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: March 29, 2016
UAE. The decision is a natural progression which clearly delineates our hospitality portfolio from other investments, providing a vertical focus as we head towards Expo 2020 and 20 million visitors.
Posted: March 18, 2016
QATAR. For the first time in 15 years, Qatar to experience a budget deficit.
Posted: March 16, 2016
UAE."The number of commercial transactions involving foreign investors does not adequately reflect the interest in real estate in the GCC and if the relative illiquidity could be solved, the UAE in particular would see substantial inbound capital flows".
Posted: March 15, 2016
UAE. Proactive alignment with new regulations drives speedy approval of Company's application.
Posted: March 15, 2016
UAE. Real Estate & Construction, Financial Services & Banking, Telecom and F&B most attractive sectors, accounting for 725 deals worth US$73.2 billion, reveals Al Masah Capital Report.
Posted: March 9, 2016
UAE. Data highlights the challenges faced by Dubai's external-oriented service-based economy. Uncertainty about global economic growth, volatility in financial markets and low oil prices have weighed on sentiment and activity.
Posted: March 2, 2016
UAE. "There are two distinct property markets in Dubai - the investment market and the end-user market. While the investment market is constantly analysed and discussed in media, and yes prices are down, it's a fact transactions are up, especially in the end-user market.
Posted: February 29, 2016
UAE. In the last 18 months, there has been a spike in 'other transactions' (which include refinances), which have coincided with the crash of oil prices.
Posted: February 25, 2016
UAE. These are extraordinary figures which provide evidence of Dubai's increasingly diversified economy, according to a Deloitte and MEED Project's new report.
Posted: February 24, 2016
UAE. IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 features JLL for its strong track record in delivering value.
Posted: February 22, 2016
UAE. Developer of patented mega-lagoon technology to bring tropical beach lifestyle to desert region with 32-hectare Bo Islands community; two-hectare El Gouna development to offer water sports enthusiasts a fun and safe environment.
Posted: February 18, 2016
UAE. Cluttons' first office market bulletin highlights that 13 submarkets witnessed no change in starting rents in 2015, 7 witnessed notable increases and 2 saw lower limit rents decrease.
Posted: February 16, 2016
EGYPT. JLL report says the market has witnessed mixed performance due to restrictions on capital outflows, construction delays, occupier vacancies and security concerns.
Posted: February 15, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The index is intended to collect, consolidate and share data on the housing market in Jeddah, thus bringing considerable transparency for investors and other participants in the city's residential market.
Posted: February 15, 2016
UAE. FY2015 gross profit from recurring revenue grows by 49%; Gross debt fell 35% to AED 6.0 billion at year end; Proposed cash dividend of 10 fils per share, up 11%.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 3, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Emerging and startup digital banking platform technologies key to success of digital initiatives; incumbent application vendors have been slow to respond to new requirements.
date:Posted: May 3, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Highest quarterly attack total since group took Mosul in June 2014; Al-Qaeda affiliates take a back seat five years after Bin Laden, but are still a significant threat.
date:Posted: May 3, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The slowdown is due to demand-supply mismatch and the country's overall macroeconomic scenario, according to JLL's latest report; The existing mismatch is expected to widen as more retail and office supply is expected to enter the market with the easing of backlog projects.
INTERNATIONAL. Emerging and startup digital banking platform technologies key to success of digital initiatives; incumbent application vendors have been slow to respond to new requirements.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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