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Dealers in the hotels sector estimate the percentage of rented units according to the lease system at 5 percent of all housing units in the vicinity of the Grand Mosque.
New projects in the central area of Makkah has led Saudi and Gulf businessmen to renting out housing units in hotels overlooking the Grand Mosque for long-term lease of up to 15 years

November 1, 2011

Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman, Danube Building Materials
06:14 GMT
(press release)

Danube Building Materials has revealed its move to position itself as a leading provider of world class high quality building materials across the growing number of construction projects in the Sultanate of Oman

October 31, 2011

During the visit
07:05 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, has donated computers to the Al Fardos nursery.

October 30, 2011

UPC Facebook Page
13:49 GMT
(press release)

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has launched a Facebook contest for students as part of its UniverCity Outreach Programme.

Dubai Properties Group
13:43 GMT
(press release)

The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence, a Dubai Properties Group's destination, will host the Foot Volley event.

Julphar Towers
11:36 GMT
(press release)

RAK Properties has moved its headquarters to Julphar Towers, one of its flagship projects, to better serve its rapidly increasing customer base in the UAE.

October 27, 2011

Emaar Properties
11:48 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties PJSC, the global property developer of iconic projects, reported today a net operating profit of AED 1.249 billion (US$ 340 million) in the first nine months (January to September) of 2011.

Director General of Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, Falah Al Ahbabi
11:35 GMT
(press release)

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has been awarded at the highly acclaimed 2011 International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) Awards for Excellence.

06:52 GMT
(press release)

Lagoona, a Darwish Malls development and Qatar’s newest retail and lifestyle destination, announced the opening of its first bouquet of stores with a plethora of exciting brands.

October 26, 2011

Abdulrahman Jawhari, Vice President Special Projects, UDC
06:59 GMT

United Development Company has jointly agreed to establish the country’s first urban turtle sanctuary at The Pearl-Qatar (TPQ), this was announced at the ecoQ conference in Doha this week.

October 25, 2011

Al Jawharah tower
09:16 GMT
(press release)

Luxury developer DAMAC Properties has announced it’s won five Arabian Property Awards.

October 24, 2011

Seef Mall
12:36 GMT
(press release)

The fun and excitement continues at Seef Mall this month with the commencement of the Seef Wonder Weekends, which will run until the end of December.

07:24 GMT
(press release)

Cluttons, today announces its latest Q3 market report for Dubai’s Industrial market as we move into the final quarter of 2011.

October 23, 2011

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council
12:31 GMT
(press release)

A delegation from the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) visited three major national housing projects in the capital Abu Dhabi to get firsthand insights and evaluate the development of the projects.

During the celebration
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb announced that it had reached a significant safety milestone by registering ten million hours worked on its flagship Msheireb Downtown site without a single Lost Time Incident or Injury on Phase 1A.

Dubai Holding
08:05 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Holding, one of the region’s largest conglomerates, announced today that it will be sponsoring the second annual Women’s Run, to be held on the Palm Jumeirah, on Friday, November 11.