Visitors and residents can look forward to exclusive offers and deals across Residential, Automotive, Hospitality, Mall and Sports & Fitness destination
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 22nd, 2018: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is the place to be this Ramadan as the destination offers a variety of deals and offers across residential, automotive showrooms, hotels and Mall.
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
During Ramadan, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is offering customers leasing apartments in Marsa Plaza, Al Badia Hillside and Al Badia Residences special incentives including annual rent payable in four cheques, one month rent free on a 12-month lease and no commissions. In addition, customers will ......read more
Extend a helping hand by donating clothes to the Red Crescent as part of the mall’s Ramadan celebration
Engage in traditional activities such as henna painting and calligraphy throughout the Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 May 2018: Celebrate the forthcoming holy month of Ramadan in all its reverence at BurJuman. Through a partnership with the Red Crescent, the mall is inviting its customers to help those less fortunate and in need by donating clothes; this activity also supports the ethos of the Year of Zayed, which commemorates the values of the UAE’s founding father who laid great emphasis on giving.
Commencing the first day of Ramadan and running into Eid, shoppers can help by donating unused and old clothing (in a good state of repair) via easily accessible donation points. All ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22 2018: Majid Al Futtaim—the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia-invites families to create great moments every day as its malls across the country transform with elegant and traditional décor to mark the Holy Month.
The glittering cultural symbols hanging from the ceiling and bright arabesque motifs that adorn every corner of the malls reflect the spirit of peace, tranquillity and hospitality during the Holy Month. The glowing installations have become a social media highlight among residents and tourists visiting Mall of the Emirates, My City Centres and City Centres in the UAE during Ramadan every year.
The malls’ encourage families and friends to come together and freeze the special moment in time with a ......read more
22nd May 2018, Dubai, UAE: In line with long established tradition and celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan, Villa Rotana embraced once more its social responsibility by sharing the blessing to all taxi drivers passing by the hotel. And it will continue in the next 10 days of Ramadan.
Mr. Camille Saade, General Manager of Villa Rotana said, “It is our pleasure to organize such initiatives, knowing that most of the taxi drivers are not having a proper Iftar due to the nature of their job that is requiring them to be always on the road. That being said, we are delighted to share the spirit of giving and make it easier for them to break their fast while on the move.”
“It is our responsibility to support the local community through CSR initiatives, especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan,” Camille ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2018: Saeed Mohamed Al Ghandi and Sons (SMAG), part of the Al Ghandi Auto Group and sole distributor of Japanese construction machinery giant Kobelco in the UAE, announced the signing of an agreement with Utmost Gulf General Transport, for the sale of Kobelco hydraulic excavators.
In addition to greater digging capacity, the new Kobelco hydraulic excavators are fuel-efficient and economical, imposing less burden on the local environment. The advanced technologies of the new SK380HDLC model balances all the demands of today’s construction industry.
Commenting on the agreement, Mark Jenkins, CEO, Al Ghandi Group, said: “Our agreement with Utmost Gulf General Transport is a testament of our excavators’ leading edge in the construction industry’s heavy equipment sector. The ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 20th May 2018: Max, one of the largest value fashion brands across Middle East, North Africa and India launched its 34th store in the UAE, located at The Mall at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi. The store stocks Max’s label of women’s, men’s and children’s fashion - as well as footwear, handbags and lingerie.
Max is part of the Landmark Group, one of the largest retail conglomerates with headquarters in Dubai, UAE. Max today is the leading and most trusted value fashion retailer in the Middle East and India, and aims to have a network of over 600 stores encompassing 9 million sq.ft. of retail space by 2020.
The mall will touch hearts and lives with its community-powered campaign
17 May 2018, Dubai – Standing tall amidst the waves of gloom, Tree of Life grows in fortitude and casts its light of change on the ones in difficulty and need. Since years, the Tree of Life located in Arabian Center, has been the beacon of hope in the lives of many and will continue to do so this Ramadan.
