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UAE Building Construction - Changing Landscapes

  • Published: November 2011
  • Region: United Arab Emirates
  • 36 Pages
  • Ventures Middle East


  • Adnan Saffarini
  • Al Hamad Contracting
  • Arcadis Gulf
  • Damac Properties
  • Nakheel Corporation
  • Six Construct
  • MORE

After being accolade as one of the world’s most eventful construction industries and witnessing a successful property boom up to 2009, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the confederation of seven Emirates in the Gulf and one of the strongest nations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), witnessed a sharp tumble triggered by a debt mounting by leading construction companies which had invested heavily in building construction projects amid the boom and were unable to meet financial commitments. Dubai led the downfall in the markets with property prices and rents crashing as much as 60 percent in 2010 followed by a hasty bailout by Abu Dhabi, the richest of the Emirates. A year later as Dubai begins to recover on a fragile path of restarting projects shelved by it and restructuring to attract investments afresh, Abu Dhabi which had embarked on an equally ambitious plan under its Vision 2030 to try to outpace Dubai on the global map has also met a stumbling block. Raising debt has caused the Emirate to tighten its purse strings and relook construction projects with a fine eye on the budget and spending resulting in delays and cancellations on a large scale in government backed projects READ MORE >

Chapter1. Executive Summary

Chapter2. The UAE Building Construction Industry 2011

The UAE Economy

The UAE Construction Industry in 2011 – Emerging from Murky Waters
Construction Industry Budget split by Sector - Oil & Gas, Industrial, Buildings, Power & Water and Infrastructure
Legal and Regulatory
Market Drivers and Restraints and Probability Impact Matrix
Market Growth Drivers
Market Growth Restraints

Chapter3. UAE Building Construction Market Overview –Contractor Awards and Real Estate Demand
Retail Segment
Residential Segment
Commercial Segment
Mixed Use Segment
Tourism and Leisure Segment
Others Segment (includes Airports, Hospitals, Educational Institutions, Sports Facilities and Misc. Projects)

Chapter4. Top Clients, Consultants and Contractors and TOP Projects across the UAE building construction industry
Top Clients

Top Consultants

Top Contractors
Top Projects

Chapter5. Future Outlook for the UAE Building Construction Industry

Code of Ethics
Ventures Onsite MENA Projects Database

List of Tables
Table 1: UAE Economic Indicators, (2010)

List of Figures
Figure 1: UAE Construction Industry Budget Totals by Sector, November 2011
Figure 2: UAE Building Construction Contractor Awards by Segment (US$ Million), 2011
Figure 3: UAE Retail Segment Construction Contractor Awards (US$ Million), 2010-2013
Figure 4: UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) Retail Real Estate Demand (Square Meters), 2011-2015
Figure 5: UAE Residential Segment Construction Contractor Awards (US$ Million), 2010-2013
Figure 6: UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) Residential Real Estate Demand (Square Metres), 2011-2015
Figure 7: UAE Commercial Segment Construction Contractor Awards (US$ Million), 2010-2013
Figure 8: UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) Commercial Real Estate Demand (Square Metres), 2011-2015
Figure 9: UAE Mixed Use Segment Construction Contractor Awards (US$ Million), 2010-2013
Figure 10: UAE Tourism Segment Construction Contractor Awards (US$ Million), 2010-2013
Figure 11: UAE Others Segment (includes Airports, Hospitals, Educational Institutions, Sports Facilities and Misc.Projects) Construction Contractor Awards (US$ Million), 2010-2013

- KEO International Consultants
- Architectural & Engineering Consultants, Abu Dhabi (AEC)
- Khatib & Alami Consolidated Engineering Company
- National Engineering Bureau (NEB)
- Sun Jin Engineering (South Korea)
- Mott MacDonald
- Dar Al Handasah
- Adnan Saffarini
- Surbana International Consultants
- Arcadis Gulf
- Ewan Architectural Engineering Consultancy
- W. S. Atkins
- Aedas, Dubai
- Arif & Bintoak Consulting
- Dimensions Engineering Consultants
- Brewer Smith & Brewer Gulf
- Woods Bagot
- Hellmuth Obata Kassabaum (HOK)
- Dewan Architects and Engineers
- Al Suweidi Engineering Consulting
- Palm & Turner Architects
- Al Habtoor Leighton
- Arabian Construction Company (ACC)
- Arabtec Construction
- Al Jaber Engineering and Contracting (ALEC)
- Six Construct
- China State Construction & Engineering Corporation (CSCEC)
- Dubai Civil Engineering (DCE)
- Al Shafar General Contracting
- Al Futtaim Carillion LLC
- Brookfield Multiplex
- Commodore Contracting
- Pal Technology Services
- Darwish Engineering Emirates
- Al Rostamani Pegel LLC
- Al Hamad Contracting
- Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC)
- Al Jaber Group
- Oger Abu Dhabi
- Fibrex Contracting
- Dubai Contracting Company
- Sorouh Real Estate
- Tourism Development & Investment Co. (TDIC)
- Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company)
- International Capital Trading LLC
- ALDAR Properties
- Urban Planning Council, Abu Dhabi
- Al Futtaim Investments
- Al Qudra Real Estate
- Mubadala Development Company
- Reem Investments
- Mizin
- Tamouh Investments
- Burooj Properties
- Department of Civil Aviation, Dubai
- Waha Capital
- Bloom Properties
- Nakheel Corporation
- Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC)
- Tameer Holding Investment
- Damac Properties

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