Doha, the most populated city in the Qatar, grew out of, and now contains the Al Bidda neighborhood in the east. Mentions of Al Bidda date back to the 17th century, but it rose to prominence in the 19th century. Doha was officially established in 1820. It became the capital city in 1971 when Qatar became independent.
It quickly became one of the main financial centers of the region. In 1996 the Al Jazeera satellite networks were established in Doha. A year later Education City was established by the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development. With an area of 14 square kilometers, the area houses educational facilities the serve students from school age through graduate school. Virginia Commonwelth University was the first of 8-10 foreign universities to establish branch campuses in Education City. It also houses a number of Qatari schools and research institutions.
This iconic 52 storey tower provides a spectacular view of the city and Corniche, offering tenants an environment to meet the ever changing needs of today’s business world. It incorporates highly flexible space with a choice of floors, ranging from 696m² to 2,001m². The innovative, architectural design of the tower presents column free floor plates offering 360 panoramic views as well as flexible and efficient work space enabling a proper working environment. It offers around 1,700 car parking spaces, By night, the tower becomes a spectacular light show, with a lighting design, which displays up to 35,000 different light combinations.