Qatar’s affordable accommodation shortage could possibly be eased if landlord/owners permitted private rentals in residential blocks that are standing empty in Doha.
A burgeoning population needs a place to live, but pickings are thin in Qatar, coupled with an artificial shortage created around affordable accommodation
Saudi Arabia’s 2016 budget will steer the country’s transition towards optimised state spending and economic diversification.
The UAE’s updated fire code, due in March 2016, will redefine the local construction industry’s design and engineering operations.
Portable power providers will leverage the rental business until market fluidity returns amidst declining global crude values.
The GCC construction sector must learn from its past experience and adapt accordingly if it is to prosper in 2016
Aramco said it is considering the floatation of a partial IPO by offering a part of the business or the sale of a stake in some of its subsidiaries
Local employers, fuelled by a reluctance to hire professionals without regional experience, are facing a shortage of the right employees to meet their targets
During heavy rain in Doha whose responsibility is it to ensure buildings sustain minimal damage and workmanship is of a high standard?
Bahrain’s rejuvenated focus on developing its aluminium sector indicates the GCC’s desire to spur economic diversification
Improving fire safety standards in the UAE’s older buildings will require rigorous planning and implementation frameworks
Cultures battle for dominance in Doha’s architectural landscape
CWQ speaks to a number of specialists across the construction spectrum to view their opinions on 2015 as a whole
Construction Week provides a rundown of Dubai's top five most searched localities for Dubai renters during the month of October
What do Saudi Arabia’s $18m claims of foreign worker levies tell us about liquidity and recruitment in the Kingdom’s contracting market? Neha Bhatia finds out.