• RTA to open three new bridges on Dubai Airport Street


    Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) is set to open this week three new bridges as part of its Airport Street Improvement Project. A two-lane tunnel linking the Airport and Marrakech streets is likely to open in July.

  • Nakheel awards $162m construction contract for mall


    Dubai-based master developer Nakheel has awarded a contract worth Dh595 million ($162 million) for the construction of Nad Al Sheba Mall, its new, 1.4 million-sq-ft shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

  • Scientechnic seals partnership deal with Swiss cable firm


    UAE-based Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group said its flagship company Scientechnic has partnered with Datwyler Middle East for the exclusive distribution of the Swiss company's fire cables in the region.

  • Manazel in deal to develop three new UAE projects


    Abu Dhabi developer Manazel Real Estate has signed an agreement with Tasameem Real Estate to develop three new projects in the UAE at Yas Island (Abu Dhabi), Dubai Silicon Oasis and Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT).

  • Eagle Hills releases Fujairah Beach villas for sale


    Eagle Hills, an Abu Dhabi-based real estate development company, has released eight exclusive villas for sale at Fujairah Beach, a luxury residential complex in the northern emirate, ahead of its December 2019 completion date.

  • Siemens to add 700MW to Iraq power plant


    Germany-based Siemens has won a contract to add 700 megawatts (MW) to the Rumaila Gas Power Plant in Iraq, which currently has a power generation capacity of 1500 MW.

  • Abu Dhabi's $1.2bn Reem Mall on track for 2020 opening

    CONCRETE POURS COMPLETED
    Al Farwaniya Property Developments, the developer behind Reem Mall – Abu Dhabi’s latest retail, leisure and entertainment destination, said work was progressing well on its ambitious $1.2-billion project and was due for completion by 2020-end.

  • Dubai leads the world in road quality, says RTA chief


    Dubai leads the world in quality of roads thanks to its relentless efforts to keep pace with the future needs marked by accelerating improvements of roads and transport means in the emirate, said a top government official.

  • Oman plans to build undersea gas pipeline project

    BIDS SOUGHT FOR IRAN JV PROJECT
    Oman is planning to invite bids next month for the construction of an undersea natural gas pipeline between Sohar and its neighbour Iran, said a report citing the sultanate’s oil minister.

  • GCC hospitality projects value tops $147bn in March

    1,156 NEW DEVELOPMENTS
    The total value of the active hospitality and tourism projects in the GCC region is more than $147 billion in March. Of the total 1,156 projects, more than half are hotel developments, according to a report.

  • IBRD joins World Bank risk database consortium


    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) said it has joined the Global Emerging Markets (GEMs), a World Bank initiative to help pool credit performance data of project lending into a comprehensive database.

  • Aldar starts handover of two prime UAE properties


    UAE-based Aldar Properties has begun handover of two of its key developments in Abu Dhabi - Nareel Island, a prime destination on the coast at Al Bateen, and Al Merief, a residential community for UAE nationals in Khalifa City.

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