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That is why “there is [still] a lot of demand for the more established areas — Downtown and Dubai Marina — because the amenities tend to be better,” said Mahoney.
January 26, 2015 - 10:18 GMT
No one has a problem in agreeing that Dubai’s property sales and value gains have taken a bit of a softening in the last six months.

July 8, 2012

09:51 GMT
(press release)

Downward movement in the rental market in the Northern Emirates, especially in Sharjah, has seen apartment rates fall by an average of 6% over the last three months.

July 4, 2012

During the training
12:10 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties is organizing a ‘Two-day Experience’ programme for the high school and university students, in a partnership between the company’s Future Affiliate Club and the Bedaya Center.

Masood Al Awar, CEO of TASWEEEK
11:19 GMT
(press release)

TASWEEK Real Estate Marketing and Development reports that rates were subdued in the major markets of Abu Dhabi and Dubai in Q2 2012 as new supplies continued to trickle in.

Abu Dhabi
10:40 GMT
(press release)

Tenants living in Abu Dhabi took full advantage of increased real estate market supply by upgrading from their existing accommodation and maximising their housing allowances.

Dubai Properties Group blood donation
07:18 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, recently held its annual blood donation drive in partnership with Latifa Hospital.

July 3, 2012

New Islamic mortgage law in KSA.
14:40 GMT

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has always been a little unusual when it comes to Islamic finance and banking. Banks that were otherwise quite conventional, and which both paid and received interest, were proclaimed to be Islamic because ‘all banks in the kingdom are Islamic’.

July 1, 2012

Anti-government protests hit the housing market
09:57 GMT

Continuing political tensions mean expats are ditching Bahrain in favor of somewhere more stable .

June 27, 2012

12:18 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Holding announced the establishment of the Board of Directors for TECOM Investments.

Baghdad is calling out for more housing investment
07:05 GMT

Visiting minister invites partnerships as country looks to build 2.5m homes Negotiations likely to be finalised in 30 days.

June 26, 2012

Patrick Lawrence, Property Manager at Spinneys and Sahar Al Ansari, Director, Real Estate Management at DPG
10:19 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spinneys for the construction of a Spinneys Community Centre at The Villat.

During the event
05:39 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties, furthered its commitment to knowledge sharing through its support of Al-Baraiq World, along with Qatar University’s Materials Technology Unit (MTU).

June 25, 2012

Coral reef investment is the new rich person's pursuit
14:41 GMT

In the UAE, millionaires can buy personalised coral reefs for their corporate or fanciful needs.

June 18, 2012

During the visit
05:22 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Enrichment Centre was visited for the first time by a high-level delegation from Poland.

June 17, 2012

The lifeline will benefit a batch of 435 applicants registered with the ministry
12:52 GMT

Bahrain has unveiled a BD14.3 million ($37.9 million) plan to help citizens buy, build or renovate their houses, said a senior government official.

June 13, 2012

Box Appeal campaign
12:02 GMT
(press release)

The Box Appeal campaign, launched by Msheireb Properties in partnership with Qatar Charity, marked a successful conclusion to its month-long donation drive in aid of local construction workers.