Caviar, Bubbly, and Bespoke Spa and Dining Epitomize Luxury Resort’s Cachet
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 17, 2018 – February 14th will be a dream come true for some couples, with a deluxe Valentine’s Day deal at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.
Including an overnight stay in the hotel’s spacious sea-facing Spa Suite or Ocean Suites, valued at AED 15,730* and AED 9,982* respectively, The St. Regis Valentine’s Day Romance package is surely the UAE capital’s most lavish offer of the holiday.
Upon arrival in their ample accommodation, adorned with rose petals for an extra-special touch, guests will receive French bubbles, caviar, and chocolate-dipped strawberries. In the evening, they will feast on a sumptuous three-course gourmet meal accompanied by a bottle of ......read more
Chance to win prizes up to AED 1 million, opportunity for a Hollywood Getaway and wonderful bargains to delight shoppers
Kite Fiesta 2018 will be a wonderful visual spectacle for visitors
Dubai, UAE (January 16, 2018): – Dubai Outlet Mall has unveiled a range of attractions for the 23rd edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to delight shoppers. From substantial prizes, opportunity for a Hollywood getaway, wonderful bargains to a marvelous visual spectacle with kites, DSF 2018 at Dubai Outlet Mall will be an amazing experience for shoppers.
Customers will be able to enter a raffle draw to win prizes up to AED 1 million when they spend AED 200 at any store in Dubai Outlet Mall. As the only ‘Value’ concept mall in the Middle East and home to over 1200 of the world’s premium and top ......read more
25% increase in the number of exhibitors, with the Essen Welding & Cutting Pavilion among the most prominent
Sharjah, 14 January 2018: SteelFab, the region’s premier metal working event, is back for the 14th year in a row at Expo Centre Sharjah on Monday. The region's premier metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication trade show will take place over 4 days and will witness its largest international participation yet.
SteelFab 2018 has witnessed a 25% growth in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, with the participation of 10 new exhibitors from different countries around the world. This has brought the overall exhibition space up by 50% compared to the previous year.
SteelFab 2018, which runs until January 18, will attract more than 1,000 brands from the world's leading ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2018: Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance today marked the started of a major expansion into continental Europe by launching a €2billion investment programme in France.
As part of this programme, GFG's industrial arm Liberty House has made a binding conditional offer to Rio Tinto to buy Europe’s largest aluminium smelter based in Dunkerque, France.
The offer triggers a statutory consultation with employees, European Works Council and stakeholders and, subject to a successful outcome to this process, Liberty says it has ambitious plans to invest and develop the 570-worker plant, potentially creating thousands more jobs on-site and in the wider economy.
In addition to serving existing customers with aluminium slab and ingots, Liberty wants to capitalise on the growing market ......read more
40% of UAE adults plan to invest in property in the home country in the 12 months
18% plan to invest in property overseas in the next year
North America, UK, Australia and Germany are preferred locations
Dubai, UAE, 08 January, 2018 – The annual YouGov survey conducted by IP Global, the leading full-service property investment company, has confirmed that property remains the preferred investment asset by UAE residents, with 40% of residents planning to invest in property in the UAE and 18% planning to do so overseas in the next year.
In a bi-annual study taken by 1000 people, when choosing which asset type to purchase, property ranked above stocks, shares or bonds (27%), highlighting the continuous appeal of real estate, possibly due to the stable, reliable returns it ......read more
Villas handed over three months ahead of schedule High demand for the flexible payment plan extending up to10 years
Dubai, UAE, January 8, 2017 - National Bonds Corporation PJSC, through its real estate arm, National Properties LLC, has announced the handover of the second phase of Motor City Green Community known as Casa Familia villas which boasts 95 townhouse villas in a record time. Infrastructure has been completed to provide modern facilities for residents and meet their lifestyle needs at all levels.
Motor City was voted as the best community to live in within Dubai according to a survey conducted by FlatReviews.com which include over 2000 residents. It’s a destination development that has successfully combined the “city within a city” concept with wholesome suburban living and one ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2018: As we now close the books on Q4 of 2017 and reflect on the most recent quarter, it’s clear that major political events to the west, and OPEC oil controls limiting production, have put pressure on and spooked the UAE market .
Why is it the market continued to weaken in 2017? The macroeconomics largely come down to world affairs and basic supply and demand.
In recent years, Dubai’s new development market has gone from strength to strength, with a myriad of new projects being announced, as well as delayed projects from the last boom market resuming. Handovers for this year alone are slated to be upwards of 32,000 units, with approximately a tenth of that amount already delivered year to date.
