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Emaar the Economic City signs new funding deal for King Abdullah Economic City

Emaar, the Economic City gets financing Subscription

20 May 2015 | By

Islamic financing for development of Economic City

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

Manazel plans Abu Dhabi healthcare project

Manazel plans Abu Dhabi healthcare project Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

Developer reveals plans for medical complex

Construction

Saudi residential contract awarded to Indian firm Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

Interior Ministry lets $586m deal

Downtown Dubai

Emaar tenders Vida Residence in Dubai Subscription

18 May 2015 | By

Tower will be built in the Downtown Dubai district

Kuwait tenders housing construction

Kuwait tenders housing construction Subscription

17 May 2015 | By

Three tenders launched by Public Authority for Housing Welfare

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

Australian venture to develop Oman resort

Australian venture to develop Oman resort Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

Contract award before mid-2015

Qatar projects

Qatar authority suspends US consultant Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

Aecom seeking to address ‘delivery challenges’ on two Ashghal projects

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Market news

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

Jabal Omar Development secures loan Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Islamic financing for Mecca development

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

Stock market

Emaar Misr to list Subscription

20 May 2015 | By

Property developer plans IPO of Egyptian subsidiary

Dubai real estate

Dubai economy slowing not reversing Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

April figures show softening growth

Aldar headquarters in Abu Dhabi

Aldar reports 36 per cent profit rise Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

First-quarter results show strong growth and lower debt burden

Bahrain purchases residential units from local developer

Bahrain real estate threatened by economy Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

Economic stability is threatened as Bahrain’s real estate sector starts to feel the impact of low oil prices

Selected Arabtec projects

Arabtec posts loss despite stable revenues Subscription

13 May 2015 | By

UAE contractor records losses in first quarter of this year

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Real estate trends

Middle East contracts March 2015

Middle East contracts awarded: March 2015 Subscription

15 April 2015

Over $6bn of contracts awarded in March in the Middle East

Construction leaders survey

Sourcing construction talent remains a challenge Subscription

7 April 2015 | By , Katie Briggs

Recruiting and retaining employees with the right skillsets is an issue that continues to worry construction companies across the region

David Cox, regional managing director, Middle East and South Asia, Mott MacDonald

Construction firms predict slowdown Subscription

24 March 2015 | By , Katie Briggs

Executives at some of the region’s top construction firms say lower oil prices will lead to a rethink about the need for future projects

Egypt GDP growth and planned real estate projects

Egypt real estate projects top $140bn Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Real estate plans across the country to face investors as investment conference nears

Gulf projects index

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2015 Subscription

1 March 2015

Over $8bn of contracts awarded in February in the Middle East

Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

Saudi government continues massive spending plans Subscription

10 February 2015 | By

Positive forecasts for construction sector as government announces additional infrastructure spending

Burj Khalifa cover

Cloudy outlook for Dubai property sector Subscription

3 February 2015 | By

Internal and external factors play a role in the slowdown of Dubai’s real estate market

Middle East contracts awarded Jan 15

Middle East contracts awarded: January 2015 Subscription

3 February 2015

Over $7bn of contracts awarded in January in the Middle East

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Construction in Cairo

Egypt committed to foreign investment Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Authorities affirm FDI commitment with recent concerns surrounding the financing of Arabtec’s housing project

Egypt housing

Egypt property plans threaten to overpromise Subscription

26 February 2015 | By

Fears of overambitious real estate plans as general confidence remains high in the lead up to Egypt Economic Development conference

Construction

Perfect timing for OCI demerger Subscription

17 February 2015 | By

Demerger set to be complete in time for Egypt’s economic development conference

Dubai real estate

Market slowdown for Dubai real estate Subscription

3 February 2015 | By

Minimum 10 per cent drop in prices expected

Dubai project finance

Project financing requires innovation Subscription

28 January 2015 | By

Banks must develop innovative finance packages to allow project market to continue growth

Marassi al-Bahrain development

UAE real estate investment buoyed by Eagle Hills Subscription

8 January 2015 | By

Eagle Hills and Al-Mabaar combine portfolios as Abu Dhabi reignites international real estate investment

Dubai Marina

Robust Dubai can weather 2015 storm Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Challenging year ahead is not cause for worry yet

The downwards revision of population estimates for Abu Dhabi means cuts in investment are likely to follow

Abu Dhabi government gets breathing space Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

The downwards revision of population estimates for the emirate means cuts in investment are likely to follow

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Special reports

Real estate

Prices fluctuate in maturing real estate market Subscription

18 March 2015 | By

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

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Presentations

Projects trends

Gulf projects index

Impact of GCC slowdown takes hold Subscription

12 May 2015

Bahrain makes the biggest gain, while Saudi Arabia’s market continues to fall

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Projects awards

Construction

Saudi residential contract awarded to Indian firm Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

Interior Ministry lets $586m deal

Cairo skyline

Hill wins more Cairo project management work Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

Firm will manage mixed-use development in Egyptian capital

Beirut in Lebanon

Contract award for Beirut Waterfront project Subscription

12 May 2015 | By

Local firm awarded contract for major real estate project in Lebanon

Duqm

Duqm Development Company appoints Aecom Subscription

10 May 2015 | By

US firm appointed for feasibility, master plan and design of phase two of Oman project

The new Atlantis hotel planned in Dubai

Faithful+Gould appointed for Atlantis project management Subscription

29 April 2015 | By

Contractors are bidding for the main construction contract

Belgrade Waterfront development

Eagle Hills signs Serbia deal Subscription

27 April 2015 | By

Belgrade Waterfront was lauched last year

Brookfield Multiplex wins Lapita theme park hotel

Brookfield Multiplex wins Lapita theme park hotel Subscription

26 April 2015 | By

Canadian contractor joins other firms working on development

Sadiyaat Island projects

Contract awarded for Saadiyat Island Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

Local firm awarded contract for enabling work on Saadiyat Island project

Companies

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People

Laurent Voivenel Subscription

27 January 2015

Laurent Voivenel is CEO at Hospitality Management Holdings

Mohammed Alabbar Subscription

22 January 2015

Mohammed Alabbar is chairman, Emaar Properties

Rashid al-Nafisi Subscription

22 September 2014

Rashid al-Nafisi is chairman of the Al-Mazaya Holding Company

Salwa Nabil Malhas Subscription

16 September 2014

Salwa Nabil Malhas is chief business development and marketing officer at Al-Mazaya Holding

Ibrahim Abdul Rahman al-Saqabi Subscription

16 September 2014

Ibrahim Abdul Rahman al-Saqabi is CEO at Al-Mazaya Holding Company

Grigoris Christofides Subscription

28 November 2013

Grigoris Christofides is chief executive officer, Arabtec Construction

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Tenders

UAE: Accommodation buldings Subscription

12 May 2015 | By

Construction of accommodation buildings and associated service buildings

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