Al-Haasa Economic City, SAU

PROJECT NAME
Al-Haasa Economic City (ALEC), Saudi Arabia

AUTHOR
Prof. S.N.Pollalis Inc. as chief consultant of the developer, Al-Oula and SK Telecom

LOCATION
East Province, Saudi Arabia

AREA
1,700,000 m²

CLIENT
SAGIA (Saudi Arabia Government Investment Authority)

TIMELINE
2008 – 2010

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ALEC was the largest of the six economic cities planned by the Government of Saudi Arabia towards the development of the country. It is located in the Eastern Province, at the Empty Quarter, between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The total initial area is 170,000 km2, to be expanded. It includes a fully featured city plus a passenger and commercial port, an industrial port and heavy petroleum industry, aluminum smelting, and the production of fertilizers.