• Bahrain Marina masterplan unveiled at Gulf Property Show


    Bahrain Marina Development Company, a subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO), unveiled the masterplan of its ambitious project, Bahrain Marina, for the first time at the Gulf Property Show, currently under way in Bahrain.

  • Summit puts spotlight on ME lighting standards


    Leading regional and international experts highlighted the new standards and application advancements in the lighting sector at a key industry event organised by Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Etihad Esco in Dubai, UAE.

  • Manara residential projects get solid response


    Bahrain’s leading real estate developer Manara said it has received an overwhelming response for two of its residential projects - Wadi Al Riffa and Hasabi (a seaview development) - launched at the Gulf Property Show in Manama.

  • Warner Bros Abu Dhabi on track for 2018 launch


    Miral, a leading creator of destinations in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has announced that 60 per cent of the work at its Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi development has been completed and was on track for its launch next year.

  • Honeywell unveils home, building tech solutions


    Honeywell, a global technology and manufacturing leader, unveiled its new home and building technology (HBT) solutions for the Middle East region at a key industry event held in Kuwait.

  • Empower opens biggest branch in Business Bay


    UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has opened its biggest customer service centre, spread over an area of 2,000 sq ft at Business Bay in Dubai.

  • Bahrain girls' school building work completed


    Bahrain's works ministry said it has completed the construction of a new girls school at an investment of BD4.7 million ($12.4 million) in the Busaiteen area of the kingdom and handed it over to the education ministry officials.

  • Nakheel records $403m net profit in Q1

    RETAIL, RESIDENTIAL OPS GROWTH
    Nakheel, one of the world’s leading developers, has registered a net profit of Dh1.48 billion ($403 million) for the first quarter on the back of solid performances by retail, hospitality and residential leasing businesses.

  • German group Hightex wins Qatar stadium contract

    ROOF, FACADE WORK
    Hightex, a leading global membrane construction company based in Bavaria, Germany, said it has secured a stadium contract in Qatar as part of Fifa World Cup 2022 preparations.

  • Talaat Mostafa wins Egypt capital city project deal


    Leading Egyptian property developer Talaat Mostafa said one of its affiliates has been awarded a contract to develop a full-fledged urban project in the country's new capital city over the next seven years.

  • ADFD sees $1.3bn Morocco development projects on track


    Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) said its development projects worth Dh4.6 billion ($1.25 billion) in Morocco, such as Casablanca Port and the country's ambitious high-speed train project, are in their final stages of completion.

  • Saudi firm unveils new decorative paint range


    Saudi-based Middle East Paints Factory has chosen the Gulf Interiors expo, the leading regional showcase for luxury interiors, design and furniture being held in Bahrain, to launch three new decorative paint ranges – 3D, Bella and Rita.

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