• Saudi Arabia ranks second in road connectivity index

    Saudi Arabia, with a 68,000-km road network, has been ranked second on the Road Connectivity Index in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2018. Also, the kingdom is positioned 30th worldwide on the Road Quality Index.

  • Jotun boosts presence in Middle East market

    Jotun, a leading global supplier of paints and coatings, has announced plans to provide its products and services to 12 of the top 20 tallest buildings within the Middle East over the next two years.

  • Dubai 'offers highest potential price growth on residential property'

    Competitive price of premium residential real estate in Dubai is underpinned by the huge potential for growth by the city - which means stronger appreciation and return on investment - as it continues to record sustained growth led by its firm economic fu

  • Dewa awards main water pipeline project

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded a contract to supply, extend and commission 19.5 km of main water pipes linking different areas of the emirate such as Emirates Road, Al Maktoum International Airport and Jebel Ali.

  • Cortec wins key Dubai lab certification

    Cortec, a global leader in corrosion protection technology, has received certification from the Dubai Central Laboratory Department (DCLD) to manufacture and supply MCI admixtures known as migrating corrosion inhibitors for concrete.

  • Qatar UDC net profit down 13.7pc in Q3

    United Development Company (UDC), a leading property developer in Qatar, has registered a net profit of QR416 million ($113 million) for the first nine months, down 13.7 per cent compared to QR482 million ($131 million) last year.

  • FCC consortium wins extension to Riyadh Metro contract

    The Fast Consortium, led by Spanish builder FCC, said it has been tasked with building a 1.5-km-long extension and adding two more new stations to Line 4 of the Riyadh Metro Project.

  • Square Yards 'key player in UAE real estate market'

    Global real estate aggregator, Square Yards, said it has emerged as one of the largest proptech players in the UAE with its gross transactional value (GTV) crossing over the Dh2-billion ($544 million) mark in the emirates.

  • Edamah inks tenancy deal with top restaurant group FFI

    Edamah, the real estate arm of Bahrain government, has signed up global restaurant company Food Fund International (FFI) as a new tenant in its new BD7.6-million ($20.1 million) complex, The Terminal, in the Adliya area of the kingdom.

  • Havelock AHI wins fit-out deal for Hilton Garden Inn Kuwait

    Mabanee Company, a leading Kuwaiti developer and partner in innovative real estate projects, has appointed Havelock AHI for the interior fit-out of the Hilton Garden Inn.

  • DLD, TRA in deal to regulate real estate ads in Dubai

    The Dubai Land Department (DLD) said it has signed an agreement with the UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) to regulate real estate advertisements by setting an operational framework in the control departments.

  • Abu Dhabi begins work on two new school projects

    Abu Dhabi has started work on two school projects - Mohamed bin Zayed School in Abu Dhabi and the Jebel Hafeet School in Al Ain. On completion, these schools will together accommodate 4,040 male and female students in 147 classrooms.

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Saudi Arabia ranks second in road connectivity index

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