Modon has awarded the infrastructure development contracts for phases three and four of Riyadh City South at a cost of AED1.93bn, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority. This completes the awarding of all infrastructure development contracts for Riyadh City South at a total cost of AED5.83bn. The infrastructure works will begin in 2020, and will cover a total area of 15.8mnsqm. Phase three of the project covers 6,153,000sqm while phase four spans 9,647,000sqm. Both phases make up roughly 45% of the total project area.

“This project falls in line with the efforts of the UAE’s wise leadership to provide a high-quality of life for families, social stability for citizens, and sustainable communities for residents,” said H.E. Jaber Mohammed Ghanem Al Suwaidi, General-Director of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Housing Authority. “The Riyadh City South project is one of the most important housing projects in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and it will contribute significantly to the development of the housing sector in the UAE’s capital.

“We look forward to working together with Modon on Riyadh City South. This project forms a part of our ongoing initiatives designed to enhance our contribution to the development of integrated and sustainable residential communities built in accordance with the highest international standards. It also aligns with our vision of providing all Abu Dhabi residents with a high-quality of life,” added H.E. Al Suwaidi.

H.E. Abdulla Al Sahi, Chairman of Modon, said: “We are delighted to announce the awarding of all the infrastructure works for Riyadh City South, one of the most significant housing initiatives in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Through this project, Modon is enriching the lives of citizens by providing them with an exceptional quality of life within a cohesive and sustainable community. Riyadh City South will cater to the needs of all residents by offering a range of comprehensive and integrated facilities.”

The Riyadh City South project aligns with the Abu Dhabi Government’s strategy of building integrated and sustainable residential communities. This involves creating neighbourhoods that cater to the needs of citizens and residents by offering an integrated range of community facilities, including parks, schools, shops, mosques, medical centres, and community centres.

The infrastructure work across the third and fourth phases includes the construction of internal and external roads, the installation of lighting systems, the construction of water and sewage networks, the implementation of groundwater level reduction systems, and the installation of rainwater drainage.