Sharjah - 17 January 2019: A first of its kind trade exhibition in the region showcasing different industries under a single roof has got under way at Expo Centre Sharjah on Thursday.
Organized and managed by Anjuman Najmi S. C., Sharjah, the three-day Dawoodi Bohra Trade Expo 2019 will continue until January 19 (Saturday).
The Dawoodi Bohra Trade Expo was inaugurated by Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Salem Al Qasimi, in the presence of HE Shri Vipul, the Consul General of India; HE Mohamed Ahmed Amin, Acting Director-General of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI); and HE Saif Mohamed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah. The inauguration was also attended by a number of officials from the Consulate, as well as businesspeople, investors, and members of the Indian community residing in the country.
Hosting more than ......read more
Celebrate diversity and spirit of tolerance at BurJuman with ‘Around the World’
Dubai, UAE, 16 January 2019: BurJuman is celebrating one of the UAE’s most-established retail events – the much feted Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) – until the 2nd of February 2019. Shoppers and families are invited to visit the mall for a shopping bonanza filled with fabulous discounts and deals ranging from 25% to 75% off selected items.
This year BurJuman honours the cultural diversity and spirit of tolerance found in the UAE by choosing an ‘Around the World’ theme for its DSF celebrations. A colourful array of installations and activities are on offer around the Mall, featuring photo opportunities and original experiential activities from countries such as the UAE, India, ......read more
Sharjah - 16 January 2019: SteelFab 2019, the region’s premier metal working event, held 11 technical seminars during its 2nd day that discussed both automation and integration. The 15th edition of the exhibition is being held during January 14-17 at Expo Centre Sharjah.
On its third day, SteelFab will hold 11 additional seminars, which will include technical presentations and live demonstrations, that focus on the most prominent global issues in the metal working sector, covering topics related to fabrication, metal-cutting, robotics, welding, grinding, surface preparation and software.
Expo Centre Sharjah called on companies, factories, suppliers and technicians that operate in the metal working industry to visit SteelFab on Wednesday and attend the seminars, which will start at 10:30 am and will continue until ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2019: A mega sale event SAVEX was back, which brings together a multitude of well-known brands under one roof. The event, which took place from January 8-12 at the Sheikh Saeed Hall 2. Dubai world trade center from 10am to 10pm provided customers with the special opportunity to purchase premium brands at attractive prices.
As per customer experience, Ms. Riya Sharma a 35-year-old Dubai housewife, drove across the city to shop at the exhibition and walked away with two designer gowns, three pairs of shoes and a branded perfume, all for just over Dh500 (US$135). "I think it's worth the travel just to buy something affordable and branded at the same time." Ms. Riya Sharma said. "At this time, when with the credit crunch everyone is trying not to spend so much, deals like these are ......read more
Exhibitors line up exciting range of innovative products and solutions to target fast-growing market
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019: Paperworld Middle East, being the premier trade and networking event for paper, office products and stationery in the Middle East, has traditionally enjoyed a strong presence from European exhibitors. Manufacturers and suppliers from the continent, realizing the potential of the event as a stage to reach across the wider region, will be out in strength at Paperworld Middle East 2019 too, with a wide range of products that cater specifically to the regional market preferences.
With Paperworld Middle East now evolving into a comprehensive umbrella event that takes in the associated industries of toys and games as well as fine leather products and corporate gifts, it has become an even more ......read more
Dubai, UAE: January 14th 2019 - With conditions remaining soft across most sectors of the UAE’s real estate market in 2018, the government launched a number of new initiatives to boost demand. In the year ahead, market performance will heavily depend on how quickly these investments and regulations have an impact, outlines JLL’s 2018 Year in Review report.
The general economic environment remained subdued in 2018 with UAE GDP growth at around 2%, a slight increase from 2017. In 2019 GDP is expected to grow at a slightly higher rate (3%) supported by an expansionary fiscal stance, continued investment ahead of Expo 2020 and higher government spending.
In 2018, the UAE government announced a number of relaxed regulatory controls to further drive economic diversification and stimulate weakened ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 January 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) identified an increasing demand on its various applications. DLD monitored the activity of its customers, the number of times customers downloaded DLD applications on Android and iOS platforms. The monitoring included DLD’s various applications: Dubai Brokers, Dubai Rest, Dubai Land Department, Ejari, Mashrooi, Rental Disputes Center, Smart Investment Map, and Dubai Real Estate Market (eMart).
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, said: "Since their launch, we witnessed a high level of demand on our smart applications due to the launch of regular awareness campaigns. We also provided customers with several facilitated services, with many preferring to use them to take advantage of their services remotely and at any time. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2019: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, joined the list of ‘elite’ sponsors of FAZZA Championships for the People of Determination 2019. The announcement was made at a press conference held on ‘Monday’ at the Dubai Club for People of Determination.
