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Top 10 tips for GCC construction project success

by Neha Bhatia on Mar 11, 2016


Numerous factors contribute to project success even before construction begins.
Numerous factors contribute to project success even before construction begins.

Construction firms in the GCC and wider Middle East are realigning their human resources strategies as oil prices continue to dwindle around the world. 

Reduced oil revenues have led to project delays and cancellations, with construction firms slashing their workforces in a bid to sustain challenging economic conditions. 

A common feature of the ongoing economic turbulence has been delays in salary payments

Furthermore, governments across the region have also amended policies to reduce expenditures, with some of these initiatives directly impacting local construction industries.

Ryan Regina, co-founder of Big Sky Enterprises, told Construction Week such economic conditions necessitate sound credentials are ensured before project launch. 

A commercial construction project usually involves one overriding factor above all others: the bottom line, Regina explained, adding, however, that budget alone must not determine project plans. 

Regina enumerated 10 key factors, pertaining to a project's life cycle, which must be remembered while hiring a commercial developer, designer, and contractor for new projects. 

Read on to discover how these considerations could protect your next project. 

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