Jeddah South Obhur: A New Waterfront Project Has Launched In The City & Here’s All About It

A part of the wider campaign to develop public spaces, Jeddah South Obhur was recently inaugurated and it'll cover 2,05,000 m² of area.

by Anupriya Mishra
Jeddah South Obhur: A New Waterfront Project Has Launched In The City & Here’s All About It

Jeddah is a beautiful city that must be on every traveller’s list of places to visit. As it happens, the people living here are also in for a treat, since there are several exciting places that everybody must check out. Not to mention, the authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are constantly developing parts of the city to make it all the more appealing for the residents. Yes, as a part of the wider campaign to develop public spaces, Jeddah South Obhur was recently inaugurated. This is a prime waterfront development, which will cover 2,05,000 m² of area in the port city.

Jeddah South Obhur Project Launched

Obhur South Project
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The Jeddah South Obhur project was Inaugurated in the presence of the Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing, Majed Al Hogail, Mayor of Jeddah Governorate Engineer, Saleh Al Turki, and several other senior officials. As it will be spread over 2,05,000 m² in the port city, it was opened to visitors last week. Not to mention, it is also the latest redeveloped public space in the city, which includes several characteristic amenities. Yes, these include a sea promenade, sand beaches, and plenty of open green areas.

What More There Is To Know About The Project?

Obhur South Project
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According to a report by Construction Week, it was revealed that these happen to be in addition to the pedestrian pathways, multipurpose plaza, economic zone (which is nearby), and even a cycling track. Moreover, it is worth mentioning here that the development is managed by Jeddah Municipality. So, these will also feature a kid’s playground, marina, food cats & retail zones, and even swimming beaches.

In fact, the 10,00,000 square metre, waterfront development master plan also features some uniquely sculpted public realms. These include investment buildings and even active retail corridors, whose designs have been inspired by the waves of Obhur.

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All About The Bahjah Project Launched In Jeddah

Obhur South Jeddah
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Besides the inauguration of this project, another eminent development called Bahjah, which is a wider campaign aiming to create an ideal urban environment, was also launched. The project keeps citizens and residents in mind and it aims to develop active urban areas. In case you’re wondering, these include urban interventions in cities and residential areas, and parks. As you might have already guessed, the aim is to improve the quality of life and well-being of the residents here. Not to mention, several leading companies will be collaborating to offer the services and facilities, such as Al Othaim, Leejam, Zoyouf, Knight Frank, Dinar Holding, and Anderson Saudi Arabia.

Moreover, talking about the scope of the project, it includes the development and even renovations of gardens and public parks. This also includes urban sites and kids’ play areas for enhancing social well-being.

Don’t these developments sound fantastic? We can certainly imagine how amazing they will all look once complete. Not to mention, it’s bound to make the lives of the people living in the city better.

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