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Large billboards reading “Qatar deserves the best” cover many construction sites, a few miles from where some World Cup stadiums are taking shape.
November 20, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
29,400 people, or 1.4 per cent of Qatar’s population, are estimated to be working as slaves, in forced labour or domestic servitude, a report said on Monday.

June 12, 2012

The new town will cover 356 hectares - 174 hectares in the Northern Governorate and 182 in the Capital Governorate
12:24 GMT

Bahrain will soon start construction of a “green town”, which will include government houses, schools, a library, a theatre, a health centre, natural sanctuaries.

June 10, 2012

Ahmad bin Byat CEO Dubai Holding
13:01 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Holding announced the establishment of Board of Directors for Dubai Properties Group (DPG), its real estate arm, which develops and manages properties, communities and destinations.

June 7, 2012

Cluttons
08:10 GMT
(press release)

Cluttons announces its move to new premises in the Sabco shopping centre in central Muscat.

June 5, 2012

Msheireb World Environment Day
12:56 GMT
(press release)

Leading sustainable real estate developer Msheireb Properties will be promoting conservation in the classroom on World Environment Day, June 5.

Masood Al Awar, CEO of TASWEEK
08:04 GMT
(press release)

TASWEEK Real Estate Development and Marketing, an advisor and solutions provider serving the real estate markets, recently named its new Board Members during its latest Annual General Assembly.

June 3, 2012

DAMAC Properties
11:57 GMT
(press release)

Luxury developer DAMAC Properties has revealed the occupancy rate across its residential development portfolio in Dubai is well above average, and as high as 97% in some developments.

May 29, 2012

Best Garden
09:32 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, rewarded gardening enthusiasts at its Layan residential community recently by holding a competition to find the best garden.

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.