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Posted: 02-08-2011
SAUDI ARABIA.  The chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, who has been the driving force behind the decision to build the world's tallest tower in Saudi Arabia, announced that the construction contract has been signed today. Kingdom Tower, with a height of over 1,000 meters, will begin construction imminently in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Kingdom Tower will be the centerpiece and the first construction phase of Kingdom City, Jeddah Economic Company's (JEC) new urban development of more than 5.3 million square meters of land in the
Posted: May 25, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Cities are the engine rooms for economic advantage on the chessboard of global competition; A radically different paradigm is in order. It will require big picture thinking.
Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
Posted: May 16, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Deloitte sponsors first "Saudi Smart Cities Conference 2017" to support GCC governments in developing smart cities; reinforcing its commitment to supporting the development of smart cities across the GCC region.
Posted: May 12, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Elon Musk has announced a futuristic vision of transportation involving underground roadway systems beneath bustling cities; Aurecon expert weighs in on whether Elon's vision really is as impossible as it sounds...
Posted: May 10, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. It's a catch-22: democracy has given people a voice who in turn expect service delivery, but want a say. As a consequence, service delivery is severely impacted.
Posted: May 9, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The private Fund was established by Swicorp in partnership with Retal Urban Development Company, a fast-growing urban developer in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: May 4, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Latest Just Imagine post argues for dramatic change in employer mindset towards their growing Millennial workforce; An outright dismissal of Millennials would constitute a grave mistake.
Posted: May 3, 2017
UAE. An analysis conducted in Dubai over the last 14 years reveals that interest rate hikes have had no correlation to price action; Recent rise in interest rates has increased the level of mortgage activity.
Posted: May 3, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. New luxurious developments in Riyadh and Dubai to be showcased at the exhibition.
Posted: May 3, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Voxel is one of the most prominent projects incubated by the Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST).
Posted: May 2, 2017
UAE. New Deloitte report reviews key trends in Dubai's residential, retail, hospitality and office markets during 2016 and makes predictions on how the markets could perform in 2017.
Posted: May 2, 2017
UAE. Latest MEED research shows improvement despite spending cuts; Private sector investment will be a key driver of new construction opportunities in 2017.
Posted: April 28, 2017
UAE. Founder & Chairman of Emaar Properties shares the company's success story with students; Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer Sid Yog selected Emaar as the subject of a case study.
Posted: April 27, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. If history shows us that science has spawned so many unintended discoveries, what is around the next corner of unintended scientific breakthroughs?
Posted: April 26, 2017
UAE. A change of scene lifts flagging productivity; 53% of global workers suffering from symptoms of cabin fever find relief by varying their work environment.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. Over 25% of successors think they will lose market share to new entrants; Quicker than ever, the past is being left behind - a tendency that in the perception of many goes against the tradition of family-owned businesses.
date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. 88% of executives surveyed in the Gulf region experienced a fraud incident in the past year compared to 62% in 2015, according to the Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report - the highest increase of any region.
date:Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
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