• Majid Al Futtaim completes Ajman mall expansion


    Majid Al Futtaim, a top retail and leisure pioneer in the region, said it has completed the Dh643-million ($175 million) expansion work at its retail destination, City Centre Ajman, adding 34,000 sq m of commercial and dining experiences.

  • QDC to build $1bn integrated tourism complex in Oman


    Quriyat Development Company (QDC), a joint venture between Omani groups Al Madina Real Estate and Space Gulf Company, has laid the foundation stone for an integrated tourism complex in the sultanate worth nearly $1 billion.

  • India's Shree Cement to buy $305m stake in RAK group


    Shree Cement, one of the biggest cement makers in India, said it has won approval from the company's board to acquire a majority stake in the UAE-based Union Cement Company (UCC) for $305.24 million.

  • Acwa Power awards Egypt PV power plants deal


    Saudi-based Acwa Power, a leading developer of utility projects, has awarded the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract to China’s Chint Group for three solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants at Benban, Egypt.

  • Jacobs wins BP gas project contract in Oman


    Jacobs Engineering Group said it has been awarded a contract by energy giant BP to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for Phase Two of the Khazzan Project in Oman.

  • Etihad Esco in tie-up for Dubai airport deal


    Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad Esco), a leading energy service company, has partnered with Siemens Tech and Smart4Power for the execution of an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) project at the Dubai International Airport.

  • ENBD REIT names new head of real estate


    ENBD REIT, a shari’a-compliant real estate investment trust based in the UAE, has announced that Tim Rose will step down as head of real estate at Emirates NBD Asset Management, handing over the top position to Anthony Taylor.

  • Empower puts spotlight on 'smart' district cooling


    UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has launched the new State of Green Economy Report which sheds light on innovation that powers district cooling and district energy in smart cities.

  • Damac founder to speak on digital skills at WEF


    The founder and chairman of Damac Properties, Hussain Sajwani, will be speaking about the increasing demand for advanced digital skills on day one of the World Economic Forum (WEF), taking place on January 23 - 26, in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Gemini awards Business Bay tower contract


    UAE-based Gemini Property Developers said it has signed up National Piling as the piling and shoring contractor for Symphony - Business Bay, a 29-storey tower coming up in the heart of Dubai’s new business district.

  • Over 1,000 brands participate in SteelFab 2018


    Over 1,000 brands from 28 countries around the world are participating at the SteelFab 2018, the region’s leading metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication trade show, being held in Sharjah, UAE, said a report.

  • Bahrain's Tresco launches new housing project


    Bahrain-based developer Tresco has launched the second phase of its residential project which boasts over 100 housing plots of various sizes. It is an extension of the company's other existing projects in Saar and Hamad Town, said a report.

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Majid Al Futtaim completes Ajman mall expansion

Majid Al Futtaim, a top retail and leisure pioneer in the region, said it has completed the Dh643-million ($175 million) expansion work at its retail destination, City Centre Ajman, adding 34,000 sq m of commercial and dining experiences....



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