Saudi: Mabani Steel wins steel structure contract for King Avenue Mall
Mabani Steel, a major supplier of structural steel buildings under the Al Rajhi Building Solutions Group, won a contract to provide steel structure solutions for the Avenue Mall megaproject.
Under the terms of the contract, the company will design, supply, and install steel structure for the new mall, which is being positioned to be one of the biggest malls in KSA and the GCC upon its completion in December 2020.
The scope of work covers key parts within the interior and exterior sections of the mall, including main structural components of more than 13,000MT. Design for the steel structures is expected to be completed by January 2018, whereas fabrication is planned to be completed by May 2018 and installation at the work site to be done by October 2018 as per the approved schedule and plan.
Dr Khalid Al Rajhi, cChairman, Al Rajhi Building Solutions Group, said: “We are proud to announce that Mabani Steel will be designing, supplying and installing the steel structures to be used across the King Avenue Mall megaproject in the KSA. This contract win reflects the continued confidence in the company as a world-class provider of steel construction solutions that range from detailing to on-site erection along with maintenance and aftersales services.”
The King Avenue Mall, which occupies an area of 125,000sqm, will house youth and family hubs, hotels, a central plaza, entertainment areas, food courts, and large retail shops showcasing all global brands under one roof. The structure of the mall is set to highlight a unique elliptic shape that gives the building a monumental, royal, and luxurious identity.
Adnan Deeb, operations manager, Umm Al Qura & Al Nahla for Investment, said: “We have awarded the scope of supplying and erecting the steel structures for the King Avenue Mall project to Mabani Steel. We are confident that they will complete the task as per the schedule. This new partnership signals the start of a long business relationship, aiming to work together in other projects in Saudi Arabia that are aligned with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 to strength the economy, while creating job opportunities for Saudi youth.”