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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...

Zimbabwe’s new parliament building construction gets underway

Construction work on Zimbabwe’s new parliament building has been kick-started by President Mnangagwa at a foundation stone laying ceremony carried out recently. The project is being funded...

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...

Sri Lanka is building a $15 billion metropolis to rival cities like Hong Kong...

The metropolis is being built with a $1.4 billion Chinese investment   Sri Lanka's $1.4 billion Port City development has elicited parallels to a number of...

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...

Construction on Saudi Arabia’s 334km² Qiddiya to start in 2019

Construction on Qiddiya, Saudi Arabia’s planned 334km2 entertainment gigaproject by Public Investment Fund (PIF), will reportedly start this year. Speaking to Riyadh-based news outlet Arab News,...

China: plans to build 216 new airports by 2035

By the end of October, China had 234 civil airports and is expected to increase them up to 450 by 2035, according to the...

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,...

India: Starting a new city from scratch

A new city in Southeast India, built literally from scratch along the Krishna River, intends to turn an area of ​​217 square kilometers of...

Value of global civil engineering market to reach $12.5tn in 2025

The global civil engineering market will be valued at $12.5tn by 2025, growing from its 2018 value of $9tn on the back of greater...