Driven by the spirit of generosity, the Tree of Life motivates people to donate during this month of giving. It inspires and gather donors from a wide array of nationalities, faiths, and walks of life under one roof.
For every contribution made, patrons are invited to light a lamp on the tree; thus, representing a change made in the lives of the destitute. More lamps on the tree means more lives changed. Be it money, clothes, books, stationery, ......read more
Experience the beauty of Arabian Culture at the new air-conditioned ‘Dome’ venue
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 17 May 2018: Promising to deliver a memorable experience, Qasr Al Sultan Boutique Hotel will be hosting Ramadan Iftar and Suhoor at its newly built air-conditioned dome venue. The new venue is an elegantly embellished luxurious dome, where glittering lights ignite the festivities, embarking guests on an exclusive contemporary retreat.
Located in the premises of Qasr Al Sultan Boutique Hotel, the dome is set within a magnificent structure, bejewelled with charm and elegance. The entire setting exquisitely exudes an enchanting ambience. Infusing the flavours of the season, a plethora of Middle Eastern delicacies featuring appetizing hot and cold mezzes, Arabian grills, and indulgent desserts can ......read more
الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 16 مايو، 2018: تتعاون سبينس خلال شهر رمضان المبارك لهذا العام بشكل وثيق مع المنتجين المحليين في الإمارات لتمنح زبائنها مجموعة متنوعة من المنتجات ذات الجودة العالية.
وعلى مدار الشهر الفضيل، توفر سبينس لأسواق التجزئة، والمملوكة محليًا، المنتجات المتميزة من خيرات غذائية ومنتجات إماراتية، والتي تتنوع ما بين الأسماك الطازجة والخضار العضوية، والأجبان والمشروبات والعصائر التي تتنوع ما بين حليب الإبل بالشوكولا والعصائر الطازجة. ويتعاون فريق سبينس بتوجيه من ماثيو فروست، الرئيس التنفيذي للمجموعة، مع الموردين المحليين لتوفير المنتجات التي تلبي احتياجات المستهلكين في دولة الإمارات مع مراعاة معايير الجودة والتي يرغب بها زبائن سبينس. وفي هذا العام حرص فريق سبينس على تخصيص مجموعة من المنتجات الرمضانية الخاصة بهذا الشهر الفضيل لتكون المبادرة الأولى من نوعها على مستوى السوق المحلي.
وفي تصريح له، قال ماثيو ......read more
UAE, 16 May 2018: Spinneys will highlight the growing importance of UAE food and drink producers this Ramadan as the company’s relationship with them goes from strength to strength.
The locally-owned supermarket chain has hundreds of locally produced products on their shelves from fresh fish to organic vegetables, camel milk chocolate to juices. The commercial team at Spinneys, under the guidance of Spinneys CEO, Matthew Frost, work closely with local suppliers to identify gaps in the current range and to develop products that suit the UAE consumer and meet with the quality standards expected by the Spinneys customers. This year the team also developed an exclusive Ramadan range, which is a first for this market.
Spinneys Dubai CEO, Matthew Frost, comments: “This is my first Ramadan in the UAE and I have found it ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 May 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall will welcome over 200 orphaned children throughout the holy month of Ramadan to enjoy a fun-filled day of shopping, entertainment and dining in association with the Rawafed Development & Learning Centre.
The specially-curated experience has been created to delight children and help them celebrate the spirit of Ramadan with personalised offers from the mall’s retailers and food and beverage outlets.
The children will start their journey at Ibn Battuta Mall with a fashion and styling session at REDTAG, followed by an exciting time at Chuck E.
Cheese’s where they will also have a memorable Iftar experience.
This is the third consecutive year of the visits, following the success of the past ......read more
First ever IKEA ‘reference store’ accolade awarded to Abu Dhabi outlet
United Arab Emirates, 13 May 2018: On Thursday, 10th of May, as part of global initiative to enhance customer experience and see further commercial success through its stores, IKEA Yas Island, based in Abu Dhabi, has been awarded the brand’s first ever ‘reference store’ in the world, in attendance of the Ambassador of Sweden, Henrik Landerholm.
