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Al Habtoor-Al Jaber to build tower in Doha

Posted on 15/08/2005

A joint venture between Al Habtoor and Al Jaber has won the contract to build the Dh1 billion (US$273 million) Dubai Towers Doha, the first billion-dirham overseas project by Dubai International Properties. The 80-storey commercial tower, scheduled for completion in early 2007, will have a large hotel, apartments, office and retail space. Covering a total of 2.35 million square feet, the upscale property will be leased out and marketed by DTZ. The hotel and the furnished apartments will be ...  >>MORE

World Trade Centre Residence invites tenders

Posted on 13/08/2005

The new World Trade Centre Residence being built at the site of World Trade Centre hotel has invited tenders from pre-qualified bidders. After the demolition of Dubai's World Trade Centre Hotel in April and removal of 48,000 cubic meters of rubble, work on the next phase is in full swing - and on schedule. Swissboring won the contract in May for dewatering, excavation, removal of existing piles, earth support shoring system and piling works. The existing piles of the demolished World Trade ...  >>MORE

Dubai's Madinat Al Arab's first phase completely sold out

Posted on 30/07/2005

The first phase of Madinat Al Arab, the planned urban downtown at the heart of Dubai Waterfront, has been completely sold out. Adjoining Palm Jebel Ali, the project is the last remaining natural waterfront in the Emirate and is set to create a quality of sophisticated lifestyle unmatched in the world. The phase one of the landmark project was sold out for approximately Dh13 billion within just five days of its unveiling to a select invited group of private property and investment ...  >>MORE

Construction pace stays hot

Posted on 30/07/2005

Construction, one of the most visible signs of the booming UAE economy, has accelerated significantly from a decade-long trend of 11 per cent annual growth rate to a frenetic 16 per cent last year. According to a National Bank of Dubai report, the value of production reached Dh68.8 billion in 2004, with Dubai, followed by Sharjah and Abu Dhabi taking the lion's share of investment. Growth in construction is important because of its close linkages to other parts of the economy. Simply, ...  >>MORE

Istithmar and Kerzner Enter into US$700 million financing agreement with syndicate of banks

Posted on 27/07/2005

Istithmar PJSC and Kerzner International Limited have recently signed a US$700 million financing agreement with a consortium of banks to raise funds for the Atlantis, The Palm project. The Sponsors' joint venture company, Kerzner Istithmar Limited, appointed Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC, The Commercial Bank of Dubai PSC, Emirates Financial Services PSC, the investment banking arm of Emirates Bank and HSBC Bank plc, (together ...  >>MORE

Ras al-Khaimah denies news reports about Desert Snow Village project

Posted on 26/07/2005

The Government of Ras Al Khaimah has denied news reports that it plans to set up a multi-billion dollar Desert Snow Village in association with a private firm. Dr Khater Massaad, Advisor to Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, yesterday said the Government of Ras Al Khaimah has not granted permission or a licence to anyone to undertake such a project. He also said the investment figures mentioned in the report were false. Recent reports quoted the ...  >>MORE

EMAAR signs Dh12b deal with UAQ

Posted on 24/07/2005

A sizeable coastal swathe in Umm al-Qaiwain has been allocated for one of the largest real estate projects in UAE. The Dh12 billion ($3.3 billion) Umm al-Qaiwain Marina, announced yesterday, will transform UAQ and the property market, and is expected to act as a catalyst for further investment both foreign and domestic. EMAAR Middle East (EME) signed an agreement with the government of Umm al-Qaiwain to develop the real estate project offering about 9,000 homes. The site is located on the ...  >>MORE

Ras Al Khaimah to construct Desert Snow Village

Posted on 20/07/2005

A multi-billion dollar Desert Snow Village will be a new project in Ras Al Khaimah targeting up to 15 million visitors annually, according to the project developer. "We have been planning this project for the last 10 years, and this project is totally new in all aspects and will have a new system in everything, from marketing to the transport network. It is a project that has been planned from A to Z," Halim Hani, the project developer, told Gulf News. Construction of the Desert Snow ...  >>MORE

US private equity firm to develop Dh3.67b property in Dubai

Posted on 16/07/2005

Capital Partners, an American private equity firm headquartered in Dubai, will build a Dh3.67 billion upscale mixed-use property here that will cover five million square feet. It marks a major investment by private US capital in Dubai, and one of the largest single western foreign direct investments, according to ‘Gulf News' report. The company will unveil the details of the project next week. Capital Partners, run by Jonathan Wride and Todd Thiel, managing directors of the company, is one ...  >>MORE

Nakheel awards Almas Tower construction contract to Taisei Corporation on behalf of DMCC

