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Sharjah Holding launches third Al Zahia neighbourhood

Sharjah Holding has launched a third neighbourhood in its AED 5.5 billion ($1.5b) Al Zahia mixed-use gated community development. The new Al Lilac neighbourhood will be one of seven in Al Zahia and will consist of 120 residential units. About 2,270 homes are expected to be built in the 14 million square foot master-planned development by 2022. Developed by Majid ...

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Phase II of Heart of Sharjah project on schedule

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced that progress on the second phase of the “Heart of Sharjah” development, one of the largest heritage and tourism projects in the region, is right on schedule. The announcement from Shurooq coincides with the hosting of two major heritage events in Sharjah, Sharjah Biennial 2017, which commenced on 10th March and runs until ...

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Omran Properties announces AED 2.47 billion of Sharjah projects

As part of a massive investment drive, Sharjah-based Omran Properties is to launch three real-estate projects in the emirate worth AED 2.47 billion (US$ 0.7b). The unprecedented developments, the first Omran have made in Sharjah, bring new residential, retail, commercial and hospitality opportunities to Sharjah’s existing and potential investors. The company, established in 2016 through a strategic partnership between Sharjah ...

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Ahalia Medical Group to open hospital in Sharjah Healthcare City

UAE-based Ahalia Medical Group has signed an agreement with Sharjah Healthcare City (SHCC) to open a 100-bed general hospital. The new development is expected to be the first hospital to be established in the free zone. According to the SHCC administration, a number of enquiries have also been registered from overseas hospitals and medical groups interested in establishing operations in Healthcare ...

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Shurooq and Khorfakkan City forge ahead with major projects

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Khorfakkan Municipality are to accelerate their plans for substantial new tourist destinations, broadening Shurooq’s portfolio and adding to Khorfakkan’s domestic and overseas hospitality and tourism appeal. In a high-level meeting with H.E. Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO, Shurooq, H.E. Fawzia Rashid Al Qadi, Director-General of Khorfakkan City Municipality, reaffirmed the municipality’s full ...

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ARADA unveils its first master-planned residential community

ARADA, a new mid-market property developer recently announced by KBW Investments and Basma Group, has launched Nasma Residences, a new master-planned residential community in Sharjah focused on ‘aspirational yet accessible living in an urban setting’. Located at the heart of one of Sharjah’s most dynamic residential and mixed-use residential areas, the company expects to complete the 5 million square foot development ...

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Sharjah airport expansion project approved

The Government of Sharjah has approved the US$400 million (AED 1.46b) budget for the expansion of Sharjah International Airport, according to MEED (Middle East Economic Digest), quoting Adel Abdullah Ali, Air Arabia’s Chief Executive Officer. According to the airline CEO, the expansion project is expected to begin this summer and will increase airport capacity from 8 to 18 million passengers ...

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Carillion wins Bee’ah Sharjah HQ construction contract

The £4 billion turnover British contractor Carillion Plc has confirmed that it was awarded the contract to build the new, state-of-the-art, eco-friendly headquarters for Bee’ah, Sharjah’s award-winning integrated environmental and waste management company, sometime last year. Carillion collaborated with UK-based Zaha Hadid Architects to win the contract and will manage the project via its UAE venture Al Futtaim Carillion. The ...

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Sharjah Public Works green-lights $175m of infrastructure projects

Sharjah Department of Public Works has announced the commencement of two waste management infrastructure projects at a cost of AED 641 million (US$175m). Sharjah’s government recently confirmed a 7 percent increase in spending on public infrastructure, accounting for some 30 percent of 2017’s record AED 22 billion (US$ 5.9b) budget. The Public Works department has given the go ahead for ...

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Gama Aviation unveils Sharjah FBO concept

Global business aviation services company Gama Aviation has announced plans for its new purpose-built, integrated business aviation complex at Sharjah International Airport, scheduled to open in mid-2018. The company disclosed architectural concepts for its Sharjah fixed-base operations (FBO) at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show held in Dubai this week. Gama has registered a 12 percent ...

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