• Sabic launches anti-bacterial sheet for interiors


    Sabic has launched a non-chlorinated and non-brominated opaque sheet Lexan Cliniwall AC6200, which aims to provide a hygienic, sanitary solution for interior surfaces to several industries around the world.

  • Egypt Railway to buy 50 new locomotives from Siemens


    Egypt Railway Authority is in talks with global technology giant Siemens to buy 50 new locomotives, said a report. The pact would also include maintenance works for 50 of Siemens Henschel locomotives that have been running since the 1970s, it added.

  • Abu Dhabi Housing Authority names new director-general


    Abu Dhabi Housing Authority (ADHA) has appointed Basheer Khalfan Salem Al Mehairbi as its new director-general. A major player in the housing market, ADHA was set up in 2012 to implement housing programmes for the emirate's citizens.

  • GRE Assets adopts 'tech as utility’ policy to cope with Covid-19 crisis


    GRE Assets, a residential property investment company with offices in the UK, Spain and the Middle East, said its key partnerships with local authorities and adoption of its ‘tech as utility’ policy will be key to delivering success.

  • Diyar Al Muharraq launches new virtual property advisor


    Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the largest real estate developers in Bahrain, has launched its virtual property advisor service, to help customers remotely get online real estate advisory services, in line with the kingdom’s Covid-19 precautionary measures.

  • Turkish builder Limak says Kuwait T2 work on track


    Leading Turkish builder Limak has announced that work is progressing at a steady pace on the new Terminal 2 of the Kuwait International Airport and in complete compliance with the instructions of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health amid Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Dubai's residential capital values down 10pc in March


    The residential capital values in Dubai for March fell 10 per cent compared to the previous year, standing at 73.3 points, dipping 0.9 per cent since February as the Covid-19 pandemic began to show its impact by the end of the month, said a report.

  • Arabtec Holding names Group CEO, finance head


    Arabtec Holding, a top construction company in the region, has appointed Wail Farsakh as the Group Chief Executive Officer after Peter Pollard stepped down. The Dubai contractor also named Najeh Awad as the new Acting Group Chief Financial Officer.

  • Emirates REIT posts 5.1pc growth in rental income for 2019


    Emirates REIT, one of the largest islamic real estate investment trusts, has registered a 5.1 per cent growth in rental income, 4.2 per cent in total property income, and 10.2 per cent in net property income, for the year ended December 31, 2019.

  • Azizi's riverfront project witness to big infrastructure activity


    UAE-based Azizi Developments has announced swift progress of infrastructure work at Mohammed bin Rashid City, a key residential project in Dubai and home to its waterfront-lifestyle hub Riviera - with road sidewalks and drainage systems fully completed.

  • Egypt Railway to buy 50 new locomotives from Siemens


    Egypt Railway Authority is in talks with global technology giant Siemens to buy 50 new locomotives, said a report. The pact would also include maintenance works for 50 of Siemens Henschel locomotives that have been running since the 1970s, it added.

  • Dubai's Q1 real estate transaction volumes up 9.4pc


    Dubai registered a total of 10,243 real estate transactions in March, up 9.74 per cent compared to last year. It is also the highest number of sales deals recorded in the first quarter since 2017, when the total number of property deals had hit 11,910.

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