Aecom wins $28 million contract to develop medical city in Saudi Arabia10 July 2012
Aecom Technology Corporation (ACM) has secured a $27.85 million contract to provide architecture, engineering design and production services for King Khalid Medical City in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Pursuant to the two-year contract, Aecom will mobilize a team of Middle East-based and global health care and design professionals for the project.
Upon completion, the medical city will feature a 1,500-bed hospital, research center, staff accommodation ranging from villas to apartments, conference center, mosque, professional and administrative office building, car parking structures and community center. The project is also expected to include educational facilities, a commercial complex and a hotel.
According to ACM, the project is the largest of four hospital developments planned for Saudi Arabia, which have been initiated by a royal decree from King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia,
Construction work on the contract will begin immediately, and the project is set to be completed within five years.