Mitigating delays in high-rise building projects: The case of Dubai
Project delays have long been perceived as a normal occurrence in most construction projects worldwide. This study focuses on identifying common delay causes in high rise buildings in Dubai and the effective measures to mitigate those delays. To do so, an extensive literature review was conducted followed by a questionnaire survey. 68 respondents participated in the survey who are working on large high-rise projects in Dubai. The study concludes by ranking the common delay causes as well as the effective measures to mitigate them. The implication of this study is a better understanding and dealing with the challenges associated with timely delivery of high rise buildings.