Oman Construction

Chapter | Construction from The Report: Oman 2020

After several years of slower growth, Oman’s construction sector looks set to bounce back as the government continues to invest in infrastructure, tourism, housing and energy projects. Strong private sector activity in the retail market is also creating a promising pipeline of construction work on shopping malls and other commercial properties, while plans to build additional integrated...

The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Sultanate of Oman, making it the longest continually independent Arab country in modern history. The year also marks the passing of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, who died on 10 January. He is succeeded by his cousin and the former minister of culture, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said.

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The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Sultanate of Oman, making it the longest continually independent Arab country in modern history. The year also marks the passing of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, who died on 10 January. He is succeeded by his cousin and the former minister of culture, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said.

 

How can developers tackle challenges like oversupply and low demand in the real estate market?

 

From 206 BCE to 220 CE, China’s Han dynasty fostered a booming trade industry for silk, a precious commodity in high demand among the elites of the Mediterranean. The Silk Road was the name given to the network of trade routes connecting the East and West at the time. Later, spices and other precious cargo would be traded using the system,...

 

With manufacturing identified as one of the priority sectors under Oman’s Industrial Strategy 2040, the government is seeking to reduce reliance on imports by increasing domestic production of construction materials such as cement, steel and aluminium. To this end, the National Programme for Enhancing Economic Diversification, or Tanfeedh, is...

 

After several years of slower growth, Oman’s construction sector looks set to bounce back as the government continues investment in infrastructure, tourism, housing and energy extraction. Strong private sector activity in the retail market is also creating a promising pipeline of construction work on shopping malls and other commercial...

 

In 2008, for the first time in history, more than half of humanity was living in urban areas. Perhaps the most remarkable observation about this trend is the speed at which it has happened: as recently as 1900 urban areas accounted for 13% of the global population. Cities are seen as opportunity hubs for many rural dwellers.