Saudi’s Sakani provides 120,000 housing units in 70 projects

Housing is available in four suburbs – Al-Jawan in Riyadh, the Façade in Dammam, and Al-Jawhara and Al-Mayar in Jeddah

Saudi’s Sakani makes 120,000 units available in 70 projects [representative image]
Saudi Ministry of Housing
Saudi’s Sakani makes 120,000 units available in 70 projects [representative image]

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Sakani’ housing programme has announced that more than 120,000 housing units in 70 projects across residential neighbourhoods in the kingdom are available to citizens who want to benefit from the programme.

The ‘Sakani’ programme’s website, as well as its mobile application, provide Saudi nationals the opportunity to view various housing units; inspect their details, locations, and models; and obtain electronic quotations from funding agencies; without the need to visit the beneficiaries' service offices or one of the Ministry's branches.

Housing units in the four residential suburbs – Al-Jawan in Riyadh, the Façade in Dammam, the Al-Jawhara and Al-Mayar suburbs in Jeddah – are distributed over an area of more than 25km2 and accommodate more than 315,000 people.

The suburbs represent a model for modern life In line with both the kingdom’s Vision 2030 the objectives of the Ministry of Housing’s programmes, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

The suburb of Al-Jawhara, comprises three housing projects, including Al-Jawhara Residence providing 990 units; Bouvardia City with 2606 units; and Finan with 1407 units, which are strategically located near the King Abdullah Sports City along the Al-Haramain Road.

The housing projects have been constructed in close proximity to King Faisal Specialist Hospital, the King Abdulaziz Airport, and the Haramain Express Train Station.

Meanwhile, the Al-Mayar suburb provides Saudi citizens with various ownership options for residential apartments with multiple spaces and models at reasonable prices, including the Ruba Jeddah project with 1,248 apartments bearing prices starting from $78,600 (SAR295,000); the Upper Jeddah project with 8,649 housing units and prices starting from $64,750 (SAR243,000); and the Sunset Hills project with 6,512 housing units with prices starting from $69,785 (SAR262,000).

The suburb of Al-Jawan in Riyadh also provides various options for ownership, including villas, townhouses, and apartments, with various architectural models, spaces, and designs, built using the latest modern construction technologies.

Units are available in the projects of Murcia, Saraya Al Narges, Diyar Al Saad, Ishraq Living, Buildings of Al Jawhara, Shams Al Diyar, and Riyadh Housing, as well as the Media District.

In the Façade suburb of Dammam, the Sakani programme has provided approximately 11,699 apartments and approximately 8,392 housing units, including townhouses and villas, distributed across six projects.

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