MARLTON, N.J. and ASTANA, Kazakhstan, Aug. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from MG Development to provide project and construction management services in connection with the new St. Regis Hotel & Residences located in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan.
The $180 million development will feature a five-star hotel that is eight stories tall with a total built-up area of 55,000 square-meters (577,000 square-feet). The project will feature 120 hotel rooms and 50 apartments.
"This hotel will be a tremendous attraction for both tourism and business," said Mr. Murad Kortoev, CEO of MG Development. "We are excited to bring such a prestigious global hospitality brand to Kazakhstan."
"We are honored that MG Development has selected Hill to be part of this hallmark project," said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International).
Hill International, with 4,400 professionals 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 ninth 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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