| 2 October 2023, Monday |

Cityscape global sees major participation of leaders from real estate sector

The world’s largest real estate event, Cityscape Global, continued for the second consecutive day in Riyadh, with the participation of more than 350 exhibitors, 300 local and international speakers and 2,000 investors from around the world.

Monday’s agenda included a series of dialogue sessions that focused on the relationship between real estate and financial technology, the future of housing, the power and impact of design, bioeconomy, and financial stability.

The exhibition features five main platforms that host a number of sessions, including: NEOM Future of Living Summit, the Real Estate Institutional Investor Forum, the Property Portfolio Forum, the PropTech stage, and the Design and Architecture area.

For its part, the Saudi National Housing Company showcased its luxury real estate project in the Khuzam suburb located north of the capital. The project extends over a total area exceeding 77,000 square meters, and provides 220 luxurious residential units, ranging between 350 and 471 square meters.

In addition, the Tourism Development Fund and the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON) signed a cooperation agreement aimed at developing several tourism projects in industrial cities.

Under the agreement, the two bodies will assess various land properties and propose viable tourism projects for each.

Umm Al-Qura for Development and Construction Company, owner and developer of “Masar” Destination, concluded a partnership agreement to develop and operate a 4-star hotel, with investments amounting to SAR 450 million ($120 million).

Umm Al-Qura also announced the signing of an acquisition agreement with Scope International Real Estate Development Company, to construct residential towers in cooperation with international operators, with investments amounting to SAR 900 million ($240 million).


  • Asharq Al-Awsat