Al-Shamiya Project

Business Activity: Real Estate
Location: Makkah, Saudi Arabia

BCC Project Value: 220 Million SAR

Project Description:
Al-Shamiya project is considered one of Al-Oula most ambitious projects, through which the Company seeks to provide the highest international specifications in consistency with the significance of the location falling within the holy mosque of Makkah to the north of the Haram Mosque.

It is a series of developmental projects launched by the Government with a view to developing and rehabilitating the region surrounding the holy mosque of Makkah to meet the needs of its visitors. This project covers an area of one million five hundred thousands square meters approximately, extending from the extremities of the mosque to beyond the second circular road to the north and from the Holy Mosque Street to the east and Jabal al Qaaba road to the west.

Given the great deal of privacy of Al-Shamiya, Al-Oula raised its interaction rhythm since it became the principal owner of Al-Shamiya Company, and it elaborated the necessary studies to start the phases of the development. The development will necessitate a period of ten years at a total cost of 40 billion riyals, and it is undertaken through phases starting with developing the infrastructure and providing the location with all the services, thus escorting the most modern regions in the world.

The project is developed in coordination with the Higher Commission for the Development of Makkah and by following the planning and details directives and requirements established by the Commission, to keep the balance between the public and private interests.

 

New King Abdulaziz International Airport Project

Business Activity: Commercial Airport
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

BCC Project Value: 250 Million SAR

Project Description:
The KAIA Project will be a landmark economic development for the region and the nation, capitalizing on the Kingdom’s ambitious growth plans and the Authority’s efforts for Saudi Arabia to enhance the status of Jeddah as an international hub.

The Master Plan embraces development in three phases to 2035, when ultimate capacity could reach 70 - 80 Million Annual Passengers (MAP), still using the existing three runways. The strategy follows a "just in time" approach, to ensure the correct balance of capacity, quality of service and cost, providing, in effect, a new airport created within the existing boundary. One of the advantages of such a large existing land area is to allow the plan to proceed.

Main project elements include:

  • Passenger Terminal Complex, 670,000 sq m floor area, a state-of-the-art facility spread over a spectacular twin crescent footprint
  • 46 contact gates, 96 boarding bridges, including double deck A380 access
  • Class-leading lounges, airside hotel, catering and retail facilities
  • Internal Automated People Mover linking the passenger processors and the international hub
  • Transportation Centre with integrated rail station, for seamless travel connections
  • Sophisticated Baggage Handling System, over 60 km of belts
  • State-of-the-art Air Traffic Control Technology with Landmark Control Tower over 130m high
  • Taxiways, roads, tunnels, utilities networks, support facilities on a scale to match the main buildings
  • Fuel tank farm and hydrant network
  • Plant nursery and garden centre to serve the airport and the broader community
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    Princess Nora University for Women

    Business Activity: Education
    Location: Riyadh

    BCC Project Value: 95 Million SAR

    Project Description:
    Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University is expected to cover about 8 million square meters of area and located on King Khalid International Airport Road in north of Riyadh. The total built up area is around 3 million square meters.

    The university will include administration buildings, 13 faculties, a 700-bed student hospital, laboratories, research centers, and residential area that will include accommodation for students and staff. The capacity of university is around 26,000 students.

     

     

    Senegal International Airport

    Business Activity: Commercial Airport
    Location: Dakar, Senegal

    BCC Project Value: 25 Million SAR

    Project Description:
    The new Senegal Airport will be built to meet the demands for mid-term and long-term air traffic.

  • Capacity will be 2000 ha against current capacity of 800 ha
  • Possibility of building two 4000m X 60m runways designed for existing and future high-capacity aircrafts (third-generation planes)
  • An initial capacity of 3 million passengers per year, which could be extended by modules by 2020
  • Capacity of 50,000 aircraft movements per year by 2020
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    King Saud University

    Business Activity: Education
    Location: Riyadh

    BCC Project Value: 70 Million SAR

    Project Description:
    King Saud University, the premier institution of higher education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, was established in 1957 to enhance the nation’s growth and well-being.

    King Saud University does not limit its roles to teaching and research, however, but extends its practical and vital academic functions to the development of Saudi health care and the needs of the private sector.

     

     

    Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro Project

    Business Activity: Railway
    Location: Makkah, Saudi Arabia

    BCC Project Value: 55 Million SAR

    Project Description:
    The Makkah Metro, officially known as the Al Mashaaer Al Muqaddassah Metro is an 18.1 kilometres (11.2 mi) long elevated Metro in the city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia which opened in November 2010.

    The metro will transport pilgrims between the holy sites in Makkah, Mount Arafat, Muzdalifa and Mina to reduce congestion caused by buses and cars during Hajj period. It will also carry pilgrims performing Umra throughout the year. Once completed, an estimated 53,000 buses will disappear from the city’s crowded roads, promising a safer, more comfortable pilgrimage.

    The metro was opened on 13 November 2010, in time for Hajj between November 25 and 29. It will initially operate at 35% capacity with automatic train protection to assist manual driving. A member of staff will be retained onboard once driverless operation is introduced in mid-2011. The line will be elevated at a height varying between 8 meters (26 ft) and 10 meters (33 ft). It is designed to carry up to 72,000 passengers/hour/direction in time for 2011 Hajj.

     

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