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The report also found that the poverty rate among Israelis past retirement age was declining, compared with a rise in the incidence of poverty in the general population
December 19, 2014 - 00:16 GMT
High housing prices are preventing an average Israeli family from making ends meet.

July 12, 2011

Khurram Jafree, Head of Investment Advisory, Barclays Wealth MENA
09:35 GMT
(press release)

According to a recent study by Barclays Wealth, 72% of HNWIs in the UAE have investments in real estate, the most held asset class.

July 11, 2011

Lagoona will bring home a unique mix of new international and regional brand-names, some of which are founding their first flagship store in Qatar
13:12 GMT
(press release)

Lagoona, a Darwish Malls development, is set to welcome its first visitors beginning of August 2011.

Issa Al Mohannadi, Msheireb Properties’ CEO speaking at MEED Qatar Infrastructure Projects 2011
11:06 GMT
(press release)

Qatar-based real estate developer Msheireb Properties opened a major forum in London last week on investment in the country’s emerging non-oil and gas sector.

Michael Michael, Landmark Properties' Director
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Landmark Properties has been awarded the exclusive rights as the leasing agency for the newly-built Salam HQ, a 19 floor purpose-built office building located in Abu Dhabi.

July 10, 2011

Elaine Jones, CEO, Asteco Property Management
11:33 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai property market carried on where it had left off after the first quarter of 2011, with only minor sales price declines of 3% for apartments and villas.

July 5, 2011

Elaine Jones, CEO, Asteco Property Management
11:20 GMT
(press release)

Apartment rental and sales prices in Abu Dhabi continued to decline during Q2, with new stock entering the market, continuing to outweigh demand.

Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai
09:40 GMT
(press release)

Jones Lang LaSalle released its latest ‘Dubai Real Estate Market Overview – Q2 2011’ covering the Dubai office, residential, retail and hospitality market segments.

July 4, 2011

LEED is the internationally recognised building certification system
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Msheireb Properties has announced the appointment of Interface Engineering and Green Building Services Inc. as site-wide LEED consultant for its signature project in downtown Doha.

Falah Al Ahbabi, General Manager of Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Aldar has become the first developer to receive Estidama Pearl Design Rating approval from the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council for three major schemes in the Emirate.

Hala Elkoussy, an artist based in Cairo, was one of the Abraaj Capital Art Prize winners in 2010
07:54 GMT
(press release)

The Abraaj Capital Art Prize will participate in Shubbak, the first ever celebration of contemporary culture from across the Arab world, to be held in London.

With the planned opening of Greenline Interior’s first office in Riyadh in the near future, the UAE-based company is set to firmly establish a foothold in the Saudi market
07:38 GMT
(press release)

Greenline Interiors, a part of the Greenline Group, strengthens its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with 4 projects in the GCC region’s largest market.

June 28, 2011

UPC's executives during the press conference
11:32 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council unveiled the urban structure framework plan for the Shahama and Bahia region.

June 27, 2011

Seminar attendees with Capivest officials at Saar Central
11:53 GMT
(press release)

Saar Central held a seminar for members and guests of the Project Management Institute at the Saar Central development on Saturday 18 June.

Dubai Properties Group's iPhone Image Gallery
11:01 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Properties Group announced the launch of its ‘DPG Communities’ App, the first-of-its-kind iPhone application in the UAE for the real estate sector.

June 26, 2011

Sorouh Real Estate
12:43 GMT
(press release)

Sorouh has announced a new plan in which tenants of Sun Tower will have the right to own their apartment after three years of leasing.