June 14, 2020
Msheireb Properties, Qatar’s leading sustainable property developer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens W.L.L., to offer the latest smart city solutions within Msheireb Downtown Doha.
Utilising technology as the main tool for business during these unprecedented times, the agreement was inked through a virtual signing ceremony by Ali Al Kuwari, Acting CEO of Msheireb Properties, and Adrian Wood, C.E.O, Siemens W.L.L. The virtual signing ceremony, which was adopted in light of Msheireb Properties commitment to social distancing and taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, was attended by representatives of the media.
As part of the MoU, Siemens W.L.L. will offer the latest and most advanced smart services and solutions in building digitalization, car E-charging stations, installation of low consumption traffic lights, and outdoor air quality measurements. The Siemens services will also focus on energy optimization and performance, site-wide fire alarm, secure smart spaces and offices.
During the signing ceremony, Ali Al Kuwari, Acting CEO of Msheireb Properties said: “We are very pleased to sign this MoU with Siemens to supply Msheireb Downtown Doha with the latest smart solutions. We were keen to offer our residential and commercial customers the most up to date facilities, powered by the latest innovative technologies that meet the highest international standards”.
“This MoU is an important step forward for intelligent, data-driven infrastructure in Qatar and will pave the way for a truly smart city in Downtown Doha,” said Adrian Wood, CEO of Siemens in Qatar. “I look forward to collaborating with Msheireb Properties on this exciting project and supporting Qatar’s Vision 2030 by driving sustainable economic development through technology and knowledge transfer.”
Msheireb Downtown Doha, the smartest and most sustainable fully-built city district in the world, uses technology to provide an extraordinary and seamless experience for residents, businesses, professionals, and visitors. The city district is the flagship project of Msheireb Properties and is the first downtown regeneration project to embed smart city technology and connectivity. From design and planning to the delivery of infrastructure and transportation, through to improving overall lifestyle, the city delivers smart solutions to improve the lives of its residents. The objective of Msheireb Downtown Doha is to provide a place where it is enjoyable to live, work, shop, visit, and spend time with family and friends. Through an integrated suite of data platforms, IoT systems & digital applications, Msheireb Downtown Doha will advance resident experience, social interaction, and quality of life with greater care for the urban environment.