Middle East

Abu Dhabi Health Services opens Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City

13 Nov 2019 | Middle East

UAE-based Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has opened the 3.2mft² Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Al Akaria Saudi, Arabian Dream to develop $5bn mixed-use project

4 Nov 2019 | Middle East

Saudi Arabia-based Al Akaria Saudi Real Estate Company has partnered with Arabian Dream KSA, which is principally owned by Triple Five Worldwide, to develop what it claims to be the world’s largest mixed-use entertainment and shopping centre development in Riyadh.

Foster + Partners to design airport at The Red Sea project in Saudi Arabia

4 Nov 2019 | Middle East

British architecture firm Foster + Partners has won a contract from The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) to design a new international airport at The Red Sea project, a tourism destination being developed in Saudi Arabia.

Tamdeen launches $821.3m hybrid outlet mall in Kuwait

29 Oct 2019 | Middle East

Kuwait’s mixed-use property developer Tamdeen Group, through its subsidiary Tamdeen Pearl, has launched the region’s first ‘hybrid outlet’ mall, named Al Khiran.

DEWA awards $267m construction contract for Al-Shera’a headquarters

14 Oct 2019 | Middle East

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract worth AED982m ($267m) to a consortium of Ghantoot Transport and General Contracting and Ghantoot Gulf Contracting for the construction of its new headquarters, called Al-Shera’a (Arabic for sail).

Almar, Acciona begin work on Shuqaiq-3 desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

9 Oct 2019 | Middle East

Almar Water Solutions, through Abdul Latif Jameel and Rawafid Alhadarah, and its consortium partners Spanish infrastructure company Acciona and Japanese firm Marubeni Corporation have laid the foundation stone at the IWP Shuqaiq-3 desalination project in Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea coast.

Saudi Arabia begins four urban development projects worth £18.5bn in Riyadh

26 Sep 2019 | Middle East

Saudi Arabia has commenced construction on urban development projects, including the world’s largest park, with an investment of $23bn (£18.5bn) to transform the city of Riyadh into an attractive destination.

Orascom, Siemens selected to rebuild 1.6GW power plant in Iraq

16 Sep 2019 | Middle East

A consortium of Orascom Construction and Siemens has signed an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity to rebuild Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern Iraq.

Chinese firm CNTC selected for Pixel mixed-use scheme in Abu Dhabi

21 Aug 2019 | Middle East

Abu Dhabi-based developer Imkan has selected Chinese construction company China Nantong Sanjian Construction Group (CNTC) as the main contractor for the Pixel, a 85,000m² mixed-use development in Abu Dhabi.

DEWA selects Strabag consortium to build £316m hydropower project in Dubai

19 Aug 2019 | Middle East

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected a consortium of Strabag Dubai, Strabag, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar for the construction of the AED1.437bn (£316m) pumped storage hydroelectric power station in Hatta, Dubai.

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