The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is soon coming up with their new project ‘Riverfront House’ in 2015. It will be the registered office of the Sabarmati River Front Development Corporation Ltd (SRFDCL) aimed at conveying a feel of activity to potential buyers of plots on 13 per cent land to be utilised for commercial purposes by private parties, according to D Thara, Municipal commissioner and managing director of SRFDCL.
Thara said on Thursday that the tender for designs was approved by the SRFDCL and other formalities would be followed soon to complete the building within stipulated time.
“The Ahmedbad based consultancy firm HPC Design, Planning and Management Pvt Ltd has been assigned the to do the design work,” she said, adding that the consultancy fees is yet to be decided..
HPC has done design projects like Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management, new campus of IIM-A, Eden Gardens Stadium of Kolkata, Aga Khan Academy of Hyderabad and Gujarat High Court building, to name a few.
“The building will be located in the prime business district area behind Vallabh Sadan portion of the water front. It is expected to showcase the commercial development potential of the river front lands to convince developers of investment avenues,” said civic Standing Committee chairman Pravin Patel.