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Posted: 02-08-2011
SAUDI ARABIA.  The chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, who has been the driving force behind the decision to build the world's tallest tower in Saudi Arabia, announced that the construction contract has been signed today. Kingdom Tower, with a height of over 1,000 meters, will begin construction imminently in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Kingdom Tower will be the centerpiece and the first construction phase of Kingdom City, Jeddah Economic Company's (JEC) new urban development of more than 5.3 million square meters of land in the
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. Zero and Near-Zero Energy Buildings; Fire and Life Safety; Value Engineering; Management of existing assets.
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. The region will see the launch of new, futuristic technologies & solutions at the Future Cities Show, held in April 2018, that will change the way we live and work in the urban environment.
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. Expo 2020, high ROI, low crime rate, safe environment and more are reasons to invest.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Fugro has played a key role in the ground engineering of the Dubai Creek Tower, a vast slender structure which will comprise a central concrete column supported by a network of steel cable stays.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Prolonged economic headwinds have meant that Abu Dhabi's real estate market has continued to stagnate during 2017.
Posted: December 15, 2017
UAE. Khadamat, a Joint Venture between Mubadala and Serco, has successfully developed and implemented, at the UAE University in Al Ain, one of the most advanced Computer-Aided Facility Management (CAFM) deployments in the Middle East.
Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. The tower is the second of a series of high-end luxury residential projects planned by the developer, after the 90% completion of their debut Splendor at MBR City project in Sobha Hartland community.
Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. 47% of construction work on the new buildings completed; Expected handover of the new development is Q1 2018.
Posted: December 14, 2017
KUWAIT. The Portfolio has been sold to a joint venture backed by a China based alternative asset manager.
Posted: December 14, 2017
UAE. The two-day seminar series will give participants an in-depth look into topics including concrete repair, self-consolidating concrete, mass concrete, and more.
Posted: December 13, 2017
UAE. Construction on Dar Al Arkan's AED 800 Million skyscraper on Dubai Canal to start in early 2018, with Signature Interiors by Roberto Cavalli.
Posted: December 12, 2017
UAE. "These awards are the result of strong, collaborative partnerships with our clients, contractors, and partners and we celebrate our successes with them."
Posted: December 12, 2017
SHENZHEN. The cooperation and achievements of the Royal Commission for Yanbu (RCY) and Huawei for Smart Yanbu Industrial City also establishes a good model for other cities.
Posted: December 9, 2017
UAE. Recent geopolitical developments on the regional front and new residential legislation in Dubai are both likely to impact the emirate's property market. 

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The majority of women in Saudi Arabia (70%) say that they are most likely to drive after the ban is lifted. However, men will remain the decision-makers when it comes to car purchases.
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
UAE. The region will see the launch of new, futuristic technologies & solutions at the Future Cities Show, held in April 2018, that will change the way we live and work in the urban environment.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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