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DOHA: United Development Company (UDC) has signed a QR795m ($218m) contract with a leading Qatari construction company to build the two Abraj Quartier AQ01 and AQ02 Gateway Office towers at The Pearl-Qatar.
Standing high at around 201 metres on opposite sides of the main access road to The Pearl-Qatar, the two 40-storey towers will boast a build up area of more than 230,000 square metres. Construction works commenced on February 15 and is expected to be completed by the end of January, 2016.
Describing the contract as a major step forward for the island, UDC’s Chief Executive Officer Ebrahim Al Sulaiti, said: “These towers will set the standard for the development in terms of quality and architectural articulation for exterior material and finishes and will feature comprehensive smart systems.”
Abraj Quartier is one of the 10 precincts that make up The Pearl-Qatar Island.
Developed by UDC, the island is located 350 metres offshore of Doha’s prestigious West Bay District and is one of the largest urban developments in the Gulf. The Peninsula