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US Census Bureau reports impacts on construction spending

Construction spending showed declines in many sectors in March, when the Covid-19 pandemic delivered its first blows on the world’s economies, but a small...

Such Great Heights: Where Are the World’s Tallest Buildings?

It seems that humanity is always vying to exceed our past accomplishments, and nowhere is the evidence clearer than in the tallest buildings that...

Abu Dhabi’s $1.4bn Jubail Island megaproject to complete in 2022

In line with the goals of Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, Jubail Island Investment Company (JIIC) has launched a $1.36bn (AED5bn) mixed-use megaproject spanning 400ha at...

New York, Chicago among the world’s 2019 ‘construction mega cities’

The U.S. metros of New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, San Francisco and Boston, according to Information...

Saudi SCA’s Future Projects Forum to show 850 projects worth $160bn

The Saudi Contractors Authority (SCA) has announced the launch of the second edition of its Future Projects Forum (FPF), which will be held in Saudi Arabia’s capital...

Dubai Holding and Emmar announce Dubai Square mega-project

Dubai Holding and Emaar Properties have announced the launch of Dubai Square, a new retail metropolis in Dubai, UAE, that will “push the boundaries...

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...

5 Most Expensive Cities to Build

A new report by consulting firm Turner & Townsend highlights the cities with the highest construction costs in 2018 San Francisco construction costs soared in...

US-Saudi Arabian Business Council economist explains COVID-19 impact on Saudi construction

The global outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has left an unprecedented impact on local and international stock markets and supply chains, as...

Europe’s Hotel Construction Pipeline is Accelerating and Hitting All-Time Highs

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that Europe's hotel construction pipeline continues its robust up-swing in 2019 with 1,670 projects/254,600 rooms, a remarkable 22%...