MARLTON, N.J. & DOHA, Qatar, June 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract to provide project management services in connection with the construction of the Mall of Qatar located in Doha, Qatar. The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately QR 35.0 million ($9.6 million).
The Mall of Qatar is expected to serve an estimated 20 million customers annually. 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.
"This will be a retail attraction like no other in Doha," said Mohammed Al Rais, Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are very excited to be involved with the construction of such an impressive project," added Al Rais.
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. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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