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Sub-Saharan Africa construction sector to grow, despite concerns

Mace’s latest Market View for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) reports that construction activity is forecast to grow across the region, despite a number of significant...

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...

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...

Saudi Arabia presents $134bn construction projects in Riyadh

Construction projects worth more $133.3bn (SAR500bn) in Saudi Arabia were presented to contractors at an event organised by Saudi Contractors Authority. The projects were showcased...

Sub-Saharan Africa construction industry to grow 6.8% year on year, says Fitch

The research firm expects the sector to emerge from recession   In its 2019 sub-Saharan Africa construction growth outlook, Fitch says it expects the construction industry...

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...

Chinese construction projects in Egypt’s new capital city model for BRI-based cooperation

On a sunny day, some 45 km east of the Egyptian capital Cairo, one of the gates of the under-construction new administrative capital city...

Construction starts on $1.2bn Reem Mall’s Snow Park in Abu Dhabi

Construction work has started on the 1.1ha Snow Park within Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall, a $1.2bn (AED4.4bn) project at Reem Island’s Najmat District that will...

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...

Work begins on Dubai’s The Island featuring Las Vegas hotel brands

The Island will feature more 1,400 hotel rooms, suites and apartments. Work on Dubai’s The Island project, that will house Las Vegas hotel brands such...