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The future of real estate depends on research Imkan's Walid El Hindi says the future of property development depends on research.

The future of real estate depends on research

The future of architecture and property development relies on extensive study, Imkan's Walid El Hindi says


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Why hotels in the Gulf are trying harder to stand out

Why hotels in the Gulf are trying harder to stand out

A booming project pipeline will increase competition in the Middle East’s fiercely contested hospitality market, and a drive to be different will create new challenges for contractors
 
3D mapping can preserve Middle East's heritage architecture

3D mapping can preserve Middle East's heritage architecture

Marcus Taylor, managing director of construction recruitment agency, Taylor Sterling, talks to Nicholas Sykes, co-founder and managing director of Urban Surveys, about 3D mapping
 
Kuwait's airport construction schemes to spur real estate growth

Kuwait's airport construction schemes to spur real estate growth

The billion-dollar Silk City and Jahra Medical City projects signify Kuwait’s appetite for real estate growth, which its aviation schemes could help secure in the future
 
Integration can promote innovation for water management sector

Integration can promote innovation for water management sector

In an exclusive article for Construction Week, project development manager of Besix Concessions and Assets, Rolf Keil, outlines what the future holds for total water management and desalination in the Middle East
 

 

Advanced tech will benefit PLB systems at the GCC’s airports

Advanced tech will benefit PLB systems at the GCC’s airports

With pressure mounting to build faster, better, and cheaper, prefabrication presents an opportunity to boost efficiency while at the same time cutting costs
 
Electric vehicles are essential to develop the Middle East’s smart cities

Electric vehicles are essential to develop the Middle East’s smart cities

Transport electrification may spark an industrial revolution, increasing the need to build a charging infrastructure in anticipation of a battery-powered car boom
 
Are the Middle East’s contractors equipped to construct new energy projects?

Are the Middle East’s contractors equipped to construct new energy projects?

The increasing demand for green energy projects in the Middle East means regional contractors must be attuned to the delivery requirements of these schemes
 
Are contactors ready for the new wave of aviation growth in the GCC?

Are contactors ready for the new wave of aviation growth in the GCC?

My short flights to and from Muscat for the CW Oman Awards 2018 make me wonder whether the Gulf’s contractors are ready for an airport development boom
 
Leisure-focused infra spending will support the UAE’s growth

Leisure-focused infra spending will support the UAE’s growth

Heavy spending on leisure-focused infrastructure projects is helping to stimulate strong economic growth throughout the UAE in the lead up to 2020
 
Saudi's construction market is displaying resilience through innovation

Saudi's construction market is displaying resilience through innovation

Despite some understandable trepidation caused by market externalities, Saudi Arabia is not only developing landmark projects, but also improving operational efficiencies
 
GCC's private-sector firms are supporting fire safety regulation

GCC's private-sector firms are supporting fire safety regulation

Legislation will go a long way towards improving fire-safety standards in the Middle East, but regional suppliers’ efforts prove that these initiatives are not the preserve of the public sector
 
Which project party is the legal owner of BIM data?

Which project party is the legal owner of BIM data?

Clyde & Co’s Dino Wilkinson and Matthew Heywood detail the legal concerns that the construction sector should be aware of in relation to the use of BIM, including data ownership and intellectual property rights
 
Is the GCC's construction pool skilled to build waste infrastructure?

Is the GCC's construction pool skilled to build waste infrastructure?

Spending on waste infrastructure is steadily rising in the Gulf, but can the region’s current construction talent pool meet the demands of this new investment climate?
 
Concrete leaders can support GCC construction’s tech and sustainability goals

Concrete leaders can support GCC construction’s tech and sustainability goals

Technology is rapidly reshaping the concrete market in the GCC, where a shift towards sustainability is also underway. Concrete industry leaders must not be ignored in such times
 
GCC contractors must learn from Carillion's mistakes

GCC contractors must learn from Carillion's mistakes

Once a leading light of the global construction market, Carillion has formally folded its operations. For the Gulf’s contractors, the Carillion story should serve as a caution
 



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