Designed to accommodate around 25,000 to 30,000 workers with three,000 units, the investment expense of BBH worker city project is around RO19mn. The very first phase, which has been inaugurated, will offer 170 units.
Called the BBH worker city, the project was inaugurated below the patronage of H E Sheikh Saif bin Mohammed al Shabibi, Minister of Housing, and Dr Khalid bin Salem al Mata’ani, chairman of BBH Group.
H E Shabibi expressed his delight at the improvement projects carried out by BBH Group as it requires into consideration the wants of the neighborhood. He deemed it as a high quality project that will contribute to meeting the specifications of workers and suit the target segments.
The worker city project is of excellent significance as it seeks to touch on the community’s require to maintain workers away from residential neighbourhoods due to the social dangers and inconvenience they trigger to resident households. It will also offer a appropriate location for the workers to be close to function web sites.
He also mentioned that such an arrangement will make sure calm in residential neighbourhoods on the 1 hand and on the other hand offer an option for employers to discover housing for their workers close to workplaces.
“It will, of course, have a lot of results even in terms of productivity along with building of houses with different services and utilities and full autonomy.”
Dr Mata’ani, chairman of BBH, mentioned that the group will continue its program to establish high quality projects to meet the wants of various segments.
He expressed his delight at the opening of the worker city as 1 of the improvement projects of BBH.
He mentioned that the significance of establishing the worker city lies in that it is the very first project in Muscat to offer housing to workers away from residential neighbourhoods.
The worker city is positioned at a crossroad in the Rusayl Industrial Estate and BBH group is keen to offer all the facilities and solutions required by the workers such as banking solutions, exchange solutions, restaurants, cafés, mosque, entertainment facilities and a higher-high quality surveillance program.
The project will also have roads, parking and gates that take into account the ease of entry and exit and transport solutions to and from function web sites.
These demands are looked for by employers as they save their work to discover accommodation for workers.
Dr Mata’ani mentioned that the typical cost of renting units ranges from RO100 to RO120 for a unit and it can accommodate up to six persons.
Information Source: Muscat Daily