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Sewage treatment

Dubai invites bids for Jebel Ali Sewage plant Subscription

25 May 2015 | By

Second phase will more than double capacity of existing plant

The Dubai Parks & Resorts project comprises three parks: Motiongate, Bollywood Park and Legoland

Dubai Parks & Resorts eyes future expansions Subscription

24 May 2015 | By

Half of land on site still available for further development

Construction at Dubai Parks & Resorts theme park development in the Jebel Ali area of Dubai

Dubai Parks and Resorts confirms 2016 opening Subscription

24 May 2015 | By

Works 17 per cent complete by value

Dubai Metro

Dubai delays Expo metro submission date Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Local and international firms are forming bidding teams

Islamic bonds

Lack of liquidity stifling sukuk market Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Experts call for more corporate issuance

UK firm wins Al-Maktoum airport contract

Export credit agencies teaming up for Dubai airport funding Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

UK offered $2bn of export credit guarantees in 2014

Power plant

Dubal extends deadline for power plant expansion Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Project will expand captive power plant capacity for aluminium producer

Property surge: There are fears another housing bubble is forming in Dubai

Dubai property values drop Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Dubai home values dropped in the first quarter of this year as a subdued market continues to struggle with supply and demand

Dubai Islamic Bank

Dubai Islamic Bank prepares sukuk Subscription

20 May 2015 | By

International arrangers appointed

Dubai tenders Al-Maktoum airport terminal expansion

Dubai to retender Maktoum airport enabling works Subscription

20 May 2015 | By

Contract is first part of a $33bn expansion to the airport

Aramco awards construction deal to Arabtec

Eight contractors in for tallest commercial tower in Dubai Subscription

20 May 2015 | By

The Burj 2020 will be built in the Jumeirah Lake Towers area

Dubai Expo masterplan to be submitted soon

Dubai receives bids for Expo infrastructure Subscription

20 May 2015 | By

Award expected soon on fast-track project

Dubai real estate

Dubai economy slowing not reversing Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

April figures show softening growth

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Chinese bank to issue debt on Dubai markets Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

Medium-term notes to be issued over 12 months

Dubai Metro

Bidding teams form for Dubai Metro Expo link Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

Prequalification documents are due to be submitted at end of May

Downtown Dubai

Emaar tenders Vida Residence in Dubai Subscription

18 May 2015 | By

Tower will be built in the Downtown Dubai district

Dubai Municipal solid waste

Dubai plans waste-to-energy plant Subscription

17 May 2015 | By

Contractors invited to prequalify for construction contract

Dubai real estate

Dubai developer seeks contractors for towers Subscription

17 May 2015 | By

The mid-rise development will built in the Satwa area

Dubai Media City

Contractors approached for Dubai Media City tower Subscription

17 May 2015 | By

Residential tower will be 56 storeys high

Dubai contractor records profit dip

Dubai contractor records profit dip Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

Listed firm announces dip in profits and revenues in first quarter

Selected Arabtec projects

Arabtec posts loss despite stable revenues Subscription

13 May 2015 | By

UAE contractor records losses in first quarter of this year

The new Atlantis hotel planned in Dubai

Eight compete for Dubai Atlantis resort Subscription

11 May 2015 | By

Bids for Palm Jumeirah resort are due in June


Firms bid for Dubai financial centre mall Subscription

11 May 2015 | By

Project is part of ongoing development at Dubai International Financial Centre


Dubai invites bids for solar powered desalination project Subscription

10 May 2015 | By

Emirate invites bids for pilot scheme

Dubai Silicon Oasis

New road upgrade for Dubai Silicon Oasis Subscription

10 May 2015 | By

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority announces new road project to improve traffic in the area

Dubai Parks work passes 40 per cent

Dubai Parks work passes 40 per cent Subscription

10 May 2015 | By

First-quarter results project late 2016 opening

UK Export Finance is providing $2bn-worth of export guarantees for the expansion of Al-Maktoum International airport

More support for Dubai aviation expected after UK election Subscription

10 May 2015 | By

Conservatives formed new government after 7 May general election

Dubai Metro

Financing not mandatory for Dubai Expo metro link Subscription

10 May 2015 | By

Funding proposals will be considered for design-and-build contract

Photovoltaic solar power

Dubai receives advisory bids for 800MW solar scheme Subscription

7 May 2015 | By

Nine submit bids for advisory role

Dubai hotels

Strong dollar set to impact tourism in the GCC Subscription

7 May 2015 | By

Hospitality industry in the region faces short-term challenges caused by currency fluctuations

