• UAE fund pumps $16bn into Arab infrastructure projects

    ROAD, HOUSING KEY FOCUS
    UAE-based Abu Dhabi Fund for Development had invested a total of Dh58 billion ($16 billion) for development of key infrastructures in the Arab world including roads, bridges and transport besides new housing units till last year.

  • Al Shirawi partners with US roofing contractors


    Al Shirawi Contracting Company, a leading UAE-based waterproofing specialist, has joined hands with US-based National Roofing Contractors Association to educate its staff on the latest global practices on waterproofing systems.

  • UAE tile market set for growth amid Expo 2020 boom


    The UAE's tile market is poised for solid growth registering a 12 per cent increase over the next three years mainly driven by the construction activities linked to the Dubai Expo 2020, said an industry expert.

  • Turkish furniture group opens in Abu Dhabi


    Juliarte, one of the world's leading companies in the field of antiques, luxury furniture and home decoration, has announced the opening of its first branch in the region at Abu Dhabi, UAE.

  • ODG lands Muscat airport duty free design work


    ODG, a leading consultancy and design agency based in the UAE, said it has been awarded a major contract to design and project manage the entire duty free at the New Muscat International Airport in Oman.

  • Xanadu delivers $204m Dubai residential projects


    UAE-based Xanadu Real Estate Development has announced the delivery of projects worth over Dh750 million ($204 million) comprising nearly 200 luxury villas and townhouses, at Jumeirah Village Circle in Dubai.

  • TDIC unveils new Lagoons Sales Centre


    The Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, has opened a new sales centre at Saadiyat Lagoons district.

  • Emaar unit buys 51pc stake in e-fashion retailer Namshi

    E-COMMERCE BATTLE HOTS UP
    Dubai developer Emaar Properties said its retail business unit has reached an agreement with fashion e-commerce platform Global Fashion Group (GFG) to buy a 51 per cent stake in Namshi, a leading online fashion retailer in the Middle East.

  • EMC delivers 50 Merc-Benz trucks to UAE readymix firm


    Emirates Motor Company (EMC) Daimler Commercial Vehicles said it has completed a major delivery of 50 Mercedes-Benz Actros heavy-duty trucks to Abu Dhabi-based Transgulf Readymix company.

  • Omniyat, Swiss-Belhotel to operate two new hotels in Kuwait


    Leading property developer Omniyat Real Estate has inked a management agreement with Swiss-Belhotel International to operate two new properties in Kuwait.

  • DCAS reaches deal on Dubai Lamps installation


    Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) said it has reached an agreement with the emirate's civic body for installation of Dubai Lamps, one of the most energy-efficient LED lamps, in its buildings.

  • Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana completes $13.6m renovation


    Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, a leading hotel apartment in the capital city of the UAE, has announced the completion of its Dh50-million ($13.6 million)renovation project.

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