Hill Int'l Wins Contract from Qatar Petroleum, Will Serve as Construction Manager for National Museum of Qatar
Hill International (NYSE: HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from Qatar Petroleum, on behalf of the Qatar Museums Authority, to provide construction management services in connection with the new National Museum of Qatar. The four-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately QR $82.7million ($22.7 million).
The new museum's innovative design created by eminent architect Jean Nouvel is inspired by the desert sand rose and grows organically around the former palace. This unprecedented 21st Century institution will celebrate the culture, heritage and future of Qatar and its people. It reflects and belongs to a new era in Qatari prosperity, the country's prominent role in the Arabian Gulf community and its world standing. The existing Qatar National Museum is currently closed and the new museum which is already under construction is scheduled to open in 2015.
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