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Saudi Arabia's Qiddiya team mobilises to Dubox-built site offices

Located in the upper plateau of the Qiddiya site, the offices will accommodate approximately 150 people working on Phase 1

Saudi artists have worked on the interiors of the site offices.
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Saudi artists have worked on the interiors of the site offices.

Construction work on first of Qiddiya Investment Company's (QIC) two site offices — built by Dubox, a part of Amana Group — have been completed ahead of schedule, with the developer of the 334km2 Qiddiya entertainment, sports, and arts gigaproject having mobilised its team on site.

In a statement, Qiddiya said that the offices — the first ones to be constructed on site — were completed Qiddiya Development Company (QDC), the development arm of QIC. The 21,000m2 complex will accommodate approximately 150 employees who are working on Phase 1 of the gigaproject that will open in 2023.

According to QIC — which is now chaired by Crown Prince HRH Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud —, these offices are located on the lower plateau of the Qiddiya site, meanwhile a second complex will be constructed on the site’s upper plateau and is due to open in August 2020.

The new office complex comprises a courtyard with alfresco seating, shaded parking, in addition to other support services buildings.

Emerging Saudi Arabian artists, Nugamshi and Sara AlJuhani have worked on the interiors of the offices that are inspired by QIC’s corporate headquarters located in central Riyadh.

Speaking about the offices, chief development officer at QIC, Kareem Shamma said that the offices are “a crucial functional space” for the firm’s development teams.

QIC said that the staff members will be moved to the site offices in phases.

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