Saudi Binladin wins Seven entertainment hub contracts

Seven is investing more than SR50bn ($13bn) to build 21 leisure destinations across the kingdom


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Saudi Binladin Group has won contracts worthy of all-around SR5bn ($1.3bn) from Saudi Leisure Ventures (Seven), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Public Expense Fund (PIF).

The contracts ended up awarded to build Seven’s two entertainment places in the Dammam and Alkhobar locations in the kingdom’s eastern province.

The enjoyment sophisticated in Alkhobar will be developed on reclaimed land on the waterfront. The complex spans around 300,000 sq. metres (sq m) and is also regarded as “The Waves”.

The Dammam entertainment complex spans 360,000 sq m and will also be crafted on reclaimed land on the Dammam waterfront.

7 assignments

So considerably this 12 months, 7 has awarded contracts value about SR8.5bn for the growth of its entertainment locations throughout the kingdom.

In February this calendar year, MEED described that the joint enterprise of Al-Bawani and Urbacon had been awarded contracts totalling SR2.4bn ($640m) for the development of 3 entertainment complexes in Saudi Arabia.

The contracts lined the construction of entertainment tasks in Tabuk, Yanbu and Medina.

The Tabuk project involves the design of an immersive centre, a Discovery Adventures centre, a 12-gap indoor experience golf system, a 10-lane bowling alley, a 10-display screen cinema, retail, foods and beverage outlets, an e-karting circuit and other involved properties.

It will have a developed-up location of 72,500 sq m on a land location of 40,000 sq m. The plan is created by US-headquartered architect Gensler. The other consultants doing the job on the plan are Lebanon’s Dar al-Handasah and the nearby office environment of KEO Intercontinental Consultants. The venture manager is France-centered Egis.

In Yanbu, the project consists of the design of an enjoyment complex with restaurants, cinemas, indoor sports activities services, automobile parking and other linked buildings. It will protect a land area of about 36,000 sq m. The guide is Dar al-Handasah and Egis is the challenge supervisor.

For Medina, the job requires constructing a leisure club, places to eat, stores, amusement parks, a are living leisure location, car parking and other involved properties. The expert is Dar al-Handasah and the challenge supervisor is Egis. The joint venture broke ground on the project in July.

In September, the joint venture also won the believed SR1.1bn ($293m) agreement to build the Taif entertainment complicated.

London-headquartered Mace Intercontinental is offering undertaking administration consultancy services for the plan.

Project pipeline

Seven strategies to spend SR50bn ($13.3bn) in acquiring 21 built-in leisure locations in 14 metropolitan areas in the kingdom as Riyadh pursues its method to move absent from hydrocarbons, produce positions and make improvements to the quality of everyday living for citizens and people.

The complexes are meant to help position the kingdom in the put up-Covid-19 era as an leisure, lifestyle and tourism hub for the region.

The new destinations will be designed in partnership with global enjoyment makes including Warner Bros. Discovery, Clip’ n Climb, Mattel and Transformers manufacturer Hasbro.

MEED’s Oct 2023 specific report on Saudi Arabia includes: 

> Remark: Riyadh reshapes its world-wide role
> POLITICS: Saudi Arabia looks both of those east and west
> Sport: Saudi Arabia’s soccer vision goes world
> Economic climate: Riyadh prioritises balance above headline advancement
BanksSaudi banking institutions observe a lot more modest development route
> UPSTREAMAramco focuses on upstream potential developing

> DOWNSTREAMSaudi chemical and downstream jobs in movement
> Electric powerRiyadh rides electrical power projects surge
> H2o: Saudi drinking water tasks momentum retains steady
> GIGAPROJECTSGigaproject action enters entire swing
> TransportationInfrastructure assignments aid Riyadh’s logistics ambitions
> JEDDAH TOWERJeddah developer restarts world’s tallest tower