$41 billion of active Leisure projects in the Middle East

9 Jan 2023

Saudi Arabia leads the Middle East Leisure development sector with 53% or $22 billion in active leisure developments. The UAE is in second place with $17 billion. In 2023, the leisure sector will create 185,000 jobs for labourers while constructing world-class hotels and theme parks. 

With $21 billion already under construction, ABiQ expects a further $12 billion of leisure developments to start construction over the next two years. 

Top 5 contractors

The top 5 contractors in the leisure construction sector are:

  1. ALEC Engineering and Contracting
  2. Al Bawani
  3. BESIX
  4. Baytour Construction Company
  5. ASGC

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