Saudi Arabia’s Diriyah Square bags RLI Future project award 2022

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Diriyah Square won Award
Diriyah Square | Image Courtesy: DGDA LinkedIn

Saudi Arabia’s Diriyah Square, the commercial heart of the Diriyah giga-project being developed by Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA), has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Future Project category at the Global RLI Awards.

The Global RLI Awards is an annual global awards event that celebrates excellence in the retail and leisure industry, with project entrants from all around the world.

According to the statement, “Diriyah Square, the 180,000m2 commercial center of Diriyah took first place in the 2022 awards ceremony amongst fierce competition in the Future Project category.”

Mr. Mohamed Saad, Vice President of Diriyah Development Company, commented that, “We would like to thank RLI for acknowledging Diriyah Square with the Future Project award. This accolade not only recognizes Diriyah Square as a world-leading retail and lifestyle development but also the work of the talented DGDA team bringing this premier destination to life.”

“Diriyah Square will be the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s foremost retail and lifestyle mixed-use development – located just 15 minutes from downtown Riyadh. It will be an uncompromisingly bold destination, bringing together wonderful experiences, while hosting over 400 of the world’s finest luxury and lifestyle brands, complemented by an additional 100 Saudi concepts,” as per the statement.

Nestled around the historic UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage site of At -Turaif and adjacent to the lush Wadi Hanifah, Diriyah is set to become the renewed cultural and historic capital of the nation and one of the greatest gathering places in the world.

“I am thrilled to see Diriyah Square win ‘RLI Future Project’. Diriyah, as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s foremost heritage and culture mixed-use development, it truly celebrates excellence and is a window into tomorrow’s world-class destinations that will challenge and inspire the future of retail and leisure,” noted Ms. Jayne Rafter, Founder of RLI Connect.

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