Msheireb Properties Wins Three Awards at the Tarsheed Awards Ceremony for its Sustainability Developments

20 April, Doha, Qatar—Last week, Msheireb Properties, the award-winning national real estate developer and subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, won three new accolades during the seventh annual ceremony of the prestigious National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed), organised by the General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa).

The event was attended by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, who presented seven awards to companies which demonstrated conscious sustainable measures in their operations.

Msheireb Properties was acknowledged in three categories; Hospitality Building for the Mandarin Oriental Doha Hotel, Residential Building for the S3 Building in Msheireb Downtown, and Best District Cooling Performance for Msheireb Downtown Doha.

Mr Ali Al Kuwari, A/CEO of Msheireb Properties, said: “Our company was established with the objective of creating innovative urban communities that enhance and enrich the way people live, work and thrive, thereby; supporting Qatar Foundation in its mission to deliver on the Qatar National Vision 2030. Tarsheed’s awards add to our list of world and local recognitions, demonstrating our success in achieving our mission. We are very proud and honoured to win three out of the seven awards presented by Kahramaa in acknowledgement of sustainable development.”

Over the past ten years, Msheireb Properties has succeeded in garnering international attention with its disruptive solutions for real estate and community development, using a unique Seven Steps process that the company has created after three years of work, research, and collaboration with the best in the industry. The process introduces a new architectural language that is uniquely Qatari in essence, with sustainable and smart approaches integrated in every aspect.

Early April, the company also won the Gold prize from the internationally-renowned “RoSPA” Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK, for the Zulal Wellness Centre, the first wellbeing resort of its kind in the region.

The RoSPA Awards receives entries from organisations around the world to assess and recognise achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. The awards will be handed out in an event that will take place in June 2019 in London.

“Msheireb Properties is keen on setting an example for all real estate developers to follow, and on collaborating with partners on industry initiatives that promote knowledge sharing and exchange of ideas. Such efforts will help us highlight the steps Qatar is taking towards sustainable development and ensuring the health, safety, and prosperity of everyone who lives in the country,” Al Kuwari added.

Msheireb Properties also won the Smart City Award in Barcelona in 2018 in acknowledgement of best practices in Msheireb Downtown Doha. With all its buildings LEED certified, some with Gold certifications and others with Platinum, Msheireb Downtown, the company’s first and flagship project, is also considered the world’s smartest and most sustainable city district.

Concluding, Mr Ali Al Kuwari, stated: “This is only the beginning. We are looking forward to revolutionising urban and real estate development in the region, ushering in a new era with communities that reflect our heritage and identity and is geared for the future. We are proud of being able to support the country in becoming one of the leaders on the global dialogue on Sustainability and SMART development.”

Qatar’s First Digitally Smart Monoprix To Open In Msheireb Downtown Doha

(Doha, 3 April 2019)

Msheireb Downtown Doha, the smartest and most sustainable fully-built city district in the world and Qatar’s destination for leisure, living and business, will be home to the first Monoprix in Qatar with the SMART Retail Solution. The announcement was made, last Monday, during an agreement Signing Ceremony between Msheireb Properties, the developer of Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD), and Ali Bin Ali Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in Qatar and the owner of the Monoprix franchise in the country.

The signing was also attended by Mr Sébastien Farhat, the Regional General Manager of Monoprix.

To be situated at the soon-to-open Galleria mall, Monoprix will launch for the first time in the region one of the most advanced retail software solutions for an enhanced customer service. In addition to this, the store will provide its famous Concierge and the Shop & Go concepts, making the shopping experience for residents and visitors of MDD more convenient and comfortable.

Monoprix Msheireb will offer an extensive organic range of 12,000 items sourced internationally, as well as a new dine-in Qatari-food concept, sushi bar and pasta & pizza corner. The hypermarket will continue to support local initiatives and stock all local Qatari made products.


Commenting on this strategic agreement, Mr Ali Al-Kuwari, Acting CEO of Msheireb Properties, said: “Since its inception, Msheireb Downtown Doha is set to revive the city centre of Doha in the smartest and most sustainable way. We are proud that we have succeeded to work with local and international partners to ensure that all the services provided across the city centre development are in alignment with our promise to our residents and visitors. Today’s agreement guarantees an exclusive smart and convenient experience offered by one the best retail brand in the industry.”

“We are very happy with this partnership, and I would like to thank the Ali Bin Ali Group for their support and their keenness on offering top-of-the-line services to Msheireb Downtown Doha,” he added.


Adel Ali Bin Ali, Chairman & President of Ali Bin Ali Holding, commented: “As a Group, we seek out partnerships that complement our long-standing reputation and help us enrich the local market. Msheireb Downtown Doha’s infrastructure, its vision and the services, make it the most suitable platform for us to introduce our retail software solution exclusively at Monoprix Msheireb, our new store that will be servicing the new heart of Doha. We are very excited, and we look forward to the launch.”

Founded in 1932, Monoprix is a renowned French brand offering the best of food retailing along with clothing, household items, perfumes, gift items and more. The French retail chain currently has two other stores in Qatar – West Bay and Doha Festival City.