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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 17, 2015
UAE. After a decade of finding bargains in real estate markets against the backdrop of a weak dollar, as well as a regime of declining interest rates, foreign investors in the last year have faced the prospect of sharply higher housing prices in Dubai, as their nations' currencies have fallen against the USD.
Posted: August 16, 2015
BAHRAIN. 100 apartments offering unrivalled five-star luxury living; Access to beach island and water sports facilities; Located close to King Fahd Causeway to Saudi Arabia.
Posted: August 13, 2015
UAE. Net group profit of AED14.6 million in H1 2015 and AED8.5 million in Q2 2015; Total revenue decreased by 7% in H1 2015; Company outlines focused strategy on real estate investment.
Posted: August 13, 2015
UAE. The upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and Expo 2020 in Dubai, UAE and other associated developments have been earmarked to showcase the region. Large-scale projects, coupled with short timeframes for completion, understandably carry with them the risk of construction disputes.
Posted: August 11, 2015
UAE. 7 assets achieved green building certification; 69% recycling rate at Majid Al Futtaim's main office; 181 employees received sustainability training; AED7.3 million invested in the community.
Posted: August 6, 2015
UAE. In a paradigm shift, the number of projects that have offered payment plans skewed towards completion and after has been an astonishing 55% of the overall off plan launches by 2Q 2015, up from 29% just two years earlier.
Posted: August 5, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Office and residential sectors are positioned for further rental growth during remainder of 2015; Hotel and retail sectors appear closer to the peak; Residential market remains mixed, with apartments seeing continued rental growth while villa rents have declined.
Posted: August 5, 2015
UAE. MEASA's leading technology showcase extends footprint to ICT professionals in oil & gas, education, healthcare, retail, banking and construction.
Posted: August 4, 2015
UAE. Residential sale prices have declined 1% quarter on quarter, signaling a slowdown in demand and market uncertainty.
Posted: August 4, 2015
EGYPT. All sectors exhibited positive performance and improved sentiment during Q2; More investment seen coming from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, since Sharm El-Sheikh conference.
Posted: August 4, 2015
UAE. Performance due to the growth in recurring revenues, higher development margins and lower finance costs following significant refinancing and deleveraging efforts over the last 24 months.
Posted: August 3, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "There has been relatively little change in the real estate market in Riyadh in the second quarter of 2015 although recent changes to mortgage regulations have caused downward pressure in the residential sales market."
Posted: July 31, 2015
UAE. Egis acquires 51% of Projacs, the leading project and construction management firm in the Middle East. This transaction represents a new stepping stone for the development of both Egis and Projacs.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Residential and hotels see further softening while retail and office sectors remain stable in a quiet second quarter, according to JLL's latest Dubai Real Estate Market Overview report.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Average commercial rental levels remained steady; Steady conditions prevail despite persistent concerns over impact of lower oil prices, according to the latest report by real estate firm CBRE.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 2, 2015
UAE. Report, conducted by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review, reveals that the ability to digitally transform and reimagine a business is determined in large part by a clear digital strategy supported by leaders who foster a culture able to change and reinvent their organizations.
date:Posted: September 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Were Saudi defence spending to be financed entirely from net oil export revenues in 2015, the spending would consume ~73.4 percent of these revenues.
date:Posted: September 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The key assumption is that global markets recover from recent turbulence, China doesn't move aggressively on devaluing its currency, and the Fed raises rates.
UAE. Report, conducted by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review, reveals that the ability to digitally transform and reimagine a business is determined in large part by a clear digital strategy supported by leaders who foster a culture able to change and reinvent their organizations.
INTERNATIONAL. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report.
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