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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: November 19, 2016
UAE. Aims to strengthen the sector by offering user-friendly multimedia platform to property dealers for one year for free.
Posted: November 18, 2016
BAHRAIN. Almost no residential submarkets in Bahrain registered any change in rents during Q3; Q3 marked the sixth consecutive quarter of sluggishness for retail rents.
Posted: November 17, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Financial guarantees are specific to the beneficiaries of the Ministry of Housing Eskan projects.
Posted: November 17, 2016
UAE. Daniel Whyte, Aurecon's BIM Leader for the Built Environment (Middle East) speaks about the digital technologies that were used on the project - Drone videos, 3D modelling and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure - as well as the current challenges and future trends inherent in digital engineering.
Posted: November 17, 2016
UAE. The company will also showcase EASY Pre-insulated Ducts/panels manufactured by Unigulf Industries and are one of the preferred brands of the regional MEP contractors.
Posted: November 17, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Housebuilding needs to reach 2-3 times current supply rate.
Posted: November 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. While MBAs offer valuable grounding, they are vested in analytical thinking. In today's environment there is an imperative to embrace creative and intuitive thinking in favour of analytical thinking, in order to succeed where consumers are looking for delight and memorability.
Posted: November 16, 2016
UAE. The catalogue makes it easier than ever for suppliers to be traced and contacted, and for consultants to find the right products that match their exact requirements.
Posted: November 16, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The Authority is looking to promote KSA's exports in construction and building materials to the regional and international markets.
Posted: November 16, 2016
LEBANON. New facility in Al-Qalamoun, Tripoli features laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art materials testing equipment for construction and geotechnical projects.
Posted: November 14, 2016
LEBANON. Improved political environment to help confidence and support demand; Reduction of registration fees would stimulate housing demand, according to Byblos Bank Real Estate Demand Index.
Posted: November 14, 2016
UAE. Dubai Housing Affordability Index (HAI) aims to measure how affordable is buying a median-price house by a middle-income family; Dubai Rental Affordability Index (RAI) aims to measure the level to which a typical middle-income family can afford to RENT a median-price house.
Posted: November 14, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon's latest Just Imagine blog post  discusses the importance of developing unique digital strategies to meet the needs of diverse clients.
Posted: November 10, 2016
INTERNATIONAL.The new standards will improve corporate transparency in environmental and social issues among South African businesses.
Posted: November 8, 2016
UAE. Largest real estate project launched in London since Brexit vote.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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