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November 28th, 2015


How beneficial are cost consultants in the GCC?

Regional cost consultants tell Martin Cooper why project success is intricately linked to the decisions made during the feasibility and concept stages

Site visit: Abu Dhabi Marina, UAE

Bloom Properties takes Paromita Dey behind the scenes at Abu Dhabi Marina, a lease-only, waterfront project that the developer says is sailing smoothly towards completion

Interview: Riad Nashif, Aecom Middle East

Riad Nashif, Aecom’s managing director in the UAE and executive vice president in the Middle East, looks back at half a century of activity in the Emirates, and explains how the consultancy is preparing for the next 50 years

Waterproofing can boost project success in the GCC

The success of high-investment infrastructure projects in the Middle East will – to a large extent – depend on whether they are waterproofed effectively

An optimistic outlook can benefit GCC construction

The current economic climate may be presenting significant challenges for the Gulf’s construction sector, but there are plenty of reasons for optimism if we look hard enough

Can contractors survive Saudi's expat worker levy?

What do Saudi Arabia’s $18m claims of foreign worker levies tell us about liquidity and recruitment in the Kingdom’s contracting market? Neha Bhatia finds out.