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Latest Dubai Real Estate trends report reveals that Downtown Dubai tops the most expensive neighbourhood to rent and buy apartment in Dubai, while Emirates Hills is the most expensive area to buy or rent a villa in the city. Those in...
Property company Asteco Q1 2013 Dubai real estate report reveals increased demand is pushing Dubai real estate prices up further All residential developments in Dubai, especially those with quality buildings or those in prime areas, have continued where they ended...
A new survey of the Dubai real estate sector revealed indicate that Dubai property market is currently undergoing a correction in property values over the three months to June, but the rental market continues to strengthen. According to the latest survey by...
A new USD 272 million retail, residential and hotel development launched on Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island is expected to be completed by 2017. Named the Sowwah Central, this project will feature a 214,000 square meter shopping centre, along with...
Year 2018 could be the year of the turnaround for UAE property prices, according to a leading real estate expert. According to analysis in Propertyfinder Trends, property prices are ripe for a rebound. Oil may command $80 a barrel by...
Best opportunity for investors as UAE rental yields hold strong as property prices fall Despite the continued fall in prices across most communities, one data point is a bright spot in the real estate landscape: rental yields are staying relatively...
A dozen executives from the country’s top real estate companies convened at Propertyfinder Group headquarters recently in an on-the-record quarterly forum. The group discussed the current hot trends in the UAE property sector as well as their thoughts on the...
Propertyfinder Group Reveals the Homebuyers of 2017 Jumeirah Village Circle is Dubai’s most affordable villa community to buy (AED 758 per square foot), and one of the few that has experienced a price increase, indicating that demand remains healthy...
  An increasing number of Dubai residents prefer newly developed suburbs for relocation compared to highly populated established areas like Dubai Marina and Downtown. Dubailand has climbed to the top position on the list of most popular areas in Dubai,...
The merger would create one of the largest listed real estate companies in the Middle East and North Africa region, with over AED 47 billion (US $12.8 billion) of combined total assets. Abu Dhabi-listed companies Aldar Properties PJSC (Aldar) and...
As the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is gearing up for the rollout of the first-ever tax in the country, here are the implications for the real estate sector Real estate brokering is defined as a service under the new...
At Emaar Beachfront, a private gated island destination in the Arabian Gulf, discover Miami beach style living in Dubai Emaar Beachfront launches first residential community with homes opening to pristine ocean views • Beach Vista in Emaar Beachfront offers direct access...
Residential rents in the UAE set to decline further in 2016 Weakness in oil and gas, finance and banking sectors blamed for the slump in residential property market  As the local economy continues to adjust to softening global conditions, overall residential...
Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak al-Nahayan, a member of Abu Dhabi’s royal family, has revealed investment plans of up to US $45 billion over a period of around 15 years in Pakistan. News reports suggest that the investment would be made...
Cityscape Global has seen a 27% increase in opening day visitor numbers, year on year, as major local and international developers turned out to launch a host of new projects amid a buoyant real estate market. Middle East investors were...
With a combined value of close to $240bn, Dubai’s biggest real estate projects will massively redefine the emirate’s landscape in the next decade. MEED Projects, which tracks various construction projects across the region, has compiled the latest data on ongoing...
A report published today by international real estate advisor Savills has ranked the United States of America (USA), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Singapore respectively as the top three countries for residential investability on the basis of economic...
  Emaar Properties and two other developers have announced more grand projects to fuel the recovery of the Dubai real estate sector at a recent property show and Emaar Properties, Dubai’s largest developer and the builder of the Burj Khalifa,...
The World Cup is in full flow and it is no secret that the world’s best footballers who are showing off their skills in Brazil, are earning a substantial sum of money for participating in the month long tournament. Portugese...
With confusion persisting over a change in mortgage laws, expats in Dubai are rushing to sell their homes and get the best bargain. The increase in number of expat-owned properties is being witnessed after a decision by the UAE...
According to the Land Department's 2011 report, citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council invested around AED12 billion ($3.27bn) in Dubai's real estate sector last year. The report added that British and Indian nationals invested huge sums of money in plots and...
