• Oman unveils Muscat Airport City masterplan


    Oman has unveiled the masterplan for its ambitious Muscat Airport City project that will boast a 200,000-sq-m air freight services and logistics zone besides a hospitality and a mixed-use development spread over a 1.1-million-sq-m area, said a report.

  • New family entertainment destination opens in Sharjah


    UAE developer Arada has officially opened the first completed part of Aljada, a master-planned destination covering over 2.2-sq-km that is set to transform the future of Sharjah.

  • Saudi Dar Al Arkan launches $400m Nasdaq Dubai bond


    Leading Saudi real estate developer Dar Al Arkan has announced the successful listing of its $400-million sukuk (Islamic bond) on Nasdaq Dubai. With this listing, the group’s total sukuk value listed on the bourse has risen to $2 billion.

  • Brooge to expand storage capacity in Fujairah


    Brooge Petroleum and Gas Investment Company (BPGIC) has signed a land lease agreement for the oil storage and services business to expand storage capacity and refinery operations in Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ).

  • Sharjah Sustainable City Phase I infrastructure works complete


    Sharjah-based Shurooq and leading sustainable communities developer Diamond Developers have announced the completion of infrastructure works in Phase One of Sharjah Sustainable City, the first urban mixed-use project in the emirate.

  • Abu Dhabi launches housing support services programme


    Abu Dhabi has launched a new programme, Teyaseer, that will help Emiratis in designing and building their dream homes. It also supports Ghadan 21, the Dh50-billion ($13.6 billion) development plan to enhance its residents’ living standards.

  • Caterpillar unit wins Etihad Rail project supply contract

    UAE RAILWAY FLEET BOOST
    Progress Rail Locomotive, a unit of leading construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar, has won a major contract from Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, for the supply of locomotives.

  • Azizi names executive director of sales, agency


    UAE-based Azizi Developments has appointed Nima Khojasteh, an industry veteran, as the executive director of sales and agency. In his new role, Khojasteh will oversee Azizi’s global expansion and help boost its presence in key markets such as London.

  • School design needs major overhaul, says expert


    School design must keep up with changing times, said a design expert speaking at the Global Educational Supplies & Solutions (GESS) exhibition, a major event featuring edtech firms and concluding today (February 27) in Dubai, UAE.

  • SGH completes 300-bed facility in Dammam


    Saudi German Hospitals (SGH) Group has announced its foray into the kingdom's Eastern Province with a 300-bed hospital in Dammam. This is part of its much bigger Batterjee Medical City project which includes a medical college and housing facilities.

  • Saudi German Hospitals opens new hospital in Dammam


    Saudi German Hospitals (SGH) Group has officially announced the opening of its newest hospital in Dammam, in the presence of HRH Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province.

  • Dewa receives highest score in customer experience


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has achieved the highest score of 99.7 per cent in the latest International Customer Experience standard (ICXS2019) for 2020 provided by the International Customer Experience Institute.

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Oman unveils Muscat Airport City masterplan

Oman has unveiled the masterplan for its ambitious Muscat Airport City project that will boast a 200,000-sq-m air freight services and logistics zone besides a hospitality and a mixed-use development spread over a 1.1-million-sq-m area, said a report....



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