With this in mind, there is an oversupply of off-the-plan projects, both ......read more
Three Days of Discounts Up To 80 Per Cent at Sahara Centre This January
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 3rd January 2018: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail and leisure mall, has launched a mega promotion campaign running from 4th to 6th January 2018, offering customers unprecedented discounts of up to 80% across the range of retail brands under its roof. The campaign is part of a Sharjah-wide initiative, titled ‘Sharjah Grand Discounts,’ that aims to further enhance the Emirate’s position as a year-round shopping destination.
The exclusive three-day promotion will make the season’s shopping more gratifying as customers at Sahara Centre will walk away with must-have merchandise at a fraction of the cost from the mall’s popular retail outlets. Customers will also enjoy special promotions ......read more
Sharjah, 28 December 2017: All the year-end retail traffic is set to get diverted to Sharjah as a first-of-its-kind winter clearance fair opens today at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Organised by Liz Exhibitions, Winter Clearance Sale 2017 will bring together leading retailers in the country at a single place to offer the biggest bargains and the finest shopping experience to residents and visitors alike.
Shoppers can expect up to 80% discounts on popular brands of fashion, electronics and home appliances for four days from until to 31st December.
“The pre-VAT sales buzz in the country is sure to give the debut edition of the Winter Clearance Sale the perfect take off. While most of the sales are happening at individual stores, this is probably the first event to bring all the offers at one place, helping ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 December, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, announced the start of the second phase of implementation of the Abu Dhabi Specification for Pesticide Management as part of the ongoing Pesticide Management Project. The specification stipulates the maximum permitted levels for pesticide residues in agricultural and food products.
Executed in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the second phase involves conducting a research study to determine pesticide residue levels in the five most consumed types of produce in Abu Dhabi – dates, tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce and marrow. The study – the first of its kind in the UAE – will help QCC understand the ......read more
Government services now made easier
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2017: BurJuman Mall has recently announced the addition of the TAS'HEEL Service Center to its list of offerings. Situated on the 2nd floor, next to Sharaf DG, the centre will now provide a hassle-free provision to business needs.
Going beyond pure consumer needs, BurJuman will now cater to the increasing business requirements through Tas’heel, by providing companies around the mall easy access to functionality and formalities without the need for physically submitting payments or documents.
A profound understanding of the government regulations and procedures, and strengthened relations with the public sector, Tas’heel provides businesses confidence and support to operate in the UAE market and also build capabilities for the ......read more
Award is recognition for hotel’s efforts to ensure memorable stay for all guests – young or old
Symphony Style Hotel, Quorvus Collection’s flagship hotel in Kuwait, is celebrating further global recognition after being named 2017 Best Luxury Family Hotel – Kuwait, at the recent World Luxury Hotel Awards.
Judges on the World Luxury Hotel Awards panel selected Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait for the high-profile award based on its commitment to outstanding hoteliering and outstanding achievements in the luxury hospitality industry.
The award follows the concerted efforts of the hotel to enhance its offering to cater for all ages and ensure a memorable stay for the entire family. In 2017, the third & fourth floors of the hotel were turned into a designated Kids Floor. The Kids Club features a 500 sqm ......read more
Marking the occasion with a host of kid activities, culinary feasts, and special offers
Doha, Qatar – 22nd December 2017: Qatar’s first leisure destination Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, recently celebrated the Qatar National Day (QND) with a weekend-long program that blended the country’s rich culture and heritage with a variety of entertainment segments designed for the whole family to enjoy.
This year, Sealine Beach’s QND celebrations, which ran from the 15th to the 18th of December 2017, included special events, kids’ competitions and games, decoration and commemorative ceremonies, and special room packages and promotions for an all-round family entertainment experience.
Extending his congratulations and best wishes to the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Father Emir ......read more
Dubai, 23 December 2017: Dragon Mart, one of Nakheel Malls’ retail, entertainment and shopping destinations, is bringing ‘My Little Pony School of Friendship’ to kids this DSF, allowing them to gain basic skills in sports, cooking, art, pet care and more.
Kids will also receive their very own Academy Cadets Diploma when they complete a number of activities around different pony-themed zones at the academy. The School will be open daily from 4 to 13 January from 2pm to 10pm at Dragon Mart 2.
Activities include Twilight Sparkle Headmare Duties, Pinkie Pie Cupcake and Cookie Decorating and the Rainbow Dash Obstacle Course, in which children can compete in sports like sack race, hula hoop and wall-climbing.
At Fluttershy Pet Station, youngsters can also learn about animals and play with ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 December, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, hosted a workshop to introduce consultants and contractors executing infrastructure projects undertaken by the Follow-up Committee of President's Initiatives to the Council’s product and personnel certification schemes.
