Who are the top construction companies in the UAE?

May 23, 2022 | Announcements, Home Page, Snippets, United Arab Emirates

In terms of market growth, the UAE is the world's largest construction market making it one of the fastest-growing regions in the world. The UAE construction market is expected to reach a value of USD 40 billion by 2030.

In this article, we highlight the top construction companies in the UAE. 

The United Arab Emirates, often referred to as the UAE, consists of a federation of seven emirates. The UAE construction industry is one of the largest in the world. The UAE boasts a number of iconic structures. The tallest buildings in the world are located in Dubai.

In terms of market growth, the UAE is the world’s largest construction market making it one of the fastest-growing regions in the world. The UAE construction market is expected to reach a value of USD 40 billion by 2030.

There are a number of megaprojects that are currently under construction in the UAE. For more information on these projects and similar opportunities across the Middle East contact ABiQ.

Below, we provide a brief overview of some of the top construction companies in the UAE:

ALEC Engineering & Contracting LLC

ALEC Engineering and Contracting L.LC. (ALEC) is a large construction company based in Dubai.

ALEC has extensive experience in complex projects across diverse sectors including airports, retail, hotels & resorts, high-rise buildings, themed projects as well as construction management, design management, estimating, cost planning and procurement.

Notable Projects:

  • Dubai Hills Mall
  • One Za’abeel
  • Bulgari Hotel
  • Concourse 3 & 4 at DXB
  • Yas Waterworld

Al Shafar General Contracting (ASGC)

Al Shafar General Contracting is a construction conglomerate company headquartered in Dubai, UAE.

Over the years, ASGC has been involved in a number of landmark projects across diverse sectors such as residential, commercial, leisure, hospitality, healthcare, education, social infrastructure and industrial.

Key Projects:

  • City Walk
  • Etihad Museum
  • Vision Tower
  • The Onyx

Arabian Construction Company

Founded in Lebanon in 1967, Arabian Construction Company (ACC) has grown to become one of the leading construction contractors across Africa and the Middle East. ACC specialises in the construction of skyscrapers. To date, ACC has constructed 4 of the top 30 tallest buildings in the world. ACC has also undertaken vital infrastructure and oil & gas projects, including desalination plants, power plants, and marine projects.

Notable Projects:

  • Construction of Gate Towers
  • The World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi
  • Sun and Sky Towers
  • Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi

Al Habtoor Group

Al Habtoor Group is one of the largest construction companies in Dubai. Al Habtoor Groupis involved in a number of megaprojects across Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Egypt and Jordan. Al Habtoor Group also has interests in the hospitality, automotive, real estate, education and publishing sectors. 

Notable Projects:

  • Habtoor Grand Resort
  • Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
  • Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts

Al Futtaim Group 

Al Futtaim Group is a multifaceted engineering organisation that operates in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Qatar. The Al Futtaim Group provides a wide range of products and services to meet almost every need and requirement of the construction industry. The Al Futtaim Group is headquartered in Dubai and is involved in a number of megaprojects.

Notable Projects:

  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
  • Sara Tower
  • Dusit Thani Hotel

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