UAE-based Emaar Development has broken ground on Arabian Ranches III, the latest phase of the premium gated villa community in Dubai, UAE.
Hill International has been selected by the Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) to provide project management services for the construction of the Abraj Al Tahwiliya (QIMC Tower West Bay Project) in Doha, Qatar.
Emaar Properties and P&O Marinas, a division of Dubai ports operator DP World, have unveiled plans for AED25bn ($6.8bn) redevelopment of the area around the Mina Rashid area in Dubai.
UAE-based property developer RAK Properties has awarded contract to Al Ali Construction and Development to build its AED500m ($136m) Marbella Villas project in Hayat Island, Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE.
A joint venture between Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Trading and UAE-based Professional Landscape has won a design and build contract from The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) for an onsite landscape nursery that covers more than one million m² in Saudi Arabia.
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Diamond Developers, a company that develops sustainable communities in the UAE, have begun work on AED2bn ($544m) Sharjah Sustainable City, the first urban mixed-use project in the emirate.
Real estate developer Arada has announced the launch of Nest, an integrated student accommodation complex in the UAE, at the lifestyle megaproject Aljada.
Dubai Industrial Park (DIP) has signed an agreement with Lootah Real Estate Development to establish a 3m ft² pre-built industrial manufacturing development called Senaeyat.
UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has inaugurated works on Burj Jumeira, the new tower to be built in the Al Sufouh neighbourhood of Dubai.
University of Aberdeen, based in Scotland, UK, has drawn up plans to build a new purpose-built, £100m campus in Al Daayan, near Doha, Qatar.
Jiangsu Provincial Overseas Cooperation and Investment (JOCIC) and Chinese tyre manufacturer Roadbot have broken ground on the AED2.2bn ($614.37m) Roadbot Tire Project KIZAD, the first tyre manufacturing plant in the UAE, in KIZAD, Abu Dhabi’s industrial hub and part of Abu Dhabi Ports.
The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) board has given approval to a masterplan for the development of tourism projects in Saudi Arabia.
Parsons has secured a contract from United Development (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl-Qatar and Gewan Islands, to provide planning and infrastructure consultancy services for the development of Floresta Gardens at The Pearl-Qatar.
Belhasa Six Construct, a Dubai-based subsidiary of Belgian construction company Besix, has won a contract from Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a Free Trade Zone, Government of Dubai Authority, and master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), for the first super tall tower in Uptown Dubai district.
Nakheel, a property developer based in Dubai, UAE, has commenced construction on a rooftop infinity swimming pool at The Palm Tower, a 52-storey, luxury hotel and residential complex at the heart of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.
Aldar Properties, a real estate development, management and investment company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has announced the launch of an AED2bn ($545m) mixed-use development, Alreeman, in Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi.
Arabtec Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, has won an AED269m ($73m) contract from DAMAC Properties for luxury villas in Dubai’s Akoya community.
Abu Dhabi-based NSCC International has won an early works contract from Ithmaar Development Company (IDC), the development manager for the $1.6bn Dilmunia Project in Bahrain, for the Grand Canal and Marina in Bahrain, UAE.
Israeli real estate and holding company Azrieli Group has unveiled plans for ‘The Spiral Tower’, a 91-storey building, which will be the tallest structure in Israel.
Perini Management Services (PMSI), a subsidiary of civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini, has won a design-build contract worth approximately $104m from the US Air Force (USAF) to design and construct facilities in support of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) through a Foreign Military Sales programme.