Construction resumes on the world’s tallest tower in Jeddah

Everything you need to know about Saudi Arabia’s shiny new megaproject.

Saudi Arabia is filled with exciting megaprojects. The Kingdom is planning to build the world’s largest tower, Jeddah Tower. Reaching more than 1,000 metres in height, the project has resumed construction.  

Jeddah Tower aims to be 172 metres taller than Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world’s tallest building and stands at 830 metres. The new structure will be the centrepiece of the Jeddah Economic City development. In its first phase of development, the site covers an area of 1.5 square kilometres.

Jeddah Tower

Jeddah Tower will include residential offerings ranging from one- to six-bedroom units. The amenities will include shopping malls, boutique stalls, fine dining restaurants and sports facilities. Four Seasons Hotel, Jeddah Tower will also be located inside the building. Plus, it will be home to the world’s highest observation deck. 

Jeddah Tower

Kingdom Holding Company CEO Talal Ibrahim Almaiman announced the issuance of the tender. The developer has invited contractors to bid for the project. The contractors have three months to prepare a bid, and have already conducted site visits. 

Jeddah Tower

The companies invited to bid include Almabani, Bawani, China Harbour, China State Construction Engineering Corporation, Consolidated Contractors Company, El-Seif Engineering Contracting, Hyundai Engineering Construction, Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi & Sons, Nesma & Partners, Powerchina, Samsung C+T, Saudi Freyssinet, Skanska, and Strabag.

Jeddah Tower

If you love megaprojects, check out all of the developments transforming Saudi Arabia. Thanks to His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Saudi Vision 2030, the kingdom is home to some of the Middle East’s most impressive developments. The ever-expanding list includes Neom, Qiddiya, The Red Sea Project and more. 

Check in with FACT for more details. 

GO: Visit for more information. 

What's your reaction?

In Love
Not Sure
Kohinoor Sahota - Deputy Editor
A sucker for a good story, if you invite Kohinoor to a gallery, comedy night, new restaurant, hiking trip, cycle ride, pool day or just about any activity, she’ll probably say yes – that is if she isn’t busy planning her next adventure.

You may also like

More in:Jeddah

0 %