Construction & Real Estate

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More than $40 billion worth of new contracts were awarded in the GCC during the first quarter of 2014 alone (File Archive)
April 17, 2014 - 07:40 GMT
2014 is promising to be a record-breaking year for the GCC's construction industry.

March 3, 2013

Al Habtoor Group with Accor
12:22 GMT

The Chairman of Al Habtoor Group welcomed a delegation from Accor to the Group head office on Thursday February, 28.

February 28, 2013

wasl Meet The Buyer event
08:32 GMT
(press release)

wasl Asset Management hosted its 2nd gathering of Meet the Buyer event – which introduces several opportunities for SMEs to meet with senior members of wasl Procurement Department and existing suppliers.

Downtown Dubai by Emaar Properties
08:01 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties closed on-line registration for its newest project in Downtown Dubai.

February 27, 2013

Construction workers in Egypt are strike, delaying the building of the new power plants
12:18 GMT

Operations at Egypt's Ain Sokhna, North Giza and Banha power plants have been halted because of labour protests by workers demanding permanent employment and higher wages.

February 24, 2013

Artist impression of Emaar's The Address Residence Sky View
04:38 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties has further strengthened its portfolio of premium hotels with the launch of The Address Residence Sky View, the latest addition to The Address Hotel + Resorts’ portfolio and a flagship property for the brand.

February 20, 2013

Economists have warned against Lebanon's PM Mikati's real estate plans
07:01 GMT

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati’s proposal to allow real estate developers to add an additional floor in return for higher taxes could cause the prices of properties to soar beyond the means of average Lebanese citizens, economists say.

February 19, 2013

Karem Akawi - Area General Manager - Drake & Scull Qatar
07:55 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull Qatar has been awarded a contract worth over QR 300 million for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of all MEP works for a Mix Use Real Estate Development Project in Doha.

February 17, 2013

DAMAC Properties Website
08:03 GMT
(press release)

DAMAC Properties, the largest private luxury developer in the Middle East, has re-launched its official website to provide a more user-friendly experience, according to senior executives.

February 14, 2013

During the event
05:41 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, has partnered with the Dubai Municipality to participate in the fourth annual UAE ‘Car Free Day’ which took place on February 13th 2013.

Al Habtoor
04:55 GMT

Khalaf Al Habtoor calls on the general public to do their part in helping those in need.

February 13, 2013

Msheireb Properties national sport day
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties demonstrated its support for Qatar National Sportsfor the second consecutive year by joining hands with Qatar Foundation

February 12, 2013

Mohammad Sultan Al Qadi, Managing Director and CEO, RAK Properties
09:25 GMT
(press release)

Net profit of RAK Properties in fiscal year that ended on 31st December 2012 rose 35.6 percent to reach AED 147 million, compared to AED 108.4 million in 2011.

February 11, 2013

Asteco
10:19 GMT
(press release)

Rental rates in Jordan were mostly unchanged year-on-year during 2012, compared with 2011, according to the Q4 2012 report by leading UAE-headquartered property management company Asteco.

Gaetano Scluto, Alberto Vignatelli, Hussain Sajwani, and Carla Fendi
06:08 GMT

DAMAC Properties announced a major regional strategic tie-up with luxury global brand FENDI, to provide interior designs on projects in Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Dubai, UAE.

February 5, 2013

RAK Properties
10:15 GMT
(press release)

RAK Properties along with Environment Protection and Development Authority celebrated the World Wetlands Day on 2 February by welcoming batches of students from different secondary schools in the emirate.