Saudi Arabia has the potential to grow into a world-class entertainment hub, providing that this transition is handled in a culturally sensitive manner
Have motives have shifted in PMV procurement in the Gulf, and has the question of price finally ceded to the question of how things perform?
As the pincer attack of cost and productivity close around the earthmoving segment, we see fleet operators and manufacturers chart the mature course
While the Middle East’s construction sector needs individuals to predict what tomorrow may hold, it also needs people with the ability to reshape the industry today
The new Qatari Arbitration Law should serve to increase efficiency and transparency, thus significantly benefitting the country’s construction sector
If necessity is the mother of invention, the 2019 implementation of Basel III banking regulations looks set to change the landscape of GCC project finance in a big way
Existing buildings, as opposed to those newly constructed, account for the vast majority of energy consumption in the residential and commercial sector
The push to improve fire prevention and protection practices within the Middle East’s built environment is not only improving safety; it is also providing a host of commercial opportunities
Is longer-term thinking slowly but surely gaining ground in the region?
An awareness of common scams, coupled with robust preventative safeguards, can help to mitigate the threat of project fraud within GCC construction
The sultanate’s current construction landscape is not for the faint of heart, but the shortlist for the Construction Week Oman Awards 2017 offers cause for optimism
Universal adoption of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) would aid the avoidance and resolution of disputes in the GCC market
It’s easy to convince people that the built environment should be made more accessible in theory, but such improvements would also offer commercial opportunities in practice
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Dubai is placing much faith in the power of Building Information Modelling (BIM) to help it deliver the cities of the future, but could virtual reality be the technology that will enable BIM to deliver on it potential?