Work begins on BBH Group's Al Farahidi student homes in Oman

The 11-floor building in Rusayl will feature 256 one- and two-bedroom residential units offering a total of 500 rooms

BBH Group's Al Farahidi Complex in Oman.
BBH Group
BBH Group's Al Farahidi Complex in Oman.

The foundation stone has been laid for Muscat-based real estate investment firm BBH Group’s 11-floor student housing facility, the 5.4ha Al Farahidi Complex, located on the Muscat Expressway near Sultan Qaboos University in Rusayl.

In an Arabic-language post on its Instagram account, the company said: “HE Dr Abdullah Al-Sarimi, undersecretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, laid the foundation stone of Al-Farahidi student city in the presence of Dr Khalid Al-Muta'ani, representative of BBH Group.”

According to Muscat Daily, al Mata’ani, in his capacity as chairman of BBH Group, said that with with the growing number of students, a housing complex such as Al Farahidi would bring “positive results in terms of academic achievement”.

Once developed, Al Farahidi Complex will feature 256 one- and two-bedroom residential units comprising a total of 500 rooms, in addition to a commercial centre, restaurants, cafés, and a library. The complex will also provide 1,000 parking spaces.

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