Monday 15 October 2018

Oman's key road project set for 2019 completion

Omani authorities said more than 75 per cent of the work on the Adam-Haima road development had been completed and the project was on track for completion by the end of 2019, said a report. This project along with the Mahout-Duqm road is one of the priorities for the Ministry of


Over 2,000 leading global firms at Wetex 2018

More than 2,000 leading players in the water, clean energy, oil, gas and green development sectors will be showcasing their products and latest technologies at the 20th edition of Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (Wetex 2018). It is being organised along with


Dubai residential market 'under pressure' in Q3

Dubai’s property pipeline is expected to exert continued pressure on the residential market with an additional 10,000 units set to be delivered this year and a further 70,000 before Expo 2020 - according to leading international real estate services firm, Chestertons. Despi


Experts call for net zero carbon buildings commitment

Regional and international experts on sustainable built environments came together at the seventh Annual Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) Congress to discuss best practices and immediate strategies to transition to net zero cities within the coming decade to curb the damaging effec


Abu Dhabi construction cost index up 3.2pc in Q2

Abu Dhabi's construction cost index (CCI) increased by 3.2 per cent during the second quarter compared with the same period in 2017, according to figures released by Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (Scad). The index rose from 96.1 per cent last year to 99.1 per cent in the seco


Kooheji JV to develop Bahrain's 'tallest' residential towers

Bahrain's Kooheji Golden Gate has joined hands with two India-based real estate companies - Ajmera Realty and Mayfair Housing - to develop the kingdom's tallest residential towers featuring a total of 746 apartments overlooking views of Bahrain Bay. With specially-designe


JCDecaux in deal to transform Abu Dhabi urban landscape

Abu Dhabi's Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) has signed a strategic agreement with JCDecaux, one of the largest outdoor advertising corporations in the world, to enhance the urban landscape in the UAE capital through use of  innovative technology. Th


Bloom Properties' prime UAE projects on track

UAE-based Bloom Properties, a specialist in the development of integrated and sustainable communities, has confirmed that work is progressing at a steady pace on several of its projects located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, which are on track for scheduled delivery. These developme


Dubai Water Canal projects Q3 rents stable

The average rents and sale prices of properties in six hand-picked areas located on either side of the Dubai Water Canal witnessed a stable growth for the first three quarters of 2018 compared to the same period last year, said a report. Boasting unique aesthetics and a variety of luxu


New disruptive tech makes smart city race 'exciting'

The race to become the world’s first smart city has become more exciting with recent and wider applications of disruptive technologies, said experts ahead of the third edition of Future Cities Show in Dubai. With the theme ‘Propelling Globalization through Digital Tra

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