Qatar Entertainment City

Country :
Client Name :
Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH)
Type :
Leisure & Hotels
Scope :
Project Management
Location :
Lusail, Qatar
Completion Date :
Construction Value(US$) :

Qatar Entertainment City (QEC), located within the prestigious Lusail Development, north of city of Doha, is destined to become a landmark development and unique destination for pleasure seeking people from Qatar and beyond. It will set new standards for desirable residential, commercial, retail and entertainment nodes, framed on one side by the Gulf Sea.

Once fully developed, this project will include residential villas, apartments, commercial and retail space, selection of four and five star hotels and apartment hotels. Adding to this, the entertainment facilities including theme parks and shopping mall are linked by a tidal canal which winds its way through the project.

The project scope is within an area of approx. 100 hectares. All project interfaces between the adjacent site and the sites relating to infrastructure, services, access etc. are to be coordinated with Lusail.

Qatar Entertainment City will have over 1 mln sqm of development to include 181,875 sqm of entertainment venues, multipurpose arena, 2,300 residential units and 11 hotels (with 2,265 rooms).

Scope of works:

Projacs’ contract included several packages:

Package 1 – Enabling works and River Canal Works

Package 2 – Roads and Bridges Works

Package 3 – Infrastructure Utility Networks (Electricity, Water, Drainage, Telecommunications)

Package 4 – Landscaping & Hardscaping Works

Package 5 – District Cooling Networks

Package 6 – Construction of 4 Kahramaa Electrical Sub-Stations.

Projacs’ scope of works included the provision of Project Management and Construction Management services:

1.     Pre-contract activities for each package of works

  • manage design process, liaise with the designer /engineer’s representative
  • communication and information management plans
  • programme management
  • assess alternative design solutions and apply development economics principles
  • value engineering management, review and recommendations
  • constructability assessment
  • pre- qualification of contractors
  • prepare tender documents
  • outline logistics plans
  • assist with planning application and statutory approvals
  • tendering and tender analysis / reporting
  • preparation of RFPs
  • negotiation top meet budgets
  • award of contract and contract documents
  • assess specification with the designer/ engineer’s representative
2.     Post –Contract Stage

  • overall project management and construction management services
  • construction management plan
  • cost / value engineering
  • contract administration
  • communication /document control
  • management of design & supervision consultancy contract
  • time and scheduling control
  • construction administration and management
  • reporting
  • assessment and management of variations
  • conduct progress and coordination meetings
  • resolving problems created by insufficient drawing coordination
  • submittals processing procedures
  • advising on approval dates
  • administer payments to contractors and consultants
  • quality, health, safety and environment
  • quality control and technical supervision
  • claims management
  • manage project close out and final handover
  • defects notification period
  • performance certificate
  • final payment certificate and final payment