Construction & Real Estate

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The housing challenges in the region are profound.
October 22, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
The young demographic structure of the GCC region is creating a surge in demand for housing.

September 25, 2012

Khalid Al Malik, DPG Group CEO
11:07 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group has announced plans to release two buildings for sale in its prime mixed use Bay Square development located in the heart of Dubai’s growing Business Bay district.

Masood Al Awar, CEO, TASWEEK Real Estate Marketing and Development
10:47 GMT
(press release)

Tasweek has announced that it has entered into a Joint Venture with Casabrina Vacation Villas in Malaysia to develop, own, operate and market the luxury resort’s properties.

Elaine Jones, CEO, Asteco Property Management
10:32 GMT
(press release)

After witnessing falling apartment rental rates averaging 6% in the previous quarter, as a result of stricter accommodation rules introduced by the Sharjah government, rents stabilised and were unchanged during Q3 2012.

Marina Bay by DAMAC Properties
10:30 GMT

DAMAC Properties has completed the luxury mixed-use tower Marina Bay; its first project to be completedin Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

September 24, 2012

‘Green Zone’ DEWA bus with children from the Shorooq community
09:41 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group has once again partnered with Dubai Electricity and Water Authorities, running to raise awareness on the importance of electricity and water conservation.

Khalid Al Malik, DPG Group CEO
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group announced its participation in the 2012 Cityscape Global event taking place from 2 to 4 October 2012 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

September 23, 2012

The Address The BVLD
13:08 GMT
(press release)

The Address The BVLD serviced residences recorded a sell-out response to all the units that were released for sale, on the very first day of its launch.

Abu Dhabi
10:26 GMT
(press release)

Tenants living in Abu Dhabi have been taking advantage of select new prime developments offering high quality finishes and amenities at competitive rates.

Sahar Al Ansari, Director of Real Estate Management at DPG and Jay Varkey, Senior Director of GEMS Education
08:23 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has announced that it has signed a MoU to open a GEMS Cambridge International School at The Villa in DUBAILAND.

September 19, 2012

The Algerian government plans to acquire a stake in Egypt's ASEC Cement's Algerian operations
14:20 GMT

The Algerian government is negotiating with Egypt's ASEC Cement to acquire a minority stake in its Algeria-based operations, the firm's main stakeholder told the stock exchange on Wednesday.

September 18, 2012

Burjside Boulevard
11:01 GMT
(press release)

The Downtown Burj Dubai area is fast becoming one of the most desirable addresses in the world, according to the region’s leading private luxury developer.

September 16, 2012

The Address The BLVD
11:53 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Propertie,s the global property developer of iconic real estate assets, has launched a spectacular hotel and serviced residences in its flagship mega-development Downtown Dubai.

September 9, 2012

Construction worker
19:02 GMT

The total value of construction projects in the Gulf region has reached $1.68 trillion, according to a latest report by online project tracker BNC Network.

September 6, 2012

Prime Minister Najib Mikati.
13:41 GMT

The Order of Engineers and Architects of Tripoli rejected Prime Minister Najib Mikati suggestion for the construction of additional floors on existing buildings.

Business owners have expressed concern at the rental increases at the third consultative meeting between the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry and small and medium enterprises.
11:31 GMT

Sudden rises in rent have caused a major setback for small businesses in Bahrain.