Waha Capital to issue bond

Abu Dhabi-based investment firm Waha Capital will issue mandatory convertible notes worth Dh500 million by the end of June, the company said in a statement on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) bourse website this morning.

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi visits Cityscape Abu Dhabi

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, visited Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2011. He spent time visiting exhibitors and liaising with attendees on day two of the event.

Phase I of Abu Dhabi’s rail network to be ready in 2015

According to the Abu Dhabi's Surface Transport Master Plan, the city will have its trams and metro systems ready for use in 2015.       The plan...

Abu Dhabi Municipality set to unveil development plans at PPP Middle East

The government of the Municipality of Abu Dhabi has voiced its strong support for the upcoming PPP Middle East conference, due to take place at the Hilton Abu Dhabi this January. The event will not only cover the future development of PPPs in the region but will also have a specific focus on procurement projects in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi unveils transport master plan

ABU DHABI: Tenders for construction of the first of 30 light rail routes are to be invited in the next two months, following the official launch of the emirate’s Surface Transport Master Plan 2030 by the Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the end of April.

Regional real estate sector poised to bounce back

The slowdown in the regional real estate sector notwithstanding, the region and Dubai, in particular, will bounce back soon. This will be accentuated by providing a major boost to the investor confidence, which will in turn provide impetus to the industry’s growth momentum. Such realistic hope is the new buzzword, indicating that the worst is over – both for Dubai and the real estate sector.

Aecom and Sener sign Abu Dhabi metro and tram contracts respectively

US based Fluor Corporation won the contract to manage the emirate’s transport network in January. Fluor will now supervise the development and construction of the metro and light rail systems. These projects are part of the DoT’s USD 68 billion transport masterplan that will see the emirate develop an integrated public transport system that will comprise metro and tram networks, road upgrades and also bus and water taxi networks.

New Derivatives Advisory Firm, MARISK, Opens in Abu Dhabi

MARISK, an independent risk advisory firm, has opened its Abu Dhabi office to help companies and other businesses manage the use of over-the-counter derivatives. The firm will provide independent risk assessment, structuring, pricing and execution advice for derivative and structured product transactions.

RTA to extend smart vehicle trial at Business Bay

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced it will extend its programme that includes the trialling of a smart vehicle across Business Bay. RTA and...
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