The Mabetex Group, founded in 1990, is the mother company of Mabetex and other companies founded and owned by Behgjet Pacolli. The headquarters are located in Lugano, Switzerland. The company is specialised in construction and renovation of large buildings. The Mabetex Group has had many projects in Russia and other former Soviet republics. The company has offices all around the world.
Mabetex is currently working in Kazakhstan where it has played an important role in the construction of the new capital Astana, and one of the awarded projects completed there was the new Ak Orda Presidential Palace. Situated on the left bank of the Ishim River, its architecture combines classic, modern and ethnic influences. The president’s residence is part of a complex of modern administrative buildings in the new center of the city – and its main purpose is to symbolize the new face of Kazakhstan. The Group is a major player in the Kazakhstan construction sector, having built nearly 40% of the buildings in the New Astana City.