LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private sector clients in more than 130 countries around the world, announced today that it was awarded a US$14-million contract for the design and supervision of the Qatar Petroleum Headquarter development, formerly known as Barwa Financial District, in Doha, Qatar.
Under the contract, AECOM will provide design fit out and contractor supervision for the 7.5-million-square-foot mixed-use development, consisting of nine office tower buildings, a 405-room luxury hotel with conference facilities and a multi-story parking facility.
“We are proud to play a key role in this exciting turnkey development project for Qatar Petroleum’s new headquarters,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. “When completed, this district will create a ‘central hub’ for local and international businesses in Doha.”
The project construction is scheduled for completion during March 2014.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.0 billion during its fiscal year 2011. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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