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The Viceroy Hotel in Abu Dhabi

Dubai hotel group closes financing Subscription

1 September 2015 | By

Syndicated finance includes Chinese banks

Arabtec shares drop on 1 million homes setback

Arabtec shares drop on 1 million homes setback Subscription

1 September 2015 | By

Less commitment to project could be net positive

Egypt housing

Arabtec and Egypt fail to agree on housing project Subscription

31 August 2015 | By

Arabtec will only develop the first phase of the major scheme


From our Experts

Jennifer Aguinaldo

Why Gulf VAT could be bad news Subscription

19 August 2015 | By

Imposing value-added tax (VAT) across the Gulf seems likelier than ever

Philippa Wilkinson

The ideal moment for subsidy cuts Subscription

28 July 2015 | By

Much-needed subsidy reforms should be accompanied by public transport investments

Colin Foreman

The fog over Dubai's construction sector Subscription

28 July 2015 | By

Emaar award is a sign that clients are ready to award contracts again

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Dubai real estate

Midtown phase one launched in Dubai Subscription

31 August 2015 | By

Main contract expected to be awarded by the final quarter of next year

Falcon Island is a residential development being built in Ras al-Khaimah

Local developer launches phase two of Ras al-Khaimah scheme Subscription

30 August 2015 | By

The project includes more than 150 waterfront villa units, private beaches, canals and parks

Refinery

Dubai invites companies to bid for refinery expansion Subscription

27 August 2015 | By

Emirates National Oil Company to add capacity to Jebel Ali facility

Enoc petrol pump

UAE fuel prices for September announced Subscription

27 August 2015 | By

Fuel prices rose 24 per cent in August as subsidies were scrapped

Port

DP World profits up Subscription

27 August 2015 | By

Debt burden rises on acquisitions

Dreamz by Danube development

Dubai developer awards contract on Dreamz by Danube Subscription

26 August 2015 | By

Development’s affordability has made it popular with buyers

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (left) and Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Arab leaders meet Putin Subscription

26 August 2015 | By

Security, nuclear power and industrial projects discussed in Moscow

Sharjah

Local developer announces major Sharjah project Subscription

26 August 2015 | By

Sharjah Waterfront City will be developed across a 35 kilometre coast

Stock market

GCC stock markets bounce back Subscription

26 August 2015 | By

Gulf equity markets begin recovery from week of losses

Burj Khalifa Dubai skyine

Local firm plans Dubai hotel Subscription

25 August 2015 | By

To be developed in the Downtown area

Dubai real estate

Contractors prequalify for Dubai mixed-use scheme Subscription

25 August 2015 | By

Local firms express interest in development

Oil prices

Optimism plunges among chief financial officers Subscription

25 August 2015 | By

Deloitte reports negative impact of sustained low oil prices to optimism and risk appetite

The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)

Tadawul leads further day of GCC market losses Subscription

25 August 2015 | By

Sell-off moderates but Saudi Arabia suffers

Sewerage

Dubai tenders consultancy contracts for deep-tunnel sewer project Subscription

24 August 2015 | By

Deep-tunnel sewer network will be similar to Abu Dhabi’s STEP scheme

Offshore oil and gas

Chiyoda-CCC awarded $150m UAE offshore contract Subscription

23 August 2015 | By

Japanese-led joint venture to carry out modifications at Das Island for Nasr development

Petrochemicals

Finnish firm wins Abu Dhabi petrochemicals contract Subscription

23 August 2015 | By

Group will provide front-end engineering & design study for Borouge scheme

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Analysis

In February this year, the Investment Corporation of Dubai bought a controlling stake in South Korea's Ssangyong E&C. The contractor is participating in is the $1.4bn expansion of the Atlantis resort on the Palm Jumeirah

Contractors up for sale Subscription

25 August 2015 | By

Gulf investment vehicles have been buying construction companies and the motives are far from clear

Select Group's chief commercial officer, Mustafa Pooya

Dedicated to a maturing property sector Subscription

25 August 2015

Dubai-based developer Select Group remains committed to a more mature property market, according to the firm’s chief commercial officer, Mustafa Pooya

St Regis Dubai and W Dubai – Al-Habtoor City complex

Starwood focuses on mid-range offerings in UAE Subscription

25 August 2015 | By

US hotel operator to bring new brands to the emirate to help the government hit its 20 million visitors by 2020 target

The Silicon Park at Dubai Silicon Oasis will have lighting systems that respond to traffic and pedestrians

The challenges to becoming a smart city

24 August 2015 | By Dominic Dudley

Clever use of technology could make cities more efficient and perhaps improve the quality of life for residents too, but it is not going to happen overnight

Dubai pursues smart grids

Dubai pursues smart grids Subscription

24 August 2015 | By Dominic Dudley

Dubai’s power and water provider aims to improve networks with a modernisation programme

Dubai

Complex issues confront smart city projects Subscription

24 August 2015 | By

Translating smart city concepts into executable projects requires careful planning from government and developers, and participation of consultants and technology suppliers

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Special Report

The Silicon Park at Dubai Silicon Oasis will have lighting systems that respond to traffic and pedestrians

The challenges to becoming a smart city

By Dominic Dudley

Clever use of technology could make cities more efficient and perhaps improve the quality of life for residents too, but it is not going to happen overnight

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Gulf Capital SME Awards 2015

28 October 2015 | Recognising success, growth and innovation in business

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Gulf Projects Index

Value of projects planned or under way 28 Aug 2015

Gulf Projects Index reaches new highs Subscription

31 August 2015 | By

Iran’s market continues to be the main driver behind index growth

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