In line with the Council’s aim of enhancing the quality and sustainability of the built environment in Abu Dhabi, the workshop included detailed presentations on the conformity schemes, and examined the emirate’s current and future infrastructure needs in the context of its economic development .priorities
In June 2017, the Follow-Up Committee of President's Initiatives endorsed a raft of personnel and ......read more
And that’s not all – the winner will also visit the McLaren Production Centre in England
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2017: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, is giving its customers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win an ultra-luxurious McLaren 540C and a trip to Surrey, England to visit the McLaren Production Centre or shopping sprees from Rodeo Drive worth AED 100,000.The promotion entitled: Power Meets Style will run from 14th December 2017 to 15th February 2018 and represents Sahara Centre’s most luxurious promotion yet, offering customers the chance to drive away in a car that exceeds their wildest dreams.
To enter the raffle draw, customers only have to spend a minimum of AED 200 at Sahara Centre during the competition. ......read more
‘Cube’ gathers 15 service centres under one roof and completes procedures in one day instead of 10
[Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2017]: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has launched ‘Cube’, a new customer service centre on the third-floor of its headquarters, to provide real estate investors with exceptional services. ‘Cube’ has been established in collaboration with a number of key partners including the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, the Dubai Police General Command, the Dubai Health Authority, the Department of Economic Development in Dubai, and the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.
In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of ......read more
Be enthralled as BurJuman transforms into a magical winter wonderland
Dubai, UAE, 18th December, 2017: A Very Brr…Juman Winter is back by popular demand, flooding the mall with the festive spirit. Once again, the mall transforms into a magical winter wonderland, complete with stunning seasonal décor, festive activities, snowball fights and artificial snowfall in the snow park. This year BurJuman is bringing its customers a unique and visually attractive vertical display which will become without any doubt the centre of everyone’s attention!
Visit BurJuman between 7 December and 6 January to soak up the holiday atmosphere which is guaranteed to get shoppers in the festive mood. Be entranced as the entire mall is adorned in winter-themed décor. BurJuman shoppers are invited to transport themselves to an ......read more
One of the most photographed vistas in Dubai, now includes popular attraction offering unparalleled views
Dubai, UAE, 18 December 2017: Dubai Festival City Mall has announced a spectacular new attraction - the Festival Wheel, has arrived on Festival Bay for thousands of visitors to enjoy year round. Dominating the Dubai Creek skyline, the new Festival Wheel with 30 capsules and standing 40 metres high, offers its visitor’s spectacular views of the city.
Open seven days a week from 2pm to mall closing, the Festival Wheel is an ideal family attraction. With clear sight across the creek during the day, a stunning sunset and a view that transforms in the evening with the record-breaking show IMAGINE, it is set to be one of the most popular spots in Dubai.
According to Steven Cleaver - Director, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 17, 2017): Cityland Group – developer of Cityland Mall, UAE’s first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 – today announced further progress in its leasing arrangements by signing up Matalan which is one of the leading fashion and lifestyle retailers across the globe.
Founded in 1985, Matalan, the specialist retailer in fashion and homeware will occupy 26,318 sq.ft location at Cityland Mall offering the latest clothing for ladies, men & kids along with an eclectic range of homeware items at affordable prices. With the mission of providing the best in fashion at outstanding values for modern families, Matalan is all set to be a prime shopping destination in Cityland Mall.
Fahimuddin Sharfuddin, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Cityland ......read more
Attended by over 100 employees from 75 government bodies
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 December 2017 - Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC), the government agency in charge of Abu Dhabi’s ICT agenda, recently organized the annual Abu Dhabi Spatial Data Infrastructure (AD-SDI) Forum at the Etihad Towers.
Attended by over 100 employees from 75 government bodies, the forum marked and celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the launch of the AD-SDI Programme, and highlighted the progress made over the last decade, the major initiatives launched, and the critical role spatial data plays in empowering the Abu Dhabi Government and community to access updated, quality geographic information and data. The Forum also gave attendees from the AD-SDI community the opportunity to discuss the new AD-SDI strategic plan 2017 ......read more
Buy a dream home and drive away in a dream car
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 December 2017: This Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) DAMAC Properties is offering a brand new Tesla with the purchase of select units from DAMAC’s vast portfolio of luxury villas and apartments. For every qualifying purchase throughout DSF, running from December 26, 2017 till January 27, 2018, customers will drive away in the latest eco-friendly vehicle to hit the UAE.
Niall McLoughlin, Senior Vice President, DAMAC Properties said: “We’re delighted to participate in DSF again, and offer investors a unique opportunity to experience luxury with DAMAC, and drive away in a luxury car that one desires to own. As a long-standing supporter of DSF, every year we strive to appeal to visitors and residents of ......read more
Artificial intelligence to form essential component of Infosecurity Middle East, ME3S, collocated forums
AI has potential to transform national security technology, says US study
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 December, 2017 – Reed Exhibitions, the leading global event organiser, today confirmed that in line with the UAE leadership’s vision, artificial intelligence (AI) will form an important underlying component of the eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018).
