• GFH Properties launches Bahrain Harbour residences' sale


    GFH Properties has launched the sales for its landmark Harbour Row residences with an exclusive financing plan that enables prospective buyers to purchase their dream home in the best waterside location in Bahrain.

  • Sotheby's International Realty opens new Qatar unit


    Sotheby's International Realty said it has joined hands with Qatar-based Alfardan Group to launch its second branded company in the Middle East in capital Doha. The first one, Gulf Sotheby's International Realty, is located in Dubai.

  • Kuwait’s real estate deal value up 33pc in April


    Kuwait's property market witnessed solid growth in April with the real estate transaction values surging 33 per cent to KD385 million ($1.26 billion) on the back of the sales of commercial, residential and investment properties, said a report.

  • Abanos wins Emaar's Dubai tower fit-out contract


    Abanos, one of the largest holistic interior fit-out and joinery companies in the UAE, said it has been awarded the contract for the five-star Address Residences by Emaar property located at the Opera District within Downtown Dubai.

  • Dewa sets world record for gas turbine overhaul


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has broken the world record in major inspection outages by re-engineering the gas turbine SGT-4000F overhaul process at its Jebel Ali Power and Desalination Complex.

  • Building retrofit 'key to meeting carbon emission targets'


    Building retrofitting can help meet national targets and two important global deadlines to eliminate carbon emissions - Net Zero Carbon in new buildings by 2030 and ensuring all buildings are Net Zero Carbon by 2050, said a top official.

  • Abu Dhabi gears up for World Road Congress


    Over 5,000 road transport professionals and a record number of global exhibitors will be showcasing their latest innovations at the 26th PIARC World Road Congress in Abu Dhabi this October. More than 40 transport ministers are taking part.

  • Philippines unveils Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion design


    The Philippines has unveiled the design of its country pavilion for the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai event that will reinterpret the country’s history and showcase its natural beauty within a 3,000-sq-m coral reef-themed facility.

  • Major revamp for Emirates Development Bank


    The UAE Cabinet has restructured the board of directors of the Emirates Development Bank (EDB), a key lender specialising in facilitating real estate credit allocated for construction, maintenance and development of buildings.

  • Kalba, Khor Fakkan roads project set for 2020 opening


    The UAE authorities said work is in full swing on the Kalba Corniche and Khor Fakkan roads project being built at an investment of Dh210 million ($57 million) and was on track for opening by early next year.

  • Spanish group APD completes Abu Dhabi palace work

    TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
    Spanish group APD said it has carried out the technical development and the museographic implantation of the Presidential Palace of Abu Dhabi to turn it into a visitable space destined to highlight the UAE's historical and cultural legacy.

  • Switzerland starts work on Dubai Expo 2020 country pavilion


    The Swiss government has broken ground on its country pavilion for the upcoming Dubai Expo 2020 event. The 'Belles Vues' project has been designed by Zurich-based architects OOS in collaboration with Bellprat Partner and Lorenz Eugster.

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