Information and Technology Communications Complex

Information and Technology Communications Complex


Location: Riyadh, KSA

Industry: Commercial

Developer: Saudi Arabian Public Pensions Agency

Consultant/Architect: Dar Al Riyadh

Value: USD 188 million (AED 690 Million)


The Information Technology and Communication Complex (ITCC) is a massive office project that attracts and hosts Information and communication technology companies to set up bases in the important Riyadh market in KSA. Developed on an area of more than 800,000 m2, The ITCC project supports and promotes the development of the IT sector in the region.

The District Cooling Plant installed by DSI at the ITCC site has a capacity to deliver more than 35,000 Tonnes of cooling. The project was a major development from the Operations and Maintenance Perspective. DSI also undertook the construction and installation of the two TES tanks work with 40,000 TRH capacity. The complete construction includes aspects of civil, process and MEP services. The success of the DCP in the ITCC premises has helped to accelerate the adoption of District Cooling in KSA. Previously, Utility and District Cooling were not very popular in KSA but is now widely being adopted for major new developments.

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DSI’s work in ITCC was also a fine example of Drake & Scull’s vertical integration, as the DSI’s Engineering teams worked in parallel in a professional manner with efficient planning to take charge of all major aspects of construction.