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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: December 8, 2014
UAE. Mid-range apartments on Al Reem Island were the strongest performing in Q3, with rents rising by almost 6%; House prices rise by 1.6% during Q3, taking total growth during first nine months of 2014 to almost 19%.
Posted: December 5, 2014
UAE. As Central London continues to enjoy an annual average house price growth of 10% Since 2009, CBRE reports how this global city compares with other prime residential locations.
Posted: December 5, 2014
JORDAN. Global property portal releases new research on emerging markets real estate, examining the habits of online property-seekers, while offering insights into the future of the sector.
Posted: December 3, 2014
UAE. The UAE tranche will comprise 40% of the shares on offer in the AED 2.5 billion IPO, with the remaining 60% having been allocated to the Qualified Institutional Tranche.
Posted: December 2, 2014
UAE. Once you make up your mind to buy a villa, it is easy to get lost in the multitude of factors that must be considered.
Posted: December 1, 2014
UAE. Top tier rents in Abu Dhabi's office market have held steady once more this quarter, with Grade A and super prime space continuing to command a high level of interest.
Posted: December 1, 2014
UAE. Research by ValuStrat Consulting reveals that retail space in premium malls in Dubai has now reached an average rental rate AED6,000 (US$1,635) per sq-m per annum; Waiting lists for space in The Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates, with demand presently outstripping supply.
Posted: December 1, 2014
UAE. Region's future growth hinges on success of US$2.7 trillion worth of projects.
Posted: November 27, 2014
QATAR. Public and private infrastructure investment to soar as economy continue to grow.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. Affordability threshold may be nearing for the villa segment of the residential market, according to the latest report by Cluttons; Rents across Sharjah increased by 5.3% during Q3.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. Announcement made by UAE Minister of Economy; The financial and debt restructuring package for Amlak was approved by its financiers in August.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. The tool allows both investor and occupier clients to make quick comparisons of rental, price and supply data across different asset classes.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. EC Harris provided project management including health and safety services and cost management across all 20 screen cinemas for Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas.
Posted: November 24, 2014
BAHRAIN. Average cost of key aspects such as licensing and registration, commercial rental rates, manpower costs, and communication and utility expenses, significantly lower.
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. The transaction represents the first Sukuk based on Murabaha trades of Sharia-compliant certificates on the NASDAQ Dubai Murabaha Platform.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 19, 2014
UAE. As a gateway of opportunity for Asia, Dubai has a key role in driving growth momentum; Between 2010 and 2013, GCC-China trade grew faster than with any other significant trade partner.
date:Posted: December 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. A new analysis presents the key trends that will transform the global market over the next decade and beyond.
date:Posted: December 18, 2014
UAE. International tourism and a stronger middle class are shaping luxury trends, including luxury experiences and alternative luxury channels, with a focus on the consumer rather than geography.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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