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Jeddah Economic Company


Member Since: 2014

Member Offices: Jeddah

Website: http://www.jec-sa.com

Jeddah Economic Company Ltd., was co-founded by Kingdom Holding Company, and is currently developing Jeddah Tower.

The project will feature the over 1,000-meter Kingdom Tower with approximately 5.3m square meters of new urban development to attract business and tourism. The tower aims to be an iconic marker of Jeddah’s historic importance as the gateway to the holy cities of Makkah & Madinah. Kingdom Tower Jeddah planning activities have attracted worldwide interest.

Credit for the Kingdom Tower Jeddah vision goes to HRH Prince Alwaleed, who was closely involved in all facets of the planning, design and the selection of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects as principal architects.

Fields of Expertise

Developer; Owner (Buildings, Land); Property Management

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  • Jeddah




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Jeddah Tower

1000 m / 3,281 ft


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The Tallest 20 in 2020: Predictions vs. Reality

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