Hill and Louis Berger SAS joint venture firm will project manage a range of schemes in the region

Consultant Berger Hill has won a contract by Qatar Project Management Company to provide program and project management services for a number of projects in the Middle East and Europe.

Consultants Hill International and Louis Berger SAS each hold a 50% interest in the joint venture company.

The five-year contract has an estimated value of approximately £40.9m for Berger.

QPM is a new company formed by Barwa Real Estate Company to provide administration setup, training and project management services to Barwa Real Estate and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company on projects in Qatar and more than 20 other countries across the globe.

These projects include mixed-use development, high-rise commercial towers, residential, hotels and resorts.

Raouf Ghali, president of Hill's project management group (international), said: “We are looking forward to a successful and long-term relationship with QPM.

“They are engaged on some of the most ambitious and challenging projects in the Middle East and the Berger/Hill joint venture is ideally suited to helping them achieve their goals.”