Vinod Jayan, Managing Director – IKEA UAE, Qatar, Egypt and Oman, acknowledged the IKEA Yas Island team for their contribution, “We are proud to call IKEA Yas Island the first reference store in the world as the store is one of the best examples of how having a motivated team of co-workers and a thorough implementation of the IKEA commitments and requirements creates a fantastic ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 May 2018: Global trade enabler DP World has extended its partnership with Oracle to implement its digital transformation programme that supports its strategy to develop complementary sectors in the global supply chain such as industrial parks, free zones and logistics.
The move follows an announcement by DP World earlier this year to use the Oracle Cloud Suite of Applications drive business transformation.
Oracle Consulting will now implement the full suite of Fusion Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Capital Management (HCM) and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Cloud solutions using its True Cloud methodology.
The technology roll out across the Group has already started with the Group’s UAE Region and Middle East and Africa Region the first to sign ......read more
Dubai, UAE, Sunday, May 13, 2018: Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living Al Ghurair, the twin properties connected through Al Ghurair Centre shopping mall, has appointed Maria Fe Rusiana Cerchi as the Director of Recreation and Spa – to strengthen the leadership in its recreational offering.
The appointment will help Swissôtel Al Ghurair boost the UAE’s spa industry, estimated to be valued at Dh1.7 billion ($460 million) in 2017, and is expected to top Dh1.85 billion ($500 million) by 2020, according to Colliers International – a global real estate advisory.
The UAE leads the Middle Eastern wellness tourism market, with an average of 1.7 million wellness trips generating $2.7 billion annually, according to new research.
Colliers also revealed the Dubai hotel spa market continues to experience ......read more
Dubai, May 12, 2018 : The new addition to the Swissôtel family invites you to celebrate the spirit of Ramadan in an authentic environment in the heart of Dubai. From traditional settings to sumptuous dishes, an authentic experience awaits you and your family at Swissôtel Al Ghurair.
Experience a magical holy month with a delightful Iftar buffet selection and live Oriental music at Liwan Restaurant. Savour traditional specialities including Lamb Ouzi (Emirati lamb dish on oriental rice), mixed Dolmas (stuffed rice in vegetables), Harees (porridge of wheat and chicken/mutton), Chicken Freekeh (chicken with wheat grains) and Mandi (Yemeni meat and rice dish) followed by traditional cheese desserts such as Khunafa and Halawet Bil Jibn. Before dawn, unwind over Suhour and choose from a wide variety of shisha ......read more
Sharjah Becomes Grand!
May 12, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Regency Group, a leading hypermarket operator in the region, announced the inauguration of its 52nd outlet Grand Mall, Al Musallah – Sharjah on 14th May 2018 at 4.30 pm. The announcement was made by the Group Chairman Mr. Shamsudheen Bin Mohideen today at a press conference held at Dubai.
Grand Mall Sharjah is the largest outlet of Regency Group in UAE. With a total buildup area of more than 200,000 sqft, the mall boasts huge parking space for 600+ cars in Ground and Basement level. Grand Hypermarket will act as the anchor tenant and the Mall will also have several shops with leading brands in Jewellery, Money Exchanges, Electronics & Mobility, Services, Watches and Fashion. A food court area with seating capacity of 300 guests is also ready in the mall and ......read more
The largest consumer cooperative announces its plans for the holy month of Ramadan, with price reductions on more than 15, 000 products, by allocating AED 75 Million towards Ramadan Promotion initiatives
May 9, 2018 – Dubai, UAE: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE has always maintained its tradition of welcoming the holy month of ‘Ramadan’ with attractive discounts & promotion campaigns and social responsibility initiatives. The firm’s latest announcement comes of no surprise as Union Coop announces price reductions up-to 75 percent on more than 15,000 products, with a budget of AED 75 Million allocated towards several Ramadan Promotions.
