In September, the authorities intend to determine the general contractor of the project Kingdom Tower - a skyscraper height of 1 kilometer. After that, begin construction work.
As reported by Portal Construction Week, the building of Kingdom Tower will consist of more than 200 floors, and after construction will surpass the current record holder Burj Khalifa (828 meters, 160 floors).
Competition he could reach Dubai skyscraper Nakheel Tower and Tower in Kuwait project "City of Silk". The height of both buildings should also make or exceed 1 kilometer. The implementation of both projects has been suspended for financial reasons.
Kingdom Tower will be built in the framework of Kingdom City in Jeddah - a mini-city area of 23 square meters. km, which will consist of objects of luxury homes, hotels and business centers. Problems with the main contractor of the project began with the Saudi authorities in 2007 and continued until the present time. But now they appear, can be solved.