The press conference was attended by Mr. Thani Juma Berregad, Chairman of Dubai Club for People of Determination, Mr. Majed Abdullah Alosaimi, Executive Managing Director at the Dubai Club for People of Determination, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department, Union Coop, Ms. Huda Salem Saif, Communication and Social Service Section Manager, Union Coop, Fawzia Al Balooshi, Assistant Executive Director of Programs and Activities at Dubai Club for People of Determination, ......read more
DLD’s stand attracts a number of key developers and partners to highlight the Emirate's booming investment horizon
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 January 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced its participation in the Egypt Mega Property Show in Cairo starting today 10 January till 13 January 2019. Through its stand as a strategic partner, DLD seeks to record unprecedented attendance at the show.
The Real Estate Promotion and Investment Management Sector at DLD is participating at a platform that brings together a group of major real estate developers and partners in Dubai, including Nakheel, MAG Lifestyle Development, Dubai Investments, and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. DLD is eager to support the developers and partners, ultimately benefitting Dubai’s thriving real estate ......read more
Pirate-themed activities for all the family in a set up like never seen before in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, 10 January 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall’s outdoor waterfront, Festival Bay, is being transformed into a Pirate’s haven for the 17th of January 2019, with the launch of the new IMAGINE show, ‘A Pirates Tale.’
‘A Pirates Tale’ tells the adventurous story of pearl diver Ameer, as he fights pirates in his quest to rescue his beloved Ayesha from being held hostage and return the King of the Sea emerald ring. This story will be told through spectacular technology in water, pyrotechnics, lasers, lights and dramatic effects, including enormous ships, cannon ball effects, mermaids and of course, pirates! A giant ship, a life-size octopus, kids’ play areas, ......read more
Sharjah, 10, January 2019: SteelFab 2019, the region’s premier metal working event, will witness the participation of a variety of local and international companies and brands that are considered leaders in the fields of welding and manufacturing of steel and metal. The exhibition, which launches on Monday, will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah during January 14-17.
The event will bring together more than 300 companies, representing some of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers, who will showcase the latest innovations belonging to more than 1,000 brands that specialize in Welding, Cutting, Grinding, Pipe and Tube Machinery, and other technologies and solutions.
Some of the most prominent new exhibitors in SteelFab 2019 include “Adige and Intercom SRL” from Italy, “Inovatools Eckerle and ......read more
Knight Frank are pleased to announce the release of its UAE Market Review and Forecast 2019 report.
Dubai, UAE, January 09, 2019: The report is Knight Frank’s annual review and forecast of the UAE Real Estate Market in the year ahead.
The UAE’s GDP is expected to grow by 2.8% in 2018, up from the 0.8% registered in 2017.
Residential prices and rents are likely to continue to soften in 2019, however we may see additional demand which helps underpin the market as a result of the recent approval of a range of legislations to ease visa regulations, given that many of the changes are linked to property ownership.
In the short to medium term we expect that market conditions in the UAE’s office sector will remain challenging with rental rates continuing to fall.
As a result ......read more
The event will aid the two countries in their strategic partnership for boosting economic ties and developing opportunities for trade and growth
9th of January 2019: Breakbulk Middle East (BBME), a yearly conference gathering top industry leaders and experts from around the world, will be reiterating its goal of enhancing economic collaboration between the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The event, held under the patronage of Dr.Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime, will be taking place in Dubai for its fourth edition from 11th February to 12th February 2019, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. It will aim to highlight the major issues related to the industry aspiring to unite key players in breakbulk and ......read more
The MoU focusses on banking solutions for transaction services of the ‘Tarweej’ real estate promotion initiative
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 January 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD) recently signed a banking solutions memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) for the transaction services of the ‘Tarweej’ real estate promotion initiative. The agreement was signed by HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD; Philip King, Global Head of retail banking at ADIB; and Tariq Abdullah Ahmad, Head of Home Finance at ADIB, in the presence of Majida Ali Rashid, CEO of the Real Estate Promotion and Investment Management Sector at DLD.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, stressed that DLD continually looks for the best partners in the UAE ......read more
Al Wahda Mall announces launch of new fashion and lifestyle brands to offer more to its visitors at one go and is spear-headed towards being adaptive keeping customer satisfaction its main dedication.
Al Wahda Mall, sprawling across 3.3 million square feet with over 350 brands including fashion, beauty, entertainment, food, Hypermarket with this new initiative caters not only to mall visitors but also to the community at large
The mall also installs one of the largest light box in the city with Ali & Son’s branding, offering a great competitive edge to its advertisers
New brands include Miniso, Sock Collection, Jolibee, R&B, SMYK, Vogue Fashion, Bench, Jimmy Killer Prawns, Peraso, The Deal and Sharaf DG.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 7 January 2019: Al Wahda Mall, an iconic landmark and ......read more
Employees Create the World’s Largest Two –dimensional Mosaic Using Always Packs
Dubai, UAE – 07 January, 2019: Procter & Gamble employees broke a Guinness World Record by creating the largest two-dimensional mosaic of Always logo made with packaged products. There is a great cause behind breaking the record, P&G donated more than 16,000 Always packs used to create the mosaic to the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children to provide underprivileged women and girls across the country with access to hygienic sanitary pads.
