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 5, 2014
UAE. "These contracts are also an excellent example of our ability to deliver on highly specialised assignments around the world."
Posted: August 4, 2014
UAE. Agreement in line with the bank's strategy towards building a high quality asset portfolio of top names aligned with the growth of Dubai and the UAE.
Posted: August 4, 2014
UAE. Cityscape Global grows 20%; Dubai "leads Arab world" as model for future cities; Emphasis on excellent design key to retaining investor interest in UAE real estate market.
Posted: August 4, 2014
UAE. The developer reported a quarterly net profit of 506 million dirhams.
Posted: July 31, 2014
LEBANON. St. George Residences, the latest real estate project developed by Mokbel International Group, is striving to create a unique living experience.
Posted: July 31, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. India remains one of the world's largest economies, and under bold new leadership is working furiously to evolve into an even stronger international destination. The country has been attracting major international real estate brands and billions in funding, but some still fear the worst.
Posted: July 28, 2014
UAE. Topping the rankings for the most searched communities in Dubai amongst prospective buyers is Dubai Marina, according to propertyfinder.ae.
Posted: July 27, 2014
QATAR. In the long run, the dynamism and innovation of the private sector is expected to drive growth and development with the government focusing on creating the right physical and legal environment to encourage that process.
Posted: July 24, 2014
UAE. The recent Budget Statement looks set to bring about a sea change in the tax regime surrounding domestic and international investment.
Posted: July 23, 2014
UAE. Colliers' Capital Flows Quarterly Report highlights Middle East investors' appetite for alternative product including hotels and serviced apartments.
Posted: July 23, 2014
UAE. Net Profit for H1 2014 Notches up AED114.6 million, an increase of 145% from AED46.6 million for H1 2013; Launched bespoke hotel apartment project "The Atria" in Business Bay in Q2 FY14.
Posted: July 22, 2014
UAE. Office, retail and hospital sectors remain steady; The market continues to be dominated by Government related investment with short-term demand being fuelled by new major government backed construction projects.
Posted: July 22, 2014
UAE. Yas Mall to house new shopping concept set to be the largest department store in the region comprising 200,000 square feet of prime retail space.
Posted: July 21, 2014
UAE. Arabtec fell to the lowest level in a week as some investors questioned the government's support for the UAE's biggest publicly traded builder.
Posted: July 17, 2014
UAE. Wi-Fi connectivity will be key enabler for procurement, logistics and workforce planning at construction phase.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. Rising geopolitical tensions and slowing global growth; GCC markets remain steady in spite of increased global volatility; Commodity prices soft on China bank data.
date:Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. "In the short term, Erdogan's election signals a sign for continuity for Turkey. However, in the medium to longer term, questions remain. As in any political arena, a concentration of power and reduction of checks and balances carries negative risks."
date:Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. Dubai has a bold vision to become the world's most visited city by 2020. The Director of Dubai's Tourism department, Helal Saeed Almarri, discusses how his team will make it happen.
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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