Posted on 16/07/2005

Dubai Metals and Commodities Centre (DMCC) and Nakheel who has been assigned project manager for Almas Tower, announced that they have recently awarded the construction contract of the tower to Taisei Corporation of Japan. The tower will be a landmark building, purpose-built to cater to the specific needs of the diamond industry and will house the Dubai Diamond Exchange, the only diamond exchange in the region. The 65-floor tower surrounded by lakes will also accommodate offices of leading ...  >>MORE

Public Works spends Dh 189 million on govt. projects

Posted on 10/07/2005

The Ministry of Public Works has spent around Dh189 million on government projects over the past six months. The lion's share of that amount, about Dh91 million, went to projects of the Ministry of Communications followed by the Ministry of Public works with Dh 37 million approximately, Ministry of Interior Dh27.6 million, Ministry of Education Dh22.5 million, Ministry of Justice Dh7.7 million, Ministry of Health Dh2.6 million and Ministry of Information and Culture Dh350,000. (The Emirates ...  >>MORE

New meets old

Posted on 05/07/2005

Burj Al Arab, the landmark hotel in Dubai as seen from Jumeirah City. Jumeirah International recently announced that it will spend Dh30 million to rebrand itself and its assets in pursuit of an ambitious target of 40 hotels in 5 years. (The Khaleej Times) ...  >>MORE

ADCB gives big loan to Festival City

Posted on 27/06/2005

Al Futtaim Group, a leading business house in the UAE, has secured a Dh660 million from Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank to partly finance the construction of a big hotel and business hub in the Dubai Festival City. The Festival City, on the banks of Dubai Creek, is the group's flagship project and the Middle East's largest privately-funded mixed-use development. Omar Al Futtaim, Al Futtaim Group's chief executive, said: "This is a significant financial arrangement for Dubai Festival City as we ...  >>MORE

Burj Dubai development cost expected to increase to Dh20b

Posted on 25/06/2005

Construction cost of the overall Burj Dubai development could shoot up to Dh20 billion, of which about Dh10 billion worth of contracts have been awarded so far, according to a senior official. EMAAR Properties is developing the area, billed as "the most prestigious one square kilometre on Earth", which will also contain the world's tallest man-made structure, Burj Dubai, the world's largest shopping centre, Dubai Mall, and associated facilities. The company last year awarded a US$900 million ...  >>MORE

Fujairah's Tallest Tower to Use Tabreed's Services

Posted on 21/06/2005

Tabreed, the National Central Cooling Co. (PJSC) and Al Jaber Group have announced today that they have signed a mutual agreement where Tabreed will supply cooling to Fujairah's Tallest Tower, which is being developed by Al Jaber Group. Al Jaber Tower is a state-of-the-art development that is being built in Fujairah's downtown, on Sh. Hamad Street. The 43-storey tower will reach a height of 170 meters and is comprised of 270 apartments, commercial shops and showrooms. The tower which is ...  >>MORE

Stellar Tower to dominate skyline in Abu Dhabi as a tribute to Zayed

Posted on 18/06/2005

An amazing building is set to dominate the Abu Dhabi skyline as a tribute to the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The 255-metre Stellar Tower in the centre of the city will house shops, offices, a restaurant and a 300-bed hotel. London-based architects Make designed the building, the construction of which is due to begin next year and last for three years. The building will have a wide base - with conference and leisure facilities surrounding a large octagonal atrium - along with a ...  >>MORE

The biggest wheel in the world due to become reality at Dubailand

Posted on 14/06/2005

Dubailand and The Great Wheel Corporation signed an agreement on 12th May 2005, under which land has been allocated for the construction of the world's greatest Observation Wheel at Dubailand. It will open to the public in 2008. 'We welcome The Great Wheel Corporation to Dubailand where we are building one of the world's finest locations to live in, to have fun and to enjoy and celebrate the good things of life,' stated. Salem bin Dasmal, Chief Executive Officer of Dubailand. The Great ...  >>MORE

Dubai Sports City awards contract to Wade Adams

Posted on 31/05/2005

Dubai Sports City (DSC), the world's first integrated purpose-built sports city, today announced that Wade Adams Contracting (LLC) has been awarded the contract for the advanced grading works of the 50 million sq ft site area, with work to begin immediately. During the advanced grading works, expected to take up to 90 days, over 100 bulldozers, earth moving machines and other heavy plant vehicles will move almost five million cubic metres of sand to enable full construction on the site to ...  >>MORE

