• UAE sees rise in demand for flexible work spaces, says expert


    Currently there are 38 institutional flexible working locations in the UAE and this number is expected to increase further thanks to key measures such as easing of visa restrictions and opening of regional economies, said an expert.

  • Emaar tops Dubai off-plan property sales in 2019


    Leading regional developer Emaar continues to dominate the Dubai property market in terms of the number of off-plan sales transactions registered last year, which surged to 8,600, with a 36 per cent market share, said a report.

  • UL to accredit product quality to Saudi standards


    Global safety science company UL said it has been authorised by Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) to test and certify products to comply with the globally recognised Saudi Quality Marking safety standards.

  • UD Trucks posts solid growth in MEENA region


    UD Trucks, a Japanese truck manufacturer and part of Volvo Group, registered solid regional growth in 2019, which was marked by the launch of its heavy-duty Quester besides a series of major fleet deals and signing up of a new Saudi retail partner.

  • UAE to hand over 1,700 new housing units by year-end


    More than 1,700 housing units will be handed over to Emirati beneficiaries under the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme by the end of this year. Of these, 888 homes will be coming up in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, 500 in Ajman and 341 in Dubai.

  • Emirates Transport completes 10 infrastructure projects in 2019


    Emirates Transport (ET), a leading transport and auto services provider, has announced that it had completed 10 infrastructure development projects across the UAE last year, covering a combined area of more than 250,000 sq m.

  • Al Hosn Logistics to expand Sohar facility


    Oman-based Al Hosn Logistics and Warehousing Services has signed an agreement with Amjaad Engineering & Contracting to expand its existing facility at Sohar Free Zone at an additional investment of RO2.5 million ($6.49 million), said a report.

  • Oman opens 191-km-long strategic expressway


    Omani authorities have opened the Sharqiyah Expressway, a 191-km engineering marvel that runs between Bidbid and Al Kamil W’al Wafi areas, for traffic. It is also the first tunnel road project of the sultanate, said a report.

  • Sharjah developer inks leasing deal with Spinneys, Starbucks


    UAE's newest developer Arada is all set to welcome top brands such as Spinneys and Starbucks into its Nasma Residences project. The construction work on the community’s retail hub, Nasma Central, is due for completion in the third quarter.

  • Herman Miller unveils new Lino Chair in Middle East


    Herman Miller, the global design and furniture manufacturer, has introduced its latest work chair, Lino, in the Middle East, UK and European markets, following the product's successful launch in the US last year.

  • Saudi building sector urged to lower carbon footprint


    Hydro Building Systems Middle East recently hosted a conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which saw industry leaders from the building and construction sector highlight the need to lower the carbon footprint in line with Saudi Vision 2030.

  • Azizi sells 95pc units in flagship Dubai MBR City project


    UAE-based Azizi Developments has sold 95 per cent of the units in Phase One of Riviera, a stylish waterfront-lifestyle hub located in the heart of Mohammed bin Rashid City, Dubai, thus registering sales of over Dh2.14 billion ($582 million).

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