Egis wins PMC contract for Kuwait Airways Tower project

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Egis wins Kuwait Airways Towers Project
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Egis, the leading international multidisciplinary engineering, consulting and operations firm, has secured a major contract to provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for the new Kuwait Airways Tower project in Qibla.

The project, which encompasses a 1,416 cu m area, will feature a multi-storey tower spanning 20 to 30 floors, a two-level basement for parking, a podium serving as a multi-purpose hall with a commercial complex on the ground floor and two mezzanine levels, along with additional upper floors.

Kuwait Airways Company (KAC) aims to build a cutting-edge, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified multi-purpose tower that fulfills the latest technological and professional requirements, optimizing functionality and sustainability.

Under the agreement, Egis will work closely with KAC alongside the entire project lifecycle to provide comprehensive project management services, from pre-design to testing, commissioning, and handover.

Leveraging BIM-based technology, and aiming for Leed certification, Egis will oversee pre-construction and construction phases, feasibility studies, site analysis, market research, project concept and program, project scheduling, cost and time management, Leed consulting, design coordination, value engineering, quality control, risk planning and more to ensure successful delivery of this iconic tower.

Ali M. Dukhan_Egis wins Kuwait Airways Tower project
Ali M. Dukhan
Kuwait Airways Company

“The project represents an important milestone for us and we are delighted to partner with Egis as our project management consultant for this endeavor. Their expertise and proven track record in managing complex projects align perfectly with our vision of creating a state-of-the-art tower that showcases sustainability and exemplifies the highest standards of design and functionality. Together with Egis, we are confident in delivering an iconic landmark that will elevate Kuwait’s profile in the global business landscape.”

According to Egis, the project scope includes landscaping, external civil works, surface parking spaces, hospitality offerings, and other components based on the feasibility study, thus ensuring optimal utilization of the available area and services on and around the site.

Mr. Khaled Elmir, Managing Director for Egis in Kuwait, said that “This opportunity reinforces Egis’ position as a trusted and influential leader in the field of engineering. We are excited about establishing a strong and enduring partnership with our esteemed client, collaborating closely to leverage our expertise and ensure the flawless execution of this iconic tower.”

According to Mr. Elmir, Egis has established itself in Kuwait through active engagement in numerous prestigious projects that align with the country’s vision. Notable examples include The Scientific Center, the National Bank of Kuwait HQ, Al Ghouse Road, the Boubyan Bank HQ, and PMC For Al Multaa City and The Central Bank of Kuwait, Mr. Elmir added.

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