More than 60 P&G employees gathered at the company’s head office In Jebel Ali to build the 80-square-meter mosaic. P&G’s main aim is to raise awareness about the importance of feminine hygiene and making it available to girls and women, which allows ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 07, 2019: Renowned for offering personalised hospitality with silver service par excellence, the 530-key Dubai International Hotel has had an extremely successful run in 2018, winning a plethora of prestigious awards for its distinct F&B offerings, Spa and Luxury facilities to tourists and transit passengers at one of the world’s busiest airports.
The luxury Airport Hotel was awarded the 5-Star Hotel Rating from Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing and later bagged the top rank on TripAdvisor as a specialty lodge in Dubai, receiving a total of 1,213 reviews in 2018 with an average rating of 4.7 stars. Based on traveller ranked and best value categories on TripAdvisor, the hotel was awarded the number 1 rank among 324 specialty lodgings in Dubai. Earning the coveted rating of 5.0 out of 5 on ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019:
Warehouse, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
Airport Road, PO Box, 10001 Dubai, UAE
Hot dog Festival at Warehouse
This January, Warehouse is the perfect spot to make the most of the city’s cool weather. Bringing an exciting selection of meaty treats starting at AED20, select your favourite variety and enjoy steaming hot, perfectly grilled hot dogs from the live cooking station at the lush beer garden!
Fitness Brunch at Warehouse – 12th January 2019
For the first time in UAE, The Warehouse at Le Meridien Dubai hosts a uniquely healthy brunch adventure with partners FitnessinDXB.
Once a month, we'll be inviting you to a Saturday afternoon with a new dining experience! A brunch that includes a generous selection of refreshingly wholesome and nutritious ......read more
Tier 1 aerostructures supplier partners with UAE-based robotics firm to boost productivity in the company’s assembly unit
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 06 January,2019: – Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing facility wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, is set to collaborate with UAE-based DGWorld (Digi Robotics Technologies) to implement a robotics system within Strata’s manufacturing processes.
The agreement enables Strata to automate the company’s operations assembly unit, including drilling, reaming and countersinking — activities that are critical in the production of aircraft components. Once the process is qualified, the robotics system will be integrated into Strata’s production line that develops ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 05, 2019: SteelFab 2019, the region’s premier metal working event, will witness the participation of a number of leading countries in the fields of welding and manufacturing of steel and metal. These countries will participate through national pavilions that comprise some of the largest commercial and manufacturing companies in the world. The mega-event will be hosted at Expo Centre Sharjah during January 14-17.
Steelfab, which will hold its activities across 6 halls at Expo Centre Sharjah, will host a new national pavilion representing the United Kingdom for the first time. The new pavilion will include the participation of 6 of the largest British manufacturing companies.
The 15th edition of the exhibition will also host a number of national pavilions from prominent countries in the field such as ......read more
150 real estate agents and 11 investors from the United States seeking investment opportunities in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 January 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) will receive a delegation from the USA representing government and private institutions and comprising more than 150 real estate agents and 11 investors who are seeking investment opportunities in Dubai.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, commented: “At this new year’s outset, we announce Dubai’s real estate market’s entry into a new phase of growth to promote real estate opportunities, especially as the Emirate’s environment is safe for living, working, and investing as well as possesses a diverse economic climate capable of attracting business sectors. This is made evident by ......read more
An immersive football experience for mall visitors from 5th Jan - 1st Feb 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 03 January 2019: As the excitement brews in the air for Asia Cup 2019, Al Ghurair Centre, the GCC’s first shopping centre, is all geared up to showcase the live football action at the ‘Asian Cup Zone’. Customers can enjoy watching the live matches starting from 5th January 2019 till 1st Feb 2019, combined with great dining experiences and promotions.
Located at the 2nd floor, the Asian Cup zone will feature an enhanced viewing experience with a spacious seating arrangement consisting of comfortable bean bags and a life-sized screen supported with cutting-edge sound systems, designed to replicate the live energy of the stadium. The zone is carefully concealed to avoid external ......read more
Bin Mejren: The emergence of a rising growth wave at the beginning of the new year
The incentive packages strengthened the sector's role as a key contributor to the Emirate's sustainable economic development
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 December 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) recorded an unprecedented growth in the last ten days of 2018. HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, stressed that Dubai’s real estate market recorded a high-transaction volume during the last ten days of 2018 with a value of over AED 19 billion through 2,081 transactions. Bin Mejren affirmed that these figures are critical in the analytical readings and have a direct positive impact in supporting 2018’s outcomes. They are also a positive indicator of a rising wave in the real estate sector which is ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27th December 2018: The holiday season is here, which means finally time to celebrate New Year!
