Carillion JV wins Msheireb Downtown Doha contract

6 December 2011 (Last Updated December 6th, 2011 18:30)

Carillion's 80:20 joint venture with Qatar Building Company has won a £395m contract for a major phase of the Msheireb Downtown Doha project developed by Msheireb Properties in Qatar.

Carillion’s 80:20 joint venture with Qatar Building Company has won a £395m contract for a major phase of the Msheireb Downtown Doha project developed by Msheireb Properties in Qatar.

The Msheireb Downtown Doha project is a mixed-use development that includes retail, commercial, residential, leisure, cultural and community facilities.

The project involves the development and regeneration of 31 hectares in the centre of Doha.

Carillion’s experience of delivering sustainable developments will play a role in Msheireb’s objective to achieve Gold or Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council’s LEED green construction rating scheme.

The contract, which is worth £316m to Carillion, is expected to begin in December 2011.