Umm Al-Houl Economic Zone (QEZ 3)

Project Description

The Economic Zones Company (Manateq) plays a vital role in developing Qatar’s National Vision by establishing and operating advanced projects of economic zones. Manateq is currently developing three special economic zones with a view to establishing an efficient, sustainable, and world-class business environment that enables and supports foreign and private-sector investments in Qatar.

Umm Al-Houl Special Economic Zone is intended to serve as a complete city integral to Qatar National Vision 2030, which aims to establish strong industries meeting the local demand. Located at Umm Al-Houl area near Mesaieed and Al-Wakrah, the industrial park project accommodates around 60,000 persons, offering them accommodation, recreation, and public & community services, alongside the commercial and business activities.

As a design subconsultant to Egis within the new economic zone, ECG shall work on developing full infrastructure utilities as follows:

  • Four district cooling plants with a total capacity of around 150,000 TR
  • Telecommunications network
  • External networks & facilities of wet infrastructure utilities (including potable water, foul water, and treated sewage effluent utilities, as well as reservoirs)
  • Sewage treatment plant.

With electricity approaching 1,500 mega volt-ampere, the networks shall cover all project areas with high reliability for industrial functions.


  • Architectural
  • Communications and security systems
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Infrastructure (wet utilities)
  • Interior Design
  • Landscaping
  • Mechanical
  • Structural


  • Conceptual design (for some community service and utility buildings)
  • Design review
  • Preliminary design (for some community service and utility buildings)
  • Tender documents


Leighton Contracting HLG






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