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Saudi's Dar al Arkan says land tax unlikely to hurt business
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Saudi's Dar al Arkan says land tax unlikely to hurt business

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:28 AM

One of kingdom's largest listed property firms unfazed by cabinet decision to impose tax on undeveloped land

Saudi's CPC inks $500m deal to build five Egypt SME cities
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Saudi's CPC inks $500m deal to build five Egypt SME cities

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:28 AM

Construction Products Holding Co signs agreement to build industrial cities for small businesses

French firm wins deal to clean up Qatar lagoon
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French firm wins deal to clean up Qatar lagoon

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:27 AM

Egis is hired to rehabilitate Al Karaana lagoon which is raising serious environmental problems

Dubai gov't sets up new firm to develop ports around world
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Dubai gov't sets up new firm to develop ports around world

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:27 AM

P&O Ports says it has started preliminary talks with governments of Madagascar, Somaliland and Albania

UK firm wins deal to design $32bn Al Maktoum Int'l expansion
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UK firm wins deal to design $32bn Al Maktoum Int'l expansion

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 3:13 PM

Leslie Jones Architecture is hired to work on commercial design strategy of airport at Dubai World Central

Saudi housing costs to halve with new land tax
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Saudi housing costs to halve with new land tax

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 12:21 PM

The cabinet’s decision to impose a tax on undeveloped urban land is expected to halve property prices, boost the wider economy

French builder Vinci to sue over claims of forced labour in Qatar
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French builder Vinci to sue over claims of forced labour in Qatar

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 8:39 PM

Construction giant denies allegations it has violated rights of migrant workers helping to build World Cup stadia

Dubai builder Arabtec wins $283m contract from Saudi Aramco
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Dubai builder Arabtec wins $283m contract from Saudi Aramco

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 11:07 AM

Deal is for 380 villas and the project in Al Dhahran is due to be completed within 28 months

Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves tax on undeveloped land
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Saudi Arabia's cabinet approves tax on undeveloped land

Monday, 23 March 2015 7:45 PM

Cabinet hopes policy will help to end a shortage of affordable homes and spur economic growth

Saudi's ACWA, Mitsui win $630m Oman power plant deal
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Saudi's ACWA, Mitsui win $630m Oman power plant deal

Monday, 23 March 2015 3:09 PM

Oman's government awards contract to build and operate natural gas-fired power plant in Raysut

Bahrain pledges to build 3,000 new homes
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Bahrain pledges to build 3,000 new homes

Monday, 23 March 2015 12:00 PM

New units are intended for citizens on the social housing waiting list

Dubai's Arabtec planning to sell off four units
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Dubai's Arabtec planning to sell off four units

Monday, 23 March 2015 11:25 AM

Company's board has approved disposing of Arabtec Saudi Arabia, Arabtec Construction Machinery, Saudi Austrian Arabian Ready Mix Co and EFECO Saudi

Nakheel to release Al Khail Avenue construction tender in Q2
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Nakheel to release Al Khail Avenue construction tender in Q2

Sunday, 22 March 2015 6:14 PM

Developer eyes progress on new 3.6m sq ft retail, dining and entertainment hub; slated to open in 2018

Dubai Investments inks JV deal to develop Saudi mega projects
Banking & Finance»

Dubai Investments inks JV deal to develop Saudi mega projects

Sunday, 22 March 2015 1:41 PM

Company plans to replicate its Dubai Investments Park in Riyadh; other major Saudi projects in the pipeline

Dubai's Arabtec swings to Q4 loss
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Dubai's Arabtec swings to Q4 loss

Sunday, 22 March 2015 9:29 AM

2014's profits were hit by non-recurring high costs, which jumped 75% to $204m


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