As part of the celebrations, Dubai Festival City will be hosting a wide range of celebrations and events across the destination including huge discounts across various retailers and restaurants. Packed with special shows and performances, Dubai Festival City is gearing up to host one of the largest celebrations in the UAE.
Kick off the New Year at Dubai Festival City
New Year Specials at Dubai Festival City Mall
Say goodbye to 2018 and ring in the New Year at Dubai Festival City Mall, as it hosts a packed schedule of free activities and entertainment on 31st December to celebrate the kick-off of 2019.
The evening of non-stop activities starts with a one-of-a-kind special IMAGINE show on Festival Bay ......read more
Dubai, December 27, 2018: Al-Futtaim ACE is offering exciting deals from 25% up to 75% off on a wide range of products as part of the DSF Part Sale which starts from December 26, 2018, until February 2, 2019.
Through the offer customers can take advantage of the exciting deals across categories ranging from Outdoor Lifestyle, Gardening, Home Living, Paint & Décor, DIY, Automotive and Pet care products from leading brands including WILKO, Makita, Black & Decker, Karcher, Homeworks and more. The offer is available in-stores as well as Al-Futtaim ACE’s online platform acehardwareme.com.
Details of the event:
Event: Al-Futtaim ACE DSF Part Sale 25% - 75% off
Date: December 26, 2018 – February 02, 2019
Venue: Across all Al-Futtaim ACE stores in the UAE and online at ......read more
Celebrate Indian Independence Day with your loved ones at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort
Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018: Nestled between the towering Hajar Mountains and the infinite Indian Ocean, and just 90 minutes away from Dubai’s busy city life, Le Méridien Al Aqah's beach-front ambiance, host of activities and family friendly hospitality makes it the region’s most loved getaway on the East Coast.
Renowned for setting the benchmark for hospitality, Fujairah’s most loved beach-resort has planned something truly unique on the eve of ......read more
Second Quarter Financial Highlights
GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.76. Adjusted earnings1 per share increased 41 percent to $1.37, compared with pro forma adjusted earnings1 per share in the year-ago period of $0.97. Adjusted earnings per share excludes significant items in the quarter totaling net charges of $0.50 per share and an $0.11 per share charge for DuPont amortization of intangible assets.
Net sales increased 17 percent to $24.2 billion, with double-digit growth in all divisions and gains in all geographic regions, from pro forma net sales of $20.7 ......read more
Spectacular Eid Al Adha celebrations in store for shoppers – with Pink Fong and Baby Shark shows as well as fireworks all throughout the holiday
Dubai, UAE, 5th August 2018: This Eid Al Adha, Dubai Festival City Mall will be celebrating the holidays with two sets of fireworks displays over two consecutive days as well as the much-anticipated Pink Fong and Baby Shark shows making its Dubai debut.
Bringing its record-breaking singalong to the Mall, Pink Fong and Baby Shark will be encouraging children and their parents to join in and take part ......read more
Shatt Al Basra Power Plant to be converted to combined cycle
Upgrade will enable electricity supply to one million Iraqis
Plant efficiency to increase more than 50 percent
Dubai, UAE, August 05, 2018: In another step towards supporting the rebuilding of Iraq’s power infrastructure, Siemens will upgrade one of the country’s largest gas-fired power plants. Under a new contract, Siemens will add 650 megawatts (MW) to Shatt Al Basra Gas Power Plant, which currently has a power generation capacity of 1,250 MW and consists of non-Siemens turbines operating ......read more
H.H. toured Etihad Rail’s facilities in Mirfa and met with a number of employees
05 August 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Executive Council Member, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Transport and Chairman of Etihad Rail, recently chaired a meeting of the Board of Directors of Etihad Rail in Al Dhafra region. H.H. was accompanied by H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, and members of the Board.
H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan reviewed Etihad Rail’s new ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 2 August 2018: Aligning with the message of UAE’s cultural ideology, Al Ghurair Centre, GCC’s first mall, joined hands with Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture to host their annual multicultural event. This event was aimed at bringing together the rich diversity of numerous ethnic groups in the UAE at one place.
With the presence of over numerous customers, the event saw the attendance of dignitaries from the Dubai Government, the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department.
Zeinab Badar, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 01, 2018: Young families from all across the world are landing in Oman at record rate with the dream of making the Jewel of Arabia their forever home. As a result, the Sultanate’s young population is becoming increasingly urbanised - a trend which is driving the development of smaller-sized, affordable residential units that provide young families with the best quality of living.
