NEOM: A City of the Future

NEOM: A City of the Future

By Staff Writer, 24 April 2023

NEOM is Saudi Arabia’s most audacious development project, with a preliminary price tag of over $500 billion USD. NEOM sets out to envision what a “future city” might look like, and build it out from scratch. It is meant to be both a destination, as well as a home for people who dream big and want to be part of building a new model for sustainable living, working and prospering. To top it all, the city will be 100% powered off of renewable energy. 

NEOM literally can be translated to mean “new future”; it can be read as NEO-M. Neo is the ancient Greek prefix for “new”. M stands for Mostaqbal, an Arabic word meaning “future”. NEOM is strategically located in the North west of the country, based

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