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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: August 18, 2017
UAE. As many as 292 tenders with an estimated value of US$9.5 billion were awarded in Q2, while the total value of urban construction project awards set to reach US$50.9 billion in 2017, according to BNC Network.
Posted: August 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Asphalt or from analogue to digital, the simple lessons of history remain. If all else fails, start by building a road . You'll let out the first ripple of many.
Posted: August 16, 2017
UAE. Hosted by the global real estate consultancy, the breakfast event is the first in a series with a focus on gender parity and opportunities for women in the region.
Posted: August 15, 2017
UAE. Organisers confirm highest number of submissions received in Awards history; projects selected from across the world represent best in architectural design.
Posted: August 15, 2017
UAE. The partnership with Amlak Finance will allow Lootah's customers the opportunity to own more than just one property.
Posted: August 14, 2017
UAE. Announces plan to list UAE Real Estate Development business on DFM; Revenue for half-year 2017 is US$ 2.142 billion, an increase of 8% over the same period in 2016.
Posted: August 14, 2017
UAE. GEZE the window and door systems solutions leaders will be at The Window, Doors and Facades Trade Show, stand number 6D 240, showcasing their innovative products and system solutions that turn buildings into Smart Buildings.
Posted: August 12, 2017
UAE. Topics discussed in the summer 2017 issue of Deloitte's quarterly publication, Middle East Point of View: 5G technology, risk management in the Middle East construction market, non-performing loans, and GCC family businesses.
Posted: August 12, 2017
UAE. Global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon has appointed Mieszko Iwaskow as its Transport Planning Leader.
Posted: August 9, 2017
LEBANON. Low interest rates on mortgages and relative political stability are factors that have supported the near-term plans of potential buyers; Increase in taxes or transactions fees would delay recovery in demand.
Posted: August 9, 2017
UAE. Pakistani authorities have allowed developers to sell properties on site; Last year, Shaikhani Group sold US$1.3 million worth of properties.
Posted: August 9, 2017
UAE. Plans to open hub offices in five key markets Hong Kong, Canada, Azerbaijan, Switzerland and China - this year.
Posted: August 8, 2017
UAE. Dubai South, formerly known as Dubai World Central, is designed to the be the world's largest aerotropolis. The community is an economic zone that is centered around Al-Maktoum International Airport.
Posted: August 7, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The appointment reflects Aurecon's commitment to providing user-focused, innovative solutions to Government and private sector clients as they tackle current and future infrastructure challenges.
Posted: August 2, 2017
UAE. Growing automation and connectivity require buildings to be cybersmart; Cybersecurity needs to be considered a business enabler, not just an IT issue or scare tactic.

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date:Posted: August 18, 2017
UAE. As many as 292 tenders with an estimated value of US$9.5 billion were awarded in Q2, while the total value of urban construction project awards set to reach US$50.9 billion in 2017, according to BNC Network.
date:Posted: August 17, 2017
UAE. Inaugural Global Interconnection Index finds interconnection becoming an essential building block of the global digital economy.
date:Posted: August 16, 2017
UAE. Jeff Youssef, Partner at Oliver Wyman and co-author of "Leveraging the Private Sector to Improve Airport Infrastructure", comments on airport privatisation in the region.
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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