Hassan Allam founded Hassan Mohammed Allam & Co. for General Contracting 85 years ago. Today Hassan Allam Holding is active in the fields of engineering, procurement and construction, building materials, and utilities. It employs over 34,000 people. Its current construction backlog exceeds $3.5 billion. In 2018 the group signed an agreement with Europe and the U.K.’s largest solar power developer and operator, Lightsource BP, to form a joint venture company. It has worked on landmarks such as the Prince Mohamed Ali Palace Museum and Alamein towers. In March 2021, the group won the contract to provide and operate services and facilities at The Grand Egyptian Museum.