DMCC free zone hires US designer for Uptown Dubai mega project

DMCC, Dubai’s free zone for trade and enterprise, on Wednesday announced that it has hired a US firm to be interior architect for the first part of its Uptown Dubai mega project. Rockwell Group, a New York based architecture and design firm, has been appointed for one of Uptown Dubai’s two super tall towers that will anchor the 10 million sq ft development. The super tall tower, whose name...

Expo 2020 Dubai set to unveil sustainability plans – ArabianBusiness.com

ArabianBusiness.comExpo 2020 Dubai set to unveil sustainability plansArabianBusiness.comExpo 2020 Dubai will be unveiling more details of its sustainability plans for the upcoming expo at next week's Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, it announced on Wednesday. Sustainability is a key subtheme for the event, and last year it unveiled its …Expo 2020 to showcase sustainability plans at ADSWTrade...

Dubai's Union Properties buys stake in Egyptian developer

Dubai-based Union Properties has acquired 5.68 percent stake in Egyptian real estate developer Palm Hills, it said on Wednesday. In a statement to the Dubai Financial Market, the developer said said it acquired the stake through its investment arm, UPP Capital Investment, which was created last year to carry out direct and indirect real estate investments. Union Properties said it decided to buy the...

Aldar says to step up handovers of Abu Dhabi homes in Q1

Aldar Properties has annnounced that it will step up the handover of homes in a number of residential developments in Abu Dhabi by the end of March. As well as continuig to deliver units at its Ansam and Al Hadeel developments, Aldar said in a statement that it will begin handovers of plots on Nareel Island and at Al Merief this quarter. Construction also continues to make strong progress across Aldar’s...

UAE's ADNOC awards key deals for gas mega project

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on Tuesday awarded two design and engineering contracts for its planned offshore ultra sour gas mega project, which consists of the Hail, Ghasha and Dalma fields. Bechtel (UK) was awarded Hail & Ghasha front end engineering design (FEED) contract and TechnipFMC (UAE) was awarded the deal for Dalma. Both contracts are said to be worth hundreds of millions of...

New $1.9bn Dubai project to reflect historic Islamic eras

Plans have been unveiled to build a new AED7 billion ($1.91 billion) mixed-use community development in the heart of Dubai. Araa Group Advocates and Legal Consultants and Loulouat Al Sharq for Investment and Real Estate Development have revealed details of the Knooz Al Sharq City, a project that will extend across 20 million square feet. The master-planned mixed-use project will combine architectural...

Expo2020 Dubai: What Uganda stands to gain – New Vision

New VisionExpo2020 Dubai: What Uganda stands to gainNew VisionFrom October 2020 to April 2021, Dubai will host the Expo2020, an international event that takes place every five years. Uganda will be one of the over 180 countries participating in the expo. What is in it for Uganda? Will Dubai be the shot in the arm …and more » Read more...

Baltimore seeks to host FIFA World Cup soccer games – Baltimore Sun – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore officials on Wednesday are slated to approve an agreement to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup soccer games here if North America is selected as the host continent. The city’s Board of Estimates, which is controlled by Mayor Catherine Pugh, is expected to approve an agreement between the Federation Internationale De Football Association, United States Soccer Federation Inc. and the city to host...

Dutch builder says work has started on Yas Arena project

Dutch construction firm, BAM International, said on Monday that work has started on Yas Arena, which will be a 18,000-seater venue on Yas Island. The announcement follows the decision last month by UAE-based developer Miral Asset Management to appoint the company to deliver the construction of the arena. Yas Arena will be used to host events in a temperature controlled environment and BAM said in a...

Blockade risk to Qatar World Cup | – Advanced Television – Advanced Television

By Chris Forrester January 8, 2018 Satellite-generated images of the Qatar football sites being built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup show very little progress being made on the new stadium construction sites. A report in Business Insider, and using satellite analysis by Glasgow-based technology company Bird.i of Digital Globe images, shows high-altitude photographs of the eight stadia under construction...