Not only are young homeowners looking for a sense of dynamic community living in developments that offers easy access, plenty of amenities and facilities, as well as open spaces and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2018: Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman & CEO of the Al Habtoor Group and Ian R. Carter, President, Global Development, Architecture, Design & Construction, Hilton hosted a press event to announce a new franchise agreement, effective as of 1 August 2018, for the three hotels at Al Habtoor City. The decision to rebrand these properties as Habtoor Palace, LXR Hotels & Resorts, V Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton and Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City was unveiled at a ceremony held at Al Habtoor City, today. The announcement of the deal comes after a recent ......read more
Both parties join forces for the project at Al Saja’a Wastewater Treatment Plant
Sharjah, 30 July 2018: The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and BESIX, the region’s leading company operating in infrastructure concessions and construction, has signed a joint venture agreement to operate and maintain an existing wastewater treatment plant in Al Saja’a area in Sharjah.
The newly formed company, called QATRA, will continue developing and expanding the wastewater infrastructure in line with Sharjah’s masterplan, whilst ensuring the highest ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28th July 2018: Dubai Festival City Mall has announced that it will host the DSS Closing ceremony on Saturday 4 August at Festival Square, and will mark the end of Dubai Summer Surprises Festival with a free concert at 8:30 pm from famous regional pop superstar, Hala Al Turk.
“I can’t wait to perform live in Dubai for the first time in four years at Festival Square. It’s going to be a great show with my DJ and dancers, performing new songs from my upcoming releases,” said Hala Al Turk.
Hala is also launching her very first ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2018: Danat Al Ain Resort, an idyllic five-star resort, located in the garden city "Al Ain," announces the appointment of Mr. Khaled Sharabassy as General Manager.
Mr. Sharabassy brings with him an extensive experience of more than 22 yeas in the hospitality industry. Prior to his appointment, he served as the GEneral Manager of Tilal Liwa Hotel, a property managed by Danat Hotels and Resorts in Abu Dhabi, his passion for work paired his strong drive for results and improvement will lead his way in bringing success to Danat Al Ain Resort.
Known for ......read more
Dubai-based Mi Capital has tied up with LICHFLAMC, part of India’s Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) Group that has US$386 billion (Dh1.41 trillion) worth of Assets under Management, to offer opportunities in Infrastructure, Affordable Housing, Healthcare, Education and Warehousing Sectors in Indian economy that is growing at 7.5% per annum
Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2018: Gulf investors will now be able to tap the US$88.23 billion (INR6 trillion) affordable housing market following a tie-up between Mi Capital, a Dubai-based financial institution dealing in corporate finance, ......read more
Taqeef survey sheds light on wasteful AC consumption habits of UAE residents
Findings reveal that a quarter of UAE residents leave the AC on at home when they are out at work or travelling during summer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 25 July, 2018 – New research released today reveals UAE residents are wasting money and energy on cooling empty properties throughout the summer. The YouGov poll, commissioned by cooling and energy solutions giant Taqeef, interviewed 1,000 UAE residents and revealed:
A quarter (25%) leave their AC on at home all ......read more
24 July, 2018 - With the increasing demand among young markets, the growing interests of residents in new lifestyle experiences, as well as the influx of tourists entering the Sultanate of Oman, industry observers are seeing the country’s retail sector to be at a prime position to significantly contribute to the GCC’s continuing retail growth story.
More than 6.2 million square metres of retail development are expected to take up significant spaces across the GCC countries within the next five years, according to a recent report from Alpen Capital, which further sees the market ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: As part of its commitment to appeal to market needs and to provide growing young families with the best quality of living, Oman’s leading Integrated Tourism Complex (ITC), Al Mouj Muscat, has launched three-bedroom Townhouses within its unique project, Ghadeer Parks precinct.
The three-bed Townhouses are very generous in size and include two living areas, a courtyard, a housemaid’s room, store room and laundry, with a price starting from OMR 259,000. They are available to buy with four payment plan options. The standard seven stage plan, ......read more
Jump start your summer with two 2018 luxury cars up for grabs at Marina Mall Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23 July 2018: Marina Mall Abu Dhabi has launched its ‘Jump Start Your Summer’ promotion, giving away two brand-new 2018 luxury cars valued at AED 550,000.
Starting this week, shoppers who spend a minimum of AED 300 in a single transaction will receive a raffle ticket entry for every AED 300 spent for their chance to win either the 2018 INFINITI Q70 luxury sedan or 2018 INFINITI QX80 SUV.
Shoppers at the mall can also participate in the weekly social ......read more
Association to continue to develop Middle East’s industry through training and educational programs
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit association that provides a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations, has reaffirmed anew its full commitment and solid support for viable initiatives designed to promote innovation and professional development across the regional industry.
MEFMA made the reaffirmation amid the growing FM ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 22, 2018 : HE Eng Abdullah bin Mohammed Balheif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, witnessed the signing of a cooperation between the Ministry and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) supporting the application of sustainability best practices.
The agreement was signed by Eng Hassan Mohammed Jumaa Al Mansouri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, under which Masdar aims to provide technical advice in implementing a sustainable system in ......read more
July 22, 2018: Rents and sales fell for Sharjah apartments from H2 2017 to H1 2018 accordingly to a recently published report of Bayut.com, the leading property portal in the UAE.
