Our Story


Having our roots deeply dug in the U.A.E, Construction & Building Engineering was founded in 1969 as one of the earliest construction businesses in Dubai. Over the years CBE has developed an extensive experience in the construction industry. Our experience covers both the public and private sector. We have been involved in residential, commercial and governmental projects since our early beginning.

Our reputation of quality and attention to detail led the company to win the bid for the significant cultural project Al Shindagha Conservation Phase-1 (Heritage and Diving Villages).This notable project put the company's ability to execute valuable cultural projects on test. Within a a short time frame CBE fulfilled its commitment and successfully completed the work in only 125 days, several days prior to the deadline.

This momentous achievement led CBE to be the first construction company in the UAE to be awarded an appreciation letter from the Director General of Dubai Municipality for its outstanding performance. This project and its resulting award was the major milestone and the basis for the exceptional reputation that CBE enjoys today.

CBE is owned by Major General Juma Obaid Al Sayegh Ahli and his son Ahmed Juma Al Sayegh Ahli. Under their guidance, the reputation of CBE was cemented through the utilization of highly skilled personnel, labor and resources to ensure that all contracts and commitments are executed in accordance with the time frame, cost and specifications established.

Construction & Building Engineering is a client focused company that has earned the trust of clients and consultants, resulting in recommendations from clients to work with their families, friends and business associates. CBE takes this opportunity to express gratitude to each and every one of them.

Group Owner Message


We at CBE are an integrated engineering solution provider offering comprehensive products and services in the building construction sector enabling our clients to experience and enjoy our Engineering Excellence in their journey of life.

Since 1969 our success has been in building relationships and work for mutual benefits in the most ethical and transparent manner. We are now one of the dominant players in the construction and development sector across the UAE and aspire to explore new horizons in the coming years.

Our pride and strength is in our employees. Though from different origins and dialects, they are focused and oriented to serve the customer with the best - first time and every time.

Now I welcome you to navigate throughout our website to explore our business segments, areas of expertise, and recent developments.

Thank you.

MAJOR GENERAL JUMA OBAID ALSAYEGH AHLI
GROUP OWNER

Chairman Message


Established in 1969 and among the first few leading construction companies in Dubai, we at CBE proudly stem our values from the traditional Arab culture.

With such values combined together with the latest technology of today's world, we have been able to maintain our long standing reputation of honesty, integrity, quality, and innovation. Our sustained business relationships with government entities and private clients provided us important insights and experience on the requirements of both the public and private sector.

Certified and awarded by Dubai Municipality, our construction projects range from residential buildings to high-rise commercial towers to sports stadiums all through the United Arab Emirates. Our success is deeply rooted in our mission of satisfaction through credibility and quality.

We at CBE believe that client satisfaction starts from within. Thus, we continue to insure that our staff is happy, committed, and responsible for complying with the standards and procedures of the industry. In this very dynamic enviroment, we understand the value of time. Therefore, identifying and rectifying problems on time throughout a project's life cycle is of our utmost concern to deliver better cost savings and higher quality results to our clients.

On behalf of the group's owner, retired Major General Juma Obaid Al Sayegh Ahli, allow me to introduce you to our team, projects, and clients via our website.

AHMED JUMA AL SAYEGH AHLI
CHAIRMAN

Our Fundamentals


WE VALUE OUR PEOPLE, CLIENTS, AND SUPPLIERS

  • We treat our people fairly and equitably.
  • We develop good relationships with suppliers.
  • We seek long-term business relationships with our clients.
  • We want our people to enjoy their work and progress their careers in a stable and safe environment.

WE HAVE RESPECT FOR THE COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENT

  • We support community projects that involve our employees.
  • We minimize our impact on the environment and the communities in which we work.

WE BELIEVE IN OPENNESS AND HONESTY

  • We comply with all applicable law.
  • We work as a team with our clients.
  • We seek long-term business relationships with our clients.
  • We keep our people informed of developments within the company.

WE TAKE PRIDE IN WHAT WE DO

  • We do everything to the highest possible standard.
  • We continuously measure and improve our performance.
  • We reinvest profits to maintain our business competitive advantage.

