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 the Hamad bin Khalid Contracting Co. and the Qatar Building Company (HBK-QBC).

LREDC, Qatar’s largest Greenfield developer and 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’s CEO Eng. Essa Mohammed Ali Kaldari, said: “Lusail is eager to cooperate 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.”

“At the LREDC we will continue to seek out collaborations with local engineering and contracting firms through our many forums and seminars, while ensuring that companies who wish to bid for future tenders are provided sufficient time for planning and coordination.”

Commenting on the recently awarded contract, H.E Sheikh Ali Bin Hamad Bin Khalid Al Thani, President of HBK Contracting Co said: “HBK is honored to take part in the innovative Lusail project. Being entrusted to help build one of the biggest and most state-of-the-art cities in Qatar, we are committed to delivering outstanding infrastructure that the nation will be proud of.”

Mr. Ali Mustafawi, Managing Director for QBC confirmed that The HBK-QBC JV has already begun preliminary works on the aforementioned project, which is planned for completion in early 2016.

The scope of work for the recently awarded infrastructural development contract includes the construction of highway roads for the South of Seef Lusail Waterfront Commercial including paving of footpaths, the 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 works will also include the development and connection of power grids and telecommunications networks, as well as connections to central water, gas, district cooling, and waste management networks.

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.