UAE company will construct phase one of US$1b Jordan project

Posted on 30/05/2005

The first phase of the US$1 billion (Dh3.68 billion) Royal Metropolis development project in Jordan, financed by Bahrain finance bank Gulf Finance House, was launched yesterday. King Abdullah II laid the foundation stone for Jordan Gate, one of the key components of the project. Jordan Gate will be developed in partnership with the Greater Amman Municipality and Kuwait Finance Investment Company (KFIC). Jordan Gate, which is the first phase of the Royal Metropolis project, is a mixed-use ...  >>MORE

Work on Festival Centre superstructure begins

Posted on 20/05/2005

Dubai Festival City, the Middle East's largest privately-funded mixed-use development, has begun work on the superstructure of the Festival Centre, its 2.6 million square foot centrepiece. With 90 per cent of the substructure already finished and building commencing on the second floor, the Festival Centre, a retail, leisure and entertainment-oriented space, is 50 per cent complete and is on schedule for opening in September 2006. Dubai Festival City is located on the banks of Dubai Creek. ...  >>MORE

Work on Festival Centre begins

Posted on 16/05/2005

Dubai Festival City, the Middle East's largest privately-funded, mixed-use development taking shape on the banks of the Dubai Creek, has begun work on the superstructure of its centre piece, Festival Centre — the 2.6 million square feet retail, leisure and entertainment destination. With 90 per cent of the substructure already finished and building commencing on the second floor, the Festival Centre is 50pc complete and is on schedule for opening in September 2006. (The Khaleej Times) ...  >>MORE

Dubai Marina residential towers reaching steadily to the sky

Posted on 13/05/2005

Dubai Marina, the 200-tower residential waterfront development is briskly taking shape with a number of its towers in advanced stages of construction. Developed by EMAAR Properties, the Marina surrounds a 3.6 km manmade water channel. It will cover more than 50 million square feet with more than 200 apartment towers as well as numerous luxury villas, housing nearly 70,000 people. The towers are built by private developers who are allowed to sell the apartments to foreigners freehold. Some ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi private sector to spend a billion dirhams on new complex

Posted on 30/04/2005

Abu Dhabi has taken another economic and tourism step forward with the launching of the Al Hashimi Complex, a multi-purpose project, to be built on an area of about 162,000 square meters at a total cost of over one billion dirhams. This major national project is part of Abu Dhabi's new approach aimed at judiciously using the national resources to consolidate the emirate's enviable economic, tourism and developmental position. One of the most significant aspects of the new project is its ...  >>MORE

Three UAE banks to finance world's tallest building in Dubai

Posted on 18/04/2005

A syndicate of three UAE banks, Mashreqbank, Emirates Bank International and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, signed an agreement to provide the required contracting finance for the consortium chosen to construct EMAAR's iconic Burj Dubai Tower, valued at Dh3.2 billion (US$869m) and soon to become the world's tallest building. The agreement was signed with the Korean contractor Samsung Corporation and its project partners: Belhasa Six Construct LLC and the local company Arabtec Construction LLC. ...  >>MORE

Eye of the Emirates rising to provide a rare glimpse

Posted on 09/04/2005

A new tourism landmark is changing Sharjah's skyline. The Eye of the Emirates, a 60-metre high observatory wheel at Al Qasba Canal, when completed will be the tallest of its kind in the Middle East, Africa and West and Central Asia. The wheel will be inaugurated in mid-April. The project is part of an Dh80 million plan for the area to become an entertainment and cultural hub. (The Gulf News) ...  >>MORE

‘Eye of the Emirates’ awaits visitors

Posted on 08/04/2005

A breathtaking view of Sharjah and Dubai from a 60-metre-high Ferris wheel christened ‘Eye of the Emirates' awaits visitors to Qanat Al Qasba. The giant observatory wheel, considered tallest in the entire Middle East, Africa and West and Central Asia, will be operational later this month. Sheikha Budoor Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Qasba Development Authority, pointed out that the Eye of the Emirates is the high-point of the rich leisure, cultural and entertainment attractions ...  >>MORE

DDIA in deal for Dh5.5 billion Falcon City of Wonders

Posted on 06/04/2005

Dubai Development and Investment Authority, DDIA, the promoter of Dubailand and Salem Al Moosa have signed an agreement to set up a Dh5.5 billion Falcon City of Wonders in Dubailand. Dubailand will host the ‘Falcon City of Wonders' which will be developed by a leading local real estate developer. The project will occupy an area of four million square metres. Falcon City of Wonders will accommodate and combine various commercial, residential, educational and leisure amenities with ...  >>MORE

