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Thessaloniki Metro: Excavating the city’s future

Greek’s second biggest city Thessaloniki has an incredible cultural history going back thousands of years. Just like the more well-known Athens, its streets are full of beautiful ancient buildings, most notably the white tower, by now synonymous with the city’s beautiful seaport. But like Athens, and indeed, most of Greece, what goes on below ground is almost as much of interest as what happens at street level. 

If there’s any industry in the Middle East which has generated more column inches than the oil industry over the past 15 years, it’s unquestionably construction. The past decade and a half has brought a wave of development, and with it, some of the world’s most high-profile new buildings to the region.

The Port of Moin is strategically important for Costa Rica in a number of ways. First, around 80% of the country’s trade passes through the port each year; second, it servces as the entry point for thousands of seaborne visitors into the country; and finally, its surrounding area is home to some of Costa Rica’s flora and fauna, including a native species of turtle

Tel Aviv is not only Israel’s second city by population and its business capital, it is also globally recognized as one of the world’s most innovative startup hubs. In addition, according to one 2018 report, more than 300 large multinational firms have set up research and development centers in Israel – mostly in Tel Aviv – to take advantage of its young, tech-savvy population.

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The geography of southern Europe is dominated by mountain ranges such as the Alps and the Pyrenees. Although the mountainous terrain contributes to the outstanding natural beauty, for millennia, it has confounded travelers, often leaving them with no choice but to face arduous and sometimes dangerous journeys around the mountains to reach their destinations.

Successful collaboration could be said to be the unifying link between all successful projects. In a recent interview with Kevin Ryan, COO for developer Gulf Central, he was keen to stress the role of Brookfield Multiplex in the Al Maryah Central project in Abu Dhabi. Notably, Mr. Ryan commented how long Gulf Related spent looking for a partner before deciding Brookfield Multiplex was ideal.

Gulf Related is the latest in a growing line of impressive companies rising in the Middle East combining financial acumen and real estate wizardry. Long associated with oil wealth, the region is now producing companies in areas as diverse as technology, education, renewable energy and development. Into that last category comes Gulf-Related, a real estate company based in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE.

When most people think of a tropical island paradise, more often than not, the Bahamas is the location which springs to mind. The stunning shoreline of this island nation has been enchanting many of the world’s most high-profile individuals for decades. Famous Bahamas homeowners include Mariah Carey, Johnny Depp and even Bill Gates.

The Paris Climate Agreement of 2016 represented a commitment by nearly 200 countries across the world to lower their carbon emissions starting in 2020. Achieving the carbon reductions these countries committed to will be a significant challenge - either they will have to reduce their overall energy requirements or deliver the same overall levels of energy using cleaner methods.

A cidade de São Paulo, no sudeste do Brasil, não é apenas a maior cidade da América do Sul, mas também tem fama de ser uma das maiores cidades do mundo, por área e população. Com cerca de 22 milhões de pessoas populando a cidade em cada dia útil, e sua área cobrindo aproximadamente 8.000 quilômetros quadrados, é verdadeiramente uma megacidade moderna e o coração pulsante do Brasil.

The city of São Paulo in Brazil’s southeast is not only the largest city in South America by some distance, it can also claim to be one of the world’s biggest cities by area and population. With some 22 million people filling the city on an average weekday, and its area covering approximately 8,000 square kilometres, it is truly a modern megacity and the beating heart of Brazil.

Founded more than 55 years ago, Grupo ITM has developed in many specialist markets in Central America, Panamá and the Caribbean. Our leadership manufacturing quality steel structures for Electrical & Communication Companies is solid, as well as warehouses, bus stations, civil works and any other custom steel construction such as the huge and modern Panama Metro Stations project

Dominican Republic is the tenth largest economy in Latin America and the largest in the Caribbean and Central region, making it a very attractive destination for foreign investment in infrastructure, energy, real estate, tourism, agriculture, services and new sectors like film, technology and new media. The continued success of its national economy lies in the ability of Dominicans to leapfrog outdated development models, adopt new technologies, create a strong human capital base and remain a flexible host to incoming industries. This is the responsibility undertaken by construction firms like Constructora AE, SRL based in Santo Domingo and one of the country’s most recognized design and construction firms.

The city of Panama may only have around 1.2 million inhabitants, but this doesn’t stop it from being one of the most lively cities in Latin America. The city expanded rapidly in the 20th century thanks to its prominent position on the Panama Canal, and is now home to over a third of its country’s population.