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Developers must accept the end of double-digit growth Construction and development companies must get used to reduced margins, a market expert says [representational image].

Developers must accept the end of double-digit growth

Builders in the UAE and beyond must "align their expectations" to making a steady income, a project management expert says


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China giant's CSCEC ME's Yu Tao on legislative protection for contractors

China giant's CSCEC ME's Yu Tao on legislative protection for contractors

The future of Middle East construction relies on improved contract tendering and pricing practices that can safeguard regional contracting businesses, Tao tells Construction Week [VIDEO]
 
Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: 'Fair and reasonable' contract admin needed

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: 'Fair and reasonable' contract admin needed

Ensuring that contract administration is carried out "in a fair and reasonable manner" is a key priority for UAE construction, a legal expert says
 
Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Market saturation raises price competition

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Market saturation raises price competition

Market saturation by smaller consultancies has led their larger counterparts to "compete on price alone, rather than expertise and quality", Lacasa's boss says
 
Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Greater gender equality called for

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Greater gender equality called for

While more women are "entering the industry, there is still a long way to go" before construction becomes gender-equal
 

 

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Document control can cut financial disputes

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Document control can cut financial disputes

Establishing best practice for reducing financial disputes remains a challenge for the regional construction sector, a market expert told CW
 
Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Carillion collapse shows dangers of late payments

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Carillion collapse shows dangers of late payments

Carillion's collapse is a reminder that despite an extensive order book, contractors may fail if recovery is not prioritised, BCLP's Richard Dupay says
 
Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Cash constraints to boost alternative funding

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Cash constraints to boost alternative funding

Tightening liquidity could lead to the rise of funding models such as PPPs and export finance in the region, Addleshaw Goddard's head of GCC says
 
Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: The fourth industrial revolution is here

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: The fourth industrial revolution is here

The UAE is one of the world's few countries that is at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution – and its construction sector is reaping the benefits
 
Laing O'Rourke Middle East's MD on construction bonds and disputes

Laing O'Rourke Middle East's MD on construction bonds and disputes

Mark Andrews talks to CW about the UK giant's pursuit of design and build projects, and the challenges of construction bonds and disputes
 
Welcome disruption: ASGC uses tech to make its bids more competitive

Welcome disruption: ASGC uses tech to make its bids more competitive

ASGC is investing its capital into drones, 3D scanning, and virtual reality to develop cutting-edge approach to winning new work
 
Q&A: SRECO chairman talks Riyadh's Al Widyan project, Saudi Vision 2030

Q&A: SRECO chairman talks Riyadh's Al Widyan project, Saudi Vision 2030

Abdulrahman Almofadhi discusses Al Akaria Saudi Real Estate Company's planned 700ha Al Widyan project, announced earlier this month, as well as Saudi Vision 2030
 
Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Technology to support 'resilience' of UAE construction

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: Technology to support 'resilience' of UAE construction

The right cost and information management systems can help to increase the competitiveness of the Emirates' building sector, CCS Gulf's general manager told Construction Week
 
Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: ASGC's Bishoy Azmy on tech and diversification

Leaders UAE 2018 Preview: ASGC's Bishoy Azmy on tech and diversification

Ahead of the Construction Week: Leaders in Construction Summit UAE 2018, Bishoy Azmy, chief executive officer of Gold Sponsor, ASGC, discusses the firm’s tech-driven project portfolio, and its diversification plans
 
Parsons' Gregg Welch on what construction technology really means

Parsons' Gregg Welch on what construction technology really means

The Parsons SVP outlines how tech can tangibly impact regional skylines, and reveals the US consultancy's plans to become a "digitally enabled solutions provider"
 
UAE giant ALEC's Kez Taylor discusses the future of construction

UAE giant ALEC's Kez Taylor discusses the future of construction

ALEC's boss talks to CW about the company's $2.7bn UAE pipeline, which includes Expo 2020 Dubai, adding value for clients, and the importance of simplifying work plans
 



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