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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: February 23, 2017
UAE. Dubai strongly positioned as financial, retail, construction, and transportation services hub for the region, according to latest report from A. T. Kearney.
Posted: December 29, 2016
UAE. Four out of five business people in the Middle East prefer working in partially enclosed workstations.
Posted: December 22, 2016
UAE. The announcement of such a high number of projects, demonstrates the confidence that the developer has in Dubai's property and real estate market.
Posted: December 19, 2016
UAE. Dubai rents could fall by up to 4% according to the latest market outlook for 2017; Property prices to increase over next year; Investors continue to capitalise on bottoming market.
Posted: December 19, 2016
UAE. ARTAR COO says astute investors, end users want permanent benefits not eye-catching incentives.
Posted: December 18, 2016
UAE. Phidar Advisory latest residential report shows that residential rents continue to decline and projects further declines. "The risk in the residential market remains on the downside," says Jesse Downs.
Posted: December 15, 2016
UAE. The market is expected to record at best US$120 billion worth of contract awards in 2016, down at least a third on 2015 levels, according to a report by MEED Insight.
Posted: December 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. What if a big problem like world hunger could be resolved, not through the minds and money of the Fortune 500 elite, but through the collective contribution of ordinary citizens simply taking responsibility for their own backyard?
Posted: December 15, 2016
UAE. Aurecon is closely involved in creating the masterplan for Dubai's transportation. One of the company's most valuable contributions to this masterplan is transportation demand modelling.
Posted: December 14, 2016
UAE. Innovative structural engineering was needed to ensure Dubai's newest tourism hotspot, the Jumeirah Al Naseem, took full advantage of its stunning coastline location.
Posted: December 13, 2016
UAE. A granular analysis in the overall transactional activity of the Dubai real estate market reveals that the off-plan and ready market share similar buying patterns in reference to ticket sizes in overall purchases.
Posted: December 11, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. In preparation for this expansion, the Airport Authority selected Fugro to carry out the necessary site characterisation investigations.
Posted: December 9, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The successful firms will be those able to harness the creativity of a cross disciplinary and cross culturally diverse workforce in order to deliver a competitive advantage.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Abu Dhabi's residential market continued to soften during the third quarter with the fall in capital values (-2.4%) outpacing rental declines (-1.0%).
Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Although the sharing economy operates on a peer-to-peer business approach, could the same dynamic be applied on a business-to-business scale?

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 24, 2017
UAE. New research by DMCC reveals that just under half (42%) of UK businesses have more appetite for overseas expansion in the post-Brexit and Trump administration era.
date:Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. New report discusses the growth prospects for private sector players across six focus sectors, including agriculture, the social sector (includes health & education), manufacturing, retail, financial services and connectivity (covering transport & communication).
date:Posted: March 22, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon's latest Just Imagine blog post by Continuous Improvement Leader, Darren Tan explains how authenticity will be the key differential in a futuristic and highly competitive market.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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