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The Dubai Real Estate market has become the focus of attention for an increasing number of investors from around the world
July 24, 2014 - 08:47 GMT
The launch of mega projects and renewed investor confidence have boosted real estate transactions in Dubai to Dh113 billion for the first half of the year

December 20, 2013

.Qatar last month said foreign allegations of abuse of migrant workers working on World Cup facilities were “exaggerated” but insisted it took such claims seriously.
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Qatar last month said foreign allegations of abuse of migrant workers working on World Cup facilities were “exaggerated” but insisted it took such claims seriously.

December 16, 2013

Kuwait’s Parliament in February formed a special panel to probe allegations of irregularities in awarding the contract and another project to build a causeway.
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A special company was established for the project in which the winning consortium has a stake of 40 percent and the government holds 10 percent, while 50 percent is to be distributed to citizens as free shares

Sotheby’s global sales value estimated at $40 billion with 17 per cent  from the GCC region. (Image credit: PR Web)
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Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury real estate brokerage agency, is setting up an office in Dubai, entering the market at the right time to catch up with the growing potential of the emirate’s realty sector,

The advent of rail in the Middle East has opened up opportunities on how to move cargo. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
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Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SNTTA Cargo, the logistics division of Liberty Investment Co, (LIC), the holding company of the Liberty Group.

December 15, 2013

TENORA
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DAMAC Properties is introducing the first luxury serviced hotel apartments in Dubai World Central (DWC) to be completed in advance of Dubai hosting the Expo 2020 exhibition.

December 12, 2013

Vida Residence, The Hills, featuring only 136 serviced apartments, draws on the design approach and philosophy of Emaar’s newly-launched hotel brand, Vida Hotels and Resorts.
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Emaar Properties is unveiling a stylish and cosmopolitan lifestyle choice in urban living with the launch of Vida Residence, The Hills in the heart of Dubai.

December 9, 2013

“This transaction underscores the success of London Bridge Holdings in transforming a blighted, brown field site into a vibrant and vital global business centre,” the firm said in a statement.
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London Bridge Holdings had originally planned to refinance More London by next summer but decided to sell the asset due to the attractive offer made by St Martins, which already owns property in London.

Vida Residence, The Hills
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(press release)

Emaar Properties, the global developer of iconic projects, is unveiling a stylish and cosmopolitan lifestyle choice in urban living with the launch of Vida Residence, The Hills in the heart of Dubai.

December 8, 2013

“If there is a will, there is a way. And we have the will. I will find these solutions.”
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“I am sure at the end of the day that football will be the winner. At the end of the day we will show the world that we can create good working conditions,” he said to reporters.

API Trio Office Tower
07:55 GMT
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Leading regional real estate services firm, Asteco, has been appointed the sole agent for the new API Trio Office Tower on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai.

The new road between Abu Dhabi and Dubai is 62 kilometers. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
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Abu Dhabi General Services “Musanada” has signed two contracts for the implementation of the Abu Dhabi-Dubai Road Project.

December 4, 2013

Damac Properties was established in 2002, as a private, residential, leisure and commercial developer in Dubai. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
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Damac Real Estate Development on Tuesday raised $348 million from its London share offer by pricing its global depository receipts, or GDRs, at $12.25 each.

December 2, 2013

Mr Hussain Sajwani Makes the Contribution to Dubai Autism Centre
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DAMAC Properties has provided a donation of AED 1 Million to support the building of a new, high-tech care facility for the Dubai Autism Centre.

December 1, 2013

DPG National Day Celebrations
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Dubai Properties Group (DPG), hosted National Day celebrations in its residential communities to mark the 42nd anniversary of the United Arab Emirates.

ADFD has been involved in Mauritania's development initiatives sicne 1977 (Courtesy of UAE Interact)
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The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announced Sunday that it will give the the Islamic Republic of Mauritania a loan worth $29.9 million for infrastructural development in the African country.