History, Vision & Core Values
Al-Latifia Trading and Contracting is a class-I buildings contractor headquartered in Riyadh and operates throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Founded in 1987, Al-Latifia began operating in the Kingdom over 29 years ago. Over that span, the Company has grown from a medium sized contractor to a large scale construction company. This growth is mainly attributable to its broad project experience and skilled technical resources.
Today, Al-Latifia is one of the leading building construction companies in the Kingdom. Al-Latifia provides engineering, procurement, and building construction services to clients in a variety of industry sectors.
Al-Latifia’s vision is to maintain and strengthen its construction business, to uphold its stringent engineering standards, and to aplly respond to the changing complexity of projects and the needs of clients. Al-Latifia’s strategy for sustained quality and growth depends on the development of world-class engineering expertise and project management capabilities.
Our Core Values
- We collaborate and communicate to remove complexity, preserve transparency, and strive for clarity in our business.
- We attract, recruit and retain talented people, who are accountable. We recognize, evaluate and reward their contribution to the success of the company, we invest in them and they will always be our most valuable assets.
- Run it like you own it. Our employees act like business owners, their responsibilities entitle them to make thoughtful decisions accordingly.
- We always do the right things and do things right, the first time and every time.
- We are a humble, reliable, and trusted partner for our clients and colleagues.
Consciously Building The Future
Successful construction depends on a broad variety of elements. LATIFIA recognizes that a successful construction company must adopt the best tools and practices to optimize the planning and control of available resources and better cope with the changing realities imposed by new challenges. The construction industry is ever changing, whether it is the increasing complexity of projects, changing economic or environmental conditions, or new technological advancements, LATIFIA’s management team continues to adapt to this dynamic landscape and overcomes its challenges.
Over the years LATIFIA has developed extensive experience in the various functional areas of construction that allow it to create value for clients either through more efficient design or through cost savings in procurement and construction. LATIFIA encourages the use of value engineering practices and techniques to better serve the client’s needs and project objectives.
LATIFIA’s field engineers and their staff are the keys to successful construction. Procedures, guidelines, rules, handbooks, and other aids provide the foundation for successful project management, while the ingenuity of LATIFIA’s highly qualified construction professionals ensures the anticipation and avoidance of problems and swift reaction to minimize the effects of unexpected developments. LATIFIA maintains strict technical and managerial standards for its engineers and their staff in order to achieve the highest attainable level of construction excellence.
LATIFIA’s expertise encompasses the construction and procurement for a broad variety of projects including, but not limited to, office buildings, retail and commercial centers, housing developments, industrial complexes, hospitals and medical facilities, hotels, schools and educational facilities, as well as storage and warehousing projects.
LATIFIA executes turnkey projects for a variety of clients within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia including government institutions, corporations, developers, and public agencies. LATIFIA works with world-class clients that maintain a high level of professionalism and have clear objectives in the projects they want to develop. LATIFIA has been able to generate repeat business from many of its clients, which is a testament to LATIFIA’s ability to achieve a high degree of client satisfaction.
Health & Safety Policy
Al-Latifia considers the occupational safety and health of its staff a prime imperative. Al-Latifia strives to achieve the highest degrees of occupational safety and health standards in order to eliminate any work-related accidents or illness.
In addition to standard health and safety policies, a vital step in Al-Latifia’s planning and control of each project is to determine the job conditions at each site and the hazards that may arise out of performed work, materials, or special site conditions and to set specific site procedures for eliminating these hazards such as the use of appropriate barriers and fencing on-site or the enforced utilization of appropriate protection equipment such as hard hats, respirators, or safety glasses.
Al-Latifia adheres to strict quality management standards in order to achieve Clients’ total satisfaction and, at the same time, complies with relevant regulations, while ensuring that quality encompasses all aspects of work in offices, sites, workshops and facilities.
Stringent standards of quality are continuously pursued by Al-Latifia, making sure that all staff members and subcontractors maintain the same, in order to ensure that mutual objectives are fully met or exceeded, and continuously improved. Where appropriate, specific quality objectives have been established, and performance against these objectives will be constantly monitored.