Oman Construction

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How will transport network expansion facilitate efficiencies between Muscat’s business districts and complement the city’s ongoing development?

As Oman’s economy and population continue to grow, developers are interested in more than simply increasing supply quickly. Indeed, a range of factors must be considered as environmental and energy concerns are becoming more important.

Although Oman’s office real estate segment is generally characterised as being oversupplied, the market still presents opportunities for construction firms. Indeed, much of the market’s oversupply is in lower- to mid-range quality office space, while the availability of higher-quality real estate that meets the needs of multinational firms is still relatively limited. A...

At the base of the Arabian Peninsula, occupying a landmass slightly larger than Italy, Oman is the largest country in the GCC after Saudi Arabia. In recent years, the non-OPEC oil exporter’s economy has been undergoing a steady transformation, reorienting from oil toward a more diverse set of service and industry-based economic activities. So far, progress has been promising. In 2011 oil and gas accounted for 38.8% GDP.

Chapter | Construction from The Report: Oman 2013

A range of construction projects lies at the heart of Oman’s growing economic development. The construction sector contributed more than OR307m ($800m) to the economy during the first quarter of 2012, showing growth of almost 4% when compared to the same period in 2011. While many projects in Muscat are focused on increasing the city’s tourism appeal, construction related to industrial and...
With an increase in both government and private sector spending as a series of new infrastructure, tourism and social services projects are rolled out, Oman’s construction sector is set to experience robust growth in the coming years. The sheer scale of the building programme, however, could test the capacity of the industry.

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