Lusail contract award ceremony: Officials at a ceremony to mark the awarding of a major Lusail City infrastructure works contract by the Lusail Real Estate Development Company (LREDC) to a consortium comprising Hamad Bin Khalid Contracting Company and Qatar Building Company. Lusail City, master-planned by Qatari Diar and developed by LREDC, is one of the largest and most elaborate developments being undertaken around the world, over a substantial area of 38sq km where more than 250,000 people will live and work on project completion.
LREDC, a subsidiary of the Qatari Diar Real Estate Company, has awarded a major contract to a consortium comprising HBK-QBC
In a significant step towards realising Lusail City, a visionary Qatari development, the Lusail Real Estate Development Company (LREDC) has awarded the final phase of the CP07A-1A Waterfront Commercial/Seef Lusail South Infrastructure works contract to a consortium comprising Hamad Bin Khalid Contracting and Qatar Building Company (HBK-QBC).
LREDC, a subsidiary of the Qatari Diar Real Estate Company, awarded the contract to HBK-QBC amid other tender bids put forth by various Qatari contractors.
Stressing the importance of working with local contractors for the successful development of Lusail City, LREDC CEO Essa Mohamed Ali Kaldari said: “Lusail is eager to co-operate with local contractors who, in many ways, comprise the backbone of Qatar’s local economy, and we are therefore proud of our association with some of the strongest local businesses.”
HBK Contracting Company president Sheikh Ali bin Hamad bin Khalid al-Thani said that HBK was honoured to take part in the “innovative Lusail project”.
QBC managing director Ali Mustafawi confirmed that the HBK-QBC JV had already begun preliminary works on the project which is planned for completion in early 2016.
The scope of work for the infrastructural development contract includes the construction of highway roads for the South of Seef Lusail Waterfront Commercial including paving of footpaths, installation of street lights, signs, traffic signals and equipment for speed radars.
In addition to the development of sewage networks, storm water as well as potable water and irrigation systems, the work will also include the development and connection of power grids and telecommunication networks, as well as connections to central water, gas, district cooling, and waste management
The contract will also see HBK-QBC construct adjoining intersections to the Lusail ring road, as well as railway lines and bridges linking the waterfront with the Qatar Entertainment City.
Lusail City, master-planned by Qatari Diar and developed by LREDC, is one of the largest and most elaborate developments being undertaken around the world, over a substantial area of 38sq km where more than 250,000 people will live and work on project completion.