Rents fell for both villas and apartments.
The largest decreases were in Al Nahda, where the average 1-bedroom apartment price fell by 16.2%.
The steepest price falls were seen for Al Nahda, where the average for a 2-bedroom apartment fell by 14.3%.
There was good news for both buyers and renters in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018:
Activity: The Desert Adventures of Daffy Duck
Date: From 26 July to 4 August.
Location: Ibn Battuta Mall, China Court
Time: 5pm, 6pm and 7.45pm
About the activity: The desert adventures of Daffy Duck, in which the international explorer crosses the Arabian Desert in search of lost relics.
Activity: The Great Looney Games
Date: From 19 July until 28 July
Location: Dragon Mart 2
Time: 5pm, 6pm and 7.45pm
About the activity: Fun-filled show that takes children on a spectacular journey with energetic, interactive dance routines. ......read more
Al Naboodah Construction Group signs contracts with leading multi-nationals including Mitsubishi Electric and Siemens in a successful month for the Group.
Dubai, 22 July 2018: Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), a subsidiary of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, has won a number of new contracts valued at over AED 750 million recently.
The contracts include construction of new emergency services buildings; roads and street light construction and utilities installation for a residential development; ......read more
Manrre currently holds a portfolio of 19 real estate properties worth AED 215,000,000 across the UAE
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 19th July 2018: The family behind the successful Palmon Group, one of UAE’s home-grown conglomerates has announced the launch of its private real estate investment trust (REIT) Manrre - a Property Fund and a Real Estate Investment Trust for qualified investors. Established in compliance with the laws and rules of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), Manrre aims to raise about AED 330M as part of its strategy to acquire additional ......read more
Fantastic prizes await lucky shoppers at Dalma Mall
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 July 2018: Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), in cooperation with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development (DED), Abu Dhabi Summer Season (ADSS) continues this weekend (July 20th-21st) with a series of grand prizes and deals on offer for all eager shoppers.
ADSS has announced that there will be 26 prize winners over the weekend at Dalma Mall, which will be hosting the incredible ‘Unbox the Amazing’ promotion. In addition to ......read more
Dubai, 18 July 2018: Dragon Mart – the world’s largest Chinese retail and trading hub outside China, and the central hub of Chinese activity in Dubai – will proudly celebrate UAE-China Week with a range of traditional festivities and celebrations this weekend.
The live entertainment, from 19 to 21 July, includes lion dances, oriental music, roaming parades and more.
Omar Khoory, Managing Director of Nakheel Malls, owner and operator of Dragon Mart, said: “Dragon Mart was pivotal in establishing the strong trade and cultural ties shared ......read more
Portfolio occupancy increases to reach 90%
Gross yield on portfolio reaches 8.4%, due to successful residential leasing programme
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th July 2018: ENBD REIT (CEIC) Limited (“ENBD REIT”), the Shari’a compliant real estate investment trust managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited, has announced its Net Asset Value (“NAV”) for the period ended 30th June 2018. ENBD REIT’s NAV is USD 289 million (AED 1.1 billion), or USD 1.14 per share, following dividend and return of capital payments made in June 2018. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 14, 2018: Danfoss, a global leader in engineering technologies, hosted an Appreciation Night to recognise the student engineers who participated in the HVAC-R category during the EmiratesSkills National Competition 2018.
The ceremony was attended by Mohamed Homsi and Carlo Magno, Technical Managers from Danfoss and Mohammed Al Ali, Head of Training at EmiratesSkills on 5th July 2018 at the Conrad Dubai.
The six participants, namely Suhaib Ali Mohammed, Ammar Ahmed Al Buraimi, Reem Ismaeil Mohammed Mosabbeh, Asma Alneyadi, Noura Al Nuimi and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), a subsidiary of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, yesterday celebrated achieving five million man hours worked without a lost time accident at its landmark Dubai Creek Harbour site.
ANCG is constructing two, 37-storey towers with residential units, penthouses and commercial units, plus external works and landscaping at Creekside Plot 18-A , residential project in the 6km2 Dubai Creek Harbour development by Emaar Properties.
“Projects of ......read more
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DUBAI, UAE, July 10, 2018: Mall of the Emirates has hosted unforgettable Dubai Summer Surprise moments in the past 11 years, from live gaming tournaments to concerts with some of the biggest Arab stars. This year too, the mall has pulled out all the stops to bring exclusive experiences and thrilling entertainment that’ll make you forget the rising temperatures and compel you to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018: Going green has now become a key business strategy and retailers that adopt sustainable practices in their operations will continue to harness value and gain competitive advantage, industry reports reveal.
