Kingdom Tower Construction Begins
News: Construction work on The Kingdom Tower, in Saudi Arabia, is expected to start on April 27. The 1,000m-high residential, hotel and office building aims to become the world's tallest building. The US$1.23bn project comes under the first phase of the Kingdom City development, which will border the Red Sea, north of Jeddah. Construction of the tower is scheduled to be completed in 2017.