• Abu Dhabi's residential market 'under pressure'


    Sluggish economic growth along with higher cost of living and lower oil revenues continue to place downward pressure on Abu Dhabi's residential real estate market, said a report.

  • Isyx Tech discusses building industry challenges


    Isyx Technologies, a fast-growing business innovation consulting company in the Middle East and Africa, recently held a joint workshop with Microsoft to discuss the challenges faced by the construction and building materials industry.

  • TDIC's beachfront Mamsha Al Saadiyat 'progressing quickly'


    Abu Dhabi's Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) has achieved a significant milestone at its beachfront mixed-use project Mamsha Al Saadiyat with all concrete groundwork being laid out and building structural works complete.

  • JGE to develop 'massive' plot in New Dubai


    Jumeirah Golf Estates (JGE), a major residential golf community in the Middle East region, is likely to open up a massive 700-hectare area right in the heart of New Dubai for development, said a report, citing a top official.

  • Developers 'eyeing ME renewable energy market'


    With the cost disparity between solar and conventional electricity generation fast disappearing, several leading power plant developers are eyeing the Middle East renewable energy market in order to boost growth, said an expert.

  • Dubai residential property prices down 4.9pc in June


    The residential property prices in the rental market in Dubai, UAE, plunged 4.95 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in June mainly due to a sharp drop in apartment and villa prices over the same period last year, said a report.

  • Abu Dhabi cracks down on illegal accommodation


    Abu Dhabi municipality has launched a major crackdown on illegal accommodations in Baniyas neighbourhood of the UAE capital and has warned that repeat offenders would face fines of upto Dh200,000 ($54,441).

  • Dubai’s Parallel Roads project set for Q4 opening

    $272m PROJECT
    Phase One of Dubai’s Parallel Roads Improvement Project is 85 per cent complete and all construction works under this phase would be finished in the final quarter of 2017, said a top official.

  • Sharjah-Fujairah highway on track for 2018 opening

    55pc PROJECT COMPLETED
    Around 55 per cent of Mleiha Road Development project, a 42-km-long network linking the northern emirates of Sharjah and Fujairah, has been completed and is on track for opening in 2018, said a report.

  • Cimic wins $400m Australia airport contract


    Cimic Group, a leading global contractor, said one of its companies has won a $400-million contract from Brisbane Airport Corporation to build a new parallel runway in a joint venture with BMD Constructions.

  • UAE fund to build power plant in Guinea


    UAE-based Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) said it has allocated Dh66 million ($18 million) for the construction and operation of a key power plant in the west African nation of Guinea.

  • Dubai's major water pipeline project on track


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has made significant progress on the supply, extension and commissioning of 25 km of water transmission pipelines across the emirate. The project is due for completion in December.

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