• Dubai's residential off-plan sales boom to continue


    The boom in Dubai's residential off-plan sales will continue at least until year-end as buyers take advantage of less onerous payment plans and a greater choice of projects, according to a report.

  • Cavendish Maxwell makes key Mideast appointment


    Cavendish Maxwell, a leading property and construction consultancy in the region, has appointed Paul McCambridge as its new head of sales for Property Monitor, a UAE-based real estate data platform offered by top property professionals.

  • Oman to issue tenders for key renewable energy projects


    Oman’s Rural Areas Electricity Company (Raeco) is likely to issue tenders by the year-end for 11 renewable energy projects to be developed across the sultanate, said a report.

  • Mitsubishi, Sumitomo seal Tunisia power project deal

    450MW GAS-FIRED PLANT
    Leading Japanese industrial groups Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems and Sumitomo Corporation have won a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 450 MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Tunisia.

  • Imdaad backs UAE’s corporate social responsibility law


    UAE-based integrated facilities management firm Imdaad has welcomed a new regulation introduced by the UAE government this month that makes CSR (corporate social responsibility) mandatory to execute for large corporations in the country.

  • AkzoNobel launches new Intertrac Vision app


    Netherlands-based AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, has announced the launch of its new iPad app - Intertrac Vision Lite.

  • Wood flooring trends in 2017 inspired by nature


    Interiors in 2017 are all about going back to basics and connecting ourselves with nature once again. In a fast-paced world, humans feel an innate desire to hold on to the natural, the organic, said an industry expert.

  • ENBD REIT to distribute $9.7m interim dividend


    ENBD REIT, a leading Shari’a-compliant real estate investment trust, has announced plans to distribute an interim dividend of $9.71 million as its first dividend payment since listing on Nasdaq Dubai in March.

  • GE wins Jordan power plant maintenance agreement

    1175MW SEPCO PROJECT
    Technology and engineering conglomerate GE has signed a multi-year agreement with Jordan-based Samra Electric Power Company to provide full maintenance services at its 1,175 MW combined cycle power plant in the Zarqa region of the kingdom.

  • Swiss-Belhotel to launch new residence brand in Bahrain


    Global hospitality group Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has signed a management agreement with Hassan Lari Property Development & Management to operate Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain.

  • Emaar Properties names Jain group CEO


    Dubai's Emaar Properties, a leading property developer and builder of the world's tallest tower Burj Khalifa, has appointed Amit Jain, as the new group chief executive officer.

  • GCC’s real estate 'mature enough for REITs to flourish'


    About 45 per cent of investment professionals in the region believe that the GCC’s real estate market is mature enough for real estate investment trusts (REITs) to flourish, said a recent survey.

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