• The Big 5 gears up for debut Digital Festival - Global


    The Big 5, a leading event for the construction industry, is launching the first Big 5 Digital Festival-Global this year. The online event, to run from November 23 to 26, will see experts discuss the challenges for the sector in a post-Covid world.

  • Oman lays foundation stone for 700-bed hospital


    Oman has laid the foundation stone for the new Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah which is being set up at an investment of RO129 million ($334 million). The work on the 700-bed facility coming up over a 94,400 sq m area will be completed in four years.

  • GE's gas turbines to help boost Iraq power grid


    GE, a global leader in power technology, has announced that it has connected two GT13E2 gas turbines at the Zubair plant in Iraq to the grid. Together, these units can generate over 300MW of electricity to power homes, offices, streets and hospitals.

  • DMCC completes land sale deal with Saudi Musharaka Capital


    DMCC, one of the world's most interconnected free zones and leading trade and enterprise hub for commodities, has completed a real estate transaction with Saudi-based Musharaka Capital for a total value of AED46 million ($12.6 million).

  • $253m medical factories under construction in Abu Dhabi


    Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has announced that work is currently under way on 10 major medical manufacturing projects being developed in the emirate at an investment of AED932 million ($253 million).

  • Tiger Properties launched new customer services app


    Tiger Properties, a leading residential developer in the UAE, has launched a new mobile application that provides real estate services to its buyers and tenants in a simple and easy way.

  • Reportage Properties launches 488-unit residential tower in Dubailand


    Abu Dhabi-based Reportage Properties has announced the launch of its 488-unit residential development, Rukan Tower, at Dubailand. The project, which comes under Phase Two of its Rukan Lofts project, is due for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2022.

  • DFF hosts Founder Institute’s startup accelerator programme


    Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced its hosting of Founder Institute global startup accelerator programme for the first time at the regional level in Area 2071, the innovation ecosystem in Dubai.

  • Musanada completes 50pc work on Al Ain community project


    Abu Dhabi-based Musanada has announced that 50 per cent of the work has been completed on its key community project in Al Ain featuring 279 residential, commercial and utility plots. It is due for handover in the second quarter of 2021.

  • Empower provides district cooling services to ‘Ain Dubai’


    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), a leading district cooling services provider, announced that it has connected the world’s tallest observation wheel, ‘Ain Dubai’ to its district cooling network.

  • Outdoor space, leisure facilities top Bahrain tenants' homes wishlist


    More than 60 per cent of Bahrain's residents give importance to outdoor space with access to a garden or balcony and on-site sports and leisure facilities while looking for a residential accommodation amid the new normal due to Covid, said a report.

  • ICD Brookfield opens doors to lifestyle, business destination


    ICD Brookfield Place, a 53-storeyed lifestyle and business destination offering top dining, retail and community spaces alongside Grade A modern workspace, has opened its doors to its first wave of high-profile tenants including Julius Baer and Natixis.

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