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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.

May 17, 2011

Barwa's new chairman and board members with the old chairman and the previous board members
07:07 GMT
(press release)

The BARWA Group is holding a farewell gathering in their HQ offices in which the new chairman and new board members will extend their recognition and appreciation to the previous chairman and board members.

May 16, 2011

Investing in talent development, the UPC has recently completed a tailor-made two-week training course for 12 of its young Emirati planners
11:15 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) will be participating at the GIS Career Forum being held at Paris Sorbonne University in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, 18 May, 2011.

May 15, 2011

Skipper Torvar Mirsky
07:54 GMT
(press release)

Ambitious young Skipper Torvar Mirsky and his Mirsky Racing Team have been handed a massive boost in their quest to land their first World Match Racing Tour.

May 12, 2011

Tariq Ramadan, Chairman of Tharaa Holding and  Krzysztof Michalski, President of MPA during the signing
12:17 GMT
(press release)

With property value of USD 600 million, the Military Property Agency of Poland (MPA) signs an MOU with UAE-based Tharaa Holding.

DAMAC alleges that Egypt is responsible for blatant violations of the 1997 bilateral investment treaty between the UAE and Egypt
06:39 GMT
(press release)

Following the politically motivated trial in Egypt, DAMAC Properties has instructed international counsel to file an arbitration claim against Egypt.

May 11, 2011

Samih Sawiris, Chairman of OHC; Ahmed Zahran, Managing Director and CEO, Tamweel Mortgage Finance; and Omar Elhitamy, Managing Director OHC
12:10 GMT
(press release)

During a press conference recently, a panel of industry experts discussed the future of affordable housing and low income mortgage finance as an issue of increasing national interest.

Cityscape Jeddah - an unparalleled learning and networking event
09:59 GMT
(press release)

Affordable housing tops agenda of Jeddah Real Estate Summit held during Jeddah International Urban Development and Real Estate Investment Event - Cityscape Jeddah 2011.

May 10, 2011

During the visit
11:36 GMT
(press release)

First Bahrain, an innovative regional real estate developer, received key faculty members of Bahrain Polytechnic (BP) at First Bahrain’s flagship project Majaal, an SME-focused warehousing facility.

A Saar Central villa with full electricity connection
10:59 GMT
(press release)

Saar Central, CAPIVEST’s premier real estate project announced the completion of all testing and commissioning of its villas, allowing villa transfers to homeowners to begin.

May 8, 2011

Stefan Burch, Regional Head of Strategic Consultancy at Cluttons
12:42 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain-based Cluttons has released their first Quarterly Market Update for 2011.

Damac team receives OQOOD Certificate
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Damac Properties has been selected by the Dubai Land Department to be granted access to the department’s electronic property registry system.

Hitmi bin Ali Al-Hitmi, Barwa Chairman, Abdulla Abdulaziz Al Subaie and Khalid Mubarak Al-Dulaimi, Board Member, and a group of senior management executives during the visit
07:29 GMT

HE Mr. Hitmi bin Ali Al-Hitmi, Barwa chairman, accompanied by Mr. Abdulla Abdulaziz Al Subaie and Mr. Khalid Mubarak Al-Dulaimi, Board Member and a group of senior management executives visited Barwa Al-Sadd project yesterday.

Mohamed Alabbar, Chairman of Emaar Properties with members of the management team who met to discuss the company's action plan
06:38 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Properties has established a management team to develop and roll-out a five-year corporate strategic action plan for long-term value creation.

May 5, 2011

Ibrahim Al Janahi, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer, Jafza during the opening ceremony
12:57 GMT
(press release)

Danube Building Materials has announced the opening of its new AED 40 million, state-of-the-art warehouse in Jafza South.

May 4, 2011

Mounir Husseini, Senior Partner and Head of the Investor Coverage Group
13:27 GMT
(press release)

Abraaj Capital announced today that it has been named the top private equity group in emerging markets worldwide.