The latest trends in AI and its application in homeland security will be among the key topics of the Critical Infrastructure Protection and Future of Policing forums, as well as the second editions of the exhibition’s two collocated events – Infosecurity ......read more
Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, December 17, 2017 – Interpipe, a leading global steel pipe and railway wheel producer, has reached a key milestone in its Middle East operations, with over a million tons of pipe products delivered to its various customers in the region over the past decade.
The company's milestone coincides with the 10th anniversary celebration of its Dubai office. Regional customers and partners attended the reception, where an awards ceremony was held to celebrate Interpipe’s strong ties and successful cooperation with its strategic partners in the region. The company also summed up the results of a ten-year development, and discussed further cooperation with its partners.
Since 2007, the company has made significant investments in its production facilities, including developing and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017: ‘Be There’ at The Dubai Mall this winter, the flagship retail and entertainment destination of Emaar Malls in the heart of Dubai. Celebrating the season’s festive cheer, The Dubai Mall has unveiled its winter campaign that offers something for everyone, and enough reason to visit with family and friends.
The Dubai Mall’s contemporary take on the Nutcracker will delight young and old alike. Activities and entertainment include a festive photo booth, a digital graffiti wall where you can create your own nutcracker soldier, festive greeting booth, photo opportunity spaces and live ballet Nutcracker mini-shows.
A number of retailers at the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination are also joining in the celebration with magical window ......read more
HMH – Hospitality Management Holding has appointed Rene Vincent-Ernst as the General Manager for Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel. Vincent-Ernst has over three decades of outstanding experience in the hospitality industry spanning Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Making the announcement, Ferghal Purcell, COO of HMH, stated, “We are delighted to welcome Rene Vincent-Ernst to lead the team at Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel. Vincent-Ernst brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the luxury hospitality sector including more than 10 years in the GCC. We are confident under his leadership ......read more
Al Wahda Mall now leases parking spaces to offices and residential apartments in surrounding areas to address parking issues
Expecting to ease out some parking concerns, this new initiative promotes optimum utilization of space as well as sustainability
Al Wahda Mall, sprawling across 3.3 million square feet with over 350 brands including fashion, beauty, entertainment, food, supermarkets with this new initiative caters not only to mall visitors but also to the community at large
Al Wahda Mall is located in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 28, ......read more
World-leading suppliers share centre-stage with local heavyweights at region’s dedicated logistics and supply chain exhibition
Dubai, UAE: The Middle East’s dedicated trade fair for intralogistics, supply chain management, freight and cargo concluded recently, bringing a successful end to three-days of busy networking and discussions of the latest trends and innovations in the market today.
Materials Handling Middle East 2017 featured 126 exhibitors from 21 countries, and welcomed 3,300 visitors from 50 countries at the Dubai International ......read more
The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment attraction by Emaar Malls (DFM: EMAARMALLS), has set a model in urban waste management by facilitating the production of 26 tonnes of compost from the waste collected from the mall’s food outlets.
This is the first-of-its-kind initiative by a mall in the UAE and underlines the focus of Emaar Malls to promote environmental-friendly practices that support the UAE’s vision for sustainable development.
The composting is facilitated by the Soft Facilities Management team at The Dubai ......read more
September 26th, 2017, Dubai, UAE – For years, Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates with a diverse portfolio of businesses, has been entrusted with maintaining the prestigious Al Ain Oases date plantations – part of the first listed UNESCO World Heritage Site in the UAE, and operated by the Al Ain City Municipality. Covering 3,000 acres, and more than 184,000 date palms, ANGE has long since committed to embedding sustainable practices at the Al Ain Oases, preserving a treasured piece of UAE heritage while ......read more
UAE, September 25, 2017- H.E. Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Balheif Al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport, says that the growth of the maritime tourism sector in recent years reflects the UAE’s position as one of the most developed countries in the world based on the seaports index. H.E. noted that this steady expansion will support the UAE's nomination as a Category B member of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). This, he said, is in line with the UAE's desire ......read more
UAE, September 25, 2017- Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, has announced the latest in a series of strategic appointments and changes aligned with the company’s ongoing efforts to restructure the organization and streamline business operations.
The ongoing appointments are key to reinforcing DSI’s leadership in the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) sector. Through the continued support of Tabarak Investment and the guidance of a new set of visionary leaders, the company intends to capitalize on ......read more
RERA implements proactive solutions to save lives and protect property investors
Dubai, UAE, 23 September 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD), through its regulatory arm the Real Estate Regulatory Aagency (RERA), has begun the process of replacing non-fire-resistant building facades across Dubai. The project demonstrates RERA’s dedication to taking proactive and preventative measures that will reduce the incidence of fire accidents in the Emirate.
