MDD: Car park contract to Mawaqif Qatar

Msheireb Properties has awarded Mawaqif Qatar a contract to operate and manage car parking at Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD), one of the biggest car parks in the world

Dignitaries from Msheireb Properties and Mawaqif Qatar after the signing ceremony.
Dignitaries from Msheireb Properties and Mawaqif Qatar after the signing ceremony.

Mawaqif Qatar has been awarded a contract to operate and manage car parking at Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD).

Awarded by a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, the deal was signed by Msheireb Properties CEO Abdulla Hassan al-Mehshadi and Mawaqif Qatar CEO Gilles Guillochon.

Described as “an extremely important milestone,” the contract entails the integration and operation of one of the largest underground car parks in the world.

The project provides over 10,000 car parking spaces to residents of and visitors to MDD, covering an area over six basements.

According to Mawaqif Qatar, it will offer more than just parking space management at the project as it sees car parks more than standalone facilities, but part of the entire mobility chain, with digital integrated for MDD to become a smart city.

Al-Mehshadi said: “Our partnership with one of the Middle East’s leading traffic and car park management companies is very important to us.”

He added that the partnership enables Msheireb Properties to design and operate a five-star car park, offering the community and visitors a first class parking experience.

He continued: “A project of this magnitude requires a specialised skill set, industry experience, and innovative ideas to ensure it is perfectly managed.

“We are delighted to have partnered with Mawaqif Qatar for this hugely significant component of the MDD offering. We look forward to celebrating many more milestones, continuing to forge new partnerships to add value to the community, delivering the essential services to the people of Qatar, for the future of Qatar.”

Mawaqif Qatar’s CEO said: “We are honoured to partner with Msheireb Properties and bring our specialised knowledge and expertise into this transformative development.

“We aim to enhance customer experiences, by ensuring a smooth flow of traffic with efficient systems, and well maintained parking areas. The visitor experience has always been a top priority for us, and we strive to deliver exceptional services, matching the vision of Msheireb Properties.”

The development company said it seeks to change the urban landscape, creating a landmark that takes cognisance of both the environment and local surroundings, while preserving cultural traditions, and enhancing the quality of life for communities.

The developer’s flagship project, MDD, which is now available for Phase 1 leasing will offer a vibrant urban neighbourhood with premier office space, retail services, leisure facilities, luxurious townhouses, upscale apartments, hotels, museums, civic services, cultural offerings, and entertainment areas.


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