Abu Dhabi: Building the Future City
Do the rise of mega-cities represent a symbol of hope and opportunity for billions around the world, or a grim vision of a congested and fragmented urban dystopia?
Football frenzy to get Fillip with ICONIC new stadium
The stadium will have a unique design and will be the first pitch in the world that will have the shape of a half ball lifted on its foundations. It will include sports buildings, an exercise pitch…
Dubai Holding unveils “Marasi Business Bay”
Dubai Holding, through its real estate arm Dubai Properties Group, has unveiled “Marasi Business Bay,” a new waterfront destination and its largest development along the creek within Business Bay destination.
Construction disputes highest in Middle East: Arcadis
The Middle East saw its dispute value increase to nearly 7%, once more, to their highest value since 2011 and remains the only region with increasing dispute values compared to last year, according to the Global Construction Disputes: Don’t get left behind report released today by Arcadis. This year’s report is Arcadis’ sixth annual study […]
GREG KANE IS NEW MD OF WSP | PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF, M.E.
Greg Kane has been appointed as the Middle East Managing Director for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, which has 1,400 employees in the region with offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and KSA. Former Managing Director Tom Bower who managed the Middle East Business for the last six years, taking the business from 300 […]
Thomas & Adamson bolsters UAE property consultancy
As UAE construction and property consultancy Thomas & Adamson’s success continues into 2016, they have strengthened the Middle East practice with the addition of senior project manager, Gareth Nixon, to its Dubai office. This follows the promotion of Zander Muego to the group board, a move that further integrates the UAE business unit with the […]
CHALLENGES OF BEING A CONSTRUCTION LAWYER
TIM TAYLOR QC OF KING & WOOD MALLESONS IS A SOLICITOR ADVOCATE WHO ACTS FOR MAJOR CORPORATES, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, SOVEREIGN STATES AND PARASTATALS, WITH A FOCUS ON A NUMBER OF SECTORS, INCLUDING MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.