Arabtec completed the Burj Khalifa in 2010 © Karim Sahib/AFP via Getty Images
Arabtec completed the Burj Khalifa in 2010 © Karim Sahib/AFP via Getty Images

Construction sector in ‘state of chaos’ after Arabtec collapse

20 October 2020

The liquidation of Arabtec could have a “significant impact” on subcontractors and the wider UAE construction industry, lawyers have warned.

Law firm Abdulla Alawadi & Associates said Arabtec’s liquidation alongside the Covid-19 pandemic had created a “state of chaos” for the construction industry.

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