Hill wins top Moroccan bank HQ project
RABAT, 11 days ago
Hill International, a US construction consulting firm, said it has won a major project management contract from Morocco's leading bank Attijariwafa for its new headquarters - Borj Attijari - in the city of Casablanca.
A multi-specialist in engineering studies of construction, environment, energy, transport and industry, Hill said this was its first project in Morocco.
It is the firm’s fifth largest implantation in Africa, after South Africa, Algeria, Libya and Egypt, reported Morocco World News.
Experts of multiple nationalities were quickly assembled by Hill International for the mega-project and are already working to assist Attijariwafa Bank in the construction, starting with the current selection of the architectural firm as part of an international competitive bidding process, it stated.
Borj Attijari is a high-rise building standing over 100 m tall with a total surface area of 55,000 sq m which will be built by Attijariwafa Bank as per the latest energy efficiency standards, said the report.
It is expected to cost more than MAD1 billion ($101 million), it added.