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: October 9, 2014
UAE. This will be the first event of its kind, and will showcase the UAE's ambition on the world stage.
Posted: October 8, 2014
UAE. Strong revenue from property development and ongoing improvements in retail, leasing and leisure business performance contributed to the results.
Posted: October 7, 2014
UAE. Parsons' scope of work includes infrastructure, road and bridge design, and construction supervision.
Posted: October 7, 2014
UAE. Third quarter Abu Dhabi Real Estate Market Overview report, provides JLL's perspective on the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotel sectors in the market; Prime office rents have started to rise; growth in residential sale prices continues.
Posted: October 6, 2014
UAE. Ventures ME report reveals the huge investment being made across the region in the school, college and university building sector.
Posted: October 5, 2014
QATAR. Rapid growth in the non-hydrocarbon sector (11.3%) was spurred by large investments in major infrastructure projects and by the fast growing population; The hydrocarbon sector declined 2.2% as a result of lower crude oil production and temporary gas production shutdowns.
Posted: October 2, 2014
UAE. The unit of the UAE's biggest-listed developer, Emaar Properties, climbed to as high as 3.50 dirhams, and was trading at 3.29 dirhams at 12:51 p.m. local time.
Posted: October 2, 2014
UAE. Mohamed Alabbar participates in bell ringing ceremony at DFM; Emaar Malls is now trading under the ticker "EMAARMALLS".
Posted: October 1, 2014
UAE. "Rents are experiencing a slowdown in certain areas. For instance, in Jumeirah Lake Towers, apartment rents fell by 4.6% between June and August."
Posted: October 1, 2014
UAE. In her new role, Leverett will lead international sales with a particular focus on linking the UK with the Middle East, where Cluttons is a leading residential agent.
Posted: September 30, 2014
UAE. REIDIN launches Housing Market Professionals Sentiment Index; Quarterly survey is first available indicator of near future residential property price trends.
Posted: September 30, 2014
UAE. The Dubai-based real estate developer is currently considering a number of external offers and is inviting further expressions of interest in merger or acquisition.
Posted: September 29, 2014
UAE. Arabtec originally announced in March that it had agreed with the Egyptian army to build the homes at 13 locations around the country on land provided free by the armed forces.
Posted: September 27, 2014
UAE. Property development organisation sees increase in investors over end-users at exhibition.
Posted: September 26, 2014
UAE. Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC, hosts signing ceremony with Ali Odeh, Chairman & CEO, Turner International Middle East to mark the occasion.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 23, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The 2014 study - which outlines the top priorities that concern young Saudis - is key to helping policymakers and business leaders design initiatives targeted at improving the lives of the Kingdom's current and future generations.
date:Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. 47% of Middle Eastern respondents indicated that they are considering a proactive shareholder engagement policy which can open and sustain a productive dialogue with investors.
date:Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. HSBC global expat survey highlights job prospects, better salaries, higher personal security as primary factors attracting expats to the country.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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