New Urban Communities Authority
plans to build the new al alamein city in al alamein, matrouh, egypt. Alamein New City is a government-initiated new city project, supported with technical assistance from UN Habitat’s Achieving Sustainable Urban Development program, to build the first ‘green city’ on Egypt’s north coast. As part of Egypt’s strategy for planning new economically self-sustaining cities in the country. Alamein New City aims to foster the development of a desert area by the North Coast of Egypt. The conceptual plan for this new city aims to develop five main industries - tourism, regional trade, agriculture, logistics, and higher education to attract new investment, and create a new center for employment. As a reaction to the pressure of population growth and unplanned development in Alamein New City seeks to address the housing deficit, and promote a healthy planned form of urbanization as a model for sustainable development of new cities across Egypt. The project represents the construction of an new city spreading over 201600000 sqm land area with 3 phases and the infrastructure and the utilities works will be carried in the Lake District and Corniche, aiming to link the main coastal road heading south to pass under Alamein and reach the Salloum Tunnel with an area of 1 km. the overall infrastructure works will be carried over Phase 1 consists the construction of Petroleum Port, Medical Center, Expo City, Entertainment Cluster, University Cluster, Opera House, Central Library, Administration Cluster, Religious cluster, Trading Cluster, Services Cluster, Industrial Cluster, Scientific Research Center, Logistics Hubs. The marina package was carried by The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co)
, the construction of the project was completed in October, 2017. The Planning study was carried by the Planning And Urban Development Consultants. The physical Planning was carried by UN Habitat and the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities. Design study was carried in house.