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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Fujairah’s Growth Spurt in Construction Industry

In the Arabian Business (27 November 2010), Elizabeth Broomhall discusses Fujairah’s preparation for a surge in the construction market

Rich Imagery
Broomhall repeats the oft-repeated and effusive claims of Fujairah being:
+ The GCC’s ‘hidden gem’.
+ ‘The jewel of the Middle East’
+ A ‘goldmine of opportunities for building contractors’

Attractive Features
The author believes Fujairah’s uniqueness as a mountain emirate, beauty spot and ‘quaint’ get away destination are contributing to its surge in tourism, the oil industry and in construction.

Ten years From Now?
What do you think Fujairah will look like in 2020?

One construction manager says Fujairah will have three times the number of hotels and resorts that exist today and the airport will have developed into a ‘truly international airport’.

Pros and Cons
This article highlights the business opportunities in many sectors and summarizes some of the advantages and disadvantages of doing business in Fujairah.

To read the entire article, follow this link:

Elizabeth Broomhall, The GCC’s Hidden Gem, Arabian Business, 27 November 2010.

Geoff Pound

This article is also posted on the Fujairah in Focus Facebook Page.

Image: “Other draws include an array of natural beauty-spots, from unspoiled, sandy beaches, to waterfalls, coral reefs and natural marine reserves.” (Photo courtesy of Arabian Business)

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