Public authorities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE emirate of Sharjah are adopting transport strategies that could help secure the growth of their entertainment properties
Large buildings can especially suffer with excessive cooling loads, lack of effective insulation and glazing, and inefficient energy or water conservation systems.
The Middle East’s construction firms could record double-digit growth in productivity – and cost reductions of 45% – through the adoption of digital tools
The rise in popularity of technology and automation in the construction industry will have a positive impact on sustainable goals, fmME explores the subject
The FM Expo 2017 was a vibrant affair.
Reflections on the industry from PMV Middle East’s editor of the last three years, as he moves on seemingly just as the winds of change sweep the segment
Affordable real estate has witnessed notable growth and investments in 2017, and the continuation of these efforts will boost the UAE’s property market next year
These are challenging times for the Gulf’s formwork sector, but firms willing to adapt their products and processes to suit the changing market are well placed to secure long-term success
It may seem counter-intuitive but if the Middle East’s FM sector is serious about transforming its less-than-glamorous image, waste management could well represent the ideal starting point
The concept of BIM might not be new, but its full utilisation still remains a novelty
In this age of big ideas it can be easy to overlook the constant innovation by companies in every industry segment, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t underway
Despite the comparatively low rates of theft in GCC countries, regional construction companies cannot afford to become complacent when it comes to project-site security
Abu Dhabi and Dubai may have traditionally garnered the lion’s share of attention when it comes to UAE construction, but Sharjah is quietly gaining ground on both
The investors and developers that honoured payment schedules in the wake of the last economic slowdown are now in commanding positions
While select developers and contractors continue to resist or misunderstand BIM, experts are optimistic about the technology’s uptake in the Gulf’s construction sector