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IP Global, via independent research company YouGov, have surveyed a thousand UAE residents to determine the property investment sentiment across the UAE.
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Of those UAE residents who have invested in property, 41% have invested in properties overseas, compared with just 12% owning property in the UAE.

June 10, 2014

Since Dubai — home to one of the strongest real estate markets internationally — has become a global player, fees for providing services have to be on a par with the city’s growth and development, said Bin Mejren.
11:09 GMT

Dubai has become home to one of the strongest real estate markets internationally.

Al Gharbi added that the UAE is the happening place where high net worth individuals ask for new concepts in designs keeping in view the green building rules.
05:45 GMT

The Italian firms’ interest in Abu Dhabi market shows growing appittite among government, corporate and individual clients to get the best out of innovators.

June 9, 2014

Meanwhile, El-Sisi showed his intention to visit Ethiopia to stress the importance of cooperation between the two countries.
21:09 GMT

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom has invited Egypt's newly-inaugurated President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to visit his country, Al-Ahram's Arabic news website reported.

The real estate registration fee in Dubai remains among the lowest worldwide.
20:55 GMT

A complaint has been lodged against a real estate firm for allegedly taking a slice out of transaction fees being collected for the government by doubling the charge to clients.

Abdulla Al Mehshadi, CEO of Msheireb Properties
11:49 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, Qatar’s leading real estate developer, has won the award for Best Retail Project for its flagship development Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD).

June 5, 2014

Housing Minister Uri Ariel said after the tenders were published, "This step is the appropriate Zionist response to the Palestinian terror government. I believe this round of marketing is just the beginning."
12:06 GMT

After months of a construction freeze over the green line, the Ministry of Construction and Housing has published tenders for 1,500 new homes in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.

Dubai Properties
09:44 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties (DP), announced that sales of the latest premium villa offering at its Mudon development in DUBAILAND received a strong response from investors.

June 4, 2014

During the event
12:19 GMT
(press release)

TASWEEK has announced the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, for the upcoming ‘Smart Living City (SLC) Dubai 2014’ exhibition.

Bayut board on Bridge
06:04 GMT

Bayut.com, the UAE’s premier property portal, consistently strives to broaden its reach through strategic initiatives and innovative marketing efforts.

June 3, 2014

In the 12 months to end March, the city recorded increases of 27.7 per cent, with the second-half of 2013 seeing the sharpest gains
10:58 GMT

Dubai’s home prices were up only 3.4 per cent in the first quarter, but enough to continue to top the global rankings with the highest growth in residential property values for a fourth straight quarter.

AKOYA by DAMAC Villa
10:11 GMT
(press release)

Dubai’s luxury real estate developer DAMAC Properties has launched a ‘Summer is Dubai’ promotion for 2014 – offering investors outstanding prices when purchasing multiple units throughout the emirate.

June 1, 2014

The outlook for finance and insurance firms was stronger than for real estate and business services firms on volumes, new orders and profits
12:27 GMT

Qatar construction industry's business optimism in the second quarter of 2014 is at its highest for three years, according to a survey by a private index.

Emaar launches BLVD Crescent II
11:07 GMT
(press release)

Global property developer Emaar Properties PJSC marked the launch of the second phase of Downtown Dubai’s newest architectural icon, BLVD Crescent.

May 29, 2014

A study released on Wednesday by global real estate consultancy CBRE put the emirate ahead of 187 other global cities based on the number of international retailing brands operating in the market.
13:13 GMT

Dubai has retained its number two spot worldwide as a retail destination, just behind London and well ahead of New York, Moscow and Shanghai.

May 27, 2014

Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, CEO, RAK Properties
10:42 GMT
(press release)

RAK Properties PJSC, Ras Al Khaimah's (RAK) biggest property developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, is set to host the Julphar Avenue Food Festival, the emirate’s first ever food festival.