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Mena construction sector to grow at fastest pace globally on government spending

The construction sector in the Middle East and North Africa will grow at the fastest pace globally in 2019 as regional governments continue to...

UAE remains No.1 in GCC for construction

The UAE remains the No.1 construction market in the GCC, and is on track to deliver growth in 2018 in the lead-up to Expo...

A new report looking at New York City’s estimated construction for 2018-2020 predicts strong...

A new report looking at New York City's estimated construction for 2018-2020 predicts strong growth across all sectors of development. According to its forecasts, "New York City...

Construction chiefs: Expo 2020 Dubai ‘biggest’ growth opportunity

Construction leaders in the UAE have listed Expo 2020 Dubai as the “single biggest opportunity” to spur business growth over the next 12 months. Chief executives from contracting...

Cambodia: Ministry of land calls for construction investment boost

The Ministry of Land Management urged foreign investors to increase investment in Cambodia’s real estate sector to take advantage of the country’s healthy economic...

Middle East hotel sector heats up in 2018

Growth in the hotels sector in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) shows little sign of abating – or even taking a breath – according...

East Africa construction industry outlook promising-report

The total number of projects in East Africa has risen by a substantial 96% between 2017 and 2018 with an equally substantial increase of...

Middle East to see smallest rise in construction cost among global markets

Cost of construction in the UAE stands at $1,455 per square metre, compared with $3,900 in New York, Turner & Townsend report says The Middle...

Construction start of Abu Dhabi’s Bloom District likely in 2019

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has approved the total gross floor area of the 2.2km² megaproject, and a groundbreaking ceremony could be held in...

Egypt is Spending Billions on a New Capital City

Construction has begun on Egypt’s shiny new capital city, which promises to ease the congestion of its overpopulated capital Cairo. Located 40 kilometres from Cairo,...