• Work to start on Dubai Creek Beach residential cluster


    SSH, a leading master planning, infrastructure, building design and construction supervision company in the region, said work is set to begin on the first residential cluster, Breeze, located within Emaar’s Creek Beach District in Dubai.

  • Fujairah beach project on track for 2020 opening


    Work is in full swing on the 35,000-sq-m Fujairah Beach Project - a key development featuring a 176-room hotel along with 80 residential units - with 65 per cent of the project already completed and on track for opening in March next year.

  • Saudi Railway, Huawei to build GenNext rail network

    IoT, AI, 5G, CLOUD SERVICES
    Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has reached an agreement with Huawei to jointly design and innovate in the field of smart railway, including the application of next generation wireless network, IoT, AI, cloud services and 5G across its network.

  • Oman issues RfQs for over 1GW solar power projects


    Oman has issued RfQs (Requests for Qualification) for the development of two independent solar power projects in the sultanate. This comes following the successful tendering of the first utility scale solar IPP (Ibri II Solar project).

  • DLD boosts ties with Ras Al Khaimah government entities


    Dubai Land Department (DLD) has signed key agreements with Ras Al Khaimah International Corporate Centre and Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (Rakez) for the registration of land and freehold properties on behalf of free zone companies.

  • Experts discuss future of urban transportation in smart cities


    With a booming population within urban settings posing real-life challenges to mobility, governments across the globe are implementing innovative approaches including use of Internet of Things (IoT) to tackle urban transport challenges, said a report.

  • McDermott wins Feed contract for Oman LNG project


    McDermott International said it has secured a contract from Total Oman E&P Development in partnership with Oman Oil Company to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the Sohar LNG Bunkering Project in Oman.

  • Emaar dominates Dubai property market with $3.56bn deals


    Emaar Properties dominated the Dubai real estate landscape in the first six months, both in terms of transactional volume and value of overall properties registered including residential (apartments, villas/townhouses) and commercial properties.

  • Tilal unveils promotional plan for flagship Sharjah project


    Sharjah-based Tilal Properties has launched a six-month promotional plan for its flagship project ‘Tilal City’ with a special focus on its strategic location; multiple and vast spaces; modern infrastructure; and availability of premium services.

  • HVAC R Expo to return to Dubai in November


    HVAC R Expo, the Middle East’s leading platform for connecting the global heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration industry, will return to Dubai World Trade Centre from November 25 to 28, said the event organisers.

  • GFH Capital acquires strategic US tech offices portfolio

    TRANSACTION DEAL TOPS $1bn
    Dubai-based GFH Capital has acquired a Tech Offices Portfolio in North Carolina, US, located on a 60-acre land within the Research Triangle Park, the largest dedicated scientific research park in the US, featuring more than 250 companies.

  • Bapco's $6bn modernisation programme 25pc complete


    Bahrain’s ambitious $6-billion Bapco Modernisation Programme (BMP) is 25 per cent complete with $1 billion having already been spent, said Dr Pete Bartlett, Bapco CEO.

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