AECOM wins Saudi Arabian hospital bid

King_Khalid_Medical_City_Final_Concept_Saudi_ArabiaKing Khalid Medical City will house a 1,500-bed hospital along with research and conference facilities. (Image source: King Khalid Medical City)AECOM has been awarded a US$27.8 million contract to provide architecture, engineering design and production to one of the largest hospital developments in Saudi Arabia

The technical support services firm will provide assistance to the King Khalid Medical City in Dammam and will mobilise a team of healthcare and design professionals for the two-year project that will start with immediate effect.

Upon completion, King Khalid Medical City will house a 1,500-bed hospital, a research centre, conference centre and administrative office building.

John Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer, said, “We are honoured to play a key role in this extremely important project to create world-class health care facilities in Saudi Arabia.

“With a global network of expertise in the health care sector, AECOM is perfectly placed to serve our clients’ needs to plan and design King Khalid Medical City.”

The medical site is one of four hospital developments totalling $4.3 billion in costs that have planned for Saudi Arabia after being initiated by royal decree.

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