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Burj Khalifa bags ‘Award of the Year’

Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, has won the award of the year for the best construction project in the Gulf Cooperation...

SZHP is considering a decision to increase the minimum limit for...

The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP) is considering a decision to increase the minimum limit for housing loans administered as part of the programme,...

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...

New retail strip ‘The Avenue’ enters phase 1

Meraas announced it has appointed Al-Futtaim Carillion as project contractors for phase-1 of 'The Avenue', which is part of a three-phase project spanning 1.1 kilometers at a prime location in Dubai.

Construction works on the Arabian Canal on schedule

Limitless, an integrated real estate development company and a business unit of Dubai World, has begun construction work on the Dh40.4 billion ( $11...

MBRCF embarked upon number of charity projects in Iraq

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Foundation (MBRCF) has embarked upon a number of charity projects in various parts of Iraq...

GCC infrastructure projects now worth US$119.6 billion

he GCC countries will invest over US$119.6 billion in infrastructure projects over the next ten years, of which rail projects account for ...

MENA cities’ population to reach 226 million by 2020

More than 226 million people will be living in cities throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by 2020, accounting for nearly 62...

Emirates Steel constructs the region’s first Heavy Sections Mill

The Emirates Steel has awarded an AED 1.74bn contract to Danieli Corporation for the construction of Phase II B of Emirates Steel's AED 9...

Local construction companies vs foreign contractors

Construction companies have excess capacity to utilise and empty pages on their order books to fill, prompting some to look further afield for projects.

Construction contract awarded for Dubai’s Vegas-style hotel complex

Construction expected to begin in June New hotel floor area will sprawl across 350,000 square metres Construction giant Leighton Holdings' Middle East subsidiary has won a...

NZTE Trade Commissioner Welcomes Indian Delegation

Architects visit UAE to learn about latest NZ construction technology New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s Dubai-based Trade Commissioner, Wayne Mikkelsen, gives...

Dubai’s Construction Boom May Need Building Quotas Rather Sooner Than Later

What is a building quota? The implementation of building quotas is a measure aimed at limiting the number of annual building permits for a certain...

New Massive Project Announced in Dubai Healthcare City

Dubai-based MAG Group has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with Dubai Healthcare City to develop approximately one million square feet mixed-use project in...

The Big 5 to support green building initiatives

The Middle East's biggest construction trade show has introduced a unique programme to make it easier for specifiers, contractors and developers to source...

Top ten Abu Dhabi projects worth $208 billion

Global slowdown notwithstanding, the capital of the United Arab Emirates continues to be transformed with masterplan budgets for the city's top ten civil projects...

New Construction Boom in Dubai

After a period of relative moderation, Dubai has regained the confidence to launch new mega projects. Encouraged by ambitious prospects of World Expo 2020,...

DEWA signs 5 contracts for new projects at cost AED1billion

On the second day of the activities of the 13th Water, Energy and Environment Exhibition 2011 (WETEX), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) celebrated...