Qiddiya Upper Plateau, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

QIC will drive the development of Qiddiya, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s capital of Entertainment, Sports, and the Arts. Qiddiya is a transformational project that will be built 45 km from downtown Riyadh, with a total area of 334 sq. km.

Qiddiya visitors will have access to more than 300 ground-breaking recreational and educational facilities across five cornerstones: Sports & Wellness; Nature & Environment; Parks & Attractions; Motion & Mobility; and Arts & Culture.

Development of these areas will give rise to family-friendly theme parks; sports arenas suitable for international competitions; academies for sports and the arts; concert and entertainment venues; racetracks for motorsport enthusiasts; outdoor and adventure activities alongside nature and environment experiences; and historical, cultural, and educational activities. Qiddiya will also include a variety of real estate options and community services.

A core element of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, Qiddiya will unlock tremendous opportunity, enabling economic diversification, while enhancing the quality of life for Saudi citizens. The project broke ground on 28th April 2018 and phase one will be ready to open in 2024.

ACQ are key part of the delivery partner team for the upper plateau which incorporates stadia, arenas, performing arts centres, hospitality, residential, gallerias, malls, and associated infrastructure includes roads, tunnels and bridges.

ACQ are responsible for all end to end procurement activity on the upper plateau including market engagement and strategy development, through to contract execution.