With Projects like NEOM and now becoming the official host country for FIFA 2023, the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia is leaving no stone unturned to attract visitors from around the world. And as per the latest developments, Saudi Arabia is set to develop the world’s largest modern downtown in Riyadh by 2030.
The project was unveiled on Thursday by Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammad bin Salman. He also announced the launch of the New Murabba Development Company. In terms of the project- it will be built around the concept of sustainability and will feature plenty of green areas, walking and cycling tracks and more. Once ready, the New Murabba project aims to enhance the quality of life by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and community activities.
Besides the sustainability factor, it will also be home to more than 80 entertainment and culture venues, a museum, a technology and design university and more. It will be built at the intersection of King Salman and King Khalid roads to the North West of Riyadh, spread across 19 square kilometres. Touted to be the world’s largest, it will accommodate thousands of residents.
It will have more than 104,000 residential units, 9,000 hotel rooms, more than 980,000 sqm of retail space, 1.4 million sqm of office space, 620,000 sqm of leisure assets, and more. Besides, the project will also have its internal transport system and a 20-minute drive from the airport will take you to the world’s largest downtown area.
With the latest innovative design and technology, it will include first-of-its-kind facilities. Taking inspiration from the modern Najdi architectural style, the “Mukaab” will also be the world’s first immersive destination with the latest holographic.
Stay tuned! More updates about this project will be out soon.