Consultant project manager on Sakanela mixed-use development in Tbilisi

Consultant Hill International has been awarded a contract by Central Plaza LLC to provide project management services during the design and construction of the $90m (£46m) Sakanela mixed-use development in Tbilisi, Georgia.

The 33-month contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $4.4m (£2.3m).

Sakanela is a mixed-use development comprising 311 residential apartments and 120,000m2 of commercial space. The project is located in the centre of Tbilisi, between Rose Revolution Square and the Mtkvari River. Construction is expected to begin in August 2008 and be completed by August 2010.

Raouf Ghali, president of Hill's Project Management Group, said: "We are honoured to have been selected to manage this extensive mixed-use development for Development Solutions.

"We have had tremendous success delivering this type of project and look forward to helping our client realize their project goals."