Mohammed Khalifa bin Hammad, Senior Director of the Real Estate Regulatory Department at RERA, commented: "By ......read more
His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: “The grant is in line with the directives of the UAE leadership to supporting developing countries”
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 September, 2017: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, has allocated an Abu Dhabi government grant worth AED40 million to the Comorian government.
The grant will help enhance the efficiency of public utility systems, such as electricity supply, in the Comoros through installing new transformers and generators with a total capacity of 11 megawatts as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017: Since its establishment in 2013, the Rental Disputes Center (RDC) has worked toward becoming the international reference point for resolving rental disputes via an integrated judicial system that is characterised by speed and accuracy, and supports sustainability.
In addition to settling rental disputes, the RDC also contributes to formulating proactive solutions that ensure the real estate sector is supported throughout every stage of its growth. To achieve this, the RDC's team works with other legislative bodies and entities to develop ......read more
Project Comprises Three Buildings
Revenues to Benefit Orphans Including Children of AMAF’s Family Village
Dubai-UAE: 17 September, 2017: The Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) inaugurated a new residential and commercial endowment development in Al Bada’a area of Dubai, funded by His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Abdulla. The project’s revenues will benefit the orphans in AMAF’s care including those residing in the Family Village, the region’s first community orphanage that provides more than 30 children with shelter, education, and ......read more
Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises (SAAE), one of the UAE’s most prominent business conglomerates, paid tribute to its dedicated team and recognized outstanding performers during its latest Annual Gathering held recently at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Dubai.
H.E. Salem Ahmad Almoosa, Chairman and General Manager of Salem Ahmad Almoosa Enterprises, commended management and staff for upholding the spirit of unity, innovation and excellence which have been the hallmarks of SAAE’s operations throughout its over four decades of industry leadership. He also reaffirmed the ......read more
Danube properties wins two coveted awards at Forbes Middle East Award ceremony and Gulf Business Award ceremony simultaneously
16th September, 2017; Dubai, UAE: It’s yet another outstanding achievement by Danube Properties, the leading Property Developer in the region delivering affordable and sustainable development with high standards of construction. The realty division bags two prestigious awards: Top Real Estate Company in the Arab world by Forbes Middle East on 9th of September at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah and Best Real Estate Company in the Arab World by The ......read more
Dubai, September 14, 2017– Campion International, the sustainable urban projects lighting company, showcased its new solar lighting generation for urban projects and smart cities which meets the highest global standards at Cityscape Global in Dubai, 11 - 13 September at Dubai World Trade Centre. The company's lighting solutions operate by using sustainable and environmentally friendly clean energy.
The company offered participants and visitors alike a comprehensive presentation on the efficiency and feasibility of using the new solar lighting system, developed for the first time ......read more
Dubai Land Department signs MoU with Sumansa Exhibitions to further strengthen partnership for the Dubai Property Show
13th September, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Following successful exhibitions in Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, and Shanghai, the last two of which generated AED 1.2 billion and AED 800 million of investments respectively, Dubai Land Department (DLD) now plans to explore new destinations for promoting the Emirate’s attractive real estate market through its flagship event, the Dubai Property Show. At a ceremony hosted during Cityscape Global 2017, DLD signed an MoU with ......read more
ARTAR COO says the emirate’s property market has a proven reputation for delivering long-term benefits
Dubai, UAE, 13 September 2017: Saudi Arabian investors will continue to put their faith in Dubai real estate because the emirate’s property market has a proven reputation for delivering long-term benefits, a developer said at Cityscape Global today.
Okbah Abdulkarim, Chief Operating Officer of ARTAR Real Estate Development, says Dubai’s status as a safe haven for real investors remains intact and major developments driving the economy are building investor ......read more
Shaikhani Group is showcasing Dh900 mln worth of properties
The group so far completed projects worth Dh450 million with 359 units. Total 180 apartments have been sold out in till August 2017.
Developers are euphoric about selling and getting ROI right onsite
Dubai, UAE, September 12, 2017: Dubai-based property developer Shaikhani Group lauded Cityscape and authorities on their decision of allowing the property developers to sell properties at their stands at the exhibition, which will run from 11 to 13 September, 2017 at Dubai World Trade ......read more
More than 300 entrants shortlisted to 11 winners from UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Argentina, Brazil, India, Malaysia and Bangladesh
Dubai, UAE, 12 September, 2017: Real estate projects from the GCC, South America and Asia have been recognised as best in class at the Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets, announced during a gala dinner on Monday 11 September.
