• Nakheel breaks ground on Dragon City twin tower project

    571 STYLISH APARTMENTS
    UAE master developer Nakheel has broken ground on its first residential component at Dragon City - a Dh713-million ($194 million) twin-tower project comprising two 37-storey buildings, each with 571 one- and two-bedroom apartments.

  • Baitykool vies for top Solar Decathlon Middle East award


    Baitykool, a multi-family solar housing prototype project developed by university teams from UAE, Palestine, and France, has been shortlisted for top honours at the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 Awards being held in Dubai next month.

  • Mideast's biggest solar energy expo to open in Dubai


    Leading companies from across the globe will be showcasing their most advanced technologies, at the third Dubai Solar Show which opens tomorrow in Dubai. It is being held in conjunction with the 20th edition of leading utilities expo Wetex.

  • Dubai Creek Harbour to see 40pc uplift in property prices


    UAE developer Emaar said its 6-sq-km mega-development, Dubai Creek Harbour is set to record 30 to 40 per cent uplift in residential property prices in the short-term thanks to iconic projects such as Dubai Creek Tower and Dubai Square.

  • Global steel demand to rise 2.1pc this year

    GROWTH SEEN IN 2019 TOO
    The global steel demand will reach 1,657.9 million tonnes in 2018, an increase of 2.1 per cent over 2017, a World Steel Association (worldsteel) report said.

  • Savills boost presence in India after Cluttons Mideast buy


    International real estate advisor Savills has announced planned expansion of its Indian business into a full-service platform. This strategic move comes following the company's successful acquisition of Cluttons Middle East.

  • Arada in deal to build pavilion at mega Sharjah project


    UAE's newest developer Arada said it has signed an agreement with American University of Sharjah (AUS) to build a landmark pavilion in Aljada, the largest mixed-use mega-project in Sharjah. The Aljada Pavilion is scheduled to open next September.

  • ASGC buys Dubai unit of top Australian facades expert


    Leading UAE construction group ASGC said it has bought majority stakes in the local unit of Australian façade contracting company, JML. This comes as part of the company's strategy to become the UAE’s most trusted full-service contractor.

  • MAG LD sells over 2,800 residential units in Dubai


    UAE-based MAG Lifestyle Development said it has sold more than 2,800 residential units - including studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom townhouses across its multiple properties all over Dubai - worth Dh3 billion ($816 million).

  • Red Sea Housing buys Dubai's Modular Rental Solutions


    Red Sea Housing, one of the largest manufacturers of modular buildings in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, said it has acquired Dubai-based Modular Rental Solutions, thus expanding its footprint into the GCC temporary rental market.

  • Gulf Convention Centre unveils dramatic makeover


    The Gulf Convention Centre, one of Bahrain's leading conference and exhibition venues located adjacent to the Gulf Hotel, unveiled a vibrant new look at its opening ceremony last night (October 21).

  • Downtown completes early works for Bapco project


    Bahrain-based Downtown Group, a key provider of engineering and infrastructure services, has completed the site preparation work, which comprises Package A, of the multi-billion-dollar Bapco Modernisation Programme (BMP).

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Nakheel breaks ground on Dragon City twin tower project

UAE master developer Nakheel has broken ground on its first residential component at Dragon City - a Dh713-million ($194 million) twin-tower project comprising two 37-storey buildings, each with 571 one- and two-bedroom apartments....



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