King's Harbour Integrated Resort

Time Period: 07/2015 – 11/2015

Location: Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Building Industry Sector: Tourism & Entertainment Development Project

Project Scope: 

Overall coastal hospitality development project in Sihanoukville, Cambodia.
Integrated Resort with 3 internally branded Hotels and Entertainment Centre near the existing Sihanoukville Autonomous Port with following features:
  • 110 keys 5Star Hotel
  • 400 keys 4 Star Hotel
  • 350 keys 3 Star Hotel
  • Entertainment center with 100 table casino (mass and VIP floors), retail, f&b, roof top pool club
  • Immigration Building
  • External features: pier/boardwalk, marina, beach nourishment
  • GFA: 104,000m2, land area: appr. 6ha

Construction Costs:

  • Design-Build Contract: appr. 145 Mio USD 

Scope of Services

Geotechnical Investigation Services provided in order to perform:
  • Planning and Design of Building Foundations
  • Planning and Design of Beach Nourishment
  • Planning and Design of Pier / Boardwalk and Marina

Detailed Geotechnical Investigation Services performed:
  • Drilling of 5 Offshore and 5 Onshore Boreholes (from 12m to 25m depth)
  • Performing of SPT Field Tests at each Borehole (18 tests)
  • Performing of Field Vane Shear Tests 
  • Undisturbed Soil Sampling (in total 18 samples)
  • Rock Coring and Sampling (in total 70m rock core samples)
  • Ground Water Sampling
  • Laboratory Testing to obtain
    • Soil classification and identification such as gradation analysis, Attenberg’s limits, density, specific gravity, void ratio, degree of saturation, etc.
    • Engineering properties such as consolidation characteristics, unconfined compressive strength, triaxial shear strength, etc. 
    • Rock classification and strength properties
    • Ground water chemical analysis
  • Geotechnical Investigation Report (Executive Summary; Field Test & Laboratory Test Results of Soil, Rock and Groundwater; Evaluation of  Conditions and Parameters for Soil, Rock and Groundwater; Conclusions & Recommendations on foundation methods, soil settlement characteristics for beach nourishment)