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Price hikes resulted in fewer property sales in Q2 across the MENA region (Image: Dubai Marina)
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As developments are on the rise across the MENA region, the increase of prices have diverted first time buyers from purchasing new homes.

May 28, 2012

The demand is currently high for smaller apartments of up to 120 to 150 square meters
14:08 GMT

Developers in Lebanon are expressing serious interest in diversifying away from luxury apartments as demand soars for smaller.

May 27, 2012

During the visit
07:05 GMT

The Pearl-Qatar, United Development Company’s multi-billion dollar offshore island, was host to a presidential delegation from Sri Lanka last week.

Issa Al Mohannadi, CEO of Msheireb receiving the Award
06:32 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties won the Award for best Mixed Use Project at the first Cityscape Qatar.

May 24, 2012

Panorama at The Views
10:59 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties, the global property developer, highlighted today the strength and transparency of the investor policies the company has established for Panorama at The Views.

Boutique Hotel
05:49 GMT
(press release)

Barwa Real Estate Group, revealed its latest community-oriented residential property – Lusail Golf Residential Development, at Cityscape 2012, which runs from 23rd to 25th May 2012.

May 23, 2012

Masood Al Awar, CEO of TASWEEK
11:05 GMT
(press release)

TASWEEK Real Estate Marketing & Development, an advisor and solutions provider serving the real estate markets, discussed market fundamentals and movements across the Gulf at Cityscape Qatar.

May 22, 2012

The drop is attributed to the wait-and-see mood impeding investors from initiating new projects on the back of fears that violence will spill over from neighboring Syria
13:31 GMT

Construction activity in the first four months of this year recorded a slowdown as revealed by the second consecutive yearly drop of total permits.

The property is spread over an area of 37,410 square feet, housing 763 luxury apartments, including one, two, three and four bedroom apartments
11:33 GMT

The prestigious Guinness World Records has added another feather to Dubai's cap.

RESI Awards
05:29 GMT
(press release)

QDD, the joint venture between Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company and Delancy Ltd celebrate recognition for acquisition of East Village as Deal of the Year at last week’s inaugural RESI Awards.

May 21, 2012

United Development Company stand at CityScape
09:15 GMT

United Development Company (UDC), one of Qatar’s leading shareholding companies, announced today it plans to participate as a Silver Sponsor in CityScape Qatar 2012.

Panorama at The Views
08:18 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties is drawing on the increasing demand for high end apartments in the city with the launch of Panorama at The Views, a modern living environment designed for urban families.

May 20, 2012

Barwa stand at Cityscape
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Barwa Real Estate Group, one of Qatar’s leading international real estate and investment groups is taking part in Cityscape Qatar 2012, Qatar’s premier international real estate and development event.

May 17, 2012

Abdulla Abdulaziz Al Subaie, Barwa CEO receiving the award
05:56 GMT
(press release)

Barwa Real Estate Group was named winner of the prestigious Organizational Leadership Award in the Construction & Development Sector.

Time Out Doha Restaurant Awards Winners
05:42 GMT

Restaurants at The Pearl-Qatar, the Middle East’s most glamorous address, have reaffirmed their position as the country’s favorite dining destinations, shining at the prestigious Time Out Doha Awards.

May 15, 2012

Msheireb Properties
08:07 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Enrichment Centre received its latest VIP visitors today.