• Sharjah developer to hand over first Aljada homes in Q1 2020


    Arada, the UAE's newest developer, said construction work was in full swing at its ambitious project Aljada, the largest mixed-use community development in Sharjah, with the first homes scheduled to be handed over in Q1 2020.

  • Dubai's real estate contribution to GDP up 13.6pc


    Dubai's real estate sector made a significant contribution to the emirate's GDP growth of Dh398 billion ($108 billion) last year, with the figures up 13.6 per cent compared to 6.9 per cent in 2017 and 6.8 per cent in 2016, said a report.

  • Emaar signs final terms for $500m trust certificates


    Emaar Properties has announced that it has signed final terms related to the issuance of a Dh1.84 billion ($500 million) trust certificates. It is part of the Dubai developer's $2 billion Trust Certificate Issuance Programme.

  • Atkins announces key Mideast, Africa appointments


    Atkins, a leading design, engineering and project management consultancy, has announced three major appointments to its senior leadership team in Middle East and Africa (MEA) as part of its expansion plans for the region.

  • Top FM event opens in Dubai, draws over 5,000 firms


    The Middle East region's leading facilities management event, FM Expo 2019, opened its doors today in Dubai featuring over 5,000 companies in the FM sector who showcased their hands-on demonstrations of the latest products.

  • Real estate 'among Bahrain's top 5 job creators'


    Real estate is one of five major sectors that the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is focusing on for future development as part of its mission to attract and direct investments in order to create jobs in the kingdom, said a top official.

  • Dubai FM group Emrill outsources fleet to Hertz


    Dubai-based facilities management group Emrill has outsourced the management of its 127 vehicles to fleet management specialist, Hertz. The partnership will also see Hertz provide leased vehicles and manage maintenance and driving staff.

  • Aveva launches integrated EPC software solutions


    Aveva has announced the launch of its integrated engineering, procurement and construction software designed to help customers transform the way capital projects are engineered, executed and integrated into operations and maintenance.

  • SNC-Lavalin wins Abu Dhabi oil and gas contract


    SNC-Lavalin, a leading project management and infrastructure company, has won a front-end engineering and design (Feed) contract from Al Yasat Petroleum, a joint venture company of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc).

  • New Ibis hotel to open at Omran's Madinat Al Irfan East


    Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), the sultanate’s executive arm for tourism development, has announced new investment opportunities at Madinat Al Irfan East - the country's largest urban development project - including a new 282-key Ibis hotel.

  • Majis to set up new solar PV plant at Omani port


    Majis Industrial Services, Oman’s leading water solutions provider, has signed an agreement with Unicorn International to set up a solar PV power plant for its facilities at Sohar Port at an investment value of RO500,000 ($1.3 million).

  • DSI completes key phase of Kuwait University campus


    UAE-based Drake & Scull International (DSI), a leader in engineering and construction services, has announced the completion of Phase One of Sabah Al Salem University development in Kuwait. The project is due for handover by the year-end.

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