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“There are a huge number of macro trends which have driven London, from the Arab Spring, through to exchange rates, through to Argentina defaulting and Ukrainian money coming in.”
October 19, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
“A lot of the Middle Eastern buyers are next generation. They went to university in the US and the UK....They don’t want to stay in dad’s house in Knightsbridge."

January 22, 2013

Al Habtoor Foundation
05:05 GMT

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor launched the Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Foundation.

January 16, 2013

During the visit
11:57 GMT

Khalaf Al Habtoor welcomed a French business delegation at the Group head office on Tuesday, 15th January.

Real estate sale in Lebanon plunged in 2012, newly released figures show
08:23 GMT

Real estate sales in Lebanon plunged in 2012, newly published statistics published by the Directorate of Land Registry show.

January 15, 2013

Saudi Arabia is to build almost 13000 homes across the Kingdom, funded by loans  worth SR5 billion ($1.333 billion)
10:39 GMT

Saudi Arabia plans to build more than 12,400 housing units across the country, according to reports from the English-language Arab News.

During the signing
07:15 GMT
(press release)

TASWEEK Real Estate Marketing and Development, has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MILLENNIUM Development International.

January 14, 2013

Al Habtoor with Al Jalila Foundation's Trustees
04:59 GMT

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor has received members of the Board of Trustees from The Al Jalila Foundation for Medical Education and research.

January 2, 2013

Ocean Heights
04:51 GMT

DAMAC Properties, the largest luxury private developer in the Middle East, is giving away luxury Audi’s with properties bought during the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF).

December 31, 2012

Bahrain has signed six financing agreements totalling $448 million with the Saudi Development Fund
10:16 GMT

Bahrain has signed six financing agreements totalling $448 million with the Saudi Development Fund to support a number of infrastructure projects as part of the GCC Development Programme.

Delegation from Watani program
08:43 GMT

Chairman of Al Habtoor Group welcomed a delegation from Watani program at the Group's head office.

The construction sector’s contribution to the UAE’s GDP is expected to reach 11.1 per cent by 2015
08:00 GMT

The construction sector’s contribution to the UAE’s GDP is expected to reach 11.1 per cent by 2015 driven by a growing expatriate population, according to a study by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

December 30, 2012

ECM wins ISO 50001 2011 14001 2004 certifications
06:50 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Community Management has earned two key certifications, the ISO 50001:2011 certification for its energy management system.

December 24, 2012

Masood Al Awar, CEO of TASWEEEK
08:51 GMT
(press release)

After grappling with the possibility of more price cuts in the face of new project completions, the UAE’s real estate sector showed good stabilization prospective for the last quarter of 2012, according to a recent market intelligence report issued by TASWEEK Real Estate Marketing and Development.

Niall Mc Loughlin. Senior Vice President, DAMAC Properties
08:01 GMT
(press release)

The UAE is one of the top destinations for European expatriates looking for new opportunities and an improved quality of life, according to the latest study.

Signing of the MoU with DPG and Dubai Autism Center
07:33 GMT
(press release)

Properties Group, a member of Dubai Holding, recently established a partnership with Dubai Autism Center as part of its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Programme entitled ‘Helping Children Smile’.

December 19, 2012

Emaar Turkey project
12:31 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties has signed a new financing facility amounting to US$500 million with a consortium of banks including Standard Chartered Bank, Emirates NBD Capital Limited and HSBC Bank.