The Construction Innovation Awards (CIA) were held on the 18th of October 2015 at the Ritz Carlton Doha in a ceremony supported by Qatar Chamber to recognize the companies contributing towards Qatar’s growth.
UrbaCon Trading and Contracting (UCC) was distinguished as a 2015 Construction Innovator for the large scale execution of the Nation’s Hallmark Project, the Mall of Qatar (MOQ), in the capacity of “Project of the Year”. The expansive 500,000sqm Mall of Qatar will be one of the nation’s largest shopping centers, scheduled to be opened in the third quarter of 2016, 75% of the colossal project has officially been completed and the nation waits with baited breath for its grand opening.
Carrying the name of the nation, MOQ will be the first complete destination in Qatar providing visitors with 7,000 parking spaces, a premium Carrefour hypermarket, a family entertainment area of 16,500m2, featuring KidzMondo, an impressive scaled-down miniature city, providing role playing real life experience for children, Salam luxury department store, over 100 restaurants, 500 stores, an indoor streetscape with double height flagship stores from across the globe as well as a Cinemacity complex of 19 cinema screens including the largest IMAX laser 3D in the world, 2 signature restaurants and a 5 star Fashion Hotel composed of 210 rooms operated by Curio Collection Hilton. Located in the Al Rayyan area and surrounded by seven different projects such as the future 2022 FIFA World Cup Stadium, MOQ and its surroundings will represent one of the most important Real Estate & Transportation developments of the Middle-East.
UCC is honored to receive such a high accolade for its contribution to the Qatar National Vision 2030 and being a firm supporter of the nation’s vision of sustainable future growth.