Forecasting the cost of a project’s life cycle
Strategic cost modelling has the potential to save developers hundreds of millions of dollars over the life cycle of their assets. Martin Gregory, International Director of Facility Management Consulting at Drees & Sommer, Middle East, explains why analysing operational costs during feasibility minimises risk and creates long-lasting value.
Dubai’s real estate sector calls for a refocus on end users to stimulate macro- economic growth
Industry experts gathered at a roundtable organised by Drees & Sommer to debate challenges and opportunities within Dubai’s real estate business, with over-supply, regulations, diversification and innovation the topics on everyone’s agenda
Drees & Sommer to strengthen Facilities Management offering in the Middle East
International construction and real estate consultancy Drees & Sommer has welcomed a team of experts from Gregory & Jones Consultants to join the company’s Dubai branch, as an extension of the existing international team. Led by industry veteran, Martin Gregory the team will have a dedicated mandate to strengthen Drees & Sommers’ FM consultancy offering in the region.
Saadiyat Development and Investment Company appoints Sharpoorji Pallonji as main contractor for iconic AED 1.5375 billion Abu Dhabi real estate development
Sharpoorji Pallonji Middle East joins Drees & Sommer, B+H Architects, and Khatib & Alami as key stakeholders for 160,000 sqm luxury development, Qaryat al Hidd, phase 2 of the Hidd al Saadiyat master development on Saadiyat Island.
Consolidated Results 2018: Drees & Sommer Continues to Invest in Sustainability and Digital Transformation
The international real estate consulting company Drees & Sommer generated sales of EUR 424.9 million in 2018, a year-on-year increase of almost 12 percent. Its profit was up 6 percent, at EUR 47.7 million. Further growth in the company, which is managed by its partners, is inextricably linked with sustainable and digital buildings.