Burj Dubai to rise189 floors

Posted on 02/04/2005

Burj Dubai, the world's tallest man-made structure, will have at least 189 floors, according to authoritative sources. Its construction is being planned in a way that the developers can change the height of the tower at any time, to a certain extent. The world's tallest inhabited tower, the Sears Tower in the United States, is 442 metres tall and has 108 levels. The world's tallest tower is Taipei with 101 levels and 508 metres tall. (The Gulf News) ...  >>MORE

UAE's construction insurance market grows by 15-20%

Posted on 01/04/2005

The UAE's construction insurance market is growing at a rate of 15 to 20 per cent annually and the current premium market size is about Dh750 million. Abdul Muttalib Mustafa Mohammad, general manager of Oman Insurance Co, however, highlighted the steadily increasing construction in the UAE and the inherent risks that may cause difficulties and possible financial losses to contractors. He was speaking on the sidelines of a seminar on construction risk management held in Dubai yesterday. ...  >>MORE

EMAAR plans to build monorail around Burj Dubai district

Posted on 30/03/2005

Dubai EMAAR Properties is considering building a 1.3 km monorail to shuttle people in and around the Burj Dubai development. According to the government plan, Interchange No 1 on Sheikh Zayed Road will be demolished to create a more efficient one which will also connect the Dubai light rail system. Robert Booth, EMAAR Properties executive director, said the monorail will connect Dubai Mall, the world's largest shopping mall, and the Dubai light rail system. "When completed, we expect 40 ...  >>MORE

Tabreed expands operations to Abu Dhabi's Sas Al Nakhl

Posted on 29/03/2005

Tabreed, the National Central Cooling Co. (PJSC) announced yesterday that it had signed a new district cooling deal with Al Kheeli Commercial and Residential Complex that is being developed in Sas Al Nakhl in Abu Dhabi. The scheme is expected to be ready by March 2007 and the complex is comprised of four residential towers, 12 floors each and a 2-storey shopping centre that will host a parking area, two underground floors, cinema theatres and an Ice Skating rink. "Sas Al Nakhl area is ...  >>MORE

Burj Dubai to begin rising on April 15

Posted on 29/03/2005

Burj Dubai, the world's tallest man-made structure, will rise above the ground when Samsung Corporation formally begins to build the tower on April 15, officials said. "A 3.7-metre-thick rough slab covering an area of 80,000 square feet forms the base of the Burj Dubai structure. Its foundation has been completed in a record 12 months' time, at a cost of Dh54 million," said Robert Booth, EMAAR Properties' executive director. He said 60 per cent of the Dh73 billion Burj Dubai and Old Town's ...  >>MORE

World's biggest wheel planned in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 23/03/2005

The Bin Salem Group has signed a partnership agreement with an American company Allied Investment House to set up a tourist entertainment centre in Abu Dhabi. The highlight of the joint venture will be the biggest wheel in the world, standing at a height of over 182 metres and at an estimated cost of over Dhs750 million. Chief Executive Officer of Bin Salem Group, Ahmed Mohammed Salem Al Dhahiri, said the team in charge of the project had actually approved the complete designs, which ...  >>MORE

Solar energy might be used in World project

Posted on 19/03/2005

The ongoing World project might use solar air-conditioning and solar lighting in some of its islands if the new technology launched at Dubai Techno Park yesterday proves to be efficient and beneficial for the development, a top Nakheel official said yesterday. Speaking at the launch of the Dh50 million Pacific Controls Systems green building at Dubai Techno Park, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), and Chairman of Nakheel, said: ...  >>MORE

Dubai Towers-Doha project work set to start

Posted on 09/03/2005

Dubai International Properties is preparing to begin work on its Dubai Towers-Doha development, company officials said. "Dubai Towers-Doha will feature boulevards, offices, residential accommodation, and a five-star hotel," said Farhan Faraidooni, chief executive of Dubai International Properties. "It will include a health centre, gym, restaurants, a well-equipped business centre with high-speed Internet connection, parking lots, security services and 24-hour maintenance system, all of ...  >>MORE

Aldar Properties to build new Dh1.3b Abu Dhabi Central Market

Posted on 23/02/2005

Aldar Properties PJSC, Abu Dhabi's newly established property development and real estate company, today announced that five of the world's leading architectural companies have been invited to submit designs for the new Central Market in Abu Dhabi. Work is to start immediately on the redevelopment. The entire existing Central Market shopping area between Hamdan and Khalifa Streets will be closed as of midnight on March 1, so that demolition can begin. Safety fences surrounding the area will be ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi's Six Towers to be cooled by Tabreed

