RIYADH: The Central Jeddah Development Company, owned by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, has started construction to create a global destination in the “Heart of Jeddah”.
According to Arab media reports, the agreement includes the implementation of infrastructure and marine works, removal of buildings and existing infrastructure, removal of around 400 buildings in the first phase and re-routing of infrastructure services.
Including power grid installations, sewage pipes and water supply with a total length of 6.5 km, the Central Jeddah Development Company said there will be reclamation and offshore drilling.
Then there will be backfilling with drilling output, which is estimated to be 4 million cubic meters. Then the rehabilitation work, improving the properties of the soil and preparing it for the anticipated construction works using the best engineering. Apart from the construction of footpaths, the construction works on the total area of 1.5 million square meters, marine and yacht marinas with a length of 2.5 km and floating berths within the marina, implementation of construction works on waterfront berths with a length of 1.5 km.
The “Downtown Jeddah” project will be developed in 3 main phases, including a 9.5 km long waterfront, the project is designed to receive boats from within and outside the Kingdom. Includes a marina and a 2.1 km long sandy beach.
In line with the Vision 2030 goals, the vision of the proposed global construction project comes to life through renewable energy-based projects using sustainable natural materials and modern systems and technologies.
Central Jeddah Development also signed an agreement to start construction for the project, which is strategically located in the heart of Jeddah between the Salam Palace and the Brine Desalination Plant.
The company further said that the “Downtown Jeddah” project will be developed in 3 main phases. It also has a 9.5 km long waterfront. The project includes a world-class marina designed to receive boats from within and outside the Kingdom and a 2.1 km long sandy beach, which will be in line with Vision 2030 goals.