The much-anticipated announcement was made in the Press Conference held on 7th of May, Monday at Union Coop’s head ......read more
UAE Team Emirates put in a strong performance for the fourth stage of this year’s Giro d’Italia, which was the first stage to be held back on Italian soil during its 101st edition.
Dubai, UAE, May 09, 2018: The 202km undulating parcours favoured the puncheurs, with just two categorised climbs between the start in Catania and the finish line in Caltagirone. The team came to the front with 100kms to go on the Monte Pavone, dictating the tempo and applying pressure on the rest of the peloton during a climb that perfectly suited Valerio Conti and Diego Ulissi. With the breakaway just under a minute ahead of the peloton and with only 25kms to go, Team UAE Emirates pushed to the front once more driving the pace through Grammichele, keeping GC Contender Fabio Aru in a prime position. With just over 10kms to go the ......read more
Dubai, 9th May 2018: Dragon Mart is hosting a traditional Arabian-themed Ramadan Market in the run-up to the Holy Month, with special offers on food, home décor and fashion items from 3 to 19 May.
Open daily from 10am to 10pm, the Ramadan Market, located at Dragon Mart 2, will be set under a grand Arabian tent with a majlis in the centre. Designed to capture the ambience of traditional grand bazaars, the Ramadan Market will have deals on everything from cookware to cosmetics and home accents to handicrafts.
Head to the Dragon Mart Ramadan Market now to prepare for the Holy Month and get the best bargains on fashion, jewellery, kitchen items, sweets, spices and more.
Open bars, floating shisha and live entertainment at Marjan Pool and Anchor Bar from 14 June to 15 July
Dubai, 8 May 2018: As the FIFA World Cup fever sets in, DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island is launching an array of special activities and promotions for all fans of the game!
Cheer as loud as you can as you soak in the outdoor Marjan Pool and catch all the action on big screens with drinks of your choice and floating shisha. Live entertainment through half-time, scratch-and-win offers, as well as amazing promotions on beverages will create an electrifying atmosphere!
Anchor Bar (Indoor)
o Beer Bucket (buy 4 bottles, get 1 free): AED 120*
o Beer Tower (6 pints): AED 150*
Marjan Pool (Outdoor)
o Beer Bucket (buy 4 bottles, get 1 ......read more
From 10th-12th May, shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall will get the chance to splurge on a mall-wide sale with extra incentives including cash back vouchers and free movie tickets
Dubai, UAE, 6th May 2018: Dubai Festival City Mall is getting set for the next 3-Day Super Sale which runs from Thursday 10th May 2018 until Saturday 12th May 2018. Over the three days, shoppers are promised great sales with more than 25% discounts across selected fashion and dining retailers, with the Mall also offering extra-special shopper incentives – instant cashbacks!
Every day, four free movie tickets will be given to the first 100 customers that spend AED 1,000 or more at participating outlets. Shoppers can also spend AED 1,000 at any Kid Zone retailers and receive instant cashback of AED 50 to spend at the ......read more
Experts from UL’s Dubai office examined and discussed new UAE Fire and Life Safety Code and updated standards related to HVAC and building cladding.
UL participated in seminar as official ‘Testing and Certification Solutions Partner’.
Civil defense officials and leaders from region’s construction and safety sectors joined in event at The Address Dubai Marina on April 23.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 02 May, 2018: UL, a global independent safety science company, joined in expert panel discussions on the important topic of fire safety for building facades and updates to the UAE Fire and Life and Safety Code at the recent “Fire and Life Safety in the UAE” Seminar.
The event, held at The Address Dubai Marina on April 23, addressed the impact of the new UAE Fire and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, attended a number of sessions during the 69th edition of the FIABCI World Congress in Dubai. The event was organised by Dubai Land Department in cooperation with the International Real Estate Federation and is taking place under a ‘Happy Cities’ theme at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
His Highness the Deputy Ruler attended a ‘Real Estate and Happiness’ session hosted by Paul Scialla, Founder and CEO of Delos, who stressed that happiness is the greatest goal of human life. Based on this comprehensive concept, any activity should ultimately lead to ......read more
Promising French Hospitality companies and corporations represented within the delegation
Bilateral ties between the two countries continuously grown and strengthened via the hospitality sector
Promoting French Business Opportunities in UAE’s Hospitality Sector
United Arab Emirates, May 01, 2018: Bpifrance, the French public investment bank partnered with Business France, the national agency in charge of the international development of the French economy, to develop a mission to explore market opportunities, financial associations and operational leadership in the hotel and restaurant services sectors in the UAE.
