• Meraas unveils new residential neighbourhood in Dubai


    UAE-based Meraas has unveiled plans for Central Park at City Walk, an exclusive residential neighbourhood which will surround a 40,000-sq-m private park in Dubai. Spread over a 230,000-sq-m area, it will include 12 terraced mid-rise buildings.

  • Stronger players 'emerge winners in Dubai property sector'


    With a 12 per cent decrease from 2017 to 2018, registered property companies have continued to exit the market as stronger players emerge with a focus on customer service, data, knowledge and information, said a report.

  • Honeywell seals Egypt smart city infrastructure deal


    Honeywell, a global technology company, has signed an agreement with Egypt’s Administrative Capital for Urban Development (ACUD) to deploy its state-of-the-art public safety and security infrastructure at the country's new administrative capital.

  • Al Seef Dubai vies for top global design awards


    Al Seef, a modern touristic destination in Dubai designed by international architect 10 Design, has been shortlisted as one of the four finalists at this year's Mipim Awards in Cannes, France under the Best Mixed Use Development category.

  • Saudi Arabia launches $589m airport expansion work


    The Saudi government has officially launched work on two terminals at the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh at an investment of SR2.21 billion ($589 million). On completion, the airport will accommodate 11 million passengers annually.

  • Flatiron named apparent low bidder on San Bernardino County rail project


    Flatiron Construction Corp., one of the largest infrastructure contractors in North America, has been named apparent low bidder on the Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County, California.

  • Dubai deploys robots to clean metro stations


    Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has embarked on using robots to clean metro stations as part of efforts to introduce new techniques driven by artificial intelligence technology.

  • Alstom to unveil latest technologies at Middle East Rail


    Alstom, a global leader in power generation and rail infrastructure sector, will be showcasing its breakthrough technologies such as TrainTracer, Healthhub, and Iconis Security at the upcoming Middle East Rail 2019 expo in Dubai.

  • UAE mulls Fujairah-Mumbai subsea tunnel project

    BULLET TRAINS AT 1,000kmph
    The UAE’s National Advisor Bureau has announced its latest futuristic project which aims to connect the UAE and other GCC states for the first time with Mumbai, India, via a subsea tunnel and an ultra high speed 1,000 km/hour subsea railway line.

  • DIRC residential project set for December completion


    Dubai Investments Real Estate Company (DIRC) has announced that 25 per cent of the work has been completed at its new residential tower coming up within the 38,917-sq-ft Al Barsha 1 development and is on track for completion this December.

  • Senaat, Spanish group in deal to set up tubular products JV

    NEW FIRM ACQUIRES DUBAI GROUP
    Leading UAE industrial investment company Senaat said it has reached an agreement with Spanish group Tubacex to set up a new joint venture that will manufacture stainless steel and high-alloyed tubular products (tubes and accessories).

  • ENBD REIT announces share buy-back programme


    ENBD REIT, a UAE-based shari’a-compliant real estate investment trust, has announced plans to introduce a share buy-back programme, as part of its strategy to add value to shareholders holding equity at the current discounted share price level.

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Meraas unveils new residential neighbourhood in Dubai

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