Tuesday 25 April 2017

Bahrain's 3G expos draw crowds with new products, services

New and innovative products and services for the building and construction sector and a number of interesting real estate projects are drawing crowds to the 3G exhibitions which opened in Bahrain today. Collectively known as the 3Gs, the exhibitions comprise the Gulf Construction Expo,


Exova wins Qatar fire engineering consultancy deal

Exova Warringtonfire, a leading UK-based fire testing and fire engineering organisation, said it has signed up by top Asian architecture firm DP Architects (DPA) to provide fire engineering consultancy on residential and commercial projects in the new city of Lusail, Qatar. DPA s


UAE group to develop mega city in Yemen

Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched several development projects in Yemen's Archipelago of Socotra, including the first phase of its mega mixed-use project Sheikh Zayed City, said a report. The ambitious Emirati project will boast 161 houses, a clinic, a school, a public


Damac to open two ultra luxury hotels in Dubai

Leading regional luxury real estate developer Damac Properties today (April 25) announced that it will open two ultra-luxurious hotels in Dubai within the next two months. Opening in May, the plush 250-key Damac Maison Bay’s Edge - strategically located in Business Bay - is a gat


Major 3G exhibitions kick off in Bahrain

Northern Gulf's biggest exhibitions showcasing the very best in construction, interiors and real estate opened their doors in Bahrain today (April 25) with a record number of property developers at the three-in-one event, which has now expanded to include an evening festival. Colle


Bahrain to start work on key highway projects

Work will soon start on major road development projects aimed at transforming the kingdom’s highways and streets to free traffic flows, said a report, citing a senior minister. Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Essam bin Abdulla Khalaf presented a


Investcorp acquires $160m US industrial properties

Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, said its US-based real estate arm has acquired a portfolio of industrial properties in Chicago and Boston metropolitan areas for $160 million. The Bahrain-based company pointed out that the portfolio i


Dubai residential property prices down 3.6pc

The residential property prices in the rental market in Dubai, UAE, plunged 3.6 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in March mainly due to a steep fall in apartment and villa prices compared to the same period last year, said a report. The Dubai residential property sales price index f


Artar gets solid response for debut UAE project

Artar Real Estate Development said it has received an overwhelming response from Saudi investors for its first UAE venture, Mada Residences, at the ongoing Riyadh Real Estate and Urban Development Exhibition (Restatex). Located within a minute’s walk of The Dubai Mall, the


Mideast FM market 'to witness radical changes'

The facility management (FM) sector in the Middle East region is at an inflection point, where past success recipes will cease to hold relevance, in light of increasing convergence, and emergence of competition from unconventional sources, according to Frost & Sullivan, a global growth cons

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