Turkish builder signs deal for $153m residential project in Kuwait

Limak Holding inks infrastructure contract with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare
By Staff writer
Fri 30 Mar 2018 10:48 AM

Turkish construction firm Limak Holding has signed an infrastructure contract with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) for the construction, completion and maintenance of 3,260 plots of land in Kuwait.

Under the agreement Limak will construct 3,260 plots of land in 730 days at the South Abdullah Al-Mubarak housing project.

The scope of the work will also include road networks, parking lots, sewage systems, rainwater drainages, a telephone network, power stations, road lighting, a 250-gallon irrigation tank, and placement of power cables.

The KD45.9 million ($153.1 million) project is one of the largest residential areas in Kuwait with 5,201 units, and the first phase alone includes 2,346 units.

Melek Guvener, Limak Holding tendering and cost control director said: “We are honoured to have been selected by the Public Authority for Housing Welfare to implement the South Abdullah Al-Mubarak housing project, and are proud to continue to play a prominent role as a trusted contractor in the community, and have a role in the growth and advancement of Kuwait through various development megaprojects.”

Limak began work on projects in Kuwait in 2009 with the construction of the Infectious Diseases Hospital, followed by the West Abdullah Al-Mubarak Housing project, and most recently the new terminal project at Kuwait International Airport.

Established in 1976, Limak operates in over 17 countries with more than 55,000 employees.

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Last Updated: Fri 30 Mar 2018 11:14 AM GST

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