handasah (Shair & Partners).
The prospective bidders are:
Alfred & Jacques Matta, local
Almabani General Contractors Company, local/Saudi, with ULCC, local
Arabian Civil Works Company (ACW), local, with AGC
Arabian Construction Company (ACC), local
Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC), Athens-based
Construction Development Company (CDC), Qatar, with United Contractors & Engineers (UCE), local
Karagulla Engineering & Contracting Company, local
Kettaneh Construction, local
Michel Abi Nader Entreprises (Man), local
Mohamed Abdulmohsin Kharafi & Sons, Kuwait
S Mokbel & Partners, local
Ramco Trading & Contracting, local
Societe d’Entreprises Abdel Rahman Hourie, local.