On the occasion of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) trade show that took place at the end of April 2018, delegates and representatives from the ......read more
Members of the newly launched ‘Festival City Kids Club’ can enjoy countless offers and discounts for dining, shopping and entertainment experiences throughout the Mall
Dubai, 29 April 2018: Kids Club has officially launched at Dubai Festival City Mall - a unique loyalty program where children will be given exclusive access to unique experiences, exclusive offers and signature services created just for them. As the only Kids Club of its kind in Dubai, Dubai Festival City Mall in partnership with its retailers, gives parents access to specially tailored offers as well as themed events for kids each month.
Shoppers with children aged up to 12 years old, can register for free at any Customer Service Desk in the Mall. Members of the Kids Club will get a loyalty card to claim their discounts and ......read more
Audiences set to be wowed at free event on Festival Bay to celebrate the New Year
Dubai, UAE, 10th December 2017: To celebrate the new year, Dubai Festival City Mall has announced a spectacular schedule of events which includes live musical performances, exciting shows from their global attraction IMAGINE and four firework displays throughout the evening.
The free entertainment at Dubai Festival City Mall will kick off from 7 pm. Festival Bay will then light up with fireworks at 9pm, 10pm and 11pm and a grand finale firework display at midnight to welcome in the New ......read more
Continuous promotion of the application stresses transparency in the real estate sector and enhanced user productivity
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th December 2017: The ‘Ejari’ smart application developed by Dubai Land Department (DLD) protects the rights of all parties in the real estate sector including owners, tenants and property management companies.
Following new upgrades introduced by DLD, the application has gained an even higher level of efficiency in enhancing user productivity, reducing the cost and time required to complete lease registrations, and most ......read more
14 states and 60 cities across India
The free-to-attend exhibition will be held on 7th, 8th & 9th December in Halls 7 & 8, Dubai World Trade Center
Tempting offers for on spot purchase, flat discounts, free home through lucky draw, and complimentary tickets to global destinations including India.
Indian property price growth predicted to rise to as high as 30% per annum
Indian real-estate contribution to GDP projected to increase to nearly 13% by 2025 from 6.3% now
December 7, 2017; Dubai, UAE: More than 200 Indian property developers across 14 ......read more
UAE-based Pakistanis can head to “Real Estate & Investment Pakistan Expo” being held at the Sharjah Expo Centre over the weekend to scour through property bargains during the first edition of the two-day Pakistan Property Exhibition that will run from December 8 to 9, 2017.
“Developers from the port city of Karachi and Province of Punjab will showcase and sell their projects at the exhibition. The exhibitors will also feature exclusive deals and bargains visitors. On sale are housing plots, villas, apartments, commercial offices and plots amongst other investment ......read more
Market has clocked a sales growth of 28 per cent post-demonetization as per latest study
Prestige Group ‘Buy now, pay later’ offer to attract NRI consumers
6th December, 2017, Dubai - UAE: The realty market in India seems to have shaken off the impact of demonetization by registering sales growth and now showing signs of revival. Optimistic on the growth of the affordable and premium segment properties, while seeing consolidation in the luxury segment, market stability has returned while buyer sentiment is upbeat because of the trust wave generated by ......read more
Over 80 reputed builders from Kerala, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to feature budget to super luxury properties
Over 200 developers from across India to showcase Best of India at the exhibition from 7th- 9th December at Dubai World Trade Center, Hall 7 and 8
For the first time, the property show will feature a “Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum” at the venue
04 December, 2017; Dubai, UAE: The CREDAI’s Indian Property Show slated for this weekend will see a huge participation from South Indian developers. With about 200 reputed RERA ......read more
Light Middle East showcases leading global brands eyeing future growth in lucrative regional market
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017: The booming hospitality sector in the UAe,, has become one of the chief drivers behind the rise in demand for top of the range lighting design, as can be seen from the trends leading up to Light Middle East 2017, the region's premium international showcase for lighting design and technology.
