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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman unveils $22bn Riyadh development projects

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, has approved 1,281 cross-sector development projects in Riyadh. King Salman laid...

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...

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...

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,...

Dubai’s Emaar unveils $6.8bn community near Mina Rashid port

Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties has launched a $6.8bn leisure and residential scheme, as well as 'The Dubai Mall by the Sea', at Mina Rashid...

Singapore in drive to export modern construction to India

Singapore’s productivity-focussed Building and Construction Authority (BCA) will lead a delegation of around 30 companies to the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to offer...

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...

$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...

It is predicted that India’s construction industry is set to emerge as the third-largest...

Construction technology in India, despite its large-scale rollouts, remained rather sluggish in adopting new techniques and tools. However, it is the second-largest industry in...

Marriott International to launch 19 new hotel properties, 3,000 rooms in MENA region this...

The hospitality group will be adding 19 new hotel properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its Middle East, Africa portfolio in 2019. They...