Habtoor wins mixed-use shopping mall contract in Qatar

13 October 2011 (Last Updated October 13th, 2011 18:30)

Habtoor Leighton Group has won a $290m contract to build the first phase of the North Gate mixed-use shopping mall and office project in Qatar's capital Doha.

Habtoor Leighton Group has won a $290m contract to build the first phase of the North Gate mixed-use shopping mall and office project in Qatar’s capital Doha.

The company said that the first phase of the project consists of 375,000m2, with a podium comprising two car park levels, a three-level mall and six five-storey office buildings.

The mall, designed by Callison, consists of the Crystal Garden, Market Street indoor/outdoor dining precinct, and Shamal Hall with its unique architectural features. The development will be serviced by 4,000 underground parking spaces.

The construction work is slated to be completed by March 2014.