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Bakr Bin Ladin
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Bakr Bin Ladin

Chairman, Saudi BinLadin Group
Mohammed Alabbar
Ayman Hariri

Bakr Bin Ladin continues to lead the kingdom’s largest construction firm, and continues to use its vast wealth investing in both iconic and regular building projects across Saudi Arabia.

The Bin Ladin Group has major subsidiaries across the region and the firm has come to work on some of the Saudi Arabia’s largest projects, including the 1,800km North-South railway project, the $36bn King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), and both the Abraj Al Bait and Jabal Omar schemes in Makkah.

His company has secured the country’s most prestigious projects with the mammoth $7.2 billion contract in 2010 for the first phase of the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and the 2011 award of the long-anticipated deal for the Kingdom Tower.

The tower, now set for completion in 2018 following the appointment in February this year of a EC Harris-Mace JV to project manage the iconic build.

BinLadin Group is not only building the 1km-high tower, set to be the world’s tallest, it also owns a 17% stake in the Jeddah Economic Company - the business responsible for developing both the building and the surrounding Kingdom City. In 2012, Saudi Binladin was involved in the expansion of Makkah’s holy mosque.

Recent years have seen a determined push in the Far East and China in what is viewed very much as a Saudi company showing signs of becoming a more approachable company.

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Awards

New category open for consultancies at CW Awards 2019 in Dubai
Sub-Consultancy of the Year to be crowned for the first time at the gala ceremony
Leaders in Construction KSA Awards to be held in Sep 2019
Gala ceremony in Riyadh to recognise and reward Saudi Arabia's best construction projects and brightest

Conferences

Leaders UAE 2019: Pinsent Masons confirmed as Gold Sponsor
Law firm is among the major construction industry players confirmed as sponsors for Leaders UAE's
Leaders in Construction UAE Summit returns in Sept 2019
Dubai conference to see top officials discuss the people, trends, and challenges that will power

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 747
Aug 03, 2019