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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: September 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. A total of more than 80 megaprojects each worth at least US$1 billion, are under way or planned for completion by 2030.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. eZayed Real Estate launches today. The new platform allows for both physical and online bidding on real estate -- something new to the region.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. Investors will have a chance this month to own part of a dancing fountain, an underwater zoo and an ice-skating rink in Dubai.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. In the rental market, Cluttons expects affordability to remain central to the rental value growth equation, with rises likely to slow further in the coming months; Residential values in Dubai rise by 3.8%; 19% growth in Abu Dhabi residential capital values over the same period.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. Leading property services company to franchise its 30-year old brand and successful business model to independent real estate agents and start-up brokerages.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. Japanese architect to design projects in Dubai and Saudi Arabia; creative boundaries pushed with innovative, culturally aesthetic building developments.
Posted: September 13, 2014
UAE. Hesham Al Qassim receives prestigious accolade at CEO Middle East Awards.
Posted: September 11, 2014
UAE. Some investors speculated that stake talks between former chief executive officer Hasan Ismaik and state-controlled Aabar Investments PJSC have broken down.
Posted: September 11, 2014
UAE. Occupancy rates reach 82% in H1 2014; F&B revenues up by 11.4%; Yas Island demand driven by unique entertainment destination proposition.
Posted: September 11, 2014
UAE. The appointment follows the UAE's introduction of the Valuer Registration, a new regulation implemented in conjunction with the RICS for their members to support the Government in their drive for a transparent and sustainable property market.
Posted: September 11, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Leading Saudi investment and development company makes Cityscape Global debut ahead of US$480 million REIT announcement as it looks to partner up on local and regional real estate portfolio development including substantial land bank opportunities.
Posted: September 10, 2014
BAHRAIN. "Bahrain, which is working to find its feet following the global downturn and national tensions, will receive a tremendous boost from improved connectivity with the rest of the GCC."
Posted: September 10, 2014
UAE. Colliers International Q2 2014 House Price Index registers a 3% quarter-on-quarter increase. The key measures introduced by the government to curb the growth in house prices at the end of last year have had a positive outcome.
Posted: September 9, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia is set to remain the Middle East's largest projects market for the foreseeable future, comfortably ahead of the UAE, the region's second largest market, as the kingdom focuses on job creation and the diversification of its economy.
Posted: September 9, 2014
UAE. Wavetec's solution enabled Deyaar to entertain their visitors in an orderly fashion by incorporating clear signage and display solutions coupled with ticketing kiosks.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The upcoming Scottish election, whichever way it goes, demonstrates the enormous power of the desire for national self-determination. If it can corrode the British union, it can corrode anything.
date:Posted: September 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Sentiment towards Europe has picked up in the wake of recent monetary policy easing by the ECB; U.K. unpopularity deepens as Scottish independence vote looms.
date:Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. In the rental market, Cluttons expects affordability to remain central to the rental value growth equation, with rises likely to slow further in the coming months; Residential values in Dubai rise by 3.8%; 19% growth in Abu Dhabi residential capital values over the same period.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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