The McClier-Frederic R. Harris architecture
, engineering, construction and consulting team has been selected to create a trade port and industrial city at Port Said East, located at the Mediterranean
tip of the Suez Canal
. The project, which is valued at more than $1 billion, will facilitate the global movement of products between Asia
, as well as contribute to the long-term economic prosperity of Egypt
by improving the country's ability to manufacture and export goods to countries throughout the Mediterranean, Europe and the United States
As a multi-modal hub, Port Said East will
integrate air, rail, water, and road transportation to create a logistical center that will benefit global manufacturing companies, international transportation companies and the region. Although the project is currently in a detailed planning and engineering stage, initial prototype facilities have already been constructed.