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Ruler of Dubai launches 2040 Urban Master Plan

These are the main highlights:Five main urban areas will be developed Spaces designated for educational and health facilities will increase by 25 per...

Egypt unveils billion dollar infrastructure plan to connect to nine African countries

Transport minister notes that 35 projects will be rolled out in the coming monthsEgypt has plans for a major infrastructure project that will connect...

Saudi’s Public Investment Fund launches 5-year strategy

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has launched its five-year strategy, including its Vision Realisation Programme (VRP) 2021-2025.Following on its VRP 2018-2020, the strategy...

5 international projects to watch in 2021

With a new year comes a new round of project completions, or at least project milestones. From airports to office buildings, the focus in...

Middle East and North Africa construction output growth forecast sees 4.5% drop

The construction output growth forecast for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for 2020 predicts a contraction of 4.5 percent this year,...

The Top 30 Most Valuable Real Estate Cities in the U.S.

The Most Valuable Real Estate Cities in America According to real estate tycoon Harold Samuel, there are three things that matter when it comes to...

The Big 5 Digital Festival successfully concluded last week

The first online event in the 40+ years’ history of The Big 5, The Big 5 Digital Festival, successfully concluded last week. Throughout four...

USA: Second wave of COVID-19 impacts construction, and the results aren’t good

A second wave of business impacts from COVID-19 is reverberating through construction contractors’ operations, and those consequences are getting worse as the pandemic wears...

China to advance infrastructure construction

China will advance the infrastructure construction in a coordinated way, according to the full text of the Communist Party of China Central Committee's development...

7 coronavirus-related construction challenges that will continue in 2021

More than 10 months since the first coronavirus cases were reported in Wuhan, China, COVID-19's global spread continues to plague commercial construction.Since the pandemic...