Saudi Aramco - Dammam Football Stadium: Main Package

General Information
Owner Saudi Aramco
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile) Saudi Aramco – Dammam Football Stadium – Eastern Province
Location Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Construction, Leisure, Sport Facility, Stadium
Contract Type Build
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 6
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 1000
Net Value $1000m
Award Date February 2024
Completion Date June 2026
Last Updated On March 2024
ProjectId (Old, New) 350478, 350478


Saudi Aramco is planning to undertake the Dammam Stadium and surrounding masterplan over an area of 800,000 square meters with 45,000 seats in Dammam City, Saudi Arabia.

The new stadium will be built in the Dammam Sports City area, where the facilities of the Ettifaq FC and Al-Nahda Club teams are located and will host international tournaments such as 2027 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup and the 2034 Fifa World Cup.

The US$1200 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of a 45,000 seating football stadium

2. Construction of hotels

3. Construction of hospitals

4. Construction of gathering areas

5. Construction of training grounds

6. Construction of parking facilities

7. Construction of temporary construction facilities

8. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

22 March 2024

Constuction works are yet to commence.

27 February 2024

The JV of Besix and Albawani has been appointed as the main contractor with an approximate contract value of SR3.7bn ($1bn) on the project. (Source: MEED)

04 January 2024

Foster + Partners has been appointed as the project consultant for the project. (Source: MEED)

03 January 2024

The main contract bids have been submitted. It is understood that Besix, JV of Webuild & Nesma and the JV of Limak & El Seif amongst others have submitted the bids.

18 December 2023

The main contract bid submission date has been extended from December 18, 2023, to December 28, 2023.

11 December 2023

The main contract bid submission date has been extended from December 10, 2023 to December 18, 2023.

16 November 2023

The main contract tender has been issued with bid submission due on December 10, 2023. The following companies have been pre-qualified: Joint Venture of Limak and El Seif Engineering and Contracting, Joint Venture of WeBuild and Nesma and Partners, and Joint Venture of BESIX and Al Bawani. Populous is working as the consultant on the project. Populous is working as the consultant on the project.

27 September 2023

The main contract tenders have not yet been issued on the project.

25 May 2023

Mohammed Al Rashid Co amongst others have submitted the EOI on the project, however the main contract tenders have not been issued yet.

15 February 2023

The project is in the initial stages of development.

12 August 2022

We have not been able to obtain further updates on this project. We have retained the same project stage and amended the key dates accordingly. We will update the profile as soon as we obtain any new information.

31 October 2021

The project is in the initial stages of development.

27 July 2021

The project is in the initial stage of development and it is expected to be completed by 2024.