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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 1, 2017
UAE. A closer look into 2016 shows signs of the Abu Dhabi economy revitalizing itself. Housing Starts which in a leading indicator of the economy's health, reveals that in 2016 new building permits have spiked by 50% year-on-year.
Posted: July 31, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. JLL releases its Makkah H1 marketplace report showing signs of positivity as quotas are lifted on Hajj pilgrims; Expected increase in visitors will benefit the retail sector.
Posted: July 28, 2017
UAE. The reported half-year figures reveal an increase from (AED 39 Million) to (AED 62 Million) in net profits from January to June 2017 - an increase of 59% compared to the same period last year.
Posted: July 26, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. If making a buck meant not caring, would you still do it? With an annual infusion of US$15 billion, the sharing economy seems to be a case in point that spreading the love literally pays off.
Posted: July 25, 2017
UAE. The number of active residential and commercial building projects exceeds 7,488 in June 2017, according to BNC Network.
Posted: July 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. "Far from being a sign of intellectual inferiority, the capacity to err is crucial to human cognition." Ironically, if we want to 'get it right' we are going to have to get it wrong.
Posted: July 19, 2017
UAE. A closer look into land prices and transactional volumes reveals the correlation strength increases substantially with a lag; A two-dimensional analysis reveals that when there is no lag the correlation is neutral, but however with a 6 month lag it increases to +0.45.
Posted: July 18, 2017
UAE. UAE-based projects will be available for purchase at 16th edition of Dubai's flagship real estate event.
Posted: July 18, 2017
UAE. With a strong cloud-based foundation, the service will provide premium consultation to architects, developers and owners in a country which is increasingly recognised for its progressive and contemporary architecture.
Posted: July 18, 2017
UAE. Shortage of premier homes in key locations favoured by buyers seeking 2018 handover, says real estate chief.
Posted: July 14, 2017
UAE. DAMAC Chairman Hussain Sajwani sees 'strong investment opportunities' as he tours country; tourism sector can attract stronger FDI and drive further GDP growth.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. Report unveils Dubai and Abu Dhabi property market performance in H1 2017; despite both sale and rental prices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi having experienced a small dip, the market still represents a rich ground for investors looking for strong returns.
Posted: July 6, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Stakeholder engagement is traditionally underappreciated as a powerful tool for fast-tracking projects and for cultivating community acceptance.
Posted: July 5, 2017
UAE. Dubai market sees growing trend for purchase decision based on what end users see in completed properties.
Posted: July 5, 2017
UAE. With retail brands and centres merging both online and offline experiences, the lines between bricks and mortar and online retailers continue to blur.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 16, 2017
UAE. Jeff Youssef, Partner at Oliver Wyman and co-author of "Leveraging the Private Sector to Improve Airport Infrastructure", comments on airport privatisation in the region.
date:Posted: August 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 2017 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle garners insight from more than 2,000 technologies.
date:Posted: August 15, 2017
UAE. Working Capital metrics have weakened each quarter since the oil price decline in fourth quarter 2014, leading to additional strain on liquidity, according to PwC's latest study
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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