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City Centre Sharjah expansion nears completion

The AED 260 million (US$ 71 million) redevelopment and expansion of City Centre Sharjah, one of Sharjah’s largest shopping malls, is now 75 percent complete. The redevelopment, which will add 13,700 square metres (147,466 sq. ft.) of retail space, is now entering its final phase, according to mall-owner Majid Al Futtaim. The mall project is expected to create hundreds of ...

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Sharjah-based Al Qabdah wins AED 400 million Dubai contract

Sharjah-based Al Qabdah Building Contracting has been awarded a AED 400 million (US$ 110m) construction contract to build a mid-market luxury residential community in the neighbouring emirate of Dubai. Alandalus Apartments, part of the world-class Jumeirah Golf Estates residential golf destination, will include 715 apartments, 95 town houses and a retail centre. The first handover of properties is expected to ...

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China technology transfer venture to open regional headquarters in Sharjah

China Arab International Technology Transfer Co. Ltd. (CAITTC), a platform for technology transfer and scientific cooperation between China and Arab countries, will open its regional technology centre and headquarters at Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP)*. As part of the memorandum of understanding signed between the company and SRTIP, a centre for technology transfer will be established to help ...

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Expo Centre adds expansion for Sharjah International Book Fair

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) this week inaugurated a 42,000 square foot (3,900 sqm.) temporary expansion for Expo Centre Sharjah to accomodate the continued growth of Sharjah’s fairs and exhibitions, in particular the highly anticipated Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which takes place from 1-11 November. Last year’s Sharjah International Book Fair hosted 1,681 publishing houses from 60 ...

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ARADA announces new Sharjah $6.5 billion master-planned residential community

ARADA, a property developer formed earlier this year by KBW Investments and Basma Group, has announced plans for a AED 24 billion ($6.5 b) master-planned community called ‘Aljada’ that will cover an estimated 2.2 square kilometres and accommodate up to 70,000 residents. According to ARADA, the new community will be located next to Sharjah University City and is expected to ...

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Alef Group launches AED 3 billion pedestrian-friendly residential community

Alef Group, a Sharjah-based real estate developer, has launched a new AED 3 billion (US$ 820m) pedestrian-friendly residential development in the city’s Al Juraina area. Announced as Sharjah’s first fully-walkable community and covering an estimated area of 3 million square feet (279,000 sqm.), ‘Al Mamsha’ will offer a variety of modern apartments, from studios through to penthouses with private terraces. ...

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Sharjah International Book Fair dates confirmed

Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced the dates of the 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) as 1-11 November 2017. The region’s premium platform for publishers of education, science, literature, art and culture titles takes place annually at Expo Centre Sharjah. In addition to the main exhibition, the event brings together hundreds of authors and publishers from around ...

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SEWA BOT project paves way for more Public Private Partnerships

Last month Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) awarded its first Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) contract for the development of a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Sharjah’s east coast region of Kalba. The deal follows much research and debate regarding the future role of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the emirate and SEWA hopes that the project will pave the way ...

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Gama Aviation signs agreements to build and operate a US$30 million business aviation terminal

Gama Support Services, a division of global business aviation services company Gama Aviation, has signed commercial agreements with Sharjah Airport Authority for the development and operation of a new private aviation terminal at Sharjah International Airport. Gama Support Services will build and operate a new AED 110 million (US$ 30m) purpose-built, integrated business aviation complex and provide ground handling services ...

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