Our People


CBE values the abilities, diversity and creativity of our personnel and take great steps to nurture existing talents and to encourage developmental opportunities. Our focus on the growth and support of our people is defined in our People Principles and cemented in our corporate culture.

Mohammad Fatemi - Vice Chairman

With over eleven years at his directorial position in Bethahab Group Real Estate, Mohammad has joined CBE as the vice chairman. Mohammed's experience in group operations, finance, procurement, sales and property development brings a unique combination of skills related to real estate and construction to CBE.

Syed Munavvar - Commercial Director

With over 20 years of experience in different companies in India, Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E, Munavvar has expertise in managing overall construction right from conceptualization, design development, resource planning, and has a key role in finalization & decision making in tender submissions.

Hicham Hujairi - Projects Director

A civil engineer by profession with 18 years of experience in high rise buildings & horizontal projects across the GCC. Hicham has strong leadership & technical skills. Due to his tested abilities at CBE especially in delivering exceptionally high quality projects, Hicham has been promoted to Projects Director.

Fasal Abdulrahman - MEP Division Manager

A senior mechanical engineer with 21 years of international experience mostly based in Dubai, Fathal specializes in MEP Design and Project Management. Fasal’s vast experience includes working with reputed clients and consultants such as WS Atkins, Arenco, Arif & Bintok, Khatib & Alami, Emaar, Nakheel, Dubai Municipality and DEWA. Fasal has successfully handed over more than 200 projects including RTA Bus Service Station, Al Barsha Police Station, and Fujairah Sports Complex.

Prateek Mehta - Finance Director

With more than 20 years of experience in various finance fields, Prateek's expertise contributes essential controls to the finances of CBE. Prateek's vast experience stems from the senior positions he held at large corporations such as BNP Paribas Bank, National bank of Dubai, and Commercial bank of Dubai. Prateek specializes in cost controls, auditing, budgeting, and securing finances.

Saira Azhar - Human Resources Manager

Holding a masters degree in business administration and having more than 10 years of experience in the UK and UAE, Saira has gained vast experience in the field of Human Resources. Saira specializes in performance management, KPIs, recruitment, and designing implementing corporate policies and procedures.

Ratnam Neeradi - Planning Manager

A civil engineer by profession with more than 20 years of experience as a contractor and consultant in the UAE. Ratnam has proficiency in various fields of geotechnical, marine, civil and architectural works. Ratnam is expert in baseline resourcing, cost loaded schedules, FIDIC principles, and scheduling principles and construction methodologies. He is also expert in delay analysis techniques such as time impact analysis and window analysis that are widely accepted in the construction industry

Ebrahim Meethale - Procurement Manager

A business graduate of commerce, Ibrahim has more than 11 years of experience in the UAE building materials industry. Ibrahim's familiarity of the local market assures that CBE enjoys the best quality, prices, and credit terms.

Robert Walker - Logistics & Inventory Manager

A mechanical engineer with more than 17 years of experience, Robert worked for more than 14 years in the British Military. Disciplined and experience in areas such as floor heating and cooling systems, energy saving and logistics, his experience brings unique qualities to CBE.

Muhammad Awais - HSE Manager

A holder of various HSE qualifications (IDIPOSH, NEBOSH, IOSH) with over 9 years of experience in the UAE, Muhammad is expert in developing and implementing health, safety and environmental programs. His area of expertise includes risk assessment, preparing and enforcing HSE policies, training employees on safety matters and investigating workplace incidents.

Our Services


CBE has the necessary resources to construct multi-story buildings and has the required experience to do infilling works, shoring, basements, plus traditional, heritage buildings and other specialist works. In its vast experience CBE has developed the reputation of being a safe, secure and trusted construction company by combining both proven records of top performance, high quality products and attention to detail. The experience and motivation of the owners and the staff members secures CBE in the privileged position of being able to guarantee the quality of its completed works. Providing a one-stop-shop service to its clients, CBE's range of works includes, but is not limited to:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING

  • Managing large and complex projects.
  • Designing and implementing project management control systems.

CIVIL CONTRACTING

  • Acceptance of proposed projects ready for implementation as per design drawings, specifications and client requirements.

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

  • Ensuring delivery of all the phases of architectural and /or engineering services in which the design are systematically prepared.

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