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East Africa construction industry outlook promising-report

The total number of projects in East Africa has risen by a substantial 96% between 2017 and 2018 with an equally substantial increase of...

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...

Expo 2020 to boost construction and transportation in United Arabic Emirates

UAE's bid to host Expo2020 is a historic achievement, which, along with UAE’s Vision 2021, means that the construction and infrastructure sectors have won...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Global hotel construction hits an all-time high

Hotel construction across the world is at an all-time high, according to a report just published by US hotel consultant Lodging Econometrics (LE).   The...

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...

Construction demand in Singapore to stay strong, reach up to $32b this year

Construction demand is expected to remain strong this year due to sustained public sector contracts, as the industry continues to recover from a challenging...