Tender due for Messilah beach hotel

03 January 2003
Tender documents are due to be issued on 15 January for a contract to build a new five-star seafront hotel at Messilah, southeast of Kuwait City (MEED 25:10:02).

Six groups of local and international companies are prequalified to submit bids. Contractors will be given at least 10 weeks to price the estimated KD 20 million ($64 million) contract.

The project will be carried out in five packages over 33 months. Package 1 will cover the construction of a 308-room hotel, 78 service apartments, 17 independent, two-bedroom chalets, a wedding hall with capacity for 2,000 people, three restaurants, a two-level car park and related facilities. The other packages will include marine works and the supply and installation of kitchen equipment and furnishings and fittings (MEED 6:12:02).

The design consultant is the US' Skidmore Owings & Merrill, with the local Gulf Consult; the project manager is EC Harris of the UK. The client is the local Al-Azizah United General Trading & Contracting Company.

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