Digital innovation will be a key driver of future growth in the Middle East construction industry

The future of real estate development is digital, with demand for cost-effective, innovative and sustainable buildings inspiring data-led business models that will help fuel the continued growth of the Middle East construction industry, according to subject matter experts at construction and real estate consultancy, Drees & Sommer.

“Innovation and sustainability in construction, specifically in connection with new digital solutions, are driving the future of real estate in the Middle East,” said Dierk Mutschler, CEO, Drees & Sommer.

With regard to the UAE specifically, Stephan Degenhart, Associate Partner and Managing Director of Drees & Sommer Middle East, said the current focus lies in the delivery and completion of ongoing projects in anticipation of Expo Dubai 2020, which will attract 25 million visits during its six-month duration.

Read all statements in the press release.