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Burj Jumeira supertall skyscraper will rise from fingerprint of Dubai’s ruler

Visuals have been released of the SOM-designed Burj Jumeira, a 550-metre-tall split-volume skyscraper in Dubai that will rise from a lake shaped like the fingerprint of the emirate's ruler.  Unveiled by state-owned Dubai...

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 in Peru to reach US$36 billion

The value of the Peruvian construction industry could increase to US$36.6 billion by 2023, up from its valuation of US$28.7 billion in 2018, according...

Saudi Arabia to begin construction at $500bn NEOM development in 2019

The work on the first phase of NEOM Bay, an urban project, will be completed in 2020 Construction of NEOM Bay, the first urban area...

Analysis: Is Oman the new luxury destination in the Middle East?

2018 has been the year of luxury openings in Oman. The country has seen the Ritz-Carlton Al Bustan Palace reopen its doors and the...

H2 2019 construction start for Saudi Arabia’s $23bn Riyadh projects

The construction of four $23bn (SAR86bn) urban development projects in Saudi Arabia – including the world’s largest park – will create 70,000 jobs in line with Vision...

Construction work for 2025 World Expo set to begin on Yumeshima

Construction work and other preparations for the 2025 World Exposition are set to start at the event’s venue: Yumeshima, an artificial island in Osaka...

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...

$5bn stadium, mixed-use park proposed for Chicago waterfront

Developer Sterling Bay has released new renderings of its proposed $5 billion Lincoln Yards mixed-use complex to be built along the North Branch of the...

Senegal is building a $2 billion futuristic city

Senegalese leaders have long dreamed of building a new urban center amid mounting congestion and overcrowding in the capital city of Dakar. With a...