Construction works on the new Boubyan Bank headquarters in Kuwait are officially underway following a groundbreaking ceremony. SSH and Perkins Eastman delivered design services for the project.
According to a statement from SSH, the ceremony was a celebration of partnership and vision, all coming together to create a prestigious landmark development with a definite edge over potential future neighboring developments.
The ceremony was attended by Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Shaya, chairman of the Boubyan Bank Board of Directors; Adel Abdul Wahab Al Majed, vice chairman & CEO; board members Fahad Ahmad Al Fouzan, Waleed Ibrahim Al Asfour, and Waleed Abdullah Al Houti. They were joined by Sameer Abu Shanab from Projacs, as well as Khalil Alonaizi, resident director at SSH, Kuwait and Nick Forbess, head of Project Management at SSH, Kuwait.
“We are absolutely delighted to have been part of the journey thus far and, even more so, to have shared this special occasion with our client, Boubyan National Real Estate Service Company. We are looking forward to watching this landmark develop, covering its built-up area of more than 75,000 sqm,” said Alonaizi.
Once complete, the new headquarters will offer Boubyan Bank the opportunity to utilise technology in banking, real estate and investments, while benefitting from spacious offices, convention halls, and other large public spaces, the statement explained.