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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

October 6, 2013

Downtown Dubai by Emaar Properties
07:07 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties is presenting the much-awaited showcase of The Opera District in Downtown Dubai, in addition to other sought-after lifestyle developments in Dubai and key international markets, at Cityscape Global 2013.

Sean McCauley, Director Agency, Asteco Property Management
06:21 GMT
(press release)

Leading regional real estate services firm, Asteco, will be showcasing two new residential projects at this year’s Cityscape Global exhibition.

Masood Al Awar, CEO, TASWEEK and Gianluigi Filippi, Hilon President and Founder
06:06 GMT
(press release)

TASWEEK Real Estate has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Italian architectural and interior design firm Hilon Projectsitalia to mutually leverage their services, specialties, and market reach.

October 3, 2013

Dubai’s property market prices collapsed by over 50 percent in 2009 after the global economic crisis
11:10 GMT

Residential house prices in Dubai are increasing at an unsustainable rate and may see correction over the next 12 months.

Masood Al Awar, CEO, TASWEEK Real Estate Marketing & Development
10:06 GMT
(press release)

TASWEEK Real Estate will once again reveal its attractive international portfolio and discuss key local, regional and global market opportunities and trends at this year’s Cityscape Global.

Upon completion, the lagoon will be entered into the Guinness Book of Records, said a statement released by the company on Wednesday.
09:58 GMT

The project involves the construction of the world’s largest manmade lagoon, covering 40 hectares, nearly four times bigger than the world’s largest existing lagoon.

October 2, 2013

During the visit
12:46 GMT

Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, welcomed Japan’s Consul-General in Dubai, H.E. Matsunaga Daisuke, at the Group’s Head Office on Sunday, September 29, 2013.

During the event
06:53 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, held the fifth session of its ‘Insights on Leadership’ forum in collaboration with DP World as part of its Corporate Academy Programme.

October 1, 2013

Dubai properties
09:09 GMT

According to the Asteco Dubai Q3 2013 report, although prices will increase further, it is unlikely that they will hit their 2008 peaks in the short to mid-term.

September 30, 2013

During the event
12:22 GMT

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group and Sultan Al Habtoor, President of Al Habtoor Motors were among the first to get a glimpse of Al Habtoor Motors latest offering to the UAE’s auto sector.

TASWEEK CEO Masood Al Awar
07:33 GMT
(press release)

The UAE real estate sector’s strong Q3 performance this year could spell a sustained uptrend through 2014 and even beyond.

Paramount Hotels & Resorts-Branded Serviced Residences Tower in Riyadh, KSA
07:30 GMT
(press release)

DAMAC Properties has announced the launch of a Paramount Hotels & Resorts-branded serviced residences tower in the heart of Riyadh, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

September 29, 2013

Cement consumption in Saudi market has marked a robust growth in the last few years where it increased from 16 million tons in 2000 to more than 48 million tons in 2011 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12 percent.
13:46 GMT

According to experts, the cement demand in the GCC will exceed $49 billion in the next two years where Saudi share alone will account for 61.22 percent of the overall Gulf demand and consumption.

September 26, 2013

The new website,
07:42 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, and the master developer of Business Bay, DUBAILAND and JBR has launched a variety of new and innovative customer focused online tools.

September 23, 2013

View of the latest progress at DAMAC Tower in Lebanon
09:24 GMT
(press release)

DAMAC Properties, the largest luxury private developer in the Middle East, has completed the third floor slab cast and work is well underway on the fourth for its iconic ‘DAMAC Tower’ in Solidiere, Beirut, Lebanon.