DOHA: Education City is working to build two parts of Qatar Economic Zone which will be spread over 42 square kilometres.
The first part of the zone will be located on Doha Expressway.
It will house industries for modern technology, air cargo, food industries, tools and instruments, commercial offices and assembling units for logistic services,
The other part of the zone will have industrial units related to logistic services, mining, petrochemicals, construction materials, machines and tools and vehicle parts manufacturers.
Education City will also have three huge car parking facilities being built by Qatar Foundation.
The parking facility will have capacity to accommodate around 8,000 cars and will also have underground parking. It will be spread over an area of 100,000 square metres.
The first parking facility will be spread over an area of 35,200sqm and will be four-storeyed.
It will have capacity to accommodate 3,160 cars and will have automatic system to manage traffic inside. The parking lot is expected to be ready by the end of this year.
The second parking lot will be underground and will be spread over an area of 47,000sqm.
This two-storey facility will have the capacity to accommodate 1,640 cars.
The third parking facility will be spread over an area of 35,200sqm.
This will have four floors with a capacity to accommodate 2,960 cars. There will be a transport service to carry people to their car parking.
Education City will also have a three-star hotel which is expected to be ready by the end 2015. There will also be health centres, retail shops, office spaces, children play areas and prayer rooms in the city.