Project Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah Sports City

The Shining Jewel

Saudi Aramco awarded this contract to the joint-venture BESIX-Six Construct and Al Muhaidib in September 2011 for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of the entire complex. Scope of works included the turnkey execution of a prestigious 60,000-seat football arena, a 500-person mosque, 2 external football pitches, 6 tennis courts, 4 five-a-side pitches, an extensive visitors’ car park and all necessary access roads, drainage, and networks.

Thanks to thoroughly integrated value engineering approach, the stadium was delivered one year ahead of initial planning in November 2013.

Project details

Project name

King Abdullah Sports City

Area(s) of expertise


Contract type

Design & Build


Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Six Construct

External partner(s)

Al Muhaidib Group


Saudi Aramco

Building Period

2011 - 2013


Arup Group Ltd

Total value

€ 511 million

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