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Born out of an agreement between the UAE and France, Louvre Abu Dhabi is touted as an architectural marvel.
January 22, 2015 - 04:55 GMT
Rising from the sands on partly reclaimed land and jutting into the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf, this is Abu Dhabi’s cultural masterpiece in the making.

December 29, 2014

Natural plants and relaxing atmosphere at DAMAC Maison Cour Jardin outdoor
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Luxury real estate developer, DAMAC Properties has opened its third luxury serviced hotel apartments in the Burj Area of Dubai – “DAMAC Maison Cour Jardin’’ - managed by the company’s hospitality arm, DAMAC Maison Hotels & Resorts.

December 28, 2014

Power rental market in Qatar is projected to grow at a CAGR of 23.3 per cent over the next six years
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Increasing infrastructure development activities due to the upcoming Fifa World Cup 2022, rising transportation network, surging investments, rising hospitality sector and changing economic reforms are anticipated to drive the growth of power rental business in Qatar.

December 24, 2014

The rate of rental growth in the UAE emirate is slowing with no change recorded in prime rents in the three months to the  end of September
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Dubai held the global top spot for rental growth for the second consecutive quarter to September, recording a 12.4 per cent increase year-on-year, a report said. There is a marked third quarter slow-down.

December 23, 2014

Nakheel the developer of the project
09:59 GMT

Almost a third of shop space at Nakheel’s new Circle Mall at Jumeirah Village in Dubai has been booked in less than two weeks after its launch, its developer Nakheel confirmed on Monday.

Abdullah Abushabieb from DP Receiving the Award
07:05 GMT
(press release)

Leading real estate developer Dubai Properties (DP) has been granted the ‘Best Commercial Real Estate Developer in the UAE’ award during the 11th International Real Estate Forum Gala Dinner Awards.

 In the year ending September 30 2014, "Global Property Guide" reports that average home prices in Israel rose 6.43%, the eighth largest rate of home price rises of any country surveyed (Thomas Coex / AFP).
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In the year ending September 30 2014, average home prices in Israel rose 6.43%, the eighth largest rate of home price rises of any country surveyed.

December 21, 2014

AKOYA Park Villas, set in 4.3 Million sq ft Private Park
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Luxury real estate developer DAMAC Properties is offering new buyers of its villas or apartments the opportunity to live a James Bond lifestyle, with an exclusive offer during the Dubai Shopping Festival.

December 17, 2014

Dubai’s real estate scene has also seen a number of new property launches over the year.
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Dubai’s residential rents have stabilised in the second half of 2014, growing seven per cent year-on-year in 2014.

During the event
08:29 GMT
(press release)

Real estate developer Dubai Properties (DP) hosted an event earlier this month with Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs at its Ras Al Khor Sales Centre to help raise awareness for Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and Autism.

December 16, 2014

During the event
11:05 GMT
(press release)

RAK Properties welcomed the opening of ‘The Lounge’ by Manhattan, a new chic waterfront café –featuring the first ICONS Coffee Couture outlet in Ras Al Khaimah.

Msheireb Properties Qatar National Day
07:40 GMT
(press release)

As part of its activities in celebration of Qatar National Day, Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, held an onsite gathering at its Msheireb Downtown Doha development.

December 15, 2014

Remraam community in DUBAILAND
06:27 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties (DP) recently awarded a 541Million Dirham contract to Engineering Contracting Co. LLC (ECC) for an 18-building expansion of its Remraam community in DUBAILAND.

December 14, 2014

Emaar
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Global property developer Emaar Properties will distribute a special cash dividend of AED 9 billion (US$ 2.45 billion) that was approved recently at the Ordinary General Meeting of the company to shareholders.

December 10, 2014

Masood Al Awar discusses possible Casablanca edition of Smart Living City in 2015
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Masood Al Awar, the CEO of TASWEEK Real Estate met with Khalid Safir, Wali of Grand Casablanca, at the Wali’s Office to discuss the outcomes of the Smart Living City Dubai 2014 event.

The 271,051 sqft development will comprise 72 luxury apartments, a restaurant and health and fitness facilities and is slated for completion in 2017.
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Marketed as ‘Ten Broadway’, the 600,000 sqft site, home to the London Metropolitan Police since the 1960s, is located in prime central London, and will be redeveloped into a multi-use development.