An infrastructure services contract has been awarded for the South Sabah Al Ahmad Project in Kuwait City. The Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) awarded the contract to Kuwait Arab Contractors that won against 14 companies that had expressed their interest in the project.
In total, the contract is worth $367 million and will create over 145,000 jobs. Especially, in a diverse range of industries. These include the medicine, culture, construction as well as manufacturing industries.
The South Sabah Al Ahmad Project in Kuwait City spans an area of 61.5 kilometers squared. It will feature ten neighborhood clusters, that have been arranged around the city’s central business districts. In addition, it will be bordered by a ring of light industrial buildings.
Furthermore, the development will boast extensive green open spaces. Alongside, a multi-layered public transport system that strives to promote well-being and sustainability.
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More on the South Sabah Al Ahmad Project in Kuwait City
The scope of the project includes the construction, completion as well as maintenance of the main road works for the city. Moreover, it also includes the provision of infrastructure services. In addition to the setting up of rainwater tanks.
As a whole, the project will potentially serve as the urban core for Kuwait’s southern sub-region. Furthermore, it will be home to approximately, 280,000 residents. Within the next three years, the entire project plans to have completed construction works. By design, the city will be sectioned into five areas; A, B, C, D, and E.
Quite impressively, each area will range between 300 to 450 hectares. Moreover, Section A will be sub-sectioned into an additional five blocks; A1, A2, A3, A4, and lastly, A5.