Bidding Begins for World’s Tallest Building

13 September 2010 (Last Updated September 13th, 2010 18:30)

The bidding process has begun for the construction of the world's tallest building, Kingdom Tower, proposed to be built in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The 1,001m tower is expected to be just 173m taller than Dubai's Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest building. Bidders incl

The bidding process has begun for the construction of the world's tallest building, Kingdom Tower, proposed to be built in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The 1,001m tower is expected to be just 173m taller than Dubai's Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest building.

Bidders include Six Construct, a Belgian company and its Saudi partner, El Seif Engineering Contracting, Australia's Multiplex Construction and Saudi BinLadin Group, according to the National.

The project is being developed by Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.