Red Orbit news - USTDA - funded project to support private sector development of 250-acre residential and commercial City in the West Bank.

FAIRFAX, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ — Bayti Real Estate Investment Company announced that it awarded decision/analysis partners LLC, a management consulting firm headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, a contract to develop a technical design and roadmap for the development and deployment of its information and
communications technologies (ICT) infrastructure. Under this project, decision/analysis partners and its subcontractors will provide:

An assessment and forecast of needs and requirements,

A high-level technical design and architecture

An economic and financial analysis of options

An analysis of business model alternatives 

The development of detailed requirements

Legal and regulatory assessment

Structuring of procurement activities

A preliminary environmental impact

The study is funded by a $412,900 grant from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). The project will be led by Dr. Raymond E. Barber, Director of decision/analysis partners’ ICT practice. Dr. Barber has successfully led similar USTDA-funded efforts in Mauritius, Indonesia, Guatemala and Romania. The study team includes a team of experts from decision/analysis partners and key staff from Polar Star Consulting of Fairfax, Virginia and CCG Facilities Integration of Baltimore, MD.

“Rawabi’s ICT infrastructure is a critical factor in building its knowledge base economy,” said Amir Dajani, Deputy Managing Director of Bayti Real Estate Investment Company. “Providing Rawabi with an advanced ICT environment will have ripple effects throughout Palestine, expanding economic activities, creating jobs, introducing new technologies in building and trade, and engaging more broadly with the global economy.”


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