• MAG breaks ground on $2bn Dubai mixed-use development

    OVER 5,000 RESIDENTIAL UNITS
    UAE-based MAG Development has broken ground on the ‘Mag City, a $2-billion mixed-use project featuring a total of 5,100 residential units in addition to retail and other amenities, located at Meydan District 7 in Mohammed Bin Rashid City, Dubai.

  • Aspen starts work on Abu Dhabi hospital project


    Australian healthcare specialist Aspen Medical has begun work on the first of its six major primary healthcare centres coming up in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Once completed, it will also be responsible for management and operation of these hospitals.

  • Alshaya Group to bring Canopy by Hilton to Kuwait


    Alshaya Group, a leading international franchise operator, this week announced plans to bring the Canopy by Hilton hotel brand to Kuwait. Slated to open in 2022, the hotel will be located on Arabian Gulf Street in the popular Bneid Al-Gar area.

  • Dubai RTA invites private sector to develop 1,500 bus shelters


    Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has invited private companies in the UAE and abroad to submit proposals for constructing about 1,500 bus shelters for the convenience of passengers awaiting public buses in several districts of the emirate.

  • Dewa launches smart app for customer service


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched its smart app on the Huawei store to give customers a seamless experience by combining several steps and reducing the hassle of searching and browsing.

  • Musanada completes 60pc work on key Abu Dhabi island project


    Abu Dhabi-based Musanada said work is progressing well on the Dh1.13-billion ($307 million) Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Road extension project at Umm Lafina and Al Reem Islands with more than 60 per cent of it already completed.

  • Eagle Hills completes key work at Marassi Al Bahrain residences


    Eagle Hills Diyar, the developer of Bahrain's iconic waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain, said it has achieved significant milestones this year including the completion of the upper ground floor slab on Address Residences Marassi Al Bahrain.

  • JIIC awards key contract for $1.3bn Abu Dhabi island project

    UTILITY INFRASTRUCTURE, ROADS
    UAE-based Jubail Island Investment Company (JIIC) has awarded a major infrastructure works contract to Gulf Contractors Company for its Dh5-billion ($1.36 billion) Jubail Island project in Abu Dhabi.

  • MEA power plant tenders activity down 36pc in Q3

    T&D EQUIPMENT TOP THE LIST
    There has been a sharp drop in the tender activity linked to the power plant projects across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region during the third quarter with only 29 such bids announced over last 12-month average of 45, said a report.

  • Emaar launches sale of premium Dubai Creek Harbour tower


    Leading Dubai developer Emaar has announced the sales launch of Vida Residences Creek Beach, a premium waterfront development featuring a luxurious collection of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, located at Dubai Creek Harbour.

  • Majid Al Futtaim JV wins Frost & Sullivan FM award


    Majid Al Futtaim, a leading mall developer and leisure pioneer, said its joint venture with French resource management group Veolia has won the 2019 UAE Facility Management Services Customer Value Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan Middle East.

  • Oman to award key solar-diesel hybrid project contract


    Oman's Rural Areas Electricity Company (Tanweer) is set to award a contract for the development of 11 small-scale solar PV-diesel hybrid projects in the sultanate, which are being built on a build-own-operate-transfer (Boot) model, said a report.

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MAG breaks ground on $2bn Dubai mixed-use development

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