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Posted: 02-08-2011
SAUDI ARABIA.  The chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, who has been the driving force behind the decision to build the world's tallest tower in Saudi Arabia, announced that the construction contract has been signed today. Kingdom Tower, with a height of over 1,000 meters, will begin construction imminently in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  Kingdom Tower will be the centerpiece and the first construction phase of Kingdom City, Jeddah Economic Company's (JEC) new urban development of more than 5.3 million square meters of land in the
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. Cluttons report highlights that build-to-suit facilities have increased in popularity, with Dubai South and JAFZA in focus.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. Apartments in Discovery Gardens yield 10.2%; Villas in the Springs 6.4%; Residential sales and rental markets relatively flat; Outlook for rental demand weak.
Posted: July 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Creative and innovative design needs to underpin engineering and engineered solutions.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. "The strong US dollar is one of the biggest barriers to a Dubai real estate recovery now. Unfortunately, a strong dollar also is usually associated with a low oil price, signifying a double hit to the market."
Posted: July 25, 2016
UAE. After 18 months of relatively stable conditions with the lack of demand growth being matched by minimal growth in supply, the market is now starting to show initial signs of declining performance, according to JLL
Posted: July 22, 2016
EGYPT. Although rental values have continued to remain volatile, the demand for rental units especially in New Cairo is surging, according to JLL's latest report.
Posted: July 20, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Because rare events are impossible to predict, Nassim Nicholas Taleb argues that we need to make peace with this uncertainty and to reduce our negative exposure.
Posted: July 19, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Real GDP growth projected to slow to around 1.6% in 2016 and 0.6% in 2017, but should gradually recover thereafter as the initial shock from the Brexit vote fades.
Posted: July 19, 2016
UAE. Middle East's largest real estate services firm reaffirms commitment to talent development and franchisee support.
Posted: July 18, 2016
UAE. The decline in sterling has not hindered the ability of UK residents to invest in assets abroad, particularly in Dubai; British investments in the Dubai real estate market have doubled in the last four years.
Posted: July 18, 2016
UAE. "Overall there is a slight probability of British investors being negatively impacted by the devaluation of the British Pound following Britain's decision to exit the European Union," according to JLL
Posted: July 14, 2016
KUWAIT. Leading property software platform will enable GLA Management's 5 million square feet expansion into multiple real estate offerings.
Posted: July 14, 2016
UAE. For the past four decades, global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has played a key role in partnering with visionary developers in the Middle East and Asia to bring their boldest and bravest ideas to life.
Posted: July 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The Internet of things, sensors embedded in "intelligent" infrastructure and autonomous vehicles, holds promise of radical progress for the future of our cities; what will the benefits of that be?
Posted: July 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Although the future will increasingly move away from human involvement, those companies who want to survive within this future will need to place humans at the centre of their service offering.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The specific technologies that will have the biggest impact on each industry will vary, but PwC analysis identifies the "Essential Eight" which will have the most cross-industry and global impact over the coming years.
date:Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. You can break security analytics in threat management into discovery analytics -right brain and investigative analytics -left brain - the fundamental pillars in a cyber security framework.
date:Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. "The strong US dollar is one of the biggest barriers to a Dubai real estate recovery now. Unfortunately, a strong dollar also is usually associated with a low oil price, signifying a double hit to the market."
INTERNATIONAL. The specific technologies that will have the biggest impact on each industry will vary, but PwC analysis identifies the "Essential Eight" which will have the most cross-industry and global impact over the coming years.
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
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