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Saudi mall project announced Subscription

3 September 2015 | By

137,000-square-metre project located in northern Riyadh

The Viceroy Hotel in Abu Dhabi

Dubai hotel group closes financing Subscription

1 September 2015 | By

Syndicated finance includes Chinese banks

Nakheel invites bids for mosque project

Nakheel invites bids for mosque project Subscription

19 August 2015 | By Joanna Justin

500-capacity mosque will be located in International City

TDIC and Nakheel float tenders

TDIC seeks facilities management provider Subscription

18 August 2015 | By Joanna Justin

Selected firm will provide facilities management services at two sites

Bidders shortlisted for Oman Cultural Complex

Bidders shortlisted for Oman Cultural Complex Subscription

16 August 2015 | By Joanna Justin

Four companies have been selected for the contract


Dubai launches design competition for football stadium Subscription

16 August 2015 | By

Stadium part of preparations for the 2019 Asian Cup

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit

Italian firm bids low for Kuwait hospital construction Subscription

3 August 2015 | By

Maternity hospital will have more than 600 beds

University residence

US joint venture wins Kuwait university deal Subscription

23 July 2015 | By

US/local joint venture to design campus with four colleges

Dubai's Museum of the Future

Meraas prepares to tender Dubai's Museum of the Future Subscription

16 July 2015 | By

Project is part of the ongoing development of Emirates Towers area

Qatar construction projects

Qatar awards World Cup stadium construction deal Subscription

9 July 2015 | By

Multinational joint venture wins contract to build first new stadium

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Sharjah Healthcare City seeks investors Subscription

1 June 2015 | By

Masterplan for new site reaching completion

Qatar Foundation Stadium

Construction slowdown expected in Qatar Subscription

28 May 2015 | By

One of Doha’s biggest contractors says it is planning for a lull in project activity after the 2022 World Cup

Yousef AlHorr, Gulf Organisation for Research and Development

World Cup stadiums to conform to green standards Subscription

22 March 2015 | By

Metro stations, stadiums and government buildings must hit minimum sustainability standards

Egypt's Al-Ahly football team

Egypt’s Al-Ahly football club to seek funding for new stadium Subscription

15 March 2015 | By

Club looking to secure project financing before end of year

Abdulaziz Al Mawlawi

Qatar World Cup stadiums progressing Subscription

12 March 2015 | By

More tenders due for release, with all stadiums due for completion by 2020

Sheikh Nasser bin Abdulrahman bin Nasser al-Thani

Qatar aims to tackle labour camp issues Subscription

10 March 2015 | By

Daruna is developing high-quality workers’ accommodation that will be open for external inspection

Omar Bahgat

Qatar to build up to 70 medical centres Subscription

10 March 2015 | By

Focus is moving from purely clinical facilities to more wellness centres, with design attention paid to colour and light

Yousef Al-Horr

Green building to be compulsory in Qatar by 2020 Subscription

10 March 2015 | By

Sustainable guidelines being implemented across over 1.75bn sq ft of projects

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Public buildings trends

Bollywood Parks Entry

Managing the delivery of Dubai Parks & Resorts Subscription

22 June 2015 | By

South Korea’s Samsung C&T is managing 27 contractors on the $2.9bn project

Slow 2015 in store for contractors in Abu Dhabi

Slow 2015 in store for contractors Subscription

2 June 2015 | By

Abu Dhabi’s construction market has struggled to deliver on the promise it once showed, with the decline in oil prices and the revised population forecast set to delay progress with new projects

David Clifton, Faithful + Gould

Saudi population growth stresses public infrastructure Video Subscription

7 April 2015 | By

The kingdom’s young population has expectations around housing and social infrastructure that will require major investment programmes

Qatar projects update

Qatar project awards to increase Video Subscription

23 March 2015 | By

Around $30bn-worth of awards are expected to be made in 2015

Stadium projects

Low oil prices leave little room for stadiums Video Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Forecasts at the end of 2014 said stadium projects would stall

Forecast education awards

Saudi Arabia leads education projects spending Subscription

27 January 2015 | By

The kingdom will continue to lead the GCC in terms of education investment in 2015. Meanwhile, the other GCC states will focus on infrastructure in a climate of declining oil prices

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