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Katara Hospitality Awards Second Phase of Katara Towers Project to HBK Contracting

Global hotel owner, developer and operator Katara Hospitality announced the awarding of Phase 2 construction works of Katara Towers, Lusail City’s future hospitality landmark, to HBK Contracting, a leading construction firm in the State of Qatar.

Sheikh Nawaf bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani and Sheikh Ali bin Hamad K Al Thani

Sheikh Nawaf bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani and Sheikh Ali bin Hamad K Al Thani

The announcement came during a signing ceremony between Katara Hospitality and HBK Contracting, which was assigned to construct the 36-story cross-swords design, MEP (back of the house), and First Fix (front of the house) of Katara Towers.

The signing ceremony took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha and was attended by Sheikh Nawaf bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani, Chairman of Katara Hospitality and Sheikh Ali bin Hamad K Al Thani, President of HBK Contracting.

The iconic towers design is inspired by Qatar’s national seal and represents traditional scimitar swords.

When complete, Katara Towers will house a luxurious hotel, the first six-star hotel in Qatar, and branded residences. The complex have a total of 505 rooms and 49 apartments. The project has also been enhanced with a man-made satellite beach front island that will be home to a mix of entertainment, recreations facilities and restaurants – a mix of  global and homegrown brands restaurants.

For updates and more information about Katara Hospitality and their projects, visit their website at

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