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Drake and Scull International’s (DSI) Qatar subsidiary has won a US$110mn contract to execute mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works at the upcoming Mall of Qatar in the Al Rayyan district
UrbanCon Trading and Development is the main contractor for this commercial development. DSI Qatar will commence MEP works at the site in Q1 2014. The project has been scheduled for completion in 2015.
The three-storey mall is expected to house a hypermarket, a multiplex, five department stores and around 20 restaurants. The mall will also have its own metro station.
Drake & Scull Qatar area general manager, Karem Akawi, said, “The Mall of Qatar is a very prestigious project award for DSI and will build upon the rich experience we have in mega retail projects. DSI Qatar’s MEP division is currently executing projects across district cooling, hospitality and residential sectors. ”
Earlier this year, DSI Qatar was awarded a US$83.8mn contract for a mixed-use real estate development project in Doha. It also bagged a US$49.4mn contract for another residential project. The company’s project portfolio includes the Four Seasons Hotel, the Qtel Tower and the Doha Land project.