Upcoming Mega Projects - Middle East


Posted on 07 Aug. 2018

Location: Saudi Arabia
Project: Drinking Water Quality Improvement Program in Eastern Province
Value: USD 1,340,000,000
Client: Ministry Of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA)
Website: www.mewa.gov.sa

The Ministry intends to propose several projects using the Design-Build approach to develop water distribution networks and assets in six cities of the Eastern Province: Khobar, Dammam, Qatif, Jubail, Al Ahsa and Abqaiq. 

Includes the construction of large and medium-sized water tanks, to improve operational storage levels, and pumping stations, the extension of main transmission lines to connect new water sources with water tanks in the cities, as well as the extension of water distribution networks through which water is distributed to areas in which saltwater is currently supplied.

Location: Iraq
Project: Basra Port
Value: USD 110,000,000
Client: General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI)
Website: www.scp.gov.iq

The objective of this project is to modernize existing industrial port facilities around Basra by (i) expanding the oil products berth at Khor Al-Zubair Port, and (ii) building a new service berth for working ships and service boats at Umm Qasr Port.

The rehabilitation of ports throughout Iraq is essential to meeting increasing demands for port infrastructure, which is growing rapidly as the volumes of trade flowing in and out of the country grows.

Location: U.A.E.
Project: Spectacular, Choreographed Dancing Fountain At The Pointe
Value: USD 217,835,262
Client: Nakheel
Website: www.nakheel.com

Master developer Nakheel has signed a contract worth AED66 million for a spectacular, choreographed fountain at The Pointe, its new, AED800 million waterfront dining and entertainment destination on Dubai’s world-famous Palm Jumeirah.

The developer has appointed one of China’s largest fountain specialists, Beijing Water Design, to deliver and operate the fountain, which will cover a 12,000 square metre area of water at the tip of the island, across the bay from Atlantis The Palm.

Location: U.A.E.
Project: Sharjah Airport Expansion
Value: USD 410,000,000
Client: Sharjah International Airport
Website: www.sharjahairport.ae

The project is aimed at increasing the capacity of the existing terminal from the current 11 million passenger traffic to 17.5 million per year over the long term, and enhancing the passenger experience, including flows segregation (departures/arrivals) and additional aircraft parking stands. One of the challenges will be to maintain the airport capacity and operations at all times during the execution of the construction packages, which is expected to begin in 2019.

Location: Kuwait
Project: Al Khiran Development
Value: USD 824,000,000
Client: Tamdeen Group
Website: www.tamdeen.com

The multi-million-dollar Al Khiran development, to be at the heart of the Sabah Al Ahmed Sea City, will eventually create significant opportunities for Kuwait’s tourism and business growth. A one-of-a-kind development, the project will include Kuwait’s first high-end Outlet Mall, two high-rise residential towers, one furnished apartments tower, a marina which can house over 900 boats the biggest in Kuwait - and a 5-star resort style hotel with an international spa component. 

Location: Bahrain
Project: The Bahrain Outlet Mall
Value: USD 71,200,000
Client: Bahrain Outlet Mall
Website: www.bahrainoutlet.com

The Bahrain Outlet Mall is a major sea view commercial project coming up in Hidd area of the kingdom. At the crossroads of Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway and Dry Dock Highway, Bahrain Outlet Mall is easily accessible from the Bahrain International Airport and key residential areas such as Amwaj, Diyar Al Muharraq, Juffair, and more.

Consisting of 6 buildings at 6 stories each, Bahrain Outlet Mall boasts a total built-up area of 108,000 m² that will include retail shops, restaurants, cafes, a cinema, a hypermarket, a food court, and more.

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