• Address Residences Jumeirah awards Dubai tower deal


    UAE-based Address Residences Jumeirah Resort+ Spa has awarded the main construction contract for its mixed-use 77-storey twin-tower development coming up in Dubai to Multiplex Constructions, a leading international contractor.

  • Saudi fund launches real estate refinance company

    STIMULATING HOUSING SECTOR
    Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has launched a new real estate refinance company, in line with its Vision 2030 objectives of boosting the property market and raising the rate of home ownership among its citizens.

  • Jabal Omar inks deal for new Four Seasons hotel in Makkah


    Jabal Omar Development Company, one of the Middle East’s leading developers, has signed an agreement with hospitality chain Four Seasons Hotels for a new property in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

  • Matic achieves key cleaning services milestone


    Matic, a leading marketplace for cleaning services in the GCC region, has announced that it has successfully completed two million hours of domestic part-time cleaning through bookings on its platform.

  • Rowan-Aramco JV kicks off drilling ops


    US-based Rowan Companies, a global provider of contract drilling services, has announced that ARO Drilling, a 50/50 joint venture with the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), has commenced operations.

  • Qatar opens new E Ring Road underpass


    Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has opened a new 700-m-long underpass on the Mesaimeer Interchange in Doha as part of its efforts to ease the traffic between the Industrial Area and the E Ring Road.

  • Saudi Aramco unveils new water conservation strategy


    State-run oil giant Saudi Aramco is introducing its water preservation and conservation solutions and initiatives at the fifth edition of the Water Arabia Conference and Exhibition being held in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

  • UL to set up smart grid testing facility in Saudi Arabia

    WORLD-CLASS CERTIFICATION
    Global safety science company UL said it has joined hands with Saudi-based GCC Lab to develop a first-of-its-kind hi-tech renewables and smart grid testing facility in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region at Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

  • Petrofac wins Iraq project management contract


    Petrofac, a leading international service provider to the oil and gas industry, said it has been awarded a project management consultancy services contract for the Halfaya Contract Area in southern Iraq.

  • UK student property sector woos Gulf investors


    Select Property Group, a premium British property developer, retailer and operator, is offering GCC investors the last chance to invest in its award-winning purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) portfolio, Vita Student.

  • Dubai 'racing against time to finish $33bn Expo 2020 projects'

    3-YEAR COUNTDOWN BEGINS
    Contractors and developers are racing against time to complete some of the major infrastructure and mixed-use projects worth $33 billion in preparation for the mega Dubai Expo 2020 event, according to a report.

  • ADFD allocates $50m to develop Maldives airport


    Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, has extended a $50-million (Dh183.65 million) concessionary loan to the Maldivian government to develop the Velana International Airport in Male.

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