About Jeddah


JEDDAH : SAUDI ARABIA'S COMMERCIAL HUB

  • Total worth of projects – US$ 460 billion
  • The largest city in Makkah Province and a gateway to the two holy cities Makkah and Madinah
  • About 17.5 million religious tourists visited Makkah Province in 2014
  • Population of over 5 million inhabitants
  • Largest port in the Red Sea
  • Soon to open largest airport in the country
  • Jeddah is estimated to receive around 25 million visitors per annum by 2025
  • Private sector accounts for 45% of the total projects providing 80% of the investment
  • The occupancy hotel rate have historically been higher in Jeddah (78%) as compared to Riyadh (58%)
    Source: PWC

MAJOR UPCOMING PROJECTS IN THE WESTERN REGION OF SAUDI ARABIA

Jeddah Islamic Port
  • Total area 12.3 km² (Storage area 3.9 Km²)
  • 68 berths of international status in service
  • The largest port in Saudi Arabia
  • Accommodate 65% of the incoming goods through ports in Saudi Arabia
  • Latest generation of large container vessels (with a capacity of 6500 TEUs)
King Abdullah Economic City
  • Total area 168 km²
  • Over US$ 4.5 billion committed investments
  • 100% Growth in profitability year on year since 2011
New Jeddah Airport
  • Project Cost: Over US$ 7.5 billion
Kingdom Tower & Kingdom City - Jeddah
  • Tallest Building in the World (1000 m)
  • Cost: Over US$20 billion
  • Estimated completion: 2019
  • Total Project Area: 23 km²
Exhibitor Zone
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