• Bahrain completes work on new Zayed Town exit


    Bahrain authorities have completed the construction of a new exit to Zayed Town from Sheikh Salman Highway to the North of the Driving School in bid to alleviate traffic congestions along the new residential areas in the kingdom.

  • Heat stress 'a major worry for Mena workers'


    With the infrastructure spend in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region set to top $280 billion by 2018, heat stress remains a major concern for the UAE region, said an industry expert citing BMI Research.

  • Dubai's Al Maktoum Solar Park Phase III 22pc complete

    $13.6bn PROJECT ON TRACK
    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said work on the third phase of the Dh50-billion ($13.6 billion) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is progressing as per schedule with nearly 22 per cent of the project already completed.

  • Abu Dhabi 'turning most affordable housing market'


    Slackening demand has sent residential sale prices tumbling in Abu Dhabi and rents have also declined in most districts, making the UAE’s capital more affordable following prolonged government austerity measures, said a report.

  • New Jeddah airport project 90pc completed


    Saudi civil aviation authorities said work was in full swing at the new Jeddah airport project site with about 90 per cent of the project already completed. It will serve about 30 million passengers in its first phase starting early 2018.

  • First Haramain Express Train arrives in Jeddah station


    The first Haramain Express Train arrived at Jeddah station on a pilot trip as part of the operational tests of the Saudi high-speed railway system, a report said.

  • ECC joint venture wins Dubai car-park project


    Engineering Contracting Company (ECC), a leading contracting company in the region, has been awarded a multi-storey car-park project in Dubai, in joint venture with McLaren Construction.

  • Al Khonji group to build business hotel in Duqm


    Omani property investment firm Al Khonji Real Estate & Development (Aqar) has unveiled plans for a three-star business hotel in Duqm, which will be a part of a large mixed-use development, said a report.

  • Abu Dhabi real estate 'faced tough market conditions'


    The real estate market in Abu Dhabi witnessed challenging market conditions during the second quarter mainly due to a drop in demand and increase in supply of housing units in the UAE capital, said an expert.

  • DSOA wins top award for Silicon Park project


    Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) said it has won key infrastructure innovation award for its Dh1.3-billion ($356 million) Silicon Park project at the annual Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Awards ceremony held in London, UK, recently.

  • Damac inks home financing tie-up with Amlak


    Dubai-based Damac Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer, has partnered with Amlak Finance, a top Islamic home financing provider in the UAE, to offer its existing customers an exclusive investment opportunity.

  • EmiratesGBC to start building retrofit training programme


    Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has partnered with Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Abu Dhabi future energy company Masdar to launch its new building retrofit training (BRT) programme next month.

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