Jeddah plans beach development at a cost of US$ 338 mn

Posted on 20th January 2015

Saudi Arabian authorities have announced plans to develop a coastal area of Jeddah city at a cost of SR 1.27 billion (US$ 338 million) and turn it into an entertainment bay for residents and visitors, said a report.

Jeddah beach

There will be beaches, entertainment activities, open theatres, playgrounds and pedestrian walkways, reported the Saudi Gazette citing the city mayor. The municipality would develop and enhance the entire coast of Jeddah, starting from the Border Guard barracks to Al Rahma Mosque. There is SR800 million (US$ 213 million) left from the initial budget," stated Hani Aburas.

The upcoming project, he said, will offer services appropriate for all ages. “There will also be shaded rest areas, sea taxis, parking lots and green areas. Also, visitors of the corniche will be able to commute from one area to another using a monorail,” he added.More at Ventures Onsite MENA Projects Database:Jeddah Eye Development Back to all Construction News

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