Cushman & Wakefield, Riyadh – September 302012: Cushman & Wakefield today announced it has been awarded a 5-year facilities management contract for Kingdom Hospital Consulting Clinics.

Kingdom Hospital, located in Al Rabie Quarter in the northern part of Riyadh, is one of Saudi Arabia’s latest and most extensively equipped private hospitals, sponsored by HRH Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Al Saud.  Kingdom Hospital provides all types of consultations and therapeutic services, utilising state-of-the-art equipment.  The hospital offers many specialised medical departments, including pediatrics, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and a pain management centre and rehabilitation unit, which will be the first private rehabilitation centre in Riyadh.   The emergency room and intensive care units are the first in Saudi Arabia to conform to the standards of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Furthermore, Kingdom Hospital has recently announced expansion plans with a total value of SAR550m (US$146.6m).

Cushman & Wakefield will be providing a whole range of facilities management services to Kingdom Hospital to include asset management, condition audit services and computer software maintenance management as well as the management of existing service providers and staff. Cushman & Wakefield is also being brought on board to assist Kingdom Hospital in acquiring the Joint Commission accreditation from a facilities management perspective.

Dr. Fayez Takieddinine, Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Hospital Consulting Clinics said, “Our goal is to provide the very best level of care to our patients at the hospital.  As such, our emphasis is on ensuring that every service provided, either directly or indirectly to the patient, is focused on the latest technology and is aligned with international standards. We believe Cushman & Wakefield, with their extensive experience within the healthcare sector globally; will helping us in achieving that goal.”

Richard Naylor, Chief Executive of Cushman & Wakefield Saudi Arabia, commented, “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract which will add to our growing portfolio of clients in the Kingdom. We are committed to providing industry-leading services to Kingdom Hospital by benchmarking our offering against our flagship healthcare projects around the world.

We also believe this scheme is truly unique in the Kingdom and will complement the sustained growth of Saudi Arabia’s healthcare sector. It is an honour to be part of it.”