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This week on Marketplace Middle East

Samer Khoury, president of engineering and construction of Consolidated Contractors Company talks to CNN on how his business has been affected by the Arab Spring.

Story highlights

  • Founded almost 60 years ago, CCC is now a multi-billion-dollar construction business
  • MME talks to Samer Khoury on what impact the Arab Spring has had on CCC's business
  • Plus, MME takes a closer look at Dubai's property market as buyers slowly come back in

FACETIME: Samer Khoury, President, Engineering & Construction, CCC

One person keeping a close eye on regional developments is Samer Khoury. As president of engineering and construction of Consolidated Contractors Company, CCC, he has helped turn the almost 60-year-old family business into a multi-billion dollar powerhouse. MME sat down with the mogul and asked him what impact the Arab Spring has had on his business.

IN FOCUS: Dubai Property Upturn
The building boom in Dubai has taken a hit during the global financial crisis, but the market may be picking up again. As regional uncertainty lingers, many view Dubai as a possible safe haven. MME takes a closer look at Dubai's property market as buyers slowly come back in.

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