Qatar’s real estate sector contributes a significant share in the country’s entire GDP, with infrastructure projects accounting for the highest spending. The market continues to expand, thanks to a high…
Construction firm WCT Holdings said it won a contract to build five light-rail stations, underground car parks and a commercial boulevard, while Eversendai Qatar will construct two arches and a suspended visitors center as part of the Lusail Expressway project.
Qatar Rail has postponed awarding contracts from next month to the middle of next year. When the project is finally completed, the line will connect Doha with Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, as part of the GCC railway project.
The first of four lines will enter service in 2018, according to the project’s lead contractor. The LRT is separate from the under-construction Doha Metro, but passengers will be able to transfer between the two systems at a station near the Pearl-Qatar.