Established in 2001, Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON) is responsible for the development of industrial cities with integrated infrastructure and services. Whereas MODON has established industrial cities in various regions of the Kingdom, it is currently overseeing 35 existing and underdevelopment cities which include: Riyadh (1st., 2nd. & 3rd.), Jeddah (1st., 2nd. & 3rd.), Dammam (1st., 2nd. & 3rd.), Makkah, Qassim (1st. & 2nd.), Al-Ahsa (1st. & 2nd.), Madina Al-Munawwara, Al-Kharj, Sudair, Al-Zulfi, Shaqraa, Durma, Ha’il, Tabuk, Ar'ar, Al-Jouf, Assir, Jazan, Najran, Al-Baha (1st. & 2nd.), Hafr Al-Batin and Wa’ad Al-Shamaal; in addition to MODON Oases in Al-Ahsa, Jeddah, Al-Qassim, Al-Jouf an Yanbu
MODON is also responsible for creating the ideal environment for growth and development of technology zones in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where MODON is currently overseeing two technology zones and is seeking to earmark further zones towards acquiring the latest technological investments.
Private industrial cities, with the highest global standards and specifications, are under direct MODON supervision. Currently, MODON oversees six private industrial cities and is about to oversee more private industrial cities.
MODON also provides several economic advantages and attracting incentives for industrial, technical, service, residential and commercial projects; as competitive annual rent of developed industrial land in some cities prices is just one riyal per square meter. Industrial investors also find attractive financing opportunities offered by government financing funds and banks to lend to industrial projects, as well as other facilities to support exports by providing export guarantee and Customs exemption for imports of raw materials and machinery.
MODON has achieved extra clear and tangible leaps in terms of gated communities and building projects, Ready-built factories being one of those, which strengthened its plans and drew strategic objectives in the implementation of projects. MODON also witnessed one of the most successful indicators of projects, initiatives and programs.
There are more than 3290 productive factories and 6,161 industrial, service and logistics contracts in the existing industrial cities on an area of more than 182 million square meters developed by MODON until the end of 2016. Currently, the investments in the industrial cities exceed 500 billion riyals, whereas more than 387 thousand workers are employed in these industrial cities.
Designs for housing complexes as well as projects and standard models of buildings for residential villas, hotel apartments, MODON schools, parks, commercial complexes, fire stations and workers housing have been completed in a number of industrial cities. MODON Oasis, a concept of specialized women-only industrial cities; have been achieved in each of Al-Ahsa, Jeddah, Al-Qassim, Al-Jouf and Yanbu industrial cities.
Many new contracts have been signed to support investors by building ‘Ready-built Factories’.
More land has been developed to construct warehouses, industrial incubators, complete service system and logistics facilities, as well as administrative buildings and halls, malls, roads and other utilities.
World class distinctive Industrial cities and technology zones possessing attractive environment for investment, housing and work.
To establish, develop and operate the industrial cities and technology zones in partnership with the private sector, enabling us to provide integrated services that meet the needs of investors, contribute to community development, and preserve the environment.
Commitment: We are committed to our responsibilities towards the nation, the investor, the community and the environment.
Creativity: We develop mechanisms and products that facilitate the investor.
Excellence: We excel in providing integrated industrial cities with value-added facilities.
Achievement: We achieve the aspirations of the investor by quality and proficiency.
Teamwork: We adopt complimentary work to overcome all the challenges and obstacles.
MODON is consistently working to provide services that meet our clients’ requirements and expectations, or as well exceed those. We continue our ongoing activities to develop the quality of services through programs that enable our staff to perform their tasks properly.
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