US-based Hill International has won two contracts to provide construction services on real estate and tourism development projects in Saudi Arabia and
In Saudi Arabia, Hill has been awarded a contract from the local DUR Hospitality to provide services during the construction of the Diplomatic Quarter Marriott Hotel in Riyadh. Hill says its two-year contact has an estimated value of about $2.7m.
The Diplomatic Quarter Marriott Hotel will be a five-star hotel with 80 hotel rooms and 140 residential apartments. The hotel will feature a conference centre, ballroom and a 220-space parking garage. The 39,000 square-metre project is also expected to achieve LEED Silver certification.
In Morocco, Hill has secured a contract from an affiliate of Wessal Capital to provide project management services in connection with phase one of the Wessal Bouregreg development in Rabat. The $900m mixed-use development will feature a 4,200 residential units, a 5,000 square-metre shopping mall, 104,600 square metres of commercial office space, public parks, plazas and a waterfront promenade.
The contract is the latest to be secured by Hill in Morocco. In December 2015, Hill was awarded a contract by Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company Morocco to provide quantity surveying and cost management consultancy services on the Al-Houara Coastal Resort. The resort is being built on a 947,000 square metre site on the Atlantic coast at Tangier.
The development includes a mixed-use golf and beach resort including a 300-key hotel, 150-key resort and spa, apartments, beach- and golf-view villas, a club house, an 18-hole golf course and various entertainment amenities.