Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 32 | Page 32

PROJECT UPDATE LATEST REGIONAL PROJECT UPDATE KUWAIT The Novotel Sharq Hotel project consists of building a 30-storey hotel tower located at Sharq, Kuwait. The project comprises of three components including: a multi-storey car park; podium levels to accommodate the hotel services including both the front and the back of house services; and the guest rooms tower. It also includes an automated car parking system, which will provide parking on multiple levels, stacked vertically to maximise the number of parking spaces while minimising land use. SAUDI ARABIA An extensive project will see the construction of a state- of-the-art hospital in Saudi Arabia. The on-going project’s scope of work involves the construction of a university hospital building at Al Majmaah University in the Riyadh Province. A total of 10 bidders are competing for the main construction contract of the hospital. 32 INTELLIGENTCIO