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
The GCC’s private sector developers can drive an upsurge in affordable home construction, but are they being motivated to do so?
Saudi Arabia’s upcoming project management office (PMO) law could offer manifold benefits for the country’s mega projects under construction, but will it be ready in time?
There is more to façades than meets the eye in the heat of the Middle Eastern desert
Developers flourished during the third quarter of 2015, but a number of large UAE contractors suffered significant setbacks
As the UAE cabinet’s 2016 budget stresses the importance of social infrastructure development, Neha Bhatia investigates how it is likely to impact the economics of construction during the coming year
From source to socket, MEP Middle East finds out how electrical system design is evolving in the region
Most acknowledge the long-term benefits of Omanisation in construction, but an array of challenges must be addressed first
As Construction Week: Leaders in Construction Summit Oman 2015 draws near, we examine how the Sultanate’s infrastructure investments will augment its private sector