With more than 300 initial submissions received, a total of 44 projects representing local and international projects from 17 countries were shortlisted before the winners were revealed at the ......read more
Colliers International named as the official management company for Tilal Mall during a high-level signing ceremony on the first day of Cityscape Global Dubai 2017
Sharjah, 12 September 2017: Tilal Properties, a leading Sharjah-based real estate developer and the first to develop freehold and leasehold properties in the emirate, has unveiled sweeping expansion plans for its flagship retail project ‘Tilal Mall’, as a part of its strategy to lead the emirate’s booming property sector and provide the perfect destination for investors, residents, tourists and ......read more
Fäm Properties CEO spotlights market shift at Cityscape Global as plot owners take development route, land advisory set to boom, speculators fade
Dubai, UAE, 12 September 2017: Real estate investors in Dubai are opting to develop land plots rather than wait for a return to lucrative sales profits in a market no longer dominated by speculators.
This significant market shift was highlighted at Cityscape Global today by Firas Al Msaddi, CEO of fäm Properties, one of Dubai’s largest real estate brokerages.
“Between 2010-2013 in prime Dubai areas, trading plots ......read more
Tuesday, 12 September 2017– Today, Phidar Advisory released its Dubai residential research note with June and August quarterly data. The report shows nominal to moderate rent declines and forecasts further softening, based on three-month moving averages.
“The false start of early 2017 is over and the cracks are starting to show,” said Jesse Downs, Managing Director of Phidar Advisory. “Sale volumes of completed properties are at a 6-year low and vacancies are rising across the city,” she added.
In August, quarterly lease rates declined another 1.1%, while ......read more
Developer showcases prestige projects at Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 11 September, 2017: Bloom Properties, a Bloom Holding business specializing in the development of integrated and sustainable communities, is marking an impactful participation at the 16th edition of Cityscape Global 2017, providing investors, home buyers and visitors at the definitive exhibition with construction updates on its diverse range of developments in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
The construction of Bloom Heights, the developer’s project in Dubai’s Jumeirah Village ......read more
September 11, 2017 - H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, visited the stand of Falconcity of Wonders LLC, the developer of the Falconcity of Wonders (FCW) multipurpose mega project arising in Dubai today during the ongoing 16th edition of Cityscape Global running from September 11 to 13, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum stopped by to learn more about the 41-million-square-foot mixed-use complex rapidly gaining global popularity for its distinctive ......read more
The latest BNC Network’s report shows, 7,878 building projects are active in the UAE – reflecting the vibrancy of the construction activities in the building sector
The total value of 7,878 building projects in the UAE reaches Dh836 billion (US$227.9 billion) in September 2017
Of all the building projects, US$100.5 billion worth of projects are high-rise towers, rising above 15 floors
In terms of value, US$121.1 billion worth of buildings are being built in Dubai, while US$64.3 billion worth of projects are being developed in ......read more
Region’s largest real estate event offers diverse portfolio of projects, on-site sales for UAE projects and hundreds of global developments on show
Dubai, 11 September, 2017: The 16th edition of Cityscape Global, the Middle East’s largest, most influential real estate event, officially opened today at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Recognised as the barometer for the regional real estate industry, Cityscape Global runs until Wednesday 13 September and will host to almost 300 exhibitors including the UAE’s major real estate developers Dubai Holding, Nakheel, ......read more
Al Msaddi says landlords believe cryptocurrency initiatives will attract educated, savvy tenants
Dubai, UAE, 11 September 2017: One of Dubai’s largest real estate brokerages revealed today that some landlords will start accepting Bitcoin payments for residential property rental within one of the city’s major new developments starting next month.
On the opening day of Cityscape Global, fäm Properties said that from 1st October a number of landlords whose properties are managed by the company are willing to accept Bitcoin rental payments for a limited number of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: Dubai’s world class infrastructure and ideal location positions it as one of the best cities in the world to live and do business with unlimited potential. It has been established that investors get higher yield in Dubai when compared to real estate investments in many other global cities. Hence, property investors from across the world consider Dubai to be one of their most preferred destinations for real estate investments.
With the significant growth of the real estate sector, Rocky Real Estate, UAE’s leading brokerage firm has ......read more
Select three-bedroom units in landmark high-rise complex will cost AED1 million for limited three-day period
Promotion comes following Cityscape Global’s decision to allow direct buying for the first time in event’s history
Sharjah, 10th September 2017: Al Thuriah Properties, the UAE’s premier property developer that specializes in high-rise residential towers and communities, today announced it is launching a special promotion at Cityscape Global 2017 on a limited range of apartments at Sahara Tower 6.
The promotion is on 33 three-bedroom ......read more
The total value of 21,893 construction projects reaches Dh8.8 trillion (US$2.4 trillion) at the beginning of September 2017, which is higher than the GDP of 205 countries, and lower than the world’s top six economies.
