Riyadh City

Riyadh City is set to become the largest and most iconic residential community in the emirate, providing everything an Emirati family needs to live a sustainable and aspirational lifestyle.

Formerly known as South Shamkha and North Wathba, Riyadh City — located just 30km from Abu Dhabi City — is the emirate’s latest vibrant and sustainable residential community.

An aspirational haven housing 200,000 residents, it covers 8,000 hectares of land — equivalent to 85 per cent of Abu Dhabi island — and is dotted with lush parks, excellent schools, and well-appointed community hubs.


182 mosques
8 high-tech civil defence centres
More than 29,000 residential land plots
33 schools
& 27 nurseries
60 social service centres



With high-standard housing in low-density neighbourhoods, Riyadh City delivers superior services and infrastructure enabling residents and visitors to enjoy an aspirational lifestyle.


ABU DHABI, 11 August 2020

Modon Signs Long-term Lease Agreement with LuLu Group International for Courtyard Mall

Abu Dhabi, 22 July 2020

Modon completes awarding of all infrastructure development contracts for Riyadh City South at a total cost of AED 5.83 billion