The design and engineering contract for Jeddah Central Stadium Project in Saudi Arabia has been awarded. This comes barely a month after the developer, Jeddah Central Development Company (JCDC) held a global design competition for the project.
The design contract was awarded to GMP International while on the other hand, Khatib & Alami won the engineering contract. According to JCDC, the Jeddah Central Stadium will feature green parks, open spaces as well as a world-class pith.
The company noted that the stadium’s design would be unique to Jeddah. It explained that the Jeddah Central Stadium will be built up to par with international standards. Additionally, the company said that the project will also feature a dynamic platform that will bring together international events.
Expectations for the Jeddah Central Stadium Project
Reportedly the Jeddah Central Stadium aims to promote a more active and healthier lifestyle within the city’s community. The Chief Executive Officer of the Jeddah Central Development Company commented on the project. Eng. Ahmed Al-Sulaim noted that the project will contribute to achieving socioeconomic significance. More specifically for the sports sectors.
Moreover, Ahmed also noted that the Jeddah Central Stadium aims to contribute to the Saudi Vision 2030. The initiative aims to build a vibrant society as well as a thriving economy.
Noteworthy, the Jeddah Central Stadium project is a part and one of the four key landmarks of the more significant Jeddah Central Project, previously known as the New Jeddah Downtown project. The more significant development is valued at an impressive $20.4 billion.
Alongside the stadium, the Jeddah Central Project will also feature an opera house, an oceanarium, and a museum.