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Such difficulties illustrate the perils of the Gulf's construction market
October 30, 2014 - 13:37 GMT
Builders are now scrambling to obtain loans and digging into cash reserves for money to tackle the projects.

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.

During the visit
06:09 GMT

The Chairman of Al Habtoor Group met the new CEO of Dubai International Financial Centre Authority at the Group’s headquarters.

September 4, 2012

Construction
11:47 GMT

Saudi Arabia has started an initial work for building the first batch of a massive low income housing plan announced by the kingdom early this year

September 2, 2012

Dubai Properties Group
10:50 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group has announced plans to complete 348 Villas and Townhouses in the Mudon Development, located in Dubai’s growing DUBAILAND district.

August 30, 2012

Cement
14:36 GMT

"Omani cement companies did well in the first half of this year due to increase in cement demand and diversion of UAE exports to other markets,” the report said.

August 29, 2012

Palm island in Dubai
13:31 GMT

Non-oil growth is likely to continue at a below-trend pace of three to four per cent for the next couple of years, according to NBK’s latest GCC Outlook.

DAMAC Tower raft
09:40 GMT
(press release)

DAMAC Properties has completed the raft foundation for its iconic ‘DAMAC Tower’ in Beirut, Lebanon.

August 26, 2012

Elite & Princess from Sea 2012
07:17 GMT
(press release)

TAMEER announced the delivery of Elite Residence, adding yet another iconic residential tower to the Dubai Marina skyline.

August 15, 2012

Fixed overheads and fierce competition are putting pressureon profit margins
10:34 GMT

Despite the slowdown in Lebanon’s real estate market, new projects are still under way, albeit at a slower pace.

Abu Dhabi
09:37 GMT

The residential rents in Abu Dhabi registered a 24 per cent drop in the second quarter of this year over the same period last year amid continuous supply of new housing units and heightened competition, according to a new report.

August 9, 2012

Iftar at Nuzul
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group, a member of Dubai Holding, organised a special Iftar event for residents at its Nuzul Staff Accommodation on Friday August 3rd.

August 8, 2012

Al Habtoor Group
12:13 GMT

Al Habtoor Group announced a new stage in its policy of Emiratisation, in the form of several programmes to be put into effect in the coming months.