UAE Focus

LG, a global technology leader in consumer electronics and home appliances, is looking to further boost its sales and presence in the region in line with its goal of gaining a leadership position in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) market.

KUEHEN + Nagel has opened Phase Two of its state-of-the-art logistics centre at the Logistics City in Dubai World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis.

DUBAI-BASED Blue Stream Environmental Technology, a leading designer and manufacturer of street furniture and urban décor receptacles in the Middle East and South Asia, recently collaborated with property developer Nakheel to enhance The Palm Jumeirah’s urban landscape.

THE final design elements of the Union Museum, which will be built at the Union House in Dubai, have been given the go-ahead by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

DUBAI’S construction and real estate sectors are facing a combined manpower shortfall of up to 500,000 heading into 2015, according to new findings.

IMDAAD, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, has won a major facilities management (FM) contract with Emirates airline for its staff housing in Dubai.

THE UAE-based Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts is to boost its Abu Dhabi portfolio with the addition of the Bin Majid Tower, following the launch of Nehal Hotel, its first project in the emirate which is due to open this year.

RTA to build 19 footbridges DUBAI’S Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is planning to construct 19 footbridges through 2014 to 2015 in various parts of the city. Seven bridges will be constructed this year and the remaining 12 next year, said Mattar Al Tayer, RTA chairman of the board and executive director.

RMD Boards, a division of JRD International, is optimistic of increasing its market share for decorative wall panels, given the increasing focus on sustainability.

REEL Cinemas, The Beach, which can accommodate nearly 900 people and will have five 3D screens, has now been opened as an integral part of the ‘The Beach’ lifestyle destination in Dubai by Meraas Holding.