HLG’s Doha Project Team has completed two of the four office towers that have been undergoing a parallel construction timeframe in Doha’s West Bay area.
Led by project director Fawzi Al Omari, the QAR 371 million (US$ 102 million, DHS 375 million) Al Faisal Tower, constructed for Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), and the QAR 291 million (US$ 80 million, DHS 294 million) Al Dareen Tower, constructed for Al Jazi Real Estate Development, were successfully handed over as a result of the hard work and effort of the project team. The 227-metre high Al Faisal Tower consists of a 52-storey building constructed over a ground floor and a double basement. It features premium office suites with a mezzanine level servicing retail, food and beverage outlets.
The Al Faisal Tower has a built-up area of approximately 65,000 square metres and is clad in insulated aluminium cladding panels and curtain walling, with curved segmented glazing and a pre-cast concrete roof with a helipad.
The Al Dareen Tower comprises a 36-storey residential building with 67 twobedroom apartments, 199 three-bedroom apartments and a number of duplex-style apartments. The 159-metre high tower includes a swimming pool, a gym and a children’s play area, and has a total builtup area of 62,200 square metres.
Construction of the four towers, valued at a total of QAR 1.39 billion (US$ 380 million, DHS 1.4 million), was being worked on simultaneously by the same project team. The two remaining towers to be completed are the Traders Hotel and Arwa Tower, which are scheduled for completion by 2013 and 2014 respectively.