Five firms shortlisted for Andalusia tower project in Jeddah

19 May 2008
Five local companies have been prequalified for the main construction contract on the $560m Andalusia Square Towers project in Jeddah.

The companies are Saudi Binladin Group, Saudi Oger, El-Seif Engineering & Contracting, Saudi Freyssinet and Al-Mabani.

Tender documents are being drawn up for the work and are expected to be finalised by July.

Andalusia Square Towers is a 268,000 square metre mixed-use development, at the intersection of King Abdullah and Andalus streets. It will include offices, residences, a five-star hotel and retail outlets.

Kinan International Real Estate Development Company, the real estate arm of the Savola Group, is the developer. Japan’s Nikken Sekkei is the consultant and the US’ Hill International is the project manager.

The project duration is about three years.

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