Major GCC construction projects

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Al-Zorah Development, UAE - $13.6 billion: This Solidere-Aqaar project is a 10 square kilometre development in Ajman, UAE, including residential buildings, commercial office district, marina, golf course, hotels, hospitals and schools.
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Al Wasl Development, Saudi Arabia - $12.5 billion: Planned by the UAE's Limitless north of Riyadh to include more than 55,000 homes; 300 hectares of open space; one million square metres of office space; three large mosques, each accommodating up to 2,000 worshippers; more than 2,000 hotel rooms; seven shopping centres; schools; university; hospital and a sports stadium.
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Arabian Canal, Dubai Waterfront, UAE - $5 billion: The canal will flow from the Dubai Waterfront in Jebel Ali and pass to the east of the Dubai World Central airport development before turning back towards Palm Jumeirah.
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Dubai Pearl Development, UAE - $4 billion: Four 68 storey mixed use towers, connected by a podium and a bridge. The development will include residential, hotel, commercial and retail space, a 1,500 seat performing arts theatre.
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The World, UAE - $3 billion: The World involves 300 islands offshore from Dubai. All islands will only be accessible by marine or air transport, with marinas to berth boats, yachts and cruise liners. Two mainland marinas will service the islands.
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King Saud University Women's College, Saudi Arabia - $2.4 billion: A new women's college at King Saud University in Riyadh to include 12 buildings. The development will cover an area of approximately one million square metres.
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