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: April 21, 2016
UAE. Residential sales index recorded a drop of 10%, while the general rental index declined at a slower rate of 5%, according to JLL Q1 2016 Dubai Real Estate Market report.
Posted: April 19, 2016
BAHRAIN. The investment will capitalize on Dubai's growing logistics market and will offer premium warehousing facilities to tenants in one of Dubai's most established and sought after industrial areas.
Posted: April 19, 2016
UAE. Housing project offers investment opportunity into Zanzibar's growing real estate market
Posted: April 13, 2016
UAE. Chestertons: Villa rental rates up 2% apartments down 1%; Villa and apartment sales prices both down 2% and 1% respectively.
Posted: April 12, 2016
UAE. Remaining 30 one-bedroom units to be released for sale with guaranteed ROI of 10% per annum through to 2018; Asteco will also show DUKES Dubai British-themed project with just 13% of units remaining.
Posted: April 11, 2016
UAE. The Tower serves as the core of Dubai Creek Harbour, a 6 sq km masterplannned development located 10 minutes from the Dubai International Airport.
Posted: April 11, 2016
UAE. The price premium associated with a "view" has been one of a subjective assessment in Dubai, however there are decades of research that exist in the global markets that quantify the effect of a "view" on real estate assets.
Posted: March 29, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The Saudi Government is pushing ahead with an ambitious development agenda which includes the completion of extensive infrastructure projects.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Recent resolutions indicate a growing approach by the Ministry of Labour to require the complete Saudisation of certain activities within the retail sector. This article examines the existing requirements and also the proposal for a weighted Nitiqat.
date:Posted: May 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 52% of companies don't have the necessary data to enhance insight into mobility plans; More than a third (35%) struggle to secure the right talent for mobility; 72% are not tracking the success of their international assignments.
date:Posted: May 24, 2016
UAE. "The current weakness in some submarkets of Dubai's office market is expected to persist, with further rental declines likely as we move into the summer months."
SAUDI ARABIA. Recent resolutions indicate a growing approach by the Ministry of Labour to require the complete Saudisation of certain activities within the retail sector. This article examines the existing requirements and also the proposal for a weighted Nitiqat.
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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