Arab News, Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 | Sha'ban 26, 1444
PIF-owned ROSHN signs agreements worth $2.1bn to develop its communities
ROSHN, the Saudi real estate developer,
signed eight giga contracts worth SR8 billion ($2.1 billion) to develop modern
infrastructure and facilities across the several projects it is developing
across the Kingdom.
The Public Investment Fund-owned company signed
the deals at the Private Sector Forum that concluded in Riyadh on Wednesday.
“The pace of work at ROSHN’s project encourages us
to partner with the private sector to achieve our goals, these types of
partnerships are core to what we do at ROSHN, as we are mandated to uplift the
industry and raise the bar in the real estate sector by providing new modes of
living that contribute to raising the quality of life in Saudi Arabia and Vision
2030 goals,” said Oussama Kabbani, the group’s chief development officer.
The real estate developer signed agreements with
China Harbor Engineering Co., Shapoorji and Balooni Co., Ansab Contracting Co.,
Cityscape Group, Al Kifah Precast Co., Haif Co., and Trans Contracting Co.
The Kingdom’s leading real estate developer’s
mission is to make long-term investments in the future of cities across Saudi
Arabia by developing great communities with best-in-class homes.
The two-day gathering was aimed at boosting
existing connections and forming new ones between the PIF, portfolio companies,
local private sector players, and government leaders.
Various partnership opportunities were showcased,
alongside several announcements regarding deals already struck.
More than 4,000 private sector participants
attended the event, alongside more than 50 exhibitors.
“As a key growth engine for the Saudi economy, PIF
and its portfolio companies are looking to further develop long-term
partnerships with the local private sector to realize Vision 2030 objectives,
which will result in diversifying the economy and enhancing its competitiveness,
increasing local content, as well as unlocking new sectors,” PIF Gov. Yasir