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Posted On: 30 April 2013 12:37 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:12 pm

Barwa Avenue to open by Sept

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Barwa Commercial Avenue (BCA), a commercial and residential hub, is set to open its first offices and retail outlets by September and the remaining offices and retail units are expected to become operational in the last quarter of the year. BCA has secured leasing agreements with a number of major local, regional and international businesses. Considered one of the longest single project strip developments in the world, BCA stretches over 8.5km in Ain Khaled district and comprises five distinct yet interconnected zones — Jeera, Safwa, Joud Mall, Arkan and Sayer, containing a mix of residential, commercial and retail components, and an advanced infrastructure network. The QR7bn development project offers 908,000 square metres of state-of-the-art facilities that include 640 retail stores, a medical centre, entertainment venues, food and beverage outlets, 730 offices, 540 residential units, and 12,000 parking spaces. “The holistic environment that we have envisioned for businesses will be a major asset in the community’s economic development,” said Saad Al Dosari, Chairman of BCA. A total of 16,405 sqm worth of office space has now been leased to organisations such as Qatar Islamic Insurance, Dicotech Qatar, Hub Business Center (Al Manaa), Lizonne Trading and Contracting, FJ Trading and Engineering Co, Al Shaibeh Establishment Trading, TUV SUD Middle East, Panorama Events and Media, Argon Global Trading and Contracting, AG Tech, Hamton International, Al Thulathi Trading Services and Cont Co, Network Electrical, Modern Building Trading and Contracting, Intermodal Services Co WLL, Qatar Neon, AL Kaun Trading and Contracting, Al Shaghairi Trading and Contracting Electra. New World Center recently signed an MoU for approximately 27,000 sqm of retail space and 228 apartments.