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Actco to build Dubai Bollywood theme park

Actco to build Dubai Bollywood theme park Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Project being built in Jebel Ali area

Oman tenders cultural centre construction

Oman tenders cultural centre construction Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Bid deadline set for late September

Midmac and CCC take over Qatar Sidra Medical and Research Centre work

Midmac and CCC take over Qatar hospital work Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Joint venture replaces team of OHL and Contrack for work on Sidra Medical and Research Centre

Mace to manage Oman Cultural Complex project

Mace to manage Oman Cultural Complex project Subscription

22 July 2014 | By

Scheme includes building a major library, archive and theatre in Muscat

Solar panels

Dewa awards contract for solar centre Subscription

16 July 2014 | By

Innovation centre will be located at Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Solar Park


Saudi Binladin Group submits low bid for military medical city Subscription

15 July 2014 | By

Ten groups submitted prices for the first phase of the hospital project

Healthcare projects

Ashghal seeks key personnel for healthcare projects Subscription

14 July 2014 | By

Schemes will be delivered over the next three years

Murray & Roberts tie-up wins Doha design and construct deal Subscription

10 July 2014 | By

Joint-venture contract covers research and technology centre at Education City in Doha

Saudi Aramco to build 11 stadiums across the kingdom Subscription

6 July 2014 | By ,

State-owned oil major to oversee construction of sports facilities as part of King Abdullah Programme

US army to build $1.7bn hospital in Kuwait Subscription

2 July 2014 | By

Army Corps of Engineers will oversee development of medical facilities for armed forces

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Market news

Kier targets Middle East building sector Subscription

3 June 2014 | By

UK-based contractor Kier looks to build on recent Dubai University construction deal

New $544m tourism project planned for Dubai creek Subscription

19 May 2014 | By

Dubai creek tourism project will entail floating market, hotels and restaurants

GCC must rethink megaproject delivery Subscription

13 May 2014 | By

Infrastructure analyst calls for current projects to be used to educate future planners

Kuwait approves 248,000 new homes Subscription

13 May 2014 | By

Properties will be built outside the traditional urban area of Kuwait City

MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2014

Bahrain water treatment project named GCC project of the year

13 May 2014 | By

Bahrain Petroleum Company sustainability project heads the list of winners at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2014

Dubai to transform metro stations into art galleries Subscription

20 April 2014 | By

Six of Dubai’s metro stations to house assorted art objects

Abu Dhabi invites firms for hotel development Subscription

1 April 2014 | By

New tourism project to be built in Western Region

Fifa official says World Cup should remain in Qatar Subscription

16 February 2014 | By

World Cup seen as helping to push Qatar to improve labour rights record

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Public buildings trends

Qatar Fifa dispute

Fifa dispute to breed distrust

5 June 2014

The conflict raging over Qatar’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup raises concerns that clients will treat foreign firms with suspicion


Stadiums are the new focus in Qatar Subscription

8 May 2014 | By

Contractors are now turning their attention to the 2022 World Cup stadium projects, although details of upcoming projects are still unclear

Al-Rayyan stadium: A project manager has been chosen

Focus returns to Qatar's stadium programme Subscription

14 April 2014 | By

2014 is set to be the year in which Qatar awards construction contracts to build several World Cup stadiums. Not a moment too soon, say contractors  

Gulf Projects Index 8 April 2014

UAE leads growth in Gulf index Subscription

10 April 2014

Iraq records largest decline in value of projects market in the region

Jeddah cultural centre gets under way Subscription

9 April 2014 | By

The Prince Sultan Cultural Centre project aims to re-establish the city as a leading venue for exhibitions and conferences and as the centre for private healthcare in Saudi Arabia

UAE Sustainable Project of the Year

31 March 2014

Dewa Sustainable Building

Saudi Arabia Social Project of the Year

31 March 2014

King Fahad National Library

Gulf Projects Index 18 Mar 2014

No change for Gulf Projects Index Subscription

20 March 2014

A static week as gains made in Kuwait, the UAE and Iraq are offset by decline in Iran

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Jean Nouvel Subscription

4 August 2013

Jean Nouvel is founder and partner, Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Donna Sultan Subscription

4 August 2013

Donna Sultan is chief executive officer, KEO International Consultants

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Mena Projects Report

Mena Projects Forecast & Review 2014

10 July 2014

A comprehensive forecast and assessment of the projects market in the region

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