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Old December 26th, 2006, 03:18 PM   #1
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DOHA | The Pearl-Qatar Development News






PROJECT OVERVIEW
Project Type: Large Scale Development - Commercial / Residential
Estimated Completion: 2009
Estimated Value: 2 to 4.9 billion (USD)

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The USD 2.5 billion man-made island, the PEARL QATAR, is a four-phase mixed use development comprising 10 distinct districts housing 8,000 beachfront villas, elegant town houses, luxury apartments & exclusive penthouses which will in total be home to up to 30,000 people along with 5 star hotels, marinas, schools as well as retail & restaurant offerings. The "Riviera Arabia" with its Mediterranean styled community will be linked to the mainland by an eight lane, palm tree lined super highway.

Exclusive luxury villas will be located in clusters around the island's perimeters with private beach. 3 Deluxe hotels with 800 room capacity is also planned along with 4 marinas with mooring for 700 boats. The island will host a yacht club to cater to the international, regional and local yachting community. Locations have been identified for 3 primary schools and a secondary school in addition to several kindergarten & day care centres. The island will have several public parks and accessible open spaces.

The Pearl Qatar is to have 60 kms of reclaimed coastline and 20 kms of pristine beaches.


COMPANIES
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The Pearl-Qatar
Qatar
Company Type: Owner, Corporation
Notes: Mr. Nick Bashkiroff, Development Director
Contact No.: +974-4-463444
Email: [email protected]
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United Development Company (UDC)
Qatar
Company Type: Owner, Property Developer
Notes: Mr. Omar Al Fardan, Director
Contact No.: +974-4-361542
Email: [email protected]
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Callison Architecture Incorporation
United States of America
Company Type: Consultant, Design
Scope of Work: Master-planners and conceptual designers of the Pearl Qatar. Also awarded for the master-plan, design and construction services of Porto Arabia's 21, 20-storey towers comprising 3,116 apartments that overlook 410 townhomes and 55,000 sq. m of high-end retail with parking structures.
Key Contact: Mr. Charles Krimmert
Contact No.: +1-206-6234646
Email: [email protected]
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Fugro Peninsular
Qatar

Company Type: Consultant, Environmental
Scope of Work: Laboratory testing of soil and rock samples to determine parameters for foundation design though drilling land and marine bore.
Notes: The second contract for site testing around the Porto Arabia area is to be completed in 4 months alongside the reclamation operations. Mr. Nick Willet, Deputy Manager
Contact No.: +974-4-323879
Email: [email protected]
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KEO International Consultants
Qatar

Company Type: Consultant, Architectural
Scope of Work: Awarded the design contract for the first of 43 four to six bed-roomed La Plage villas in association with RNL International. In all, 6 distinct villas will be produced.
Contact No.: +974-4-626400
Email: [email protected]
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Parsons International Limited
Qatar

Company Type: Consultant, Infrastructure
Scope of Work: Awarded the engineering design contract for the Pearl's infrastructure, roads and landscaping. Parsons also produced an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Pearl Qatar.
Notes: Mr. Lewis Case, Vice President & Manager of Middle East Operations
Contact No.: +974-4-669735
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RNL Architects
United States of America
Company Type: Consultant, Design
Scope of Work: Awarded the design contract for the first of 43 four to six bed-roomed La Plage villas in association with KEO International. In all, 6 distinct villas will be produced.
Key Contact: Mr. David Kages, Principal
Contact No.: +1-602-2121044
Email: [email protected]
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Qatar Dredging Company (QDC) Q. S. C
Qatar
Company Type: Contractor, Marine
Scope of Work: Reclamation work and revetment for shore protection and quay walls.
Notes: QDC is a joint venture between the State of Qatar which owns 10% of the shares, Dredging International of Belgium with 44% while UDC controls the remaining 46%. Mr. Abdul Rehman Abdulghani, Chairman
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These are the SABBAN TOWERS:


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These are the 2 towers from The Land (on sale):





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Old December 26th, 2006, 03:51 PM   #2
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Looks like its influenced by ancient Carthage's military port
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Old December 26th, 2006, 03:57 PM   #3
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Old December 26th, 2006, 05:40 PM   #4
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finally suzan !! you made a thread for the pearl

thanks for all the renders
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Old December 26th, 2006, 05:52 PM   #5
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Absolutely fantastic, prior to this i only thought dubai was into making designer artificial islands This will certainly rival the world or Palm...
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Old December 26th, 2006, 06:06 PM   #6
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thanx suzan for updating this.
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Old December 26th, 2006, 06:11 PM   #7
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Absolutely fantastic, prior to this i only thought dubai was into making designer artificial islands This will certainly rival the world or Palm...
Thats not all, theres another proposed island - Nautilus island.
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Old December 26th, 2006, 07:05 PM   #8
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Good gracious that was a lot of photographs!!!

But, looks like a very nice project! Much greeener than the Palm Jumeira (probably spelt that wrong )
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Old December 26th, 2006, 07:08 PM   #9
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THe pics made me dizzy!
Actually, I had to summarize what is going on from the begining until now..
Updated will be coming always!

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Old December 26th, 2006, 07:10 PM   #10
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Absolutly amazing project, I thought that it was in the very begining of the construction, but when I looked the pictures, the picture is very advance, excellent!!!!!
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Old December 26th, 2006, 08:03 PM   #11
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what a pearl

Way to give Dubai a run for its money. Great post. Why wasn't there a major thread about this project posted earlier?

What is this white building, it looks beautiful.

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Old December 26th, 2006, 09:35 PM   #12
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Way to give Dubai a run for its money. Great post. Why wasn't there a major thread about this project posted earlier?

What is this white building, it looks beautiful.
First of all Suzan, what an Amazing thread!!
Don, the white building is the state-of-the-art retail center for The Pearl Qatar. Inside there is a HUGE model of the island. Inside the white buildings are the following, which Suzan already posted earlier:










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Old December 26th, 2006, 09:54 PM   #13
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Wow it looks like the Persian Gulf region is the place to be!!!! Nice looking project. I didn't even know it was well under construction.
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Old December 27th, 2006, 12:40 AM   #14
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Daaaamn!! That is one BIG thread, Suzan...
Really well done!
O BTW, The Pearl really looks amazing!
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Old December 27th, 2006, 01:46 AM   #15
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yea

excellent collection
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thanks suzan, amazing pics
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Old December 27th, 2006, 08:13 PM   #17
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wow its huge!!
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Old December 27th, 2006, 08:38 PM   #18
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Welcome all..
It was about time! This thread is really imp.
Still can't believe it will be ready in 2009!
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Old December 30th, 2006, 03:36 PM   #19
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Can't really wait for the completion
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Wow, it's just now that I noticed this thread. Superb project. It seems like these man-made architectural breakthroughs are becoming a trend!
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