Msheireb Properties and Microsoft to explore New Smart City Solutions for Msheireb Downtown Doha

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Msheireb Properties (MP), a well-known real estate developer in Qatar, and global technology company Microsoft have recently announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This agreement marks the commencement of an innovative partnership aimed at developing a state-of-the-art ‘Smart Experience’ for residents, guests, and retail as well as commercial clients in MP’s flagship development, Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD).

The ‘Smart Experience’ Project is set to transform the way people engage with urban environments by designing and incorporating cutting-edge solutions aimed at enhancing the everyday lives of those within MDD. This endeavor is in line with Msheireb Properties’ dedication to fostering a sustainable and technologically progressive urban environment, providing an enhanced experience for everyone who engages with MDD.

Under the terms of the MoU, Msheireb Properties and Microsoft plan to utilize Microsoft Azure services to improve the Smart City Experience products, services, and solutions for the Msheireb Downtown Doha community. Additionally, Microsoft is also planning to integrate AI capabilities within MDD to spur innovation for residents, visitors, customers, and employees while making the district a center of creativity and technological advancement.

Commenting on the collaboration, Msheireb Properties Ali Al Kuwari said, “The potential of what we are embarking on with Microsoft is tremendous in elevating Msheireb Downtown Doha’s function as a Smart City. We believe that this partnership will not only advance the living experience within Msheireb Downtown Doha but also create a dynamic and collaborative urban environment.”

For her part, Lana Khalaf, General Manager, Microsoft Qatar, said, “We are excited to collaborate with Msheireb Properties in creating exceptional smart city experiences for the residents and visitors of Msheireb Downtown Doha. By harnessing the capabilities of Microsoft Cloud and AI technologies, we are empowering Msheireb – The Heart of Doha – with an integration platform powered by artificial intelligence and insights. This will foster creativity throughout the community and revolutionize the way people live and work in smart environments.”

Msheireb Downtown Doha is a Smart City that merges Qatari heritage and style with modern technology. The project emphasizes sustainability and harmony with the environment. Its goal is to bring people back to their cultural roots and rediscover a sense of community and unity. It symbolizes the vision to develop built environments that mirror the culture and aspirations of the people of Qatar.

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