Jazan Economic City, Saudi Arabia, Asia
 
 
Year2006latitude: 17° 19'
longitude: 42° 21'
Period2009-2020
Initiator(s)Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA)
Planning organizationMMC Corporation Berhad (Malaysia); Saudi Binladin Group (KSA); Aluminium Corporation of China (Chalco)
Nationality initiator(s)KSA, Malaysia
Designer(s) / Architect(s)DP Architects (Singapore)
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population300,000
Town websitehttp://www.jazanecity.com/index.php
Town related linkshttp://www.susris.com/2011/12/02/jazan-economic-city-jec/(19 Nov 2012)
http://www.jazanecity.com/pdfFiles/jazan_english.pdf (19 Nov 2012)
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 

Design by DP Architects
source: http://www.dpa.com.sg (19 Nov 2012)




source: http://www.dpa.com.sg (19 Nov 2012)


Design by DP Architects (Singapore)
source: http://www.dpa.com.sg (19 Nov 2012)


Jazan Economic City’s guiding philosophy is one of symbiotic development: establishing mutually reinforcing industry clusters. The primary sectors – port, power, water, oil, aluminum, steel and copper – support robust downstream opportunities in industries as diverse as:

Chemicals and plastics
Secondary manufacturing
Food processing
Textiles
Construction materials
Metal fabrication
Silicon processing
Agro-tech
Pharmaceuticals manufacturing
Jazan Economic City is expected to attract more than SAR 100 billion ($26.6B) in investment and create some 500,000 new jobs.

source: http://www.susris.com/2011/12/02/jazan-economic-city-jec/

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