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Tall buildings in 2019: another record year

The year 2019 was remarkable for the tall building industry, as it saw 26 supertall buildings (300 metres or taller) completed, the most in any...

Sri Lanka is building a $15 billion metropolis to rival cities like Hong Kong...

The metropolis is being built with a $1.4 billion Chinese investment   Sri Lanka's $1.4 billion Port City development has elicited parallels to a number of...

Almost $30bn in hotel construction contracts to be awarded by 2023

Nearly $30 billion worth of hotel construction contracts will be awarded in the Middle East and North Africa between now and 2023, according to...

Countries With the Highest Housing Bubble Risks

With a decade-long bull market and an ultra low interest rate environment globally, it’s not surprising to see capital flock to housing assets. For many...

Report: US construction industry has a bright future

Dive Brief: A new report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation, Vertical Market Outlook Series – Construction, said the near-term residential and commercial construction...

UAE leads Middle East countries by total hotel rooms in construction

The Middle East room construction total represented a 27.4% increase compared with October 2017 according to a report released by STR. Rooms in construction in Africa, however,...

VAT reduction in China is giving boost to iron and steel

Continuing tax cuts, urbanization, but also the redefinition of industrial production beyond raw materials, will assist in the development of the Chinese iron and...

Egypt launches phase 2 construction of Orouba Skyline

Egypt’s real estate developer Orouba Misr Development has launched the second phase construction of the US$ 433.9m Orouba Skyline Compound in Smouha neighborhood, Alexandria. The Orouba Skyline project, divided into 4...

How to print a building: the science behind 3D printing in construction

It’s often claimed that 3D printing – known in the trade as “additive manufacturing” – will change the way we live. Most recently, a...

China built more skyscrapers in 2018 than ever before

China built more skyscrapers in 2018 than anywhere else in the world -- or at any other time in history, according to data released...