Omran releases prime land for sale at Madinat Al Irfan
Oman’s leading development company Omran said it was making available significant investment opportunities at Madinat Al Irfan, the country’s biggest urban development, with the release of 10 major land plots.
Majid Al Futtaim wins 'Green Star' status for 3rd year
Majid Al Futtaim, a leading regional shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer, said it has won the “Green Star” status for the third year in a row, by Global sustainability benchmarking scheme GRESB.
Bahrain's Impact group wins top property awards
Bahrain-based Impact Group, one of the region’s leading management consultancy firms, has received top honours at the International Property Awards for Africa and Arabia regions.
Dubai brokers 'need government approval for property ads'
The property brokers in Dubai, UAE, will need to get approval from the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (Rera) before issuing advertisements and social media campaigns under new rules framed by Dubai Land Department, said a report.
Qatar sets ambitious 2030 'green buildings' target
Qatar has set an ambitious target to develop the highest number of ‘green or carbon-neutral’ buildings across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region by 2030, said a report.
UAE industrial rental market 'steady' despite oil slump
The UAE industrial rental market continues to put up a relatively steady performance despite the global economic uncertainty brought about by a sustained slump in oil prices, said a report by a real estate expert.
Interface hosts workshops for regional architects, designers
Global modular flooring manufacturer, Interface, has launched the DesignLab, a series of VIP workshops for architects and designers centred on the principles of biophilic design in Dubai, UAE.
Major Sebacic acid project to be set up in Oman
Indian and Omani investors will set up a major joint venture project aimed at producing 30,000 tonnes of Sebacic acid per annum in Oman’s Duqm free zone, which will be commissioned by the end of 2017, said a report.
PetroRabigh construction delay to raise project cost
COST COULD JUMP TO $9bn
Saudi Arabian petrochemical company PetroRabigh said on Thursday it would again delay completion of an expansion project, raising the cost of the project to SR34 billion ($9.1 billion).
Orpic set to begin work on Liwa Plastics project
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) will lay the foundation stone for construction work at Liwa Plastic Project on October 10, a report said.
China to build high-speed rail station at Great Wall
China will build the world's deepest and largest high-speed railway station at a popular section of the country's Great Wall, as part of its preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics, state media reported on Thursday.
Empower to complete Meraas project in record time
UAE-based Empower aims to complete the district cooling infrastructure network at Bluewaters Island, a Dh6-billion ($1.63 billion) mixed-use project being developed by Meraas Holding in Dubai, within record time, said a senior official.