Land prices are the biggest barrier for low-end hotels

Land prices are the biggest barrier for low-end hotels Subscription

6 May 2015 | By

Land prices continue to deter developers from building budget hotels


Wasl to open 15 hotels in Dubai Subscription

6 May 2015 | By

Company plans to double the number of hotel rooms it manages

Dubai's existing Atlantis hotel

Hotel investment becoming more attractive Subscription

6 May 2015 | By

Push for growth in the mid-level segment is gathering pace in the region

Hospital project

Amal hospital to be complete in 2016 Subscription

6 May 2015 | By

Work progressing on schedule for Dubai psychiatric healthcare project

Emaar Properties' Downtown district in Dubai

Emaar profits up 7 per cent Subscription

4 May 2015 | By

Dubai developer has strong first quarter

Route 2020

Dubai starts prequalification for Expo metro link Subscription

4 May 2015 | By

Interested firms have been invited to a briefing

Deira Islands Nakheel

Nakheel plans to build resort Subscription

3 May 2015 | By

Local developer plans four-star hotel on Deira Islands in Dubai

Dubai Metro

Dubai confirms metro briefing Subscription

3 May 2015 | By

Route 2020 is the most eagerly awaited Expo project

Dubai's Museum of the Future

Dubai approaches contractors for museum Subscription

3 May 2015 | By

Futuristic building will be constructed on Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai power sector

Acwa Power group submits lowest Dubai coal project tariff Subscription

30 April 2015 | By

Low bidder also submitted alternative price for larger capacity plant

Palm Jumeirah

Nakheel profits more than double Subscription

30 April 2015 | By

Development business performs strongly in first quarter of 2015


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Ali Mohammed al-Mazyood Subscription

1 April 2015

Ali Mohammed al-Mazyood is director of engineering at Dubai Health Authority

Udayan Mukherjee Subscription

28 January 2015

Udayan Mukherjee is partner at Dentons Dubai

Neil Cuthbert Subscription

28 January 2015

Neil Cuthbert is partner at Dentons Dubai

Qasim Aslam Subscription

28 January 2015

Qasim Aslam is a partner in the banking and finance practice at Dentons

Valerie Lindsay

Valerie Lindsay Subscription

22 September 2014

Valerie Lindsay is dean of faculty of business, University of Wollongong in Dubai

Christopher Abraham

Christopher Abraham Subscription

22 September 2014

Christopher Abraham is head of Dubai campus, senior vice-president of institutional development, S P Jain School of Global Management

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Emirates airline

Emirates rises on falling oil Subscription

12 May 2015

Strong financial performance lifts carrier’s mood as it seeks to tackle head on the accusations of unfair government support by US rivals

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Flanagan: I knew Emirates was going to grow

Obituary: Maurice Flanagan Subscription

12 May 2015

The former executive vice-chairman of Emirates airline talked to Austyn Allison in January about the carrier’s spectacular growth through the years. He passed away on 7 May

Forum: Buamim leads the delegation in Bratislava

Interview: Hamad Buamin, President and CEO, Dubai Chamber Subscription

5 May 2015

The Czech and Slovak republics have been identified as target markets for trade with Dubai. Colin Foreman reports from Prague and Bratislava

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed's drive is felt in 2015 Subscription

5 May 2015

Dubai is moving foward with a raft of new projects inspite of lower oil prices

Coal-fired power plant

Acwa strengthens position in Dubai Subscription

5 May 2015

Saudi developer has submitted lowest tariff prices for two different fuel platforms

Dubai contract awards

Dubai counters market inertia with new projects Subscription

4 May 2015

As the emirate’s property market slows down, government clients have been busy driving forward projects, led by Expo 2020-related schemes


Contractors push for more design-and-build schemes Subscription

4 May 2015

International contractors want more clients to award design-and-build deals for their major projects

Renewable energy

Renewables market hotspots taking off Subscription

28 April 2015

Excitement over Egypt, but Saudi Arabia’s plans remain unclear

Dubai in the UAE

Dubai is the market that delivers Subscription

21 April 2015

Emirate’s aggressive economic diversification efforts are paying off

To control its spiralling costs and return to profitability, Arabtec will need the best people

People are the problem for Arabtec Subscription

21 April 2015

Board and senior management changes take their toll on Dubai contractor

Dubai International Financial Centre

Confidence improves in Dubai’s credit risk Subscription

21 April 2015

Memories of Dubai’s obligation issues are starting to fade, with the emirate signing restructuring deals and working on a pipeline of infrastructure projects

Dubai power generation

Dubai becomes Gulf’s solar champion Subscription

20 April 2015

The emirate is making renewables plans and acting on them, becoming the regional leader in the alternative energy race. Other GCC states’ once promising schemes are falling behind

Special reports


UAE: Dubai's maturing economy Subscription

21 April 2015

Dubai is doing better than many of its neighbours at diversifying its economy away from oil and gas

Real estate

Prices fluctuate in maturing real estate market Subscription

18 March 2015

The region is seeing sharp differences in office and housing costs, depending on the maturity of the market

The Burj al-Arab, in Dubai

UAE: Funding Dubai's new building boom Subscription

4 December 2014

Economic diversification is essential to the future of the UAE