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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.

January 23, 2012

Booz & Company
09:24 GMT
(press release)

With their countries consuming water at alarming rates, governments in the Gulf Cooperation Council are looking for ways to increase the supply of fresh water and get households and businesses to use it more conservatively.

January 22, 2012

Dubai Holding
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2012 marks the fifth year of Dubai Holding’s support for the event.

January 18, 2012

Msheireb Properties
07:32 GMT
(press release)

The British Council and Msheireb Properties have together organised an ‘Arts Management workshop: ‘Marketing and Audience Development’.

Tasweek
07:12 GMT
(press release)

Tasweek Real Estate Marketing & Development has announced that the USD 250 million property portfolio it will complete by the first or second quarter of 2012 will generate an annual investment yield of 5 to 7 per cent.

January 17, 2012

Emaar
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Emaar is showcasing its flagship lifestyle community developments in Saudi Arabia at a special roadshow and sales event to be held from January 19 to 26, 2012 at The Dubai Mall.

January 15, 2012

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council unveils the ‘E-Villa Configurator’ the mandatory rating for all private villa developments in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

January 10, 2012

“Rental rates in some areas are expected to continue rising in 2012 as landlords continue to bring prices up to current values,” said Elaine Jones, CEO, Asteco
08:01 GMT
(press release)

Apartment rental rates rose in certain areas in Jordan during the fourth quarter of 2011 due to an amendment to the landlord and tenant law which permits landlords to increase rents to current market values.

January 8, 2012

Asteco
07:42 GMT
(press release)

Apartment and villa rental rates in the Northern Emirates were mostly unchanged in the fourth quarter of last year as ongoing problems with connections to electricity.

January 3, 2012

Three Dubai-based flagship destinations
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Majid Al Futtaim Properties is readying its three Dubai-based flagship destinations: Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Centre and Mirdif City Centre.

Artist impression of The Dubai Mall Metro Link
07:48 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Mall has launched a project to build a long pedestrian link that directly connects the Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall Metro Station with Downtown Dubai.

December 28, 2011

Emaar Properties
10:03 GMT
(press release)

Downtown Dubai, the flagship development of Emaar Properties PJSC, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is welcoming the world to join in its spectacular New Year’s Celebrations 2012.

December 26, 2011

Damac Properties
12:24 GMT
(press release)

‘Park Towers’ in the DIFC, has been voted the ‘world’s best’ in the ‘Best Mixed-Use Development’ category of the prestigious International Property Awards, held in London this month.

December 24, 2011

During the Recycling Week at Dubai Properties Group headquarter
08:27 GMT
(press release)

Recycling took centre stage when Dubai Properties Group, a member of Dubai Holding, organized a ‘Recycling Week’ at its headquarters to highlight the importance of reusing paper and other materials.

December 20, 2011

During the free medical check-ups
11:01 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, arranged free medical check-ups for residents at its Al Khail Gate community last weekend.

Cluttons
07:55 GMT
(press release)

Cluttons, the real estate specialist that has enjoyed a dedicated Middle Eastern presence since 1976, announces that the outlook for the real estate sector in Sharjah is encouraging and progressive.