JORDAN. Price stability continues across the Jordanian property sector, which is showing positive activity in both apartment and villa sales and leasing, according to Asteco Property Management’s Q2 2011 report.
“Despite regional political conflict, Jordan has remained consistent economically. Government statistics indicate the property sector has played a substantial role in this ongoing stability, indicating a 42% increase in all property and land transactions over the quarter.
Rental prices for two-bedroom apartments ranged from JOD3,000 and JOD13,000 per annum, with three-bedro
Posted: February 24, 2013
UAE. The majority of employees stay no longer than five years in a job; Multinationals seen as having highest retention rates; 60.2% state that retention today is lower than in previous generations.
Posted: February 20, 2013
UAE. The study highlights positive transformation in oil-exporting countries including economic diversification and increased public spending on health & education.
Posted: February 17, 2013
UAE. 30% of MENA employers are "definitely hiring", an additional 27% say they are "probably hiring"; In the UAE, 35% of the companies are "definitely hiring" in the next three months.
Posted: February 11, 2013
JORDAN. Apartment rents rise marginally in selected areas and sales prices rise due to rising energy prices, but overall market conditions are stable says Asteco report
Posted: February 6, 2013
JORDAN. Leaders from Middle East and Europe tackle the challenge of "Water Scarcity" in the Middle East.
Posted: January 28, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Most markets in the Middle East and North Africa region post an increase in RevPAR in 2012, driven mainly by better demand according to MKG Hospitality.
Posted: January 21, 2013
UAE. The report covers occupancy and rate performance in key hotel markets across selected countries and cities in the Middle East.
Posted: January 15, 2013
UAE. Despite many MENA nations' commendable efforts so far, the supply of affordable housing is falling far short of demand, and demand is rising.
Posted: January 8, 2013
UAE. 38% of UAE respondents claim to receive very little or no company support towards achieving a healthy balance, according to Bayt.com and YouGov survey.
Posted: December 17, 2012
JORDAN. Airport International Group (AIG), the Jordanian consortium responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of QAIA, announced its November traffic results, exceeding records in year-to-date passenger volume and aircraft movement.
Posted: December 12, 2012
LEBANON. Byblos Bank hosts the launch of IIF new report on the Middle East and North Africa; Lebanon: recovery hinges on political stability and reforms.
Posted: December 4, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. UNICEF is urgently mobilizing more than 100,000 children's clothing kits and around 160,000 blankets, including baby blankets, along with other winter supplies for displaced children in Syria and surrounding countries.
Posted: December 3, 2012
UAE. Industry is a regional leader in terms of current employee satisfaction, and respondent perceptions, according to Bayt.com and YouGov survey.
Posted: November 27, 2012
JORDAN. The publication introduces a list of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world. It ranks the Top 50, and places the remaining 450 into 13 categories.
Posted: November 26, 2012
JORDAN. Total's Marketing & Services subsidiary steps up wxpansion in a developing market.
date:Posted: May 20, 2013
UAE. Private equity showed clear signs of strength in North America and Brazil, South America's largest market, in 2012. Buyout deal value in North America was up 23% in 2012, while deal activity in Europe and Asia-Pacific fell, according to Bain & Company's Global Private Equity Report.
date:Posted: May 18, 2013
UAE. "The general trading atmosphere is sufficiently negative for gold to enable sellers to have a firm grip on the market. However, I fail to see how the rally in the stock markets can be put into any sensible relation to the economic plight of the underlying countries."
date:Posted: May 17, 2013
EGYPT. The Egyptian government has taken tentative steps towards reducing the roughly US$20 billion subsidy system that supporters say provides vital aid to the one-in-four Egyptians in poverty, and critics say is unsustainable and enriches the corrupt.