UAE Focus

Leading master-developer Meydan Group said 60 per cent of the structural work has already been completed at its pioneering, next-generation lifestyle and retail destination, Meydan One, in Dubai and the project is on track for launch in early 2020.

Oriental Pearls, a leading Chinese real estate developer operating in the UAE, has unveiled the next-level design of its iconic 4.6-million-sq-ft development, Tonino Lamborghini Residences Dubai, that boasts 8,000 premium freehold apartments in the Meydan area of Dubai.

Acwa Power, a leading Saudi-based developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants, said it has joined hands with three international groups – Spanish company Abengoa and Chinese firms Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Shanghai Electric Group Company (SEGC) – to set up the world’s larg

Abu Dhabi government has approved a series of development projects valued at over Dh3.86 billion ($1.05 billion) in the Al Dhafra Region of the emirate in a bid to improve local housing, education and health services and provide work opportunities for the residents of Al Dhafra.

The UAE’s newest developer Arada has awarded three main construction contracts at its two record-breaking projects, Aljada and Nasma Residences, in the northern emirate of Sharjah. Together, these contracts will involve the construction of almost 800 new homes, all of which are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019.

UAE President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a new decree for the establishment of Emirates Water and Electricity Company (Ewec) as a public shareholding company replacing the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (Adwec), according to a report.

The US has unveiled the architectural model of its Expo 2020 pavilion, which is being designed by renowned Colorado-based Curtis W Fentress of Fentress Architects.

Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge) has begun construction of its fifth polypropylene unit within  the company’s plant in the Ruwais region of the UAE capital.

Master developer Nakheel said work was progressing as per schedule on the Dh670-million ($182 million) beachfront resort and water park being jointly developed with Spain’s RIU Hotels & Resorts in Dubai.

The historical cultural site of Qasr Al Hosn, the oldest and most significant heritage site in Abu Dhabi, has been re-launched after the completion of a reconstruction and renewal project conducted by the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi.

Dubai has been crowned as the ‘Champion City’ of the district cooling sector globally, boasting a cooling capacity of nearly 2 million refrigeration tons (RT).

Abu Dhabi General Services (Musanada) has announced the opening of a new 52.2-km road that links Marfaa City to Madinat Zayed area in Al Dhafra Region. Built at a cost of Dh636 million ($173 million), the Al Falahi Al Yasi Road will help cut the distance between the two cities by about 50 per cent, reported state news agency Wam.