|A construction tender has just been launched for the massive $1.2bn King Khalid Medical City (KKMC) project in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.|
The 700,000mē campus will house a 1,500 bed hospital, a research centre, staff accommodations, a conference centre and an administration office building. Plans also include the potential for future educational facilities, a commercial complex and a hotel.
The project team comprises the owner - King Khalid Mega Project Management Office (PMO); Aecom (providing a complete single point solution from concept development through to tender documentation with services including masterplanning; architecture; landscape; interior design; MEP, civil and structural engineering; cost consultancy; medical equipment planning and traffic engineering) and Vanir Construction Management.
The anticipated completion date of the hospital is 2018