Note:all whats coming up is posts from all our qatari members including me.
Hi i was wondering about other peoples thoughts about the Doha bid for the 2016 olympics do you think it deserves it or do you think its not the correct time Doha has 9 years to get ready for this event by then it will be nothing like before.
Here are some projects that will be completed by then :
U/C NDIA (New Doha International Airport)
able to handle 50 million passengers
Opens 2009 ultimately completed 2015
102 plots launched in 25 DEc 2005. mixture between commercial, residential, mixed used, hotels and a mall.. hights varies between 18 to 40 stories. sold out in 1 week..
2- Entertainment City:
developedby Abu Dhabi investment house. non gated community with waterfront. concept combines themed areas similar to Las Vegas & Picadilly.
developed by Energy City Company. Busiess park focuses on the oil and gas companies and other companies that povides related services.
Qatar Petrolume Head Quarter
5-Natural Wadi, this is part of the natural contouring of the area, kept as is to be used as natural reservedcarea/park (all open space) and to be used as future drainage system in the future.
Launched in April 2006, medium denisty area consist of 365 plots majority are esidential some are commercial. hights varies between 5 to 7 stories. provide a living environment simlar to San Fransisco and Chelsea. Sold out in 4 hours !!!
4 iconic towers surrounding a square. will be a landmark for all Lusai. currently under design by Lord Norman Foster
8- Lusail Bulevard:
Hign end shopping street with big showroom on both sides,i.e. LV, Ferrari..etc
Residential area developed by Energy City Company
10-Lusail Commercial Waterfront:
pedistrian area with direct interaction with the sea. 2-3 stories buidlings combines of cafes, resturants, small local shops..etc
residential area, appartments and villas. Has not been launched yet.
2 golf cours, 18 holes each. Under negotiation with an international development company to buy/develop the whol area. will contain villas and activities buildings as well.
low density residential villas, has not been launched yet.
launched 25 Feb 2007, 46 plots, 39 are residential towers with direct acess to sandy beaches the use of the beaches is execlusive to the residents of the area. hights varies between 20-25 stories. 4 plots are mixed use plots, 2 coercial and 1 beach club. all plots sold out in hours !!
execlusive living arae will include resorts, spas and beach villas. ha not been launched yet
16-the 3 Isands: (that is not the correct naming)
more active island because of their location close to Entertinment city and commercial waterfront. mixed use area of residential appatments, commercial, hotels, cafes&resturants etc... not launched yet.
17-QatariDiar visitor center:
will be the first movers to Lusail within the coming 2 months.. i guess you have seen pictures of the places earlier..
mixed use island, residential, commercial/retail, hotels and cafes&resturants.. in a discussion process wi one of the big developers..
Qatar plans second mega-project
Qatar expects to launch a second mega-project in Q2 next year to capitalise on the success of The Pearl-Qatar. Bechtel is producing a masterplan for the North Beach and Entertainment City over 32 sqkm with upscale residential homes, two golf courses and hotels.
U/C The Pearl
Qatar Vision for Sustainable Tourism Development