Real estate

April 14, 2019


French Cement Manufacturer Lafarge Opens Third Factory in Cameroon

West African nation, Cameroon, will play host to another cement factory after French manufacturer Lafarge opened its third plant in Yaounde, the country’s capital city.

The new plant is the is the first for Lafarge in Yaounde, but the country is not stranger to the French cement maker, with two production plants already operating in neighboring cities.


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April 11, 2019


Domestic capital anchors property investment across Africa, Knight Frank report

Office yields remained largely stable in most African markets over the past two years, anchored by patient domestic capital as local investors assume a longer-term perspective, a new analysis by Knight Frank shows.

The analysis, published in a new Knight Frank report dubbed Africa Horizons, shows that of the 35 office markets covered, yield remained stable in 16 locations in the two years to 2018 and rose in six, while 13 markets recorded declines."...

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April 8, 2019


Hilton Garden Inn Al Jubail, Designed by Dewan + Architects and Engineers, Opens in Saudi Arabia

The new 133-key Hilton Garden Inn Al Jubail has opened in Saudi Arabia’s commercial centre in Jubail, Dammam. It joins three existing Hilton Garden Inn properties in Saudi Arabia.

Helmed by Dewan Architects + Engineers as the Lead Consultant and designer of the project, the hotel building serves as a contemporary hospitality haven in the heart off Al Jubail, the industrial hub if Saudi Arabia. The hotel’s modern form is a new visual"...

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March 24, 2019


EFS Facilities Services Secures Managing Agent Contract with Tatweer Buildings Company (TBC)

EFS Facilities Services has been awarded the contract as the Managing Agent for facilities management services with Tatweer Buildings Company (TBC) for 2714 schools across the Western Region in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, Mekkah and Medinah for a period of three years.

This project win solidifies EFS’s position as a managing agent by providing subject matter expertise and aligning to industry best practices, streamlining service delivery, and continuous"...

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March 20, 2019


Dubai’s Construction Giant Reign Holdings Scoops Major Real Estate Award

(AETOS Wire) -- Reign Holdings Group Chairman Samir Salya is celebrating after the global firm scooped a major international business award.

His multi-billion-pound construction company has been named as one of the Top Real Estate Companies in the Middle East by Forbes Magazine.

Mr. Salya was presented with the award at a glittering"...

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March 15, 2019


BAI Announces Its 2019 Global Innovation Awards are Open for Submissions

(AETOS Wire)-- BAI, a nonprofit independent organization that delivers the financial services industry’s most actionable insights, announced today the BAI Global Innovation Awards are now open for submissions. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, April 26, 2019. Winners and finalists will be announced this summer. Each year, hundreds of financial institutions from around the world submit nominations to achieve recognition from the BAI Global Innovation Awards. The program is a year-round community and content platform that recognizes the industry’s most innovative products, services, business processes and organizations worldwide. Now in its ninth year, past winners include Fifth Third Bank, USAA, CaxiaBank, Emirates NBD, Ping An Technology, Nusenda Credit Union and more. The nomination form is available at The 2019 award categories are: Best......

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