Consumers across all demographics are increasingly becoming more eco-conscious as reflected in the Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, which found that 55% of global online consumers across 60 countries are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental ......read more
Bin Mejren: Government decisions boosted investor confidence and supported the attractiveness of the real estate sector
Expo 2020 is close at hand, and developers in the market are expressing interest in aligning with the directives of the wise leadership to attract more investments
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 07th July 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed that real estate transactions in Dubai for the first half of 2018 (H1 2018) reached AED 111 billion, reaffirming Dubai market’s attractiveness and ability to compete with global investment ......read more
The leading global construction company highlights the megatrends to become reality by 2050 for sustainable urban living through the “Future of Construction Initiative”
AR, 3D printing and even autonomous construction are emerging technologies to be adopted by the Infrastructure and Urban Development (IU) industry
Savings up to $1.7 trillion globally within 10 years
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - July 5th, 2018 - Full-scale digitization of the construction industry – including 3D printing, AR and even autonomous construction – could save up to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018: The Retain Pioneer announces a sequel to its highly successful ‘Final Reduction’ by the name of ‘Flash Sale’, on July 5th Thursday, from 1:00 PM to 1:00 AM. There will also be an event at 5:00 PM at the Union Coop – Mirdif Branch, Etihad Mall, Gate No 2 that will see Notable Actors and Social Media Influencers in attendance…
Union Coop has always been very particular when it comes to value-for-money promotions and taking the feedback of their valuable customers after every promotional campaign.
After the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) is pleased to announce that the combined SNC-Lavalin and Atkins business has been awarded a 5-year framework contract by BP global wells organization for global riser analysis services. SNC-Lavalin acquired WS Atkins plc on July 3, 2017.
The framework covers four main scopes of work; marine riser and wellhead systems analysis, analysis for wellhead fatigue monitoring, completion landing string analysis, and open water work-over riser analysis.
“To be named as one of BP global wells organization’s engineering ......read more
SPS Automation Middle East 2018 to showcase latest innovations dedicated to industrial and building automation
Two-day event signs BECKHOFF, Bosch Rexroth, SICK, and Pilz as Launch Partners; Abu Dhabi Polytechnic as University Partner
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is ushering a new manufacturing era based on a modern industrial society, as the region’s only conference and exhibition dedicated to automation descends upon Dubai with the backing of global industry leaders.
SPS Automation Middle East 2018 arrives at a ......read more
Enjoy splashing under the sun with the mega summer deals from the 5-star luxury resort in Al Ain starting from Dhs229* inclusive of buffet breakfast
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Summer is all about frolicking under the sun, getting beautiful tan and just simply embracing the fun this season brings. Whether you are flying solo or planning a vacation within UAE with the entire family or friends, you will definitely be spoilt with choices when it comes to amusements and places to see in the lush green surroundings of the luxurious Danat Al Ain Resort.
The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2018: Families from across Abu Dhabi and the UAE today started their summer holidays off with a real treat, as they flocked to Dalma Mall to meet some of the world’s most popular cartoon characters and South Korean stars, the adorable Prince Pinkfong from planet Staria, Baby Shark, and all their dancing friends.
Thousands of children enjoyed the daily interactive and educational shows, joining in with singing the world-famous Baby Shark a Doo Doo song. Each concert started with a magical train ride that transported mall shoppers to the enchanting ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 28th June 2018: Eros Group, distributor of world-renowned brands like Samsung, Hitachi, Linksys, TCL, Midea, Sonos and many more, was voted a SuperBrand by the SuperBrands Council UAE - the independent authority and arbiter of branding for the eighth time in a row.
Superbrands is a Global Organization which promotes the discipline of branding and pays tribute to the strongest and most valuable brands in the world through its publications and national marketing programs. The Superbrands programme identifies those brands which offer consumers ......read more
Madinat Al Irfan is the Sultanate’s largest urban development project that will create a new downtown area for the Muscat capital district
New mixed-use community, adjacent to Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC), represents OMR 5 billion investment value over a 20-year period
Joint venture project will comprise of more than 11,000 residential units,100,000 sqm of retail space, and 700,000 sqm of office space
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 27, 2018: Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN), the executive arm of the Government of Oman for the ......read more
With up to 90 percent off on more than 10, 000 products…. Expect a riot this Thursday in all Union Coop branches!
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ is back with a bang with its ‘Final Reduction’ giveaway sale to be held on June 28th Thursday. This ‘Flash Sale-ish’ promotion will be exclusively for ‘Tamayaz Card’ holders and will start from evening 7:00 PM till 1:00 AM across all Union Coop branches. So if you were planning to go on a shopping spree, Union Coop has more reasons for you to avail their Tamayaz ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 26, 2018: Ever wondered if you could experience a beach paradise indoors? This summer, Dubai Marina Mall is offering a fantastic indoor beach experience with fun games and activities. So, go back to being a kid and dive into fun surprises at Dubai Marina Mall!
