• DMC kicks off $29m Phase 1 development

    Dubai Maritime City (DMC), a leading maritime cluster in the region, said that it has started construction of its infrastructure for the Dh109 million ($29.6 million) commercial Phase I development.

  • Modon completes key supermarket project in Abu Dhabi

    Modon Properties (Modon), a UAE-based developer of vibrant and sustainable communities and strategic mixed-use projects, said it has completed a major supermarket project located in the capital Abu Dhabi.

  • MEA smart cities market spend to hit $2.7bn by 2022

    The smart cities market in the Middle East and Africa is set to grow two-fold from $1.3 billion last year to $2.7 billion by 2022 mainly driven by the ever-increasing digital technologies and smart solutions such as IoT and AI, said a report.

  • Royal Blinds displays sun shading solutions at Index Dubai

    Royal Blinds, a leading manufacturer of sun shading solutions in the GCC, is showcasing its latest innovations at the ongoing Index 2019 in Dubai, a major gathering for the interior design community in Mena.

  • Saudi developer Umm Al Qura names new CEO

    Umm Al Qura for Development and Construction, a major Saudi group involved in the development projects across Makkah, has appointed Yasser Abuateek as its CEO. The company is presently working on the kingdom's mega King Abdulaziz Road Project.

  • UAE portal dubizzle launches new projects section

    UAE-based property platform dubizzle Property has launched its ‘New Projects’ section, which features over 350 off-plan projects with key listings including floor plans, construction updates, 360-degree virtual reality tours and payment plans.

  • Saudi fire safety equipment market to grow by 5.6pc

    The fire safety equipment and systems market in Saudi Arabia will witness a remarkable growth of 5.6 per cent during the next five years, according to an industrial report discussed during the Saudi International Oil Fire Safety Conference 2019.

  • Fujairah Ruler grants land for HCT campus expansion

    Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, granted the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in Fujairah a 22,126-sq-m plot of land to expand its campus in the emirate.

  • Dubai's real estate contribution to GDP rises to 13.6pc

    Dubai's real estate sector made a significant contribution to the emirate's GDP of Dh398 billion ($108 billion) last year, accounting for 13.6 per cent compared to 6.9 per cent in 2017 and 6.8 per cent in 2016, said a report.

  • Emaar signs final terms for $500m trust certificates

    Emaar Properties has announced that it has signed final terms related to the issuance of a Dh1.84 billion ($500 million) trust certificates. It is part of the Dubai developer's $2 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Programme.

  • Atkins announces key Mideast, Africa appointments

    Atkins, a leading design, engineering and project management consultancy, has announced three major appointments to its senior leadership team in Middle East and Africa (MEA) as part of its expansion plans for the region.

  • Top FM event opens in Dubai

    The Middle East region's leading facilities management event, FM Expo 2019, opened its doors today in Dubai featuring over 50 companies in the FM sector who showcased their hands-on demonstrations of the latest products.

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