Crystal Lagoons develops mega project in Saudi Arabia16 October, 2014 / News
Crystal Lagoons Corp., the patented technology developer of giant crystalline lagoons, is developing its latest Middle East mega project with the launch of a 10-hectare project in Saudi Arabia.
The second project in the Kingdom for Crystal Lagoons, the lagoon will be the leisure centerpiece of a 240 hectare mixed-use project under development by the Prince Sultan Cultural Centre (PSCC), located just north of the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah.
The project will include a dedicated medical city, cultural centre, educational facilities, luxury hotels, residential villas and apartments supported by extensive leisure facilities including the country’s first-ever Jack Nicklaus 9 hole golf course.
“This will be the largest manmade crystalline lagoon of its kind in the Kingdom and represents yet another milestone in Crystal Lagoons’ efforts to expand its Middle East presence. The project also holds special significance for the country as it is being built to honour the memory of the late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and our partnership with PSCC gives us a unique opportunity to contribute our expertise towards a world-class project at the heart of a new a cultural icon for the region,” said Kevin P. Morgan, CEO, Crystal Lagoons
The company’s global portfolio of 300 projects located in 60 countries now includes a total of eight operational or under development sites in the Middle East, including Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE.
Crystal Lagoons Corporation is an international innovation company that has developed and patented technology that allows for the low-cost construction and maintenance of unlimited size bodies of water in crystal-clear condition. Patented in 160 countries, Crystal Lagoons’ technology applications range widely from its recreational business, which brings the dream of idyllic beach life to any corner of the world, to its industrial variations in closed-circuit cooling, water desalination and applications for the mining industry. The technology was pioneered by Fernando Fischmann, the founder and chairman of Crystal Lagoons Corporation. A trained biochemist, Fischmann patented the technology and founded Crystal Lagoons Corporation in 2007. In less than three years since its formation, Crystal Lagoons Corporation has seen exponential growth and is currently involved in over 300 projects in more than 60 countries, including Egypt, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Singapore, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Paraguay and United States.