Dubai Marina Mall will also be organising activations for kids and adults alike to offer a fun yet an entertaining summer experience. Kids can beat the heat at The Beach Station with games, fun art & craft activities and also enjoy a beach party!
Adults can also try their luck to find one of the 50 ......read more
DAMAC’s main sponsorship of LPS Beijing 2018 highlights China’s importance to the Dubai property market and the Company’s long-term commitment to Chinese investors
Dubai, UAE – 21 June 2018: DAMAC Properties, the leading luxury property developer based in Dubai, is showcasing a portfolio of luxury properties at Luxury Property Show (LPS) Beijing 2018, being held from June 22 – 24, 2018, at the Wanda Vista Beijing. DAMAC is a main sponsor of LPS 2018, and will be showcasing five of its most sought-after developments in Dubai to ......read more
HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren inaugurates Indian Property Show
Arbaaz Khan, renowned Bollywood actor and producer also attended the inauguration ceremony along with other dignitaries and industry honchos.
The show is being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 21-23 June at Sheikh Rashid Hall
21 June 2018; Dubai, UAE: Popular realty exhibition, the Indian Property Show has returned to Dubai with its 22nd edition among positive sentiments and a number of worthy investment opportunities for expat Indians in the UAE. The event being held at Dubai World Trade ......read more
Dubai — June 20, 2018 — Bentley Systems today announced it has received a 2018 Microsoft Partner of the Year award. Bentley was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of user solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Awards were announced in 39 categories, with winners chosen from more than 2,600 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. Bentley Systems was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in the CityNext Partner of the Year category.
Bentley Systems CEO Greg Bentley said, ......read more
Dubai-based developer Danube Properties’ development portfolio grows to 4,744 apartments, worth Dh3.69 billion
Danube Properties offers studios starting from Dh290,000 at Lawnz
Danube Properties delivered 831 residential units worth Dh1.12 billion including 171 townhouses within Dreamz project worth Dh500 million by March 2018
Dubai-based developer plans to deliver 880 more units later this year
Danube Properties portfolio exceeds US$1 billion involving 4,744 units in 11 projects
Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2018: Danube Properties, a major ......read more
Dubai, 19 June 2018: Dragon Mart 2 is set to become an entertainment paradise this Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) with weekly Dodge RAM prizes, The Great Looney Games live performances, Candy Land games, roaming parades and more.
Dodge RAM raffle draw: 22 June to 4 August
Spend AED200 at any retail or dining outlet at Dragon Mart 2 and you could drive off in a brand new Dodge RAM. Just submit raffle coupons at the mall to enterthe weekly draw for a chance to win one of six Dodge RAM vehicles over the six weeks of DSS festival.
Candy Land: 28 June to 7 ......read more
Prime projects including the iconic WTC Noida, the world’s largest world trade Centre will be showcased.
Properties at 0% interest and no EMI’s until possession plus complimentary return air tickets to India for buyers at the upcoming edition of the popular exhibition.
19 June 2018; Dubai, UAE: Leading developers from India are descending in Dubai this week to showcase their latest projects to thousands of prospective home-buyers, investors, real estate and infrastructure professionals in the country at the 22nd edition of the Indian Property Show, the ......read more
Emaar Malls team up with Emirates Skywards to launch an unprecedented rewards programme for shoppers
Dubai, UAE; June 19, 2018: Emaar Malls, the UAE’s leading owner and operator of shopping malls has partnered with Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates Airline, to deliver the ultimate rewards scheme for shoppers. With the launch of the Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, anyone that purchases goods, food or leisure experiences at The Dubai Mall can now earn Skywards Miles. Simply put: Shop. Earn. Fly.
The Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, currently ......read more
HyperloopTT will work with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine on planning Europe’s first commercial system while creating the legal and regulatory framework for the nation
Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced the signing of an agreement with the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine to begin the process for a planned commercial Hyperloop system. The agreement was signed in the Ukraine capital of Kiev in line with the nation’s National Transport Strategy of Ukraine 2030 initiative.
In February of 2018, Ukraine’s ......read more
As the UAE property market becomes more affordable – What do you need to consider before investing in a home here?
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2018: The UAE is often heralded as one of the world’s most affluent countries, but due to the high percentage of expat residents and falling rent prices, many residents choose to rent over purchasing a home.
However, the UAE is evolving away from a transient lifestyle destination to a place more and more people are looking to lay roots, and recent news stories suggest purchasing your own property in the UAE is ......read more
Interactive sessions at Indian Property Show to guide on body energy science, provide tips on Eco friendly green interiors
June 17, 2018; Dubai, UAE: There are certain external energies in our homes that can disturb the harmony of the environment as well as our health and well-being. To educate people on such of earth’s energy, also known as Geopathic stress, the upcoming Indian Property is hosting an exclusive seminar on “Healthy Living: Body, Spaces and Interiors” to be conducted by Ms Pooja Srivastav, Energy Consultant on Geopathic and ......read more