Range Hospitality develops hotel in Iraq

 The construction of Range Hospitality’s $175 million Al Rawdatain Residences hotel project, launched in 2010, is under way in Karbala, Iraq.

Based in Dubai and Bahrain with offices across the region, the company has sold Shariah-compliant fractional ownership and is expected to complete the 12-storey project by the end of 2013.

Designed by Dewan Architects and Engineers, the UAE-based firm behind projects such as Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi and the Baghdad Rotana Hotel, the new hotel with 624 apartments will be the largest five-star hotel in Iraq.

The 65,000 square meter G+12 hospitality development will be managed by Shaza Hotels.

By 2015, Range Hospitality aims to operate both three-star and four-star hotels in Najaf. The group also intends to develop and operate a series of hotels in Makkah.

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