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Bukhamseen International
Group of Contractors
Established in 1998, as a general trading and contracting company.
Activities & Objectives
Operating as builders and general contractors, for both the public and private sectors, to construct residential buildings, commercial complexes and malls in all areas in the State of Kuwait. Providing all types of construction materials and equipment in the domestic market, through imports.
Achievements
  • Rated as a ‘class A’ builder and contractor by the local authority.
  • Completed 480 buildings of various types in the State of Kuwait.
  • Contributed with the other companies in the Bukhamseen Holdings Group in the acquisition, operation and growth of industries and businesses in various fields, inside and outside the State of Kuwait (hotels, travel and tourism, general trading, real estate development and management, insurance, and banking services).
  • Built the multi-purpose Laila Commercial Gallery and Tower and Al Dana Residential Tower.
  • Using the latest international technologies and applying the latest standards. Executed alone and in partnership with other major local and international peers several commercial landmark buildings in the State of Kuwait, such as the Crowne Plaza Hotel, the Holiday Inn Salmiya, Al Emad Center and Al Raed Center.
  • Over the last few years, BIG has achieved a major leap forward in terms of enhancing its human, financial, technical and management resources and construction capabilities.
  • Accordingly, BIG has completed several quality high-rise buildings in recent years including Warba H.Q. building and Crowne Plaza staff accommodation.
  • The company won the international contract for the construction of the Crowne Plaza convention contract Staybridge, the 50 storey Crystal Tower with its unique design and the outstanding 70 storey InterContinental Tower, which is a 6-star hotel, office spaces, and a shopping centre.
Investments
During 2006, BIG invested US $5 million in a new ready mix concrete factory, to supply the Kuwait market with high performance concrete. Also, BIG has entered into an equal share agreement with the Shanghai Construction Contracting Company, considered a leading Asian construction group.

 

Osama Bukhamseen
Design Engineering & Consultants
Established 2001.
Activities & Objectives
  • To provide all types of engineering services and consultancy in the State of Kuwait & in the Gulf region.
  • To provide hands-on services in the design and execution of engineering projects.
  • To provide technical know-how in real estate investment operations.
  • Consolidating the Group’s expertise in real estate development system.
  • The comprehensive services offered by OBD consultancy from its Salmiya offices in Laila Galeria include: Architecture, Master Planning and Urban Designing, Landscape Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Tendering and Construction Documentation, Structural, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Project Management and Construction Supervision, Feasibility Studies, Land and Real Estate Development and Investment Strategies.
  • To date it has developed into a multi-disciplinary consultancy, with more than 100 multinational professional senior staff.
Achievements
Entering into mutual cooperation agreements with international consultancy offices specialising in major projects, such as:
Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum – HOK
USA

Wimberly, Allison, Tong & Goo – WATG
USA

Belt Collins
USA

Yamasaki, Associates
USA

Trent Jones
USA

Studio Senbel
Canada

Arup
UK


During 2006, the office was reclassified by the municipality of Kuwait as DAR Osama Bukhamseen. OBD recently completed the architectural & engineering design of the following projects and is supervising their construction:
  • AREC Headquaters Building, Sharq
  • Crowne Plaza – new convention centre extension, Farwaniya
  • Staybridge Hotel – Holiday Inn, Salmiya
  • The Holiday Inn, Salmiya
  • The 70 storey landmark InterContinental Hotel & Offices, Sharq
  • The 50 storey Crystal Tower Offices, Sharq
  • Warba Insurance Headquarters Building, Sharq
  • Gravity Tower, Sharq
  • Prepared the best offer for Failaka Island (a Touristic Project).

 

The Interiors Collaborative –
Architectural and Interior Design
Established in 1979 as an architectural and interior design company.
Activities & Objectives
  • Create architectural and interior designs.
  • Carry out interior design from concepts through different phases of creativity until their realisations into final products; these include but are not limited to presentations, working drawings and details, documentation and tendering, execution and site-supervisions.
  • Assist clients by negotiating, and purchasing materials to fully optimise the clients’ best interests. The Collaborative is first and foremost a design firm dedicated to providing the highest standard in quality and service. The Collaborative, with proven success in architecture, have directed a focus in interior design, bringing with them unprecedented knowledge and creativity to attain an inimitable vision to each project.


  • Successfully completed several projects in the last 28 years. To name a few:

Osama Commercial Center1982 – 1983
New Street, Kuwait

Anwar Commercial Center1988 – 1989
New Street, Kuwait

Laila Galleria1988 – 1990
Salem Mubarak Street at Salmiya, Kuwait

Central Plaza1997 – 1999
Salmiya, Kuwait

Laila Office Tower1999 – 2002
Salem Mubarak Street at Salmiya, Kuwait

Arab Real Estate Headquarters2004 – 2006
Al Jaber Street, Kuwait

Boubyan Bank Branch Office2006
4th Ring Road, Kuwait

Jabriya Complex1996
Jabriya, Kuwait

Laila Residential Building1998 – 1999
Salwa, Kuwait

Dana Residential Building1999 – 2000
Salem Al Muburak Street, Salmiya, Kuwait

Sadeeka Residential Building2002 – 2003
Salem Al Mubarak Street, Salmiya

ABC Factory
(Industrial Buildings)
1985 – 1987
Subhan

Holiday Inn
(Hotels & leisure)
1980 – 1982
Farwaniya, Kuwait

Holiday Inn
(Hotels & leisure)
1984
Algeria

The Ritz Carlton
(Hotels & leisure)
1997
Al Maqsab, Kuwait

Conversion of Residential Building to Hotel
(Hotels & leisure)
2002 – 2003
Ras Salmiya, Kuwait

Health Club – Crowne Plaza2003
Farwaniya, Kuwait

SPA – Crowne Plaza
(Hotels & leisure)
2005 – 2006
Farwaniya, Kuwait

Shebesten
Restaurant
2000
Crowne Plaza Hotel Farwaniyah, Kuwait

Peppes Pizza
Restaurant
 
Holiday Inn, Salmiya, Kuwait

Ayam Zaman
Restaurant
1999 – 2000
Crowne Plaza Hotel Farwaniyah, Kuwait

Bustan Meeting Halls
Interior Design
2002
Crowne Plaza Hotel Farwaniyah, Kuwait

Dhajeej Complex-Ministry of Interior (IT Department)
Interior Design
1987 & 1992- 1993
Dhajeej Area, Kuwait

Al Andalus Banquet Hall
Interior Design
1995
Crowne Plaza Hotel Farwaniyah, Kuwait

Gulf Suits
Interior Design
1996-1997
Crowne Plaza Hotel Farwaniyah, Kuwait

Executive Lounge
Interior Design
1997
Crowne Plaza Hotel Farwaniyah, Kuwait

Bukhamseen Mosque
Cultural & Urban Development
1999 – 2000
Hofuf, KSA

Khor Al Diera Canal Project
Cultural & Urban Development
2001 – 2003
Kuwait

Bobyan University
Cultural & Urban Development
2002
Kuwait

Ruby Tuesday
Restaurant
 
Arabian Gulf Road, Kuwait

Al Noukhaza
Restaurant
1995
Crowne Plaza Hotel Farwaniyah, Kuwait