Hill International Receives Expansion of Work on the Pearl Qatar Development

MARLTON, N.J. and DOHA, Qatar, May 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from The Land Investment & Real Estate Development Company to provide project management services in connection with the Viva Bahriya and Porto Arabia towers development. The 20-month contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately QAR 15.2 million ($4.2 million).

The project includes four residential towers located on the Pearl Qatar, a mixed-use artificial island spanning nearly four million square meters featuring both residential and commercial properties. Three of the towers are located in the Viva Bahriya district and one tower is located in the Porto Arabia District. The combined project has a built-up area of approximately 219,000 square meters (2.4 million square feet) and an estimated construction cost of QAR 1.4 billion ($390 million). Hill is currently providing similar services to the same client on four other residential towers in the Porto Arabia district at the Pearl Qatar.

"We are very proud of the fact that our client continues to turn to Hill with new and challenging projects," said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International). "The Pearl Qatar will be a world-class development and we are honored to be part of it," added Ghali.

Hill International, with 3,800 employees in 100 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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