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Biggest Trends in Sustainable Construction for 2021

The Covid-19 outbreak put many sectors at a standstill, with building and construction recording a moderate growth since the pandemic struck. However, the Middle East...

ONE Palm Set for December Completion

An iconic landmark at the centre of the very best of Dubai, One at Palm Jumeirah, Dorchester Collection, Dubai is on schedule to open...

Silicon Central Set to Transform Shopping into an Experience

Line Investments & Property LLC (LIP) reiterates leading position as the preferred investment and property management company for the retail sector with a focus...

AZIZI Developments Announces Investments Worth Over AED 3.5 Billion

The developer will construct 45 buildings comprising over 11,000 homes across MBR City, Dubai Healthcare City and Al Furjan over the course of...

Prices of Construction Cost Index Stable in Q1 2020: SCAD

Construction Cost Index, CCI, remained unchanged in the first quarter of 2020 compared with the first quarter of 2019 with the index at 98.0...

Development Valuations in Light of Covid-19

Stephen Flanagan, Knight Frank Middle East’s Head of Valuation & Advisory explores why development valuations even in stable market conditions, have a degree of...
Hotel Construction Pipeline

Middle East’s Hotel Construction Pipeline Counts Essentially Even Year-Over

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) state in the 2019 year-end report that the hotel construction pipeline in the Middle East stands at 618 projects/178,384...

GCC Project Sector Stands at a Combined Value of $3.1tn

GCC construction is at a turning point in the lead up to mega-projects according to latest intelligence report from MEED Insight In light of planned...

Deira Islands Bridges on Track for June Completion

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that the construction of the bridges leading to the entrance of Deira Islands has been 75...

Reinventing Cities: Dubai to Participate in Global Competition to Transform Cities...

C40’s architecture and design competition Reinventing Cities opens with site in Dubai Teams of architects, developers, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, and community groups compete for...

GCC New construction projects announcements jump 33%

GCC witnessed the completion of US$88.5 billion (Dh324.8 billion) worth of construction projects in the first half of 2019 New construction contracts worth US$49...

Construction Cost Index of Dubai surges 0.16 percent in Q4-2018

Construction costs rose during Q4 of 2018 by 0.16 percent, compared to the Q3 of 2018, with construction costs rising by 0.14 percent for...

New entertainment waterfront destination set for opening in Abu Dhabi

Within the framework of one of the most successful public-private partnerships between Al Barakah International Investment (BII) and Abu Dhabi Municipality, BII today announced...

Deloitte GCC Powers of Construction 2018 report – Has the industry...

Deloitte has launched the 2018 edition of the annual GCC Powers of Construction report, in which experts consider whether the industry has turned the...

Nakheel To Build New Marinas on The Palm Jumeirah

Master developer Nakheel is investing AED15 million to increase boat mooring capacity on Palm Jumeirah, with two new marinas that will bring the total...

Dubai Hills Mall 60% Completed

• With about 2 million sq. ft. GLA, Dubai Hills Mall will feature approximately 650 trendy retail and F&B outlets • Setting new standard in...

Expo 2020 Dubai Project Development Updates

Exhibition centre to be operated by Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai Investments PJSC , the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market,...

GCC Hospitality Projects Value Exceeds US$147 Billion

The total value of the 1,156 hospitality and tourism projects in the GCC region has exceeded US$147 billion (Dh539 billion) in March 2018, according...