• Damac launches affordable luxury homes in Business Bay


    Leading UAE developer Damac Properties has announced the launch of Zada, a fully-integrated development featuring luxurious one-bedroom modern apartments, in Dubai’s Business Bay area with prices starting at Dh699,999 ($190,539).

  • Masaood's Abu Dhabi waterfront project 'in big demand'


    UAE-based Masaood Developments said it has received an overwhelming response from both Emiratis and expats for its freehold waterfront residential project in Abu Dhabi - Azure Al Reem - within just four weeks of its sales launch.

  • GFH Properties launches Bahrain Harbour residences' sale


    GFH Properties has launched the sales for its landmark Harbour Row residences with an exclusive financing plan that enables prospective buyers to purchase their dream home in the best waterside location in Bahrain.

  • Egypt's new admin capital’s 70pc infrastructure completed


    Work is progressing at a steady pace on Egypt's New Administrative Capital project and all the construction work in the Phase One, including facilities and infrastructure, will be completed in the first half of 2020, said a report.

  • Caterpillar launches 920K compact wheel loader


    Caterpillar, a leading manufacturer of construction equipment with a major presence in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, has launched its new 920K compact wheel loader, that boasts a net-power rating of 74 kW (99 horsepower).

  • Over 40 global firms vie for giant Jubail utility project

    GE, ACWA, ENGIE TOP BIDDERS
    Over 40 top utility developers including Acwa Power, GE, Engie, Veolia, Cobra and Mitsubishi besides Kuwait-based GIC and 10 major Saudi companies have submitted bids for the development of an IWPP in the Jubail area of the kingdom.

  • Wasl releases first building in Dubai Port Rashid project


    UAE-based wasl properties has released 270 modern residential units as part of the first phase of its unique ‘wasl port views’ development located adjacent to Port Rashid in Dubai. The project is expected to be fully completed by 2020.

  • Saudi Qiddiya project to enter construction phase soon


    The Saudi government will soon finish off the primary works related to its mega leisure and cultural destination, Qiddiya, and shift to the construction phase in the next few months, said a report, citing a top official.

  • Work starts on 780-bed Kuwait maternity hospital


    Kuwait government has started the construction work on one of its ambitious healthcare projects - a 780-bed maternity hospital in the Al Sabah Medical Area. It will boast 60 delivery rooms and 28 operation theatres, said a report.

  • Kuwait sets criteria for contractors, consultancy services


    Kuwait's Central Agency for Public Tenders (CAPT) has issued two new resolutions on the classification rules of general contractors and consultancy services, reported state news agency Kuna.

  • Work in full swing at Egypt's grand museum project


    Work on the 167,000-sq-m Grand Egyptian Museum, an ambitious project for the Arab nation, is progressing at a steady pace with the structural work fully completed and the surrounding roads almost ready, said a report.

  • Orascom completes Tamweel Group stake sale


    Orascom Development Egypt (ODE), an integrated developer of resort towns, said it has completed the sale of its 87 per cent equity stake in Tamweel Group for E£360 million ($21.4 million) to Ebtikar for Financial Investment.

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