• Saudi Arabia launches $633m villa community development

    OVER 4,700 RESIDENTIAL UNITS
    Saudi Arabia has launched work on Madinat Al Wouroud, a SR2.38-billion ($633 million) residential project coming up over a sprawling 6.3-million-sq-m area in Taif region of the kingdom featuring a total of more than 4,700 villas.

  • Sharjah Holding launches exclusive free-hold residential plots


    Sharjah Holding, a joint venture between Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management, has launched its newest free-hold development, Orchid, featuring a limited number of exclusive residential plots ranging from 5,000 to 12,000 sq ft.

  • Tadweer opens unit to monitor Abu Dhabi's waste collection


    Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has opened a new control centre to monitor the performance of private firms involved in the collection of waste in the emirate and also to electronically track their vehicles.

  • Serco set to build inclusive, connected, livable cities in GCC


    Leading public services provider Serco Middle East is set to play a key role at the upcoming Arab Future Cities Summit 2019 in Dubai where it will discuss construction of inclusive, connected, livable cities in the GCC region.

  • UAE group outlines roadmap for construction sector growth


    The UAE Construction Think Tank, a focus group comprising top industry stakeholders, has outlined key recommendations to foster a new eco-system for the UAE construction sector and help deliver the UAE Centennial 2071 objectives.

  • Diyar Al Muharraq to play key role at GCC Proptech Time 2019


    Diyar Al Muharraq, the largest real estate developer in Bahrain, said it has signed up as Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming GCC PropTech Time 2019 in a bid to further position the kingdom’s real estate capabilities on a global map.

  • Emirates Steel to unveil key product range at Saudi conference


    Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a unit of General Holding Corporation (Senaat), will be showcasing its unique product range at the upcoming Saudi International Iron & Steel Conference in Riyadh.

  • Siemens, Orascom win deal to rebuild 1.6GW Iraq power plants

    $775m PHASE I CONTRACTS
    Global technology giant Siemens has been awarded a contract along with Orascom Construction to rebuild the Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern Iraq. On completion, these plants will have a combined generation capacity of 1.6 GW.

  • Bloom's FM unit wins four ISO certifications


    Abu Dhabi-based Bloom Holding said one of its units and a leading integrated facilities management services company, b.fm, has been awarded four ISO quality standards for its operations, processes and management.

  • Materials Handling ME sees 12pc jump in visitor turnout


    Materials Handling Middle East, the region’s dedicated warehousing, intralogistics and supply chain solutions show, racked up a 12 per cent visitor uplift during the 10th edition of the biennial event which was held recently in Dubai.

  • Facilio to roll out innovative IoT, AI solutions


    Facilio, the Atlanta-based FM-Tech start-up with operations in US, Middle East and India, will be showcasing the latest innovations in its IoT and AI-based enterprise-wide O&M platform at the upcoming FM Expo 2019 in Dubai.

  • Dewa unveils new smart grids development strategy


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) outlined its new strategy in developing smart grids and connecting solar systems in buildings to the power grid during a key workshop at the World Energy Congress (WEC), in Abu Dhabi.

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Saudi Arabia launches $633m villa community development

Saudi Arabia has launched work on Madinat Al Wouroud, a SR2.38-billion ($633 million) residential project coming up over a sprawling 6.3-million-sq-m area in Taif region of the kingdom featuring a total of more than 4,700 villas....



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