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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.

August 28, 2011

The Dubai Metro map
11:58 GMT
(press release)

As the supply of additional office and apartment buildings continues unabated in Dubai, the highly competitive property leasing rates are now being dictated by a new market dynamic.

Al Samad Mosque next to Meadows Town Centre
07:26 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties marked the Holy Month of Ramadan with community Iftars, an initiative organised annually, to reflect the spirit of solidarity that marks the season.

August 24, 2011

Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of DSOA
12:54 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis, the integrated free zone technology park, today announced it has achieved positive results across all areas of operations during the first half of 2011.

Bloom Properties
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Bloom Properties has awarded the architectural design work for National Holding Headquarters (NHHQ) to Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM).

TQ's new posters higher rest
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties has launched a ‘Safety First’ campaign to foster a positive safety culture amongst its construction contractors and workers at the main Msheireb project site.

August 22, 2011

Lusail City Development Project
09:10 GMT
(press release)

Al Jaber & Partners is celebrating the near completion of its massive Lusail City Development Project – Primary Infrastructure Works Construction Package 2 (CP2).

August 21, 2011

Msheireb downtown project
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties has awarded Sweden’s ENVAC AB a major contract to install a state-of-the-art automated waste recycling system for its flagship Msheireb Downtown project in Doha.

August 17, 2011

Fluor Corporation
09:44 GMT

Fluor Corporation announced today that the company has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract.

August 15, 2011

Michael Michael, Director of Landmark Properties
08:34 GMT
(press release)

As Landmark Advisory predicted, there has been a solid rise in interest in residential sales across Dubai in certain established and prime residential areas.

Sam Alkharrat, Managing Director for SAP MENA with Hesham Al Qassim, CEO of Wasl
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Wasl announced the successful implementation of a suite of SAP software solutions to ensure efficiency, integration, and sustained competitive advantage.

August 10, 2011

Jumeirah Frankfurt
11:09 GMT

Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hotel group and member of Dubai Holding, has announced the opening of Jumeirah Frankfurt.

August 8, 2011

Mohamed Sultan Al Qadi, MD & CEO of RAK Properties
13:54 GMT
(press release)

RAK Properties, Ras Al Khaimah’s biggest property developer listed on Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, announced financial results for the first half of the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2011.

Stefan Burch, Head of Strategic Consultancy for Cluttons
12:50 GMT
(press release)

Cluttons, the real estate specialist that has enjoyed a dedicated Middle Eastern presence since 1976 and with the largest footprint in the region, released their second Quarterly Market Update for 2011.

DAMAC Properties
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Investors from Kuwait now account for nearly 60% of all properties purchased by GCC nationals in the emirate of Dubai, according to new figures from the UAE Ministry of Finance.

August 7, 2011

The Tent is open to all during the Holy Month and is part of the company’s social responsibility outreach programme
12:21 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties staff distribute free Iftar meal boxes to residents of the Msheireb neighborhood as well as construction workers.