News tagged "Building"

Bahrain issues 2,576 building permits in Q1 2019

Bahrain issues 2,576 building permits in Q1 2019

3rd June 2019

According to *Constructionweekonline news report, Bahrain issued 2,576 building permits in the first quarter of 2019, a 4.2% hike compared to corresponding numbers for Q1 2018, according to Bahrain's Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs, and Urban Planning, HE Eng Essam Khalaf.[..]

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Saeed Al Abbar lays out his thoughts on building industry trends

Saeed Al Abbar lays out his thoughts on building industry trends

9th January 2019

According to *ME Construction News report, AESG’s Saeed Al Abbar lays out his thoughts on the trends that will shape the building industry in 2018. 2018 was a momentous year for the built environment sector with an unprecedented level of change sweeping through the industry.  At the end of the previous year, I set out my thoughts for 2018 and a key theme in that piece was in fact ‘Change’.  I predicted that firms that would measure 2018 as a success would be those that best adapt to the rapid evolution taking place not only in the sector but also the regional and global economy.  For us at AESG, 2018 was a milestone year.  Despite challenges in the market we managed to grow by over 60% through evolving our services to meet new market demands as well as diversifying our offerings in new verticals and geographies.  As we start the new year, I’ve taken the opportunity to revisit some of the sector predictions I made for 2018 and take stock of where we are and what we can expect in 2019.[..]

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Prices of building materials across Abu Dhabi hit new high in July

Prices of building materials across Abu Dhabi hit new high in July

27th August 2018

According to *Tradearabia news report, the prices of building materials across Abu Dhabi, UAE, hit a new high in July compared to the same period last year mainly led by diesel and electrical wires which posted the largest jump recorded in materials of construction sector, said state news agency Wam, citing data by Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD).[..]

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