MARLTON, N.J. and CAIRO, Egypt, Jan. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Saudi Egyptian Construction Company to provide project management services in connection with construction of the Secon Nile Towers. The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $1.5 million.
The Secon Nile Towers will feature two 23-story buildings: one five-star hotel tower and one residential and retail tower. The EGP 1.2 billion ($183 million) project will have a total built-up area of approximately 110,000 square meters (1.2 million square feet).
"Secon Nile Towers will further shape the skyline of Cairo and add to the city's tourism appeal," said Waleed Abdel Fattah, Senior Vice President and North Africa Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are honored that Hill has been entrusted with this important project," added Fattah.
Hill International, with 3,500 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th 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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