MENA Construction Market Intelligence Update H1 2023

UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt account for 60% of MENA’s $3 trillion construction project pipeline

October 12, 2023
  • Ben Jackson
  • Laura Morgan MRICS

Despite global economic challenges, the construction sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has shown remarkable resilience, awarding a staggering $101 billion worth of projects in the first half of the year.

The largest share of the project value, approximately 67%, came from Saudi Arabia ($44 billion) and the UAE ($23 billion) with both markets recording an increase compared to the same period last year. Although Egypt experienced a decline in the value of awarded projects in the first half of this year as compared to the same period last year, the country has a robust pipeline of upcoming projects.

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