Value of urban construction projects reached $1.185 trillion (Dh4.34 trillion) in September 2017, BNC Construction Intelligence report shows
Value of the energy projects have reached $331 billion (Dh1.21 trillion) in September 2017
Value of utility project in the Gulf reached $302 billion (Dh1.1 trillion) in Sept., 2017
Total value of ......read more
A report by US-based Global Market Insights indicates that the district cooling market in the Middle East will exceed US$12bn by 2024
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2017: Commercial and residential buildings in Dubai have district cooling and the demand is set to grow substantially, and district cooling is an integral part in the future of smart cities, according to Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider.
“Once a building has been commissioned, there is a ......read more
Key Projects across Dubai at Marasi Business Bay, Villanova in Dubailand, as well New Phase of Cultural Village are in Focus at Stand S1D10 at Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai-UAE: 10 September, 2017: Dubai Properties, a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer of renowned destinations across the emirate will showcase an impressive realty portfolio at Cityscape Global 2017, exhibiting alongside other Dubai Holding companies including Dubai Design District (d3).
The premier property exhibition, Cityscape Global will run from 11 to 13 September, ......read more
Gala Event to announce ‘Brand of the Year’ award and unveil the 13th edition of the Superbrands book
Dubai, UAE – September 10, 2017: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced it will host its annual tribute event to honour and recognize 64 of UAE’s strongest brands on September 17, 2017. At the event, Superbrands will also announce the highly awaited ‘Brand of the Year’ award and unveil the 13th edition of the much sought-after Superbrands book, which includes a two-page profile of each of the Superbrands.
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The island will demonstrate its pivotal role in realising Ras Al Khaimah real estate vision for 2018, and highlight unrivalled investment opportunities for investors
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 9 September 2017: With record investment deals and projects portfolio, Al Marjan Island the leading master developer in Ras Al Khaimah was named platinum sponsor of Cityscape Global 2017 which runs from 11th to 13th September at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Through its participation at the exhibition, Al Marjan Island will continue to raise Ras Al Khaimah’s (RAK) ......read more
The company contributes to Dubai's vision by providing the real estate market with a wide spectrum of real estate options
The value of the company's UAE investments reached AED 9.8 billion by the end of the first half of 2017
Dubai, UAE, September 9, 2017: MAG Property Development (MAG PD), the property development arm of MAG Group, has announced that it will showcase five real estate projects at Cityscape Global 2017, the world-leading real estate exhibition that will take place at the Dubai World Trade Center from 11th to 13th September.
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Dubai takes top city billing in new Real Estate Barometer study commissioned by YouGov for Cityscape Global
Dubai, UAE; 9 September 2017: The UAE has retained its number one position as the most appealing country to invest in real estate in the world for GCC residents, while Dubai is the most preferred city, according to new research.
The latest Real Estate Barometer study, conducted in partnership between YouGov and Cityscape Global, asked GCC home buyers and real estate investors where they feel most comfortable investing their money globally and 45% of respondents cited the ......read more
Spend 500 AED in store at Stadium and only pay 350 AED
Dubai, UAE, 9 September, 2017: Refresh your sports and lifestyle wardrobe at Stadium and be rewarded instantly. From 31 August to 12 September, shoppers spending 500 AED or more in participating Stadium can redeem 150 AED instantly.
This offer is only valid in the following stores: Dubai Mall, Dubai Festival City, BurJuman, City Centre Deira, Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, Yas Mall, Mushrif Mall and Deerfields.
Middle East’s largest real estate event returns with on-site sales for the first time and a host of special offers
Dubai, UAE; 7 September 2017: Cityscape Global returns to Dubai World Trade Centre next week and scores of real estate developers are busy prepping for what is the biggest property event in the region.
This year sees the introduction of on-site sales for all UAE projects, which means visitors will be able to compare investment options in one place and make purchasing decisions right on the show room floor.
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Saudi-based hospitality and entertainment group Al Hokair has announced the expansion of MENA Hotels in the UAE with the opening of MENA Plaza Albarsha Dubai. The official ceremony was held last evening in the presence of Mr Majed Al Hokair, Vice Chairman of the Board of Al Hokair Group. Founded in 2008 by Al Hokair Group, MENA Hotels currently boasts a portfolio of eight projects including five in Saudi Arabia, two in Jordan and one in the UAE.
Making the announcement, Mr Sami Al Hokair, CEO and Co-Founder of MENA Hotels, stated, “We are delighted to debut MENA Hotels that is a ......read more
September 7, 2017 - The Dubai Land Department’s annual report for 2016 underscores the huge success of Dubai in particular in attracting property investors, registering a total of 60,595 real estate transactions collectively worth over AED 259 billion.
