MAF - Riyadh North Development: Mall of Saudi

General Information
Owner Majid Al Futtaim
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile) MAF – Riyadh North Development – Saudi Arabia
Location Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Construction, Retail, Mall, Market
Contract Type Build
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 4
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $185m
Award Date September 2021
Completion Date December 2025
Last Updated On November 2021
ProjectId (Old, New) 32593, 288126


Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) is planning to construct a shopping mall called " Mall of Saudi" located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Mall of Saudi which is expected to house over 600 stores across 300,000 m2 gross leasable area, is an integrated lifestyle destination that will host the largest ski slope and snow park in the Middle East.

The US$1,000 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of the mall

2. Development of snow park (26,000m2)

3. Development of ski slope

4. Construction of 31 VOX Cinema screens

5. Construction of IMAX

6. Construction of Magic Planet

7. Construction of restaurants and entertainment areas

8. Construction of parking facilities

9. Construction of temporary site office building

10. Earthworks

11. Site Preparatory works

12. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

16 November 2021

Modern Building Leaders (MBL) is the main contractor appointed for the early works package and construction works have commenced.

01 June 2021

AECOM has been appointed as the lead consultant for the project. AECOM will be responsible for providing lead consultancy services for pre-contract and post contract construction supervision. Mace International is the PMC Consultant and Turner Construction is the Contract administrator for the project.

11 May 2021

The client has invited bids for the project management consultancy services contract. (Source: MEED)

20 April 2021

Design works are progressing at slow pace.

14 September 2020

The design works are ongoing at a slow pace.

30 July 2020

The design works are ongoing and the time frame for its completion is yet unknown.

14 May 2020

The design works are ongoing at a slow pace due to the current situation in the region.

05 March 2020

The conceptual design works are completed.

17 January 2020

The conceptual design works are progressing and overall the project is expected to complete by 2024.

26 December 2019

It is understood that the project is still under design stage. (Source: MEED)

24 June 2019

The client is re-working on the design of the project and it is expected to be completed by Q4 2019.

07 March 2019

The client is planning to re-tender the project (*). (Source: MEED)

10 February 2019

The main contract bid submission date has been extended to May 2019.

08 October 2018

The main contract tender has been issued and the bid submission is expected in early February, 2019. It is understood that the following companies among others have been invited. *TAV / Nesma & Partners JV *Salini Impregilo / Larsen & Toubro JV *Arabian Construction Company / Orascom Construction JV *Consolidated Contractors Company / El Seif Engineering Contracting JV

10 July 2018

The project is expected to be tendered by the end of October, 2018. (SOURCE : MEED)

11 June 2018

The schematic designs are ongoing on the project. The main contract tender has not yet been issued.

15 March 2018

The schematic designs are ongoing on the project. The main contract tender will be issued by the end of 2018.The enabling works contract has not yet been tendered.

17 January 2018

The main contract tender is expected to be issued by the third quarter of 2018.

07 November 2017

The concept designs are completed and the schematic designs will commence soon.

18 September 2017

The project is still under design stage.

25 July 2017

The project is still under design stage.

20 April 2017

The project is currently under concept design approval stage.

10 January 2017

The designs are ongoing on the project and are expected to be complete by Q 4 of 2017

17 October 2016

The lead consultant carrying out the main engineering & multi disciplinary design is Khatib & Alami. Callison is the Architect on the project

11 October 2016

The detailed design works are currently underway. Overall design work will get complete by 2017.

04 August 2016

The design work has commenced on the project. Callison is the design consultant on the project.

04 May 2016

Master planning is progressing for the project. *Architect - Callison

09 February 2016

The construction works on the project is expected to start by mid-2017 and will be completed by 2022.