Real Estate

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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: August 25, 2014
UAE. Wi-Fi connectivity will be key enabler for procurement, logistics and workforce planning at construction phase.
Posted: August 25, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The acquisition of Lake Pointe Center III and IV, in the Allison Pointe Office Park in Keystone, Indianapolis, is the latest transaction of Alkhabeer US Real Estate Income Fund (Private Placement Fund).
Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. Dar Al-Handasah will undertake design, engineering and supervision services for the project, for which a construction tender will be released in Q1 2015. The mall is due to be completed in Q2 2017.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Developer brings 84 townhouses and waterfront recreational facility to high-end Dubai community
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. Dubai developer clears entire US$2.15 billion bank debt with early repayment, nearly four years before the final loan instalment due in March 2018.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. Over 2100 units across the Aldar portfolio currently leased to corporates; Bulk leases provide long-term income security and visibility.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. "Smart" technology drivers to transform Dubai into "City of the Future".
Posted: August 18, 2014
UAE. Located in Me'aisem, International Media Production Zone (IMPZ) in Dubai; 60 lifestyle and convenience-oriented outlets including a Carrefour Hypermarket , Magic Planet and community medical clinic; Phase 1 to open by Q3 2015.
Posted: August 18, 2014
UAE. The UAE's construction market is predicted to return to near full capacity with a number of megaprojects in the pipeline and the ramping up of social infrastructure spend
Posted: August 15, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. What do the Americas offer expats eager to getaway, or bolster investment portfolios abroad? How is the resurgence in international mortgage financing assisting these escape artists and sophisticated investors in achieving their objectives?
Posted: August 15, 2014
UAE. Middle East investors continue to actively invest in UK real estate, according to Deloitte.
Posted: August 14, 2014
UAE. Dubai's two biggest builders, Arabtec and Drake & Scull, are turning to bank borrowing to help fund projects as a rise in late payments from their customers takes the shine off a booming construction market.
Posted: August 13, 2014
UAE. ADIB Rental Index shows common trend of 0-5% increase in the last quarter across the ADIB managed portfolio; Values set to stabilize following a period of growth.
Posted: August 13, 2014
UAE. Real estate consulting firm announces key appointments to boost in-house research, consultancy and valuation capabilities.
Posted: August 7, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Nigeria and South Africa dominate the infrastructure market; A substantial increase in spending in the basic manufacturing sector is expected in sub-Saharan Africa.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. U.S. strategic conception must evolve away from seeing these conflicts as distinct theaters into seeing them as different aspects of the same theater: the Black Sea.
date:Posted: September 1, 2014
UAE. The Middle East's top brands have grown by an average of 38%, according to The Brand Finance Middle East 50; This brings the total value of the top 50 above US$50 billion for the first time; Emirates holds the top spot and remains far ahead of the rest.
date:Posted: September 1, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Consumer spending also remained robust; Non-oil exports rebound owing to greater production of petrochemicals and plastics.
INTERNATIONAL. I think one of the big fallacies in people's thinking about the Iraqi oil sector has been the focus on who's making money producing the oil. The bigger impact is on consumers.
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