SRECO unveils $2.67bn Al Widyan project in Riyadh; construction to start Q4
August 07, 2018 – 7 million sqm mixed-used development in Riyadh expected to take 7 years to complete
The company added that preparation for construction was initiated last year and has completed and gained approvals for construction following transportation and traffic impact studies. SRECO has also secured MoUs with a number of commercial partners and talks continue with potential Saudi Arabian and international partners.
The project is a being overseen by the newly formed Al Widyan Company which is wholly owned by SRECO. Built in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 national transformational plan Al Widyan Company will target both a 40% reduction in energy use and a 35% reduction in water use. Further details are expected to be announced in October but the multi-phase project is expected to be completed by 2025.
“We have focused on putting people’s wellness at the centre of the conception, design, and creation of this project,” Abdulrahman Almofadhi, chairman of the Board of Directors of SRECO was quoted in the statement.