If the Middle East is serious about sustainability, its public and private sectors must work together to drive the creation of social and affordable housing for lower-income citizens
Although Qatar’s Civil Code does not include ‘global claims’ as an independent concept, construction firms can find respite in some of its terms and articles
Masdar City has proven connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) can find acceptance in the region, but will the GCC let go of traditional means of transport?
In the ever-changing world of technology, the combination of IT with alternative energy sources has unlocked new means of energy optimisation
As contractors, consultants, and suppliers across the Middle East look to diversify their operations, is there a danger of today’s collaborators becoming tomorrow’s competitors?
Ziad El Chaar, managing director of Damac Properties, voices his concerns against property market studies
The Middle East must invest in developing its automation capabilities in order to upgrade its existing electrical network and meet growing demand
As the Middle East’s construction sector enters adolescence and time-honoured doors begin to close, the smartest industry players are focusing on the windows that are opening
Onsite performance might still be the most significant driver behind contract wins, but effective branding is becoming increasingly important for Middle East construction firms
With less than two weeks left to submit your nominations for ConstructionWeek Awards 2015, the time has come to celebrate all that is good within Middle East construction
With a raft of ongoing and recently announced projects across the region, Construction Week’s top 10 GCC developers have continued to exceed market expectations
Road tolls cannot be considered a silver bullet to easing traffic woes, and should instead be considered part of a larger traffic management strategy
From being a desert city to becoming the home of Burj Khalifa, Dubai has undergone a phenomenal metamorphosis within a span of four decades – but what comes next?
The early adoption of integrated management software represents a commercial advantage for construction contractors operating in the UAE
The anticipated weakening of the euro is unlikely to benefit European contractors bidding for contracts in the Middle East.
The fact that the words ‘master’ and ‘plan’ pop up so frequently in this week’s issue represents cause for significant optimism within the UAE’s construction sector