PHILADELPHIA and DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from Contraco W.L.L. to provide project management consultancy services in connection with the Salwa Resort in Doha, Qatar. The two-and-a-half-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $2.3 million.
The Salwa Resort will be built on 257 acres of land and feature 362 guest rooms, a water park, marina, dive center, cinema, retail space, pools and spa. In addition to the rooms and suites of the main hotel, two small villages of family villas will be developed.
"The Salwa Resort is ideally located off of Salwa Road near the Saudi Arabian border and will offer visitors a unique resort experience," said Mohammed Al Rais, Regional President (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group. "It is poised to be an iconic resort for visitors to Qatar," added Al Rais.
Hill International, with 4,900 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 seventh 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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