May 4, 2020
Msheireb Properties, Qatar’s leading sustainable real estate developer, has added a new achievement by winning the first place in GCC Award for Municipal Cooperation in its third session 2020.
The win was announced on the back of approving the minutes of the meeting of the GCC Award for Municipal Cooperation Jury held in February 2020 at the GCC headquarters in Riyadh. Choosing Msheireb Properties for the first place was based on its compliance with allocating requirements for people with special needs and following the highest international standards for their access, movement, and transport at Msheireb Downtown Doha.
The new gem in Msheireb Properties crown 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 highest standards of building in all fields. We are proud of this new accomplishment and provision of high-quality services thanks to unique capabilities which put us at the top of urban developments in the region. 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 a smart and sustainable city that aims to change the current trends of urban developments and change the lifestyle 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.