Work on the Barwa Village project, which is coming up along the Wakrah Highway and hopes to accommodate residents and shopkeepers who will be losing their premises in Al Musherib area of Doha is progressing well. Al Musherib locality, as is known, is being demolished in phases to make way for modern structures.
Some 90 percent of the Village project is already over while the entire venture is due for completion in the third quarter of this year, Al Sharq reported yesterday. The committee which is responsible for registering residents as well as shopkeepers for preferential allotment of housing and commercial units in the said Village project, says it estimates the number of people to be displaced at around 2,000.
The Village project comprises 912 shops as also residential units for single workers as well as families. Single workers and families will be housed in separate areas. Some 492 apartments are being built in the Village which include 262 one-bedroom flats, 102 two-bedroom and 96 studio apartments.The rentals that would be charged from those who would be allotted the shops and residential units would be decided later. The Village project is spread over a vast 400,000 sq mts, of which the built-up area includes 186,000 sq mts. The village will also have schools, mosques as well as entertainment facilites.
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