Posted on 14/02/2005

Tabreed, the National Central Cooling Company, has won a contract to supply cooling to The Six Towers, a major new residential and commercial complex in Abu Dhabi. Under the terms of the deal, Tabreed will supply cooling services to the entire development of the Six Towers Project. The project comprises two towers that are owned by Private Buildings Est. and a cluster of four other towers owned by International Capital Trading LLC. Construction of the project, which is located in Al ...  >>MORE

Sheikh Ahmad unveils Green Lakes project

Posted on 05/02/2005

Negotiations for the civil engineering contract for a multi-million dollar residential project, Green Lakes, are underway with potential contractors, officials said. Unveiled by Asam Investments and Real Estate, Green Lakes is a three-tower residential project in the Jumeirah Lake Towers development in Dubai, currently being offered on a free-hold basis to investors. The Arch group of architects has been awarded the project management consultancy contract, and they will oversee the ...  >>MORE

New 67-storey tower in Dubai to house hotel

Posted on 09/01/2005

Dubai Municipality has recently issued licence to construct a 67-storey building in the Trade Centre II area at a cost of Dh194 million. The proposed tower would house a hotel consisting of restaurants, hotel rooms and suites. The building will have a basement, ground floor, mezzanine and 67 upper storeys. The total built-up area will be more than 507, 000 square feet while the plot area is over 10,000 square feet. The hotel would have a total of 410 rooms and 72 suites. The parking lot can ...  >>MORE

Jumeirah Properties to launch new project at Lake Towers

Posted on 02/01/2005

Jumeirah Properties has confirmed plans to launch its second high-rise development at Jumeirah Lake Towers. Investment in the new one will mirror the Dh200 million for the company's first venture the Indigo Tower launched in October. The Indigo Tower is a mixed-use development with eight storeys marked for office requirements and 24 for the residences. "The second project is in the design phase, and it would be an AAA rated 35-storey high tower exclusively for office space," said David ...  >>MORE

Dubai Municipality constructs 968 worth Dh 373.9 mn in two years

Posted on 30/12/2004

Qasim Sultan, Director General of Dubai Municipality, has confirmed that providing suitable accommodation for the UAE citizens comes at the Dubai Government top priorities. In a report issued today by the Dubai Municipality, he said that the Municipality had constructed 968 houses during the period 2002 to 2004 in different areas in Dubai at a total cost of Dh 373.9 million while 175 houses costing Dh 98 million were under construction. '1009 houses at total cost of Dh 631.4 million are ...  >>MORE

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Al Habtoor-Al Jaber to build tower in Doha


World Trade Centre Residence invites tenders


Dubai's Madinat Al Arab's first phase completely sold out


Construction pace stays hot


Istithmar and Kerzner Enter into US$700 million financing agreement with syndicate of banks


Ras al-Khaimah denies news reports about Desert Snow Village project


EMAAR signs Dh12b deal with UAQ


Ras Al Khaimah to construct Desert Snow Village


US private equity firm to develop Dh3.67b property in Dubai


Nakheel awards Almas Tower construction contract to Taisei Corporation on behalf of DMCC


Public Works spends Dh 189 million on govt. projects


New meets old


ADCB gives big loan to Festival City


Burj Dubai development cost expected to increase to Dh20b


Fujairah's Tallest Tower to Use Tabreed's Services


Stellar Tower to dominate skyline in Abu Dhabi as a tribute to Zayed


The biggest wheel in the world due to become reality at Dubailand


Dubai Sports City awards contract to Wade Adams


UAE company will construct phase one of US$1b Jordan project


Work on Festival Centre superstructure begins


Work on Festival Centre begins


Dubai Marina residential towers reaching steadily to the sky


Abu Dhabi private sector to spend a billion dirhams on new complex


Three UAE banks to finance world's tallest building in Dubai


Eye of the Emirates rising to provide a rare glimpse


‘Eye of the Emirates’ awaits visitors


DDIA in deal for Dh5.5 billion Falcon City of Wonders


Burj Dubai to rise189 floors


UAE's construction insurance market grows by 15-20%


EMAAR plans to build monorail around Burj Dubai district


Tabreed expands operations to Abu Dhabi's Sas Al Nakhl


Burj Dubai to begin rising on April 15


World's biggest wheel planned in Abu Dhabi


Solar energy might be used in World project


Dubai Towers-Doha project work set to start


Aldar Properties to build new Dh1.3b Abu Dhabi Central Market


Abu Dhabi's Six Towers to be cooled by Tabreed


Sheikh Ahmad unveils Green Lakes project


New 67-storey tower in Dubai to house hotel


Jumeirah Properties to launch new project at Lake Towers


Dubai Municipality constructs 968 worth Dh 373.9 mn in two years