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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 15, 2014
UAE. Flight to affordability set to continue as budget-conscious Dubai residents relocate; Sharjah boosted by improvement to road links, retail and leisure development.
Posted: April 15, 2014
UAE. Monthly Arabic business magazine, Saneou Al Hadath, uses mathematical approach to analyse companies listed on the Saudi stock market Tadawul
Posted: April 13, 2014
UAE. Follows Dubai Properties Group's (DPG) announcement last week on its new structure as a holding company; DP unveils refreshed business and brand focus to develop new projects.
Posted: April 12, 2014
UAE. "Dubai's attraction as an investment hotspot was never greater," says Hamed Mokhtar, Managing Director at Fortress Investments.
Posted: April 11, 2014
UAE. More than 60% awarded in the Construction (real estate) sector, followed by the Oil sector (21%) and the Transport sector (8%).
Posted: April 10, 2014
UAE. Event, at ADNEC from 22-24 April, to draw regional authorities, institutional investors and over 120 realty-based businesses.
Posted: April 10, 2014
UAE. El Ghawi brings to his new role 19 years of practice in external and internal audit departments at both private and public sectors.
Posted: April 10, 2014
UAE. Average apartment and villa sales prices increase by 3% and 6% with average rental increases at 5% and 3% respectively; Demand for secondary residential areas increases.
Posted: April 9, 2014
UAE. Developer posts a net profit of AED629 million compared with AED491 million achieved in Q1 2013.
Posted: April 9, 2014
UAE. Housing units in off-island locations experienced higher rent growth at 14% during Q1 2014; Abu Dhabi office stock witnesses 10% rise year-on-year.
Posted: April 9, 2014
UAE. The discussion revolved around growth strategies, entrepreneurship and Mr. Sanjay Manchanda's personal journey in this region.
Posted: April 9, 2014
UAE. Master developer will become a holding company overseeing three separate entities.
Posted: April 9, 2014
UAE. The UAE is set to grow 4.4% this year, compared with an estimate of 3.9% in October. With real estate prices rising at a fast pace "the award of World Expo 2020 has further strengthened growth prospects," the fund said in its World Economic Outlook.
Posted: April 9, 2014
UAE. The company is revising business plans and will approach lenders about the debt maturing in 2014, its chairman Ali Rashid Lootah said .
Posted: April 9, 2014
UAE. Leapfrogging the traditional expansion models, airports in emerging markets are setting a benchmark in the world for airport infrastructure by offering a complete package.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
date:Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. "Adapt to Survive", a global study by PwC, commissioned by LinkedIn, reveals the economic impact of not having the right people in the right jobs.
date:Posted: April 22, 2014
KUWAIT. For much of the past decade, international companies operating in the major projects sector have found Kuwait a challenging market in which to do business. However, there are good reasons to believe this year will be different.
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.
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