• Sabic signs deal with major Saudi building contractors


    Sabic, a leading diversified petrochemicals company, has signed deals with nine construction contractors including Sendan International, Al Manar Arabian Corp, Zain Thermal and Third Chemical Engineering Construction Company of China.

  • Sodic inks strategic deal for 500-acre plot in Cairo


    Sodic, one of the region’s leading real estate development companies, has signed a partnership agreement with the New Urban Communities Authority (Nuca) for a 500-acre plot located in the west of Egypt capital Cairo.

  • Saudi Arabia eyes first city at Neom development in 2020

    $500bn MEGA PROJECT
    Saudi Arabia has announced that work is progressing well on the first city being built as part of its $500-billion ambitious project Neom in the kingdom. Set to span over 45,000 km, the city will be completed in 2020, said a report.

  • Dubai property fest to host top international developers


    Leading international real estate investors are set to take part in the three-day Dubai Property Festival which kicks off on March 26. It is being organised by the Dubai Land Department, (DLD) through its investment arm till March 28.

  • Chinese firms to unveil $1 trillion BRI plans at Dubai forum

    PROGRAMME IMPACTS 4.4bn PEOPLE
    With more than 1,700 projects worth $1 trillion, China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative spanning across 70 countries in Asia, Europe and Africa, aims to positively impact 4.4 billion people, or 65 per cent of the world’s population.

  • China earmarks $1 trillion for mega Belt and Road projects


    With more than 1,700 projects worth $1 trillion, China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative spanning across 70 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa region, aims to positively impact 4.4 billion people, or 65 per cent of the world’s population.

  • New e-platform opens $1.3bn Saudi housing opportunities


    Saudi government has announced the launch of a new e-platform "Benna" that will provide major opportunities for developers and contractors to build 10,000 residential units worth SR5 billion ($1.3 billion) across the kingdom.

  • Marriott, Dur launch two new hotels in Riyadh


    Marriott International said it has joined hands with Saudi-based Dur Hospitality, a specialist in developing and operating a wide portfolio of hotels and residential compounds in the kingdom, to open two new hotels in capital Riyadh.

  • Azerbaijan breaks ground on Dubai Expo 2020 pavilion


    Azerbaijan, a former Soviet republic in the Caucasus region, has broken ground on its Expo 2020 pavilion in Dubai. The 2,086-sq-m facility, which has been inspired by two natural elements - the tree and leaf - is designed by Italy's Simmetrico.

  • Saudi Omrania wins contest to design world's largest city park

    13.4-sq-km GREEN OASIS
    Omrania, a leading Saudi architectural and engineering consultancy practice, said it has won an international competition to design one of the kingdom's ambitious projects, King Salman Park, which is set to become the largest city park in the world.

  • Dubai WoodShow draws record exhibitors, visitors


    Dubai WoodShow 2019, the region's largest wood and wood machinery showcase, closed on a grand note with a record number of over 240 exhibitors from 45 countries with 48 first-time participants and a packed show of over 530 brands.

  • Golden Gate set to dazzle at Gulf Property Show


    Golden Gate Developers, a joint venture between Kooheji Golden Gate and Indian real estate groups Ajmera Realty Group and Mayfair Housing, will be showcasing its $212-million twin residential tower project at the upcoming Gulf Property Show 2019.

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