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Saudi's AlRajhi plans major Riyadh project after $160m land deal
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Saudi's AlRajhi plans major Riyadh project after $160m land deal

Friday, 29 May 2015 8:52 AM

Real estate investment firm says project will be one of the biggest in the Saudi capital city

Saudi builder Binladin plans up to $265m sukuk issue
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Saudi builder Binladin plans up to $265m sukuk issue

Thursday, 28 May 2015 3:23 PM

Funds from the deal will reportedly be used to finance costs related to work at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

Saudisation forces 130,000 contractors to close
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Saudisation forces 130,000 contractors to close

Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:29 AM

Contractors say several government projects are at risk because employment laws are forcing companies to shut up shop

UAE design firm unveils winning masterplan bid for Makkah
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UAE design firm unveils winning masterplan bid for Makkah

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 2:17 PM

X-Architects proposes mixed-use project to provide accommodation, facilities for pilgrims during Hajj

Building into the unknown: What is the business model behind Jeddah's plans for the world's tallest tower?
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Building into the unknown: What is the business model behind Jeddah's plans for the world's tallest tower?

Saturday, 16 May 2015 1:11 AM

New York’s Empire State Building, London’s Shard and Dubai’s Burj Khalifa all had specific reasons to build their record-breaking towers, but faced difficult times making them a financial success. As Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower rises out of the ground, Mounib Hammoud, CEO of developer Jeddah Economic Company, is sticking fast to the age-old ‘build it and they will come’ philosophy

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Revealed: World's biggest hotel to open in Saudi Arabia
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Revealed: World's biggest hotel to open in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 1:47 PM

Abraj Kudai in Makkah will offer a total of 10,000 rooms in 12 separate towers; slated for completion in 2017

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Saudi's Khodari expects gov't compensation for labour fees - exec
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Saudi's Khodari expects gov't compensation for labour fees - exec

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 5:20 PM

Gov't stepped up efforts in 2011 to push more Saudi citizens into private sector jobs by making it more expensive to hire expats

Saudi's Al Muhaidib buys stake in Kuwaiti building supplies chain Abyat
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Saudi's Al Muhaidib buys stake in Kuwaiti building supplies chain Abyat

Monday, 4 May 2015 5:14 PM

35% stake will help building supplies and hardware retailer expand into Saudi Arabia and the wider Gulf region

Cayan’s latest twist
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Cayan’s latest twist

Sunday, 3 May 2015 9:15 AM

Saudi developer Cayan Group has unveiled three new projects in Dubai and Riyadh worth $844m, and chairman Ahmed Alhatti is also keen to replicate its most famous landmark: the twisting tower in Dubai Marina.

Kuwait's Action says to open 130-bed hotel in Riyadh
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Kuwait's Action says to open 130-bed hotel in Riyadh

Friday, 1 May 2015 9:01 AM

Hotel operator announces plan to convert office building into hotel with completion slated for Q2 2016

Saudi construction site death toll rises to nine
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Saudi construction site death toll rises to nine

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 2:06 PM

Authorities initially said four people were injured but it has been revealed nine bodies were pulled from under the rubble

Saudi Arabia to refund contractors 'expat levy'
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Saudi Arabia to refund contractors 'expat levy'

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 3:59 PM

Labour Ministry will reimburse contractors for a fee levied against them for employing more foreigners than locals

Saudi university building collapses, injuring 4
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Saudi university building collapses, injuring 4

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 1:40 PM

Four workers were helping to construct a new campus building when they became trapped under the rubble

Construction work starts on $272m steel plant in Abu Dhabi
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Construction work starts on $272m steel plant in Abu Dhabi

Saturday, 25 April 2015 9:35 AM

United Iron & Steel announces that factory will produce 250,000 tons of galvanised steel per year

Almost half of Saudi infrastructure projects running late
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Almost half of Saudi infrastructure projects running late

Thursday, 23 April 2015 2:28 PM

Kingdom’s anti-corruption watchdog boss says he is 'alarmed' at the billions of dollars worth of projects that are behind schedule


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