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Construction of 70,833 housing units to start soon in Makkah region

The Makkah region has announced the implementation of residential projects on the first day of the new Gregorian year. Sultan Al Dosari, spokesman of Makkah region, said that the pace of work is accelerating to build 70,833 units by the Ministry of Housing or secretariats of regions.

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The Makkah project includes a 182-km metro system and bus network, with construction due to begin on the rail system in 2013. According to METenders, local construction firm Al Balad Al Ameen Company will team up with advisors Ernst & Young, Ashurst, and Parsons Brinckerhoff to develop procurement packages for the first phase of the project, including rail infrastructure, railway systems, rolling stock, depot and operations.