Real Estate

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: April 24, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. ARTAR Real Estate Development has reported strong interest and a positive response from property investors at Restatex, the Riyadh Real Estate and Urban Development Exhibition.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Number of active hospitality projects reached 1,153 as 62 projects with a combined value of US$2.5 billion were added to the list in the first quarter of 2017, according to BNC Network; GCC hospitality sector constitutes 7% of all active projects in the GCC.
Posted: April 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon's latest Just Imagine blog post: will autonomous vehicles really reinvent transportation or will they exasperate our overburdened systems?
Posted: April 17, 2017
UAE. There has been resurgence in transactional activity in the first quarter of 2017, confounding sceptics that had called for a continued decline in volumes.
Posted: April 17, 2017
UAE. Developers at Cityscape Abu Dhabi showcase latest projects as UAE economy displays healthy signs of recovery.
Posted: April 11, 2017
UAE. Companies and visitors will soon be able to benefit from flexible workspaces in World Trade Center Gibraltar as Regus enters the market.
Posted: April 10, 2017
UAE. "The market is undergoing a false start now," says Jesse Downs, MD, Phidar Advisory. "Apartment sale prices declined only nominally this quarter and volumes increased, which could be mistaken for an impending recovery, but the market fundamentals still do not support this in the short-term."
Posted: April 10, 2017
UAE. Post-handover payment plans on the table as developers adapt to win over investors.
Posted: April 7, 2017
LEBANON. Advanced Construction Technology Services Founder Engr. Khaled Awad to lead world's leading authority in concrete construction.
Posted: April 7, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. We can't afford to think any way other than collectively into the future if we are to "cure" some of our most wicked problems.
Posted: April 6, 2017
UAE. Core Savills Q1 Dubai residential market update: Low to mid-segments mark a gradual recovery while prime continues to lag.
Posted: April 6, 2017
UAE. Emirates NBD Capital (EMCAP) has completed its role as Listing Advisor, Joint Global Coordinator and Joint Bookrunner for ENBD REIT's listing on Nasdaq Dubai.
Posted: April 5, 2017
UAE. Since the inception of freehold in 2002 and the expansion of free-zone areas the supply in the commercial real estate space has risen by more than 650%; from 1.3 million to 9.6 million SQM (in monitored areas).
Posted: April 4, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Leaders who craft unconscious elements of organisational culture and prioritise high engagement, empathy and trust are currently reaping the rewards.
Posted: April 4, 2017
UAE. The UAE leveraged innovation in building materials and techniques to make once futuristic dreams a reality, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum in collaboration with BCG.


date:Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
date:Posted: May 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Britain's Labour Party has announced that if elected it would introduce a 45% income tax rate on incomes over 80k pounds, and a 50% rate over 123k.
date:Posted: May 15, 2017
UAE. UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman's aviation infrastructure to help fuel travel and tourism sectors and accelerate economic growth; Around 46% of region's aviation projects are located in Saudi Arabia; More than two-thirds are being executed in the GCC.