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A unit of the new high-speed train is loaded onto a freighter in Barcelona on December 12, 2014, bound for Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia
December 28, 2014 - 08:20 GMT
Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an $8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build.

May 18, 2011

Mr. Alabbar, Chairman of Emaar is the first Middle Eastern to serve on the prestigious committee since the inception of the Awards in 2002
06:38 GMT
(press release)

Chairman of Emaar Properties PJSC, has been selected as one of only six members in the International Awards Committee of the (CTBUH).

May 17, 2011

Damac's case raises serious questions about the rule of law in Egypt in the wake of Egypt’s January 2011 revolution
12:40 GMT
(press release)

The Chairman of Damac, one of the largest real estate development companies in the Middle East, has filed an international arbitration case against Egypt.

The formal launch of sales follows a highly successful unveiling of the Marasi Village project during last month’s Cityscape Abu Dhabi
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Sale of villas at Marasi Village have commenced with the opening of a dedicated sales centre at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

Maktoum Hasher Al Maktoum, President of Al Fajer Properties
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Leading commercial real estate developer, Al Fajer Properties (AFP), today announced that its first commercial tower in its Jumeirah Business Centre (JBC) series has been handed over to customers.

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.