Saudi Arabia

Things are beginning to look up: Saudi Arabia achieved its first budget surplus since 2014 in the first quarter of this year, according to the country’s minister of finance, and intends to increase state spending by seven per cent in 2019 in an effort to spur economic growth that has been reeling under the low oil prices over the past fo

Aimed at tapping the trillion-dollar-plus fast-growing global luxury tourism industry, the Red Sea Project on Saudi Arabia’s western coast is a vital part of the country’s diversification plans as laid out in the Vision 2030.

A stark escarpment – part of the Jebel Tuwaiq mountain range that stretches over 1,000 km – has been chosen as the location for the Saudi capital’s proposed mega entertainment hub that will house more than 45 projects.

What were once the grounds of Riyadh’s old airport will, in a few years, be turned into expansive spans of green space, and well-being and cultural areas that are aimed to put Saudi Arabia’s capital on the map of the world’s top-most healthy cities.

The new 133-key Hilton Garden Inn Al Jubail designed by UAE-based Dewan Architects and Engineers, has opened in Saudi Arabia’s commercial centre of Jubail.

Khatib & Alami (K&A), an award-winning international multidisciplinary consultancy, is delivering several key projects in various sectors throughout Saudi Arabia and thus making a lasting contribution to the kingdom’s future development.

Losberger De Boer, a key supplier of bespoke turnkey temporary structures for major events, is set to deploy its wide range of semi-permanent building solutions for the speedy construction of theatres in the kingdom following the recent lifting of the 35-year ban on cinemas.

The 40-storey Ajdan Rise, an iconic architectural landmark on the Al Khobar seafront, is among the prestigious projects that Saudi-based Masah Specialised Construction Company is currently engaged on.

3D printed homes are set to become mass production housing solutions, thanks to a world-first project that was conducted jointly by CyBe and leading regional contractor Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) to test the technology in mainstream construction, says the Netherlands-based award-winning tech company.

Ariston Thermo, a global leader in thermic comfort and energy efficiency in the domestic, commercial and industrial segments, aims to meet the requirements of its Saudi clientele by offering them innovative products from its production facilities in Bahrain and a branch in Riyadh.

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