Hill International Named Project Manager for the Mall of Qatar
Hill International has announced it has won a contract to provide project management services in connection with the construction of the Mall of Qatar, in Doha, Qatar in a three-year contract worth QR35million ($9.6 million).
The Mall of Qatar is expected to serve 20 million customers a year upon opening in 2015. A distinguishing architectural feature of the mall is a three-story central amphitheatre with a massive domed roof, called the Oasis, which will feature themed restaurants, fine dining and family fun food experiences on all sides.
Spread over 165,000 square meters (1.8 million square feet), the mall will have a major hypermarket, five department stores, 20 restaurants and an indoor streetscape with flagship stores from around the world. Total project cost for the Mall is in excess of QR3bn ($820 million).
Mohammed Al Rais, Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group, said: "This will be a retail attraction like no other in Doha. We are very excited to be involved with the construction of such an impressive project."
Hill International, with 4,300 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets.
Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th largest construction management firm in the United States.