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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."

February 14, 2012

Downtown Dubai by Emaar Properties
11:02 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties, the global property developer of integrated lifestyle communities, announced a net operating profit of AED 2.058 billion (US$ 560 million) for the 12 months ended December 31, 2011.

UPC delegation to Singapore combined
08:15 GMT

A five-member, high-level delegation from Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council visited the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore's national land use planning and conservation authority.

February 13, 2012

Burjside Terrace, Dubai Under construction
11:20 GMT
(press release)

In its latest initiative aimed at boosting property sales, luxury developer Damac Properties is offering a 24% rental return guarantee on all units purchased within its Burjside Terrace serviced apartment development in Dubai.

Ajay Narain, General Manager, LeasePlan Emirates
10:37 GMT
(press release)

LeasePlan Emirates, has announced an ambitious plan to expand and deepen its market penetration in the Northern Emirates, starting with a dedicated office and team in Dubai.

The Dubai Mall
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties, has announced an ambitious expansion of its flagship asset, The Dubai Mall, to add over 1 million square feet to the existing 12 million square feet development.

During the event
05:27 GMT

The political situation in Syria was a major topic of conversation when Khalaf Al Habtoor met with a number of high profile French politicians in Paris on February 6, 2012.

February 12, 2012

07:44 GMT
(press release)

RAK Properties, Ras Al Khaimah’s leading property developer listed on Abu Dhabi Securities Market, held an open day for its rapidly increasing customers in Mina Al Arab on 10th of February.

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council
07:32 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) is commencing public consultation sessions for Al Gharbia on 12-14 February.

Msheireb Properties
07:09 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties is demonstrating its support for Qatar National Sports Day by hosting a programme of sports activities for all its construction workers at its Msheireb Downtown Doha site.

February 9, 2012

Khalaf Al Habtoor & Serge Dassault
13:17 GMT

On a recent trip to Paris, Khalaf Al Habtoor, the Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, met with Serge Dassault, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Dassault Group.

February 6, 2012

Niall Mc Loughlin, Senior Vice President of DAMAC Properties
10:41 GMT
(press release)

The rental returns on premium real estate investments in the UAE are at least three times higher than having cash in the bank according to the Middle East’s largest private developer, DAMAC Properties.

February 5, 2012

Kingston Holdings
08:24 GMT
(press release)

Kingston Holdings, has appointed Four Communications, for a region-wide public relations programme to support the group’s strong growth in the Middle East and North Africa.

February 1, 2012

During the community Charrette sessions for the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi
11:58 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council recently organised the first community Charrette sessions for the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi.

11:52 GMT
(press release)

Tameer announced the completion of the dome and mast of its landmark Princess Tower, making it the world's tallest residential tower at a final height of 414 meters.

January 31, 2012

10:06 GMT
(press release)

Cluttons in Oman discuss the importance of Valuation standards to financial and investment organisations, in light of the current Eurozone crisis and its effect of asset valuations.