Doha 05th May 2014: The construction work of package 2 of the second phase of Labour City project will start this month, Barwa Real Estate Company announced on Sunday.
Barwa Al Baraha, located in the Industrial Area is the largest development project being constructed in favour of workers in the country.
Package 2 of the second phase will include the construction of 32 buildings of G+ 3 floors, each building to contain 130 rooms. There will also be four dining halls, 2 playgrounds, 2 mosques, as well as restaurants and utility shops. Package 2 is expected to accommodate around 24000 workers.
The concept of the labour city was born in 2008. Measuring nearly1.8 million square meters, it is designed to serve as an integrated workers’ city that will accommodate 53,000 workers and employees, making it the largest workers’ accommodation in the region.
The project is being developed in two phases. The first phase, which is now complete, provides largest truck and vehicle parking space in the country, with 4,200 parking spaces for trucks of various sizes.
The second phase of the project started in January 2012. It will provide worker and staff accommodation, pre-owned car show rooms, auctions, workshops and stores for truck and machinery maintenance services.