Hill International, the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from DUR Hospitality in connection with construction of the Diplomatic Quarter Marriott Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The two-year contact has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $2.7 million.
The Diplomatic Quarter Marriott Hotel will be a five-star hotel with 80 hotel rooms and 140 residential apartments. The hotel will feature a conference center, ballroom and a 220-space parking garage. The 39,000-square-meter (420,000-square-foot) project is expected to achieve LEED Silver certification.
“We are very excited to help deliver the Diplomatic Quarter Marriott Hotel for DUR,” said Mohammed Al Rais, Regional President (Middle East) for Hill’s Project Management Group. “The project will be an asset to Riyadh’s hospitality and tourism sector,” added Al Rais.
Hill International, with 4,800 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the seventh largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.