MARLTON, N.J. and DOHA, Qatar, Dec. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from Real Estate Services Group (RESG) to provide project management services in connection with the design and construction of two mixed-use tower projects in the Lusail District of Doha, Qatar. The 30-month contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately QAR 35.0 million ($9.6 million).
The development includes one 35-story tower that will include a five-star hotel, restaurants, villas and apartments and one 27-story tower that will feature offices, retail and other commercial uses. The total cost of both towers is expected to be approximately QAR 1.0 billion ($275 million).
"We are honored to once again be working with RESG," said Mohammed Al Rais, Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are confident that our team will help to successfully deliver both of these impressive tower projects," added Al Rais.Hill International, with 4,000 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com . Certain statements contained herein may be considered "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and it is our intent that any such statements be protected by the safe harbor created thereby. Except for historical information, the matters set forth herein including, but not limited to, any projections of revenues, earnings or other financial items; any statements concerning our plans, strategies and objectives for future operations; and any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that the expectations, estimates and assumptions reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements are set forth in the Risk Factors section and elsewhere in the reports we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.