• Bechtel wins Neom infrastructure project management deal


    Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, has secured a major contract for executive project management work on the development of the primary infrastructure for Saudi Arabia's futuristic $500-billion city Neom.

  • Dubai's real estate sales deals up 64 in June, says report


    Dubai's real estate sales transactions grew by 64 per cent in June, with an average of 570 properties sold per week. In Q2, the emirate's apartment index rose by 0.58 per cent, while villa/townhouse index remained unchanged, according to a report.

  • Emicool offers special discount for residential, industrial sectors


    Emirates District Cooling (Emicool), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has announced a 7 per cent discount on declared load for the three-month period from August to October, across its commercial, residential and industrial sectors.

  • Arkan H1 revenue falls to $105m over Covid curbs


    UAE-based Arkan Building Materials Company said its group revenue for the first six months fell to AED 387.4 million ($105 million) from AED 459 million ($125 million) primarily due to limitations resulting from Covid-19 precautionary measures.

  • RAK Ceramics Q2 profit down 37pc amid Covid lockdown


    RAK Ceramics, one of the largest ceramics’ brands in the world, has registered a total revenue of AED 411.3 million ($112 million) down 37.3 per cent year on year due to the Covid-19 lockdowns in India, Bangladesh and across Europe.

  • GA Architects wins top award for Abu Dhabi hotel project


    GA Architects & Engineers, an architectural consulting firm based in Abu Dhabi, said it has won the Luxury Lifestyle Awards for its key five-star hospitality project, Al Bandar Rotana, in the Best Luxury Architect and Interior Design Studio category.

  • Farnek gets global GBAC STAR certification


    UAE-based Farnek said it has become the first facilities management (FM) company in the Middle East to be accredited by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of global cleaning industry trade association ISSA.

  • Summertown Interiors delivers Takeda's new Dubai HQ


    UAE-based Summertown Interiors, a leading fit-out contractor specialising in green interiors, said it has successfully delivered the new Middle East headquarters for Japanese pharmaceutical company, Takeda, located in One Central Development at Dubai.

  • Modon signs accord with LuLu for Courtyard Mall in Abu Dhabi


    Modon Properties has signed a long-term lease agreement with LuLu Group International for the operation of retail outlets at the Courtyard Mall complex in Riyadh City in Abu Dhabi.

  • Sparrows signs OEM deal with JD Neuhaus


    Sparrows Group has signed a long-term partnership agreement to become the sole original equipment manufacturer (OEM) service provider for market leading machine construction company JD Neuhaus Group (JDN) in the Middle East.

  • EAD names Abu Dhabi projects design contest winners


    The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has announced the winners of the design competition for two major projects in Abu Dhabi - the Flamingo Visitor Centre and the Mega Dunes Ecolodge in the Arabian Oryx Protected Area.

  • FSI Middle East lands Saudi Marafiq FM services contract


    FSI Middle East, the region’s leading facilities management solutions software provider, said it has been awarded the contract to provide FM software solutions to Saudi Marafiq Facility Management located in the kingdom.

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