Waterfront City Dbayeh

Waterfront City Dbayeh: Creating a vibrant and sustainable future  For the past few decades property development has become big business across the Middle East. Within Beirut, one of the most exciting projects of recent years has been the Waterfront City Dbayeh.  This mixed-use community project is located on the Mediterranean Sea, some 15 kilometres from the capital,…

United Development Company

United Development Company: Building the future for Qatar  Over the past couple of decades the Qatari landscape has undergone significant transformation, with construction projects showing no signs of slowing down.  United Development Company (UDC) has been involved in much of that journey and today stands as a leading Qatari public shareholding company with a mission to…

The Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme

The Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme: Rethinking Wastewater in Abu Dhabi   The Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme (STEP) is a large wastewater construction project that is symptomatic of Abu Dhabi’s growth. As the deep gravity tunnel nears its completion, the city’s surrounding emirates are ready to be inspired.   The Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) is currently managing the STEP project by constructing a huge gravity-driven…

The Saudi Land Bridge Project

The Saudi Land Bridge Project: On track for construction  It is an exciting time for transport in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Land Bridge Project has revealed plans to construct a vast, high-speed rail network.    The Saudi Land Bridge Project is a planned railway network that will connect the port cities of Jeddah, Dammam and Jubail to Riyadh. It…

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport: Nurturing the economic growth of an emirate  The impact of tourism in Ras Al Khaimah should not be underestimated. In April 2017, it was announced that the emirate was anticipating welcoming over a million visitors by the end of 2018. Of course such ambition relies heavily on a strong transportation infrastructure, with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK Airport) an important…

Mubadala

Mubadala: Variety proves the spice of life in Abu Dhabi  As the saying goes “Variety is the spice of life”; it is an ethos very much in practice at Mubadala, Abu Dhabi’s wide-reaching investment group, with an economic interest in most facets of life.  Mubadala is a pioneering investor with the vision, scale and expertise to make…

Mina Sultan Quaboos Waterfront Project

Mina Sultan Qaboos Waterfront Project: Delivering a major boost for Omani tourism  Across the Gulf region, construction continues to deliver exotic and inspirational new wonders, bolstering local tourism economies. In Oman, the transformation of Port Sultan Qaboos into a tourism-based mixed use waterfront destination will provide a vibrant, active and high quality public realm to Muscat whilst at the same…

Jewel of the Creek Project

Jewel of the Creek Project: Constructing a luxury waterfront.   The sustained expansion of Dubai’s leisure industry is a fitting context for the Jewel of the Creek project. The project will showcase the best of a growing Dubai, with hotels, apartments, restaurants and offices. Once the Jewel of the Creek is completed, it will become, without a doubt, a sizable edition to the city’s great…

Dubai Water Canal Project

Dubai Water Canal Project: Sailing to economic prosperity in Dubai  There have been countless impressive construction projects in Dubai over the past four decades, but few can match the engineering expertise of the Dubai Water Canal.  This innovative artificial canal was initially unveiled in October 2013 and was inaugurated just over three years later. The ambitious…

DP World

DP World: Keeping up with the global pace in a fast-moving world  In a business world with an ever-increasing onus on globalisation, logistics has become of paramount importance, with the world leaders in a constant race to launch the latest innovation. Very much in the mix with ingenuity and invention is Dubai-based DP World.  According…