All sectors of the Dubai real estate market are positioned in the recovery stage of their market cycle for the first time since 2008 Jones Lang LaSalle’s Q1 2013 market report: Major Highlights The real estate investment market has been very...
JLL Survey Highlights Dubai amongst Global Metropolises with Stronger Economic Trends In order to determine and map out the futuristic developmental trends of leading metropolises, leading global property consultants, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) carried out the first City Momentum Index...
The Dubai Canal project will transform the city through Real Estate and Tourism Innovation The Dubai Canal Project, a 14-million square feet mega development extending the Dubai creek water way into the Arabian Gulf offers a fresh perspective to waterfront...
The Emirate of Ajman is home to the world’s highest rental yields, according to UAE based real estate company Propertyfinder. - Apartment rental yields in Ajman are among the highest globally, boasting 9.6% per annum, according to - The emirate is...
  Even though luxury property prices in the UAE climbed by around 20 percent in 2012, it remained more affordable than some of the other top global cities. The Wealth Report 2013, prepared by Knight Frank, a global property company, shows...
Qatar Holding has bought a 40 percent stake in a new 290,000-square metre skyscraper project near the centre of Milan, it was announced on Friday. Porta Nuova represents one of the most prestigious city center mixed use developments in Europe...
Following suit after the recent crackdown in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, now Dubai is regulating the air-drying of clothes in balconies and the display of dish antennas. Hanging clothes, installing dish antennas, or placing junk in balconies and those ignoring...
It was announced on Sunday that the Kaloti Group, one of the world's largest gold and precious metals refiners and trading houses, will be building one of the world's largest gold and precious metal refineries in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers...
More than 276 hotels and hotel apartments are located within 2km of one of five mega shopping malls in Dubai, a Market research conducted by Reed Travel Exhibitions the organiser of Arabian Travel Market 2013 (ATM) which takes place...
In the latest move to help the Dubai real estate sector revive some investor confidence, the government of Dubai has decided to compensate investors who have lost billions of dollars in officially cancelled projects. Under a decree by Dubai’s ruler...
Dubai Cityscape Global 2013 has attracted over 30,000 visitors, a 53 percent rise compared to last year. Cityscape Global is Middle East's mega real estate gathering event where participants showcase their latest property developments and peripheral real estate products and...
Jones Lang LaSalle unveils “2013 Top Trends for UAE Real Estate” Jones Lang LaSalle, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm has today announced its ‘2013 Top Trends for UAE Real Estate’. Being published for the sixth consecutive...
Unveiling District One: Welcoming the New-age Metropolis of Mohammed bin Rashid City District One of the AED30bn ($8.17bn) Mohammed bin Rashid City was unveiled on Tuesday, 28th January 2014, by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice-president, Prime Minister and Ruler...
In a tenant driven market, the Abu Dhabi rents are sliding down, giving house hunters a good bargains. According to data released by Asteco, a property management firm- the average rental price dropped by a nine percent in the...
A real estate report highlighting the Doha real estate market is expected to remain stable and may even witness a surge in unit sales and rentals over the coming months. In the residential real estate sector, the Al Asmakh Real...
Deloitte Survey Reveals Changing Preferential Moods: From China to the Middle-east  Despite the gloom and doom that overrode most of the global economy in 2013, the Asian economic giant China notched some significant successes as far as its economic activities...
Dubai's award winning Infinity Tower to open Monday, June 10th, 2013. Much of the future we envisioned as children was influenced by George Jetson, his boy Elroy, daughter Judy, Jane, his wife and of course, the world they lived in. From...
Dubai's economy is bouncing back with latest trade figures revealing that Dubai's trade grew exponentially to over 1.32 trillion dirhams (about US$ 362 million) in 2013, leading to a growth of about 7.6%. Regarded to be one of the richest...
Dubai is the most expensive region for expatriates to rent properties with 30% increase in rental property rates What’s the next best thing to do if we aren’t able to afford our ‘dream home’ in an exquisite foreign location? Of...