Saudi Binladin Group wins $3.5bn contract
Dubai, July 3, 2013
Saudi Binladin Group has won a major contract worth $3.5 billion to build 12 towers for a mixed use development project in Makkah, said a report.
The Abraj Kudai Mixed-Use Development will come up on a 64,000 sq m plot at Manafia area in Central Makkah.
The towers, which are in the range of 30-45 storeys, will be built on top of a large podium and basement floors, the report said.
Two 45-storey towers will be built at the centre of the development and will have a single dome structure topping both buildings. The other 10 towers will be 30-storeys high and will be built around two central buildings.
Altogether the towers will have 10,150 residential units and hotel rooms, the report added.
The podium will boast of a bus station, shopping mall, restaurants, food courts, a conference centre and car parks. Total built-up area of the development is 1.5 million sq m.