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Dubai welcomed over 11 millions guests in 2013 (File/AFP)
April 15, 2014 - 10:57 GMT
Not part of the strategy: Tourism chief says hotels being built in Dubai are not specifically for the World Expo in 2020.

December 16, 2012

The Address The BLVD
05:12 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties is offering an unprecedented opportunity for discerning customers to own a premium home within The Address The BLVD, the newly launched hotel in Downtown Dubai.

December 10, 2012

Masood Al Awar, the CEO of TASWEEK Real Estate Marketing and Development
08:40 GMT
(press release)

New regulations on real estate financing, leasing and supervision of financial companies issued by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) are expected to transform the Saudi property landscape.

December 9, 2012

Dubai Hills
10:12 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President has unveiled Dubai Hills, the first project in the new ‘city within the city’ development.

December 6, 2012

The Heights in Amman
10:05 GMT
(press release)

DAMAC Properties, the largest luxury private developer in the Middle East, has announced that The Heights in Amman, Jordan is now topped out.

December 4, 2012

Msheireb downtown Doha
11:37 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties announced that it has appointed a consortium of Arabtec Construction UAE and Arabtec Construction Qatar as the main contractor for Phase 2 of Msheireb Downtown Doha.

December 2, 2012

Barwa commercial avenue
11:27 GMT
(press release)

Construction of Barwa Commercial Avenue, which stretches over an impressive 8.5 kilometers in length is well on track to become Doha’s ultimate retail and residential destination.

November 28, 2012

Al Habtoor group with Emaar
04:49 GMT

The Al Habtoor Group and Emaar are in talks to collaborate on investments in Belarus.

November 27, 2012

During Union Tree Initiative
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Khalid Al Malik, Group CEO of Dubai Properties Group this week participated in the ‘Union Tree’ planting campaign to celebrate the 41st UAE National Day.

Msheireb Downtown Doha
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties announced that it had awarded the contract for the construction of the raft foundations of Phase 3 of its flagship project Msheireb Downtown Doha to HBK Contracting Company.

UAE National Day
06:07 GMT
(press release)

Global property developer Emaar Properties will herald in the celebrations of the season with the second Downtown Dubai Parade, National Day.

November 26, 2012

Housing prices in Jordan are set to surge by 15 - 20 per cent
07:42 GMT

Residential property prices in Jordan are expected to surge by 15 to 20 per cent next summer, caused in part by the government's decision to increase the cost of fuel, adding to inflation woes and hurting already hard-pressed citizens.

November 25, 2012

Time for Dubai 3.0 with a new mega-city plan
11:49 GMT

An ambitious new mega-city, including the world’s largest mall and a park bigger than London’s Hyde Park, was announced yesterday— kickstarting the “Dubai 3.0” development plan, according to a statement from the Dubai Government’s media office.

Masood Al Awar, CEO, TASWEEK Real Estate Marketing & Development
07:01 GMT
(press release)

Several foreign real estate firms are eyeing strategic partnerships with the UAE’s top property players to capitalize on the positive outlook for the local market.

GDP down in Egypt
06:56 GMT

As figures released show that Egypt's debt and deficit are increasing, the latest figures also show that Egypt’s economy growth rate dropped again, to 2.6 per cent, down from 3.3 per cent.

The World Bank is to offer financial and technical assistance to Yemen
06:40 GMT

The World Bank has approved US$90 million to fund various projects in Yemen, after successful talks in Cairo. The money will also come with technical assistance and the provision of "institutional support".