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4 Al-Rajhi properties auctioned for $172m


RIYADH: The value of the first auction held to sell the estate of Saudi businessma­n Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Rajhi amounted to more than SR644 million ($172 million). The auction was held Saturday evening at the InterConti­nental Hotel in Riyadh to sell four properties left by Al-Rajhi.

The first, Toarn Center, was sold for SR246 million to Al-Subaie Financial Investment.

The Electron Center was sold for SR91 million to investor Mohammad Al-Harthi.

The third property, Riyadh Shopping Center, was sold for SR101 million to Naif bin Saleh Al-Rajhi, a businessma­n and one of the heirs, who also bought the land plot in Alsali for SR206 million.

Toarn Center is at the intersecti­on of the most famous roads in Riyadh: King Fahd Road and Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Al-Tahlia Street. It is considered one of the most prominent administra­tive centers in the heart of the commercial strip.

Riyadh Shopping Center is one of the most famous shopping centers in Batha, which is also the location of the Electron Center. Both enjoy an advantage in terms of location in the heart of Batha, one of the oldest commercial zones in Riyadh and the first stop for retailers coming from all over Saudi Arabia, being the main hub for wholesale trade.

The land in Alsali is located on a strategic site for logistic investment­s and commercial warehouses. The area is easily accessible and linked by the circular roads of Riyadh.

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