• Damac launches premium villas at Akoya Oxygen


    UAE-based Damac Properties has launched Aknan (shelter in Arabic), a collection of three-bedroom luxurious villas within its master development Akoya Oxygen, a luxury green community spread over a 55-million-sq-ft area in Dubai.

  • UAE leads Gulf foray into $165bn Caspian Sea market


    The UAE is spearheading the Gulf region’s push into the Caspian Sea states as Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan offer an attractive proposition to firms hit by the slowdown in energy projects activity in the GCC, said a report.

  • Dubai launches control centre for transport systems


    Dubai government has launched a new enterprise command centre which will act as a unified platform linking various control centres of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) with an integrated central control unit.

  • Grid inter-connectivity to net $33bn savings for GCC


    Grid inter-connectivity between the GCC countries will generate $33 billion in investments, economic and energy savings for the bloc over the next 25 years, according to an industry expert.

  • Diyar Al Muharraq wins ISO 9001 certification


    Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the leading urban developers in Bahrain, has achieved the distinction of being certified to ISO 9001 for quality standards.

  • Top interior design expo kicks off in Dubai


    More than 1,000 regional and global companies are taking part in the 27th edition of Index Design Series, a leading interiors and design trade show, which opened in Dubai, UAE, today. It is co-located with Middle East Stone expo.

  • Tanzanian group makes debut at Index


    Tanzania’s luxury furniture brand Molocaho by Amorette made its debut appearance at Index Design Series in Dubai, UAE, in a big way with the launch of M-Luxury Chair, the world’s only Tanzanite encrusted hardwood chair worth $98,000.

  • Kuwait to spend $309m on road development


    The Kuwait government is set to spend around KD94 million ($309 million) for development of roads and other key infrastructure in South Surra neighbourhood of the capital city, said a report.

  • Schon breaks ground on $871m hotel apartment project

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    Schon Properties, a leading private developer in Dubai, UAE, has broken ground on its largest single-site hotel apartment project, iSuites, to be developed at an investment of Dh3.2 billion ($871 million) in Dubai Investments Park.

  • Crowngate breaks ground on $50m RAK resort


    Crowngate International, a global real estate developer, has officially broken ground on its latest project in the UAE - the Avani Resort on Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK).

  • Barwa inks Madinat Al Mawater Phase Two contracts


    Barwa Real Estate, a leading Qatar-based developer, has signed a major deal with Insha Contracting and Trading Company for the development of the second phase of its ambitious Madinat Al Mawater project.

  • Oman to call proposals for major solar project


    Oman is likely to issue a Request for Proposals (RfP) in the fourth quarter of this year to set up its first large scale solar Independent Power Project (IPP), a report said.

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Damac launches premium villas at Akoya Oxygen

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