Cheval Residences is entering the Gulf market for the first time.
Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) has announced signing an agreement with Cheval Residences for the opening of luxury serviced apartments in Doha, in 2020.
Abdul Rahman Al-Ansari, CEO of QIMC, said: "We are delighted to welcome Cheval to Qatar and to bring the Cheval brand to the Gulf for the first time. We selected Cheval for our prestigious development because of the company’s absolute commitment to quality, which we believe supports the Qatar Vision 2030 goal of attracting increasing numbers of discerning leisure and business travellers to our country.
“Cheval West Bay ApartHotel, Doha will be a superb new offering for both local and international guests."
Mohammed S Almarzooqi, group managing director of Cheval Property Management Ltd and Cheval Residences Ltd, meanwhile, said: "We are delighted to confirm that Cheval West Bay ApartHotel, Doha will be a flagship development for us; our first property outside of London and a milestone in our company vision to build a strategic portfolio to suit the demands of our distinguished well-travelled guests.
"We are honoured to be working with QIMC and look forward to supporting the Qatari strategy of building business and leisure tourism."
According to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Cheval West Bay ApartHotel will be developed on the Corniche waterfront, and is part of QIMC’s mixed-use development, Abraj Al Tahwiliya. The 350-key apartment project will feature open-plan studios, as well as one-, two-, and three-bedroom options.