King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)

King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh

A world class fully integrated economic city

  •  Location: Built at a pristine location off the Red Sea north of Jeddah
  •  Focus: port and logistics, light industry, and services
  •  Size: 168 million square meters
  •  Investment size: US $ 27 billion
  •  Employment: 1 million jobs
  •  Population: 2 million people


- Modern World-class Seaport - Industrial District

- Financial Island - Education Zone

- Resorts - Residential Area

Master Developer: Emaar, The Economic City



The master developer of KAEC is Emaar, The Economic City (EEC).

KAEC is the largest privately-funded economic city in the world. Situated on the west coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KAEC covers a total area of 181 square kilometers of land overlooking the Red Sea, approximately the size of Washington DC. KAEC is aimed at being a major contributor to achieving the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, and a great enabler of socio-economic development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and comprises of the Industrial Valley, King Abdullah Port and, Unique City Living Experience (Real Estate Development).d a number of high-profile investors from Saudi Arabia.

The city is under development by ECC, the master developer of King Abdullah Economic City. A Tadawul-listed public joint stock Saudi company established in 2006 and is 25% owned by PIF.

Serving the world from KSA

KAEC is the perfect location to connect East and West. From its state-of-the-art King Abdullah Port on the Red Sea shore, KAEC can handle the world’s largest ships. In addition, KAEC is one of five stops of the Haramain Railway network which will connect KAEC to Jeddah and King Abdulaziz Airport.

Building new possibilities

Whether you are looking for a place to raise your children, expand your career or build your business, KAEC offers an environment that is as passionate about your growth as you are. From education to career development to supporting your business ambitions, KAEC provides an environment that helps you build the future you want.

A new city for a new generation

KAEC is expanding rapidly to create the opportunities required to drive future generations. We are creating an environment of potential, bringing together the world's top minds and fostering an exciting blend of professional excellence and world class facilities.