Msheireb Properties wins first place in GCC Award for Municipal Cooperation

May 04, 2020

New achievement strengthens Qatar’s position regionally and internationally

Msheireb Properties, Qatar's leading sustainable real estate developer, has added a new achievement by winning first place in the GCC Award for Municipal Cooperation in its third session 2020.

The win was announced on the back of approving the decision of the GCC Award for Municipal Cooperation Jury held in February 2020 at the GCC headquarters in Riyadh. Choosing Msheireb Properties for first place was based on the developer’s compliance with allocating requirements for people with special needs and following the highest international standards for their access, movement, and transport in Msheireb Downtown Doha.

Msheireb Properties’ latest award  also highlights the state of Qatar’s position on the regional level, and cements Msheireb Downtown Doha as one of the best sustainable and smart cities, and the favorite destination for all sections of the community to live, work, and entertain.

In his remarks on the win, Mr. Ali Al-Kuwari, Acting CEO of Msheireb Properties said: “Msheireb Properties has taken constant steps to cement its position in the region and across the world as a leading sustainable developer which adopts the highest building standards. We are proud of this new accomplishment as it rewards the hard work and emphasis we have placed on developing and building a city that is accessible for all people. This is a source of pride to Qatar and reaffirms our abilities to build urban cities that best fit people with special needs”.

Msheireb Downtown Doha is an ideal destination for people with special needs, providing them with special services in all fields including employment, education and transportation. There are ample open spaces allowing them to enjoy all the facilities easily and smoothly. Adopting the measures of the American with Disabilities Act law ADA 2010 to secure suitable environment for people with special needs, Msheireb Downtown Doha gives utmost attention for the special paths, intersections, reception areas, shopping facilities, automatic control for building services, parking and others.

The natural views and landscaping were also developed with keeping people with special needs in mind. This include interactive pedestrian signals, easy access to car parking, control gates and ramp slopes at each sidewalk.

The road planning at Msheireb Downtown Doha reflects the culture and values of the Qatari society, with special attention to details and the adoption of measures that facilitate the life of people with special needs.

Msheireb Downtown Doha, the flagship project of Msheireb Properties, is the smartest and most sustainable fully built city district in the world and aims to change the current trends of urban developments,the lifestyles of people and offer a new way to live, work, and entertain. Msheireb Properties has won several regional and international awards in the field of sustainable and smart cities.