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: November 2, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. For marketers, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is creating a world where advertising and branding are becoming increasingly invisible, smart and automated.
Posted: November 1, 2017
UAE. The state-of-the-art, interactive facility supports growing demand for networking, lighting, AV, and security solutions across the Middle East.
Posted: November 1, 2017
UAE. The property will cater to a specific residential lifestyle; Conveniently located at Jumeirah Village Circle in the heart of new Dubai.
Posted: October 31, 2017
UAE. DAMAC's topping of Forbes list puts UAE on world stage for its leadership in business entrepreneurship and global competitiveness.
Posted: October 31, 2017
LEBANON. "Neither the local macroeconomic dynamics nor the environment backdrop have been supportive of housing demand. But instead of providing incentives to potential buyers, authorities increased various taxes and fees on a sluggish real estate sector."
Posted: October 31, 2017
UAE. Over the next 5 years it is expected that the serviced apartment/hotel stock is to double. A price analysis reveals that they trade at a significant premium compared to the standard residential units.
Posted: October 31, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Something extraordinary happens when people who might never have crossed paths otherwise band together with a common vision; they ignite something.
Posted: October 29, 2017
UAE. Apartment and villa rentals decline 10% and 6% respectively YoY, while sales prices decline 10% and 5% respectively; Apartment and villa sales prices decline 3% and 1% respectively QoQ.
Posted: October 29, 2017
EGYPT. Q3 has seen boost in Egyptian hotel and tourism sector, according to JLL's latest Cairo Real Estate report; Further projects have been announced in Cairo and across Egypt demonstrating restored investor confidence.
Posted: October 28, 2017
OMAN. Oman's GDP growth is expected to rise to 5.2% next year, aided by the introduction of natural gas production at the Khazzan gas field and the opening of the new airport in Muscat.
Posted: October 28, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon awarded "Transportation Engineering Award" for 2017 for the role it played in the construction of the Siphofaneni Bridge by the South African Institution of Civil Engineering.
Posted: October 27, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 90% of homebuyers search for property online, with 52% using the web as their first step; For new home shoppers, 36% report using a mobile device while watching TV.
Posted: October 27, 2017
UAE. The underpinning aspects of 'smart buildings' is ensuring there is a synergy when it comes to HVAC technology within the infrastructure.
Posted: October 27, 2017
UAE. Firas Al Msaddi has built one of the emirate's leading real estate brokerages in just eight years.
Posted: October 27, 2017
UAE. New joint venture with Dubai South Development to bring forward 1,150,548 Sq. Ft. of residential units.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2017
UAE. A year-on-year comparison reveals that transactional activity is on the rise. In the first 10 months of 2017, total activity has already surpassed the full year of 2015 and 2016. On an annualized basis it is expected to have an increase of 32% compared to the year before.
date:Posted: November 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. James Fenner, Founder and MD, of Silk Road works alongside housebuilders and developers in the quest to better design homes with the end-user, the customer, foremost in mind.
date:Posted: November 19, 2017
UAE. Millennials feel that education has the most to gain from being shaken up by 4IR, along with energy, healthcare and government.
UAE. A year-on-year comparison reveals that transactional activity is on the rise. In the first 10 months of 2017, total activity has already surpassed the full year of 2015 and 2016. On an annualized basis it is expected to have an increase of 32% compared to the year before.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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