from Al-Libya Al-Qataria (ALAQ) during the break ground of The Water Front a
luxury residential and resort development along Libya's Mediterranean coast.
The Waterfront to Include 5-Star Resort, Residences, Shops, and More
Tripoli- Work has begun on Wednesday at The Waterfront, a luxury residential and
resort development located near Tripoli along Libya's Mediterranean coast,
announced Al-Libya Al-Qataria (ALAQ), a joint venture between Oyia (a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Libya's Economic and Social Development Fund) and
Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the
Qatar Investment Authority).
The Waterfront will be a premium, gated, mixed-use community located in Janzour,
a western suburb of the Libyan capital. Central to the project is a five-star
resort hotel, the first in Tripoli to offer a waterfront location along with
first-class amenities and unsurpassed service.
In addition to the five-star hotel, the 42-hectare development includes serviced
residential apartments, luxury villas, and an upscale neighborhood retail
village. Additional amenities include beach access to the Mediterranean,
extensive walking trails, top-quality fitness and sports facilities, shops,
gourmet restaurants, and more.
With nearly 300 rooms and suites, The Waterfront's resort hotel will be able to
accommodate both business travelers and tourists in an atmosphere of comfort and
Hotel amenities will include a full-service conference facility and business
center, a luxury day spa and fitness facility, international-quality tennis
courts, an outdoor pool complex, a private beach club, and five world-class
seaside restaurants. Spacious, state-of-the-art guest rooms will feature
high-tech sound systems, flat-screen high-definition televisions, DVD players,
wireless high-speed internet, customized bedding and linens, an
ergonomically-designed work area, premium four-fixture bathrooms, and local
The hotel has been designed so that each guest room offers a sweeping view of
the Mediterranean Sea.
Equally luxurious will be the serviced residences at The Waterfront.
Custom-designed homes combined with resort-style amenities offer an
international-standard lifestyle to community residents. A mix of luxury villas,
maisonettes, and apartments will ensure that potential residents can easily find
a home customized to their needs. The Waterfront will offer residents the
highest level of security; amenities include numerous swimming pools and seaside
terraces, lush Mediterranean landscaping, walking trails, an oceanfront beach
club, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
The Waterfront retail village will feature a wide array of shops and facilities
to meet the needs of daily life, including an upscale neighborhood market,
laundry and dry cleaning services, banking facilities, and a number of cafes and
Abdul Aziz Al Theyab, Chairman of ALAQ Board of Directors, said, "Libya is one
of the fastest-growing business and tourist markets in the region, and
international travelers are just beginning to learn about its rich history and
vibrant culture. The Waterfront is a truly unique development in a remarkable
Mediterranean setting; we are honored to bring a new level of world-class
accommodation to Libya in partnership with Oyia and Qatari Diar."
"The Waterfront will offer an unprecedented level of service and luxury in
Libya," added Wesam Eledrisi, the Vice Chairman of ALAQ's Board of Directors.
"This vision is being achieved with an emphasis on innovation, partnership, and
raising the standard of living in the Tripoli area, and the ongoing cooperation
and enormous support we've received from both the Libyan Jamahiriya and the
State of Qatar have been integral in our success.”
Eng. Mohammed bin Ali Al-Hedfa, Group CEO of Qatari Diar, added, "We are
delighted to be breaking ground on The Waterfront, and we consider it an
important symbol of the deep friendship between Libya and the State of Qatar.
Furthermore, we believe that The Waterfront's world-class resort and residences
have the potential to herald a new era of luxury living for both Libyan
residents and the growing number of business and leisure travelers who visit
Numerous international consultants are providing assistance to the project. The
initial phase of The Waterfront is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2012.
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A distinguish market campaign is running since the last year targeting all the interested parties through mass-media advertising, interviews and talk shows, street billboards, SMS and targeted bulk emails, direct invitations for experts and officials.
The exhibition that is supported by the Libyan Contracting Union and the General Board of Fairs is receiving a special sponsorship from the Libyan Privatization and Investment Board.
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Group of “Daniel” Chinese Companies working on the implementation of 2801 housing units in special areas in Libya, where they celebrate on laying the basis of its implementation at a total cost of one hundred fifty-nine million and five hundred ninety-five thousand Libyan Dinar. These vital projects will be carried out by the performance of housing projects and facilities.
Reports indicates that the number of housing units which will be implemented in
Tripoli it’s totally 53530 unit, including 3103 units were completed their
project implementation within 100 %, where as the rest projects referred to
varying proportions and some of them reach to 80 %. In regards to facilities ,
reports indicated that the number of these projects was received from
people’s with 117 project contract where it costs 514.239.756 Libyan Dinar ,
distributed as follows 23 project for water , 30 project for sanitation , 56 for
roads, 8 projects for decoration and designs etc……
Many sources confirmed that most of the economic activities focused on Libya are
in the construction field and that regarding to the huge mass in the renaissance
urban, in addition it has been identified the opening of 19 centres throughout
Libya had spent during the first half of this year to implement the development
projects of more than 24 billion Libyan dinars (about 19.2 billion U.S. dollars)
of the total budget for the same year, amounting to almost 49 billion dinars
(about 39.2 billion dollars), representing with 50 per 'cent of the budget size.
The development projects being implemented in the country, costing a hundred
Libya has viewed this year, currently an architectural renaissance of large
cities and bustling of the workshops in the field of infrastructure with
continuous for three consecutive years, according to U.S. officials, in Libya.