Qatar, Abu Dhabi bidding for 42 UK Marriott Hotels
Source: BI-ME with Bloomberg , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Mon July 9, 2012 10:48 am

INTERNATIONAL. The Qatar Investment Authority and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority are bidding to buy 42 Marriott International Inc. hotels in England, the Sunday Times said, without saying where it obtained the information.

The sale is being administered by Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc and may yield as much as 700 million pounds (US$1.08 billion), the newspaper said.

 

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 28, 2016
UAE. 51% of all Dubai hotels in mid-market segment versus 89% in New York; PwC research released at ATM 2016 touts construction figure of US$80k per room as incentive for developers looking for solid returns in high demand segment.
date:Posted: April 27, 2016
UAE. Residential values drop 2.2% in Q1 2016; Strongest quarterly decrease in five years and the seventh consecutive quarterly decline, according to Cluttons.
date:Posted: April 27, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Although this represents positive news, the key will be the materialization of infrastructure projects and utilizing white lands to reverse the recent slowdown.
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