Saudi Arabia

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Posted: 03-08-2011
SAUDI ARABIA. CB Richard Ellis released today the latest MarketView for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. OVERVIEWKing Abdullah’s recent pledge to spend 30% of the Kingdom’s annual economic output (approximately US$130 billion) on mass housing, job creation and training, unemployment benefits and a raft of other social and economic measures has been welcomed with great enthusiasm. However, as the supply and demand gap continues to widen in the housing sector, affordability remains the key deterrent for home ownership amongst Saudi nationals. Saudi Arabia has the largest re
Posted: May 12, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The new center builds upon the long-standing partnership between KAUST and Thermo Fisher, and will focus on excellence in instrument performance and R&D collaboration.
Posted: May 12, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Riyadh seeking private investment and partnerships for ambitious development programme outlined in Vision 2030.
Posted: May 9, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The private Fund was established by Swicorp in partnership with Retal Urban Development Company, a fast-growing urban developer in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: May 5, 2017
A review conducted by HotelsCombined of the top 10 countries travelling to GCC in 2016 revealed that more than 10% of the total visitors to UAE and KSA are from the UK.
Posted: May 5, 2017
UAE. The new programme is the MSc International Healthcare Leadership, delivered in a part-time blended learning format and designed for experienced and qualified medical and management professionals in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
Posted: May 3, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. New luxurious developments in Riyadh and Dubai to be showcased at the exhibition.
Posted: May 3, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Voxel is one of the most prominent projects incubated by the Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST).
Posted: May 2, 2017
UAE. Latest MEED research shows improvement despite spending cuts; Private sector investment will be a key driver of new construction opportunities in 2017.
Posted: April 27, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Swicorp was involved throughout the entire process - from origination to due diligence, to deal structuring and negotiations of transactional documentations.
Posted: April 27, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Increase in foreign direct investment seen as part of efforts to diversify the economy and boost investment inflows into the kingdom; National Transformation Programme updates to be revealed at Saudi Forum 2017.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Installed generation capacity in the MENA countries analysed will have to rise by almost 150GW, more than 50% on the current available capacity of 290GW, to reach a massive 440GW by 2020.
Posted: April 24, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. ARTAR Real Estate Development has reported strong interest and a positive response from property investors at Restatex, the Riyadh Real Estate and Urban Development Exhibition.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Number of active hospitality projects reached 1,153 as 62 projects with a combined value of US$2.5 billion were added to the list in the first quarter of 2017, according to BNC Network; GCC hospitality sector constitutes 7% of all active projects in the GCC.
Posted: April 20, 2017
LEBANON. MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition winners award ceremony to be held in Bahrain on April 27; 74 semi-finalists from 11 Arab countries compete for cash prizes exceeding US$160,000.
Posted: April 19, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Private sector is having more impact at the primary level - with stronger growth levels seen against a decline in public sector enrolment. Pressure on provision creates an opportunity for greater collaboration between the public and private sectors.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 23, 2017
UAE. Despite worldwide changes, multinationals focus on mobile workforces to support career growth and ensure global competitiveness; Dubai rises to Top 20; Abu Dhabi (23rd) and Riyadh (52nd) also rise in the ranking, though modestly.
date:Posted: June 21, 2017
UAE. US exit from COP21 won't impact climate protection efforts; UAE opportunity to lead Middle East in growing renewable energy infrastructure.
date:Posted: June 21, 2017
UAE. Lack of investor understanding is the biggest challenge to the growth of REITs in the country and region, according to latest CFA Society Emirates survey.
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