Falconcity of Wonders LLC will showcase the latest developments within its Falconcity of Wonders (FCW) multipurpose mega project during the 16th edition of Cityscape Global, the largest networking exhibition and conference dedicated to the real estate trade running from September 11 to 13, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. FCW ......read more
DAMAC Hills master community advances; Over 50 percent of contracts awarded for its AKOYA Oxygen development
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 6 September 2017: DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, announced it has awarded more than 370 contracts worth AED 3.5 billion since January 2017. The contracts included construction, supplier and consultancy services across its portfolio of developments.
The bulk of contracts awarded this year have been for DAMAC’s largest master golf community, AKOYA Oxygen, with major construction ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 6, 2017: The Dubai Mall is now home to an incredible art installation, by Mexican artist, Gabriel Dawe.
Centred around the exploration of textiles, Dawe’s ‘Plexus’ installation at The Dubai Mall considers the correlation between fashion and architecture, through exploring the diversity of sewing thread as a medium for his works.
Constructed entirely from coloured thread, the installation is a representation of combining two forms of shelter which humankind requires, the need for clothing and a physical home, to create a delicate and ......read more
The initiative invites local artists to showcase their talents through re-imagining TRYANO’s iconic nutcracker and be featured in the brand’s festive season campaign.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 5, 2017: TRYANO, Abu Dhabi’s homegrown premium department store, is inviting artists to join Bespoke Abu Dhabi – an initiative that supports arts and creativity in the local community.
In partnership with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Cultural Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), the initiative will allow local emerging artists to showcase their talents through re-imagining the ......read more
September 4, 2017: When heritage meets craftsmanship, it results in Swarovski’s unsurpassed ability to renew itself in the utmost respect of its brand DNA. Crystal cutting expert, master of light and sparkle, glamour booster, Swarovski adds its fashion signature to make every day extraordinary and permit women to express their personality through inspired accessories, from day to night. To best encounter its collections, Swarovski invites women to live a real experience in its 2500 stores worldwide. An experience which is now possible in Jeddah at the Red Sea Mall, in a ......read more
NYX Professional Makeup opens its first standalone boutique store in the region; the second store for Victoria’s Secret offering a full assortment of lingerie, sleepwear and fragrances; and MUJI, the Japanese retailer with a wide range of smart lifestyle products, including apparel & home goods
Al Wahda Mall, sprawling across 3.3 million square feet with over 350 brands including fashion, beauty, entertainment, food, supermarkets and more welcomes three popular brands to the mall
Al Wahda Mall is located in Abu Dhabi
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Dubai, UAE, September 4, 2017: With the outdoor season just ahead, preparing your outside space has never been easier with the launch of an exciting range at Al-Futtaim ACE.
Whether it is alfresco dining, barbeque parties, camping, picnics, gardening or celebrating the festive season, the collection includes some brand new and exclusive products that are on-trend, great quality and good value for money.
The Al-Futtaim ACE outdoor collection features an extensive range of products from outdoor furniture, barbeques, lawn mowers, swings, camping accessories and gardening ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017: Someone's going to get lucky this September at Paris Gallery! The luxury retailer is calling all perfume lovers to an ultra-luxurious giveaway. One lucky customer will drive home a Maserati Quattroporte GTS. The chance to win this coveted car is open to anyone purchasing perfumes worth AED 500 or more from one of these three brands: Versace, Missoni and Moschino. The month-long offer will run from September 1st to the 30th at all Paris Gallery stores in the UAE.
Paris Gallery, the perfect destination for gifting, caters to the desires of the most ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 August 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that over AED 820 million worth of brokerage commissions were made in Dubai’s real estate market between the beginning of January 2017 and the end of June this year.
Yousuf Al Hashimi, Deputy Executive Director of RERA – the regulatory arm of DLD – commented: "Brokers play an essential role in our sector, representing the forefront of real estate activity, acting as a very important link between sellers and buyers, and also offering a wide range of services for investors. Our ......read more
It's that time of the year to shower your loved ones with the finest gifts.
Look no further than Paris Gallery for the latest in luxury perfumes, timeless timepieces and in-vogue accessories for Him & Her.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (August 28, 2017): Cityland Group - developer of Cityland Mall, UAE’s first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 - has announced the appointment of Dubai-based McARTHUR + COMPANY as operators of the 1.2 million sq. ft. GLA mall project. The property that is currently under construction is located adjacent to Global Village and will be in close proximity to residential communities in Arabian Ranches, Majan, Al Barari, Layan, and Falcon City amongst many others.
McARTHUR + COMPANY, one of the world’s leading shopping centre ......read more
His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: “The UAE’s wise leadership drives the country’s progress with its gender equality strategy”
Panellists at thought-session include prominent Emirati women influencers across industries: Her Excellency Dr Mouza Obaid Ghanim Ghubash and Dr Maryam Matar
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 August, 2017: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, celebrated the third annual Emirati Women’s Day, themed ‘Women are Partners in Giving’, with an inspirational seminar, to coincide ......read more