Archive for April, 2017

Mideast construction industry on road to recovery – expert

Mideast construction industry on road to recovery – expert

27/04/17

David Clifton, regional development director at Faithful+Gould, says Dubai and Saudi Arabia are two standout markets with regards to growth potential in 2018 and 2019   The decline of the Middle East construction industry is finally at an end, and recovery is on the table according to an article written by David Clifton, regional development […]

Dubai to build giant park

Dubai to build giant park

27/04/17

Dubai Holding plans to develop the largest public park in the emirate over a sprawling 1.43 million sq m at Dubailand in partnership with the Dubai Municipality. The park will feature 30 km of pedestrian pathways, 20 km of  jogging track, 14-km cycle tracks and 7-km nature trails. It will also include 55 playgrounds for […]

Piling work at resort

Piling work at resort

27/04/17

NakheeL has floated tenders for the piling works at a Dh900-million ($245 million) hotels and resorts project being developed with Spanish hospitality group RIU at Deira Islands in Dubai. RIU Hotels & Resorts is an 800-room property being jointly developed by Nakheel at Deira Islands. The JV partners have already signed up international consultants Dar […]

Abu Dhabi's Zayed City to get its own metro station

Abu Dhabi’s Zayed City to get its own metro station

27/04/17

Metro will be a major component in the transportation master plan for the city, says planning officer Zayed City, the latest government-funded mixed-use development, in Abu Dhabi will have its own metro station, a senior Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) official has said. This is the first announcement by a government entity on the […]

80% of Dubai's Expo 2020 site to be redeveloped in legacy bid

80% of Dubai’s Expo 2020 site to be redeveloped in legacy bid

27/04/17

Senior official says all assets will remain after the event including the buildings and transport infrastructure Eighty percent of Dubai’s Expo 2020 site will be re-developed in a bid to ensure the mega event has a strong legacy in the emirate, it has been announced. All Expo assets and infrastructure will remain operational after the […]

Dubai's Nakheel starts work on Ibn Battuta Mall hotel

Dubai’s Nakheel starts work on Ibn Battuta Mall hotel

27/04/17

Set for delivery in 2019, the AVANI is the second Nakheel hotel planned for Ibn Battuta Mall Dubai master developer Nakheel on Monday broke ground on a new, 375-room hotel at Ibn Battuta Mall, with a total project value of AED240 million. The ground-breaking ceremony – Nakheel’s second in a week – was led by […]

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