Hill International to manage construction of five-star Riyadh Marriott

US firm Hill International has received a contract from DUR Hospitality to manage the construction of the Diplomatic Quarter Marriott Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  

A current Marriott hotel in Riyadh (Marriott)

The two-year deal has an estimated value to Hill of $3m.

The hotel will be a five-star facility with 80 rooms and 140 residential apartments. It will also have a conference centre, a ballroom and a 220-space parking garage.  

The 39,000 square metre project is expected to achieve LEED Silver certification.  

Mohammed Al Rais, Middle East president for Hill’s Project Management Group, said: "We are very excited to help deliver the Diplomatic Quarter Marriott Hotel for DUR.  

"The project will be an asset to Riyadh’s hospitality and tourism sector."

Hill was recently chosen to project manage the first phase of a $900m mixed-use development in Morocco.

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