Deal covers 60 public schools in the cities of Jeddah and Makkah in Western Saudi Arabia
SNC-Lavalin has been awarded facilities management (FM) services contract by the Wave 2 Schools Project of the Ministry of Education (MoE) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), which is jointly procured with Tatweer Buildings Company (TBC), as part of a consortium that includes Vision Invest, Al Omran Group, and SNC-Lavalin.
The Wave 2 is a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme that aims to finance, design, build, and facility manage 60 public schools in Medina, western Saudi Arabia, for a duration of 20 years. The Wave 2 Schools Project is expected to benefit more than 50,000 students and is expected to cover another 60 schools in Jeddah and Makkah also in the western Hijaz region of the Kingdom.
“The repeated wins of TBC’s Wave 1 and 2 Schools Projects are testament to our successful track record as a leading FM services provider and trusted partner to maintain these facilities according to the highest technology, quality, and safety standards,” explained Mohamed Youssef, Senior Vice-President, Middle East & North Africa, Projects and O&M, Engineering Services, SNC-Lavalin.
As part of this initiative and agreement, MoE and TBC are procuring schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by using a PPP Model under different waves, a press statement concluded.