Oil revenues feed building boom

Ford, Neil; Yedder, Omar Ben
November 2004
Middle East;Nov2004, Issue 350, p36
The article reports on booming construction industry in Middle East. Jumbo projects such as the Great Man-Made River are typical of many construction schemes in the Middle East, in that they are state planned for strategic purposes. Companies such as Emaar Properties of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia's Yanbu Cement Co. and Saudi Cement Co. have grown large enough to feature highly on list of Top Arab Companies. The projects which have generated the most publicity internationally have been those undertaken by the government owned real estate developer Nakheel LLC.


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