Research firm STR reports that there are currently 99 hotels under development in the UAE, the highest in the Middle East, which represents 17 per ......read more
UAE, December 3, 2017 – Al Rajhi Building Solutions Group, announced that Cladtech International LLC (CTI), a civil engineering and construction company, awarded a contract from Al Saad General Contracting Company for the manufacture and installation of curtain wall facades for ‘Sail Tower’ megaproject in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The Tower covers the construction of a 60-storey tower that will contain a 242 luxury hotel rooms; 104 serviced apartments and parking spaces for 600 cars.
Dr. Khalid Al Rajhi, Chairman, Al Rajhi Building Solutions Group, ......read more
Dubai first Quality Residences with Quality Control by TUV Nord blends strategic location, opulent architecture & high end amenities
Dubai, UAE, December 03, 2017: Vincitore Real Estate Development, Dubai’s first quality branded real estate developer, has officially handed over its flagship Vincitore Palacio residential project to its owners during a ceremony graced by several dignitaries. The event marked a major milestone in the developer’s ongoing efforts to deliver properties embodying its promise of ‘Quality Real Estate at Value Par ......read more
win one gram of gold with every kilogram reduced @ Danube
3rd December, 2017; UAE: Danube Group, UAE's largest diversified conglomerates with interests in building materials, property, construction and home furnishings joins hand with the Dubai Fitness Challenge and kick started a glittering weight loss rewarding programme for all the employees across branches from September 11th to December 10th2017.
The campaign aims to encourage employees to lose weight and find time for physical activity to stay fit and healthy. As per the initiative one can win one gram of gold with every ......read more
Dubai, UAE; December 03, 2017: Technal Middle East, a pioneer in architectural aluminium facade systems, has launched a campaign to create more awareness among UAE building contractors, consultants and specifiers about fire safety for building facades.
According to Sam Robinson, General Manager, Technal Middle East: “We have developed a guideline to help the construction industry better understand how to ensure compliance with the relevant codes and standards for fire safety of external walls on high-rise buildings. Our guideline makes understanding the fire hazards of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 3, 2017: In celebration of the inspiring success story of the UAE and its unity for 46 years, guided by the shrewd vision of its leaders, Robinsons, the leading fashion department store located at Dubai Festival City Mall, is taking the UAE National Day to a whole new level this year. Robinsons is proud to present a unique trunk show, bringing together the talents of local and regional designers that will be showcasing some hot off the runway and ready-to-wear couture abaya designs, jewelry and bags, all in a beautiful fusion of local and global ......read more
UAE, November 29, 2017 - Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, joined the whole nation in its celebration of the 46th founding anniversary of the UAE amid an atmosphere of pride and belonging to the nation. The employees and executive management held a special flag raising event where they renewed their pledge to contribute to the advancement of the UAE's leadership in line with the vision and policies directed by the wise leadership, which carries the message of the Union in a sincere and capable manner and to ......read more
SOUQ doubles number of items sold during White Friday 2017 compared to last year’s event
With one million deals on offer, total number of items sold more than doubled compared to last year’s event
18 items sold per second during highest traffic time
Products from over 16,000 fashion, beauty, electronics, grocery and other brands were on sale
Over 70% of customers shopped through mobile devices across the region
Almost half of customers paid using electronic payment methods
29th November, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: SOUQ.com today announced that the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE; November 29, 2017 – Enviromena Power Systems (Enviromena), a portfolio company of Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has been successfully acquired by Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP).
AIP is a UK-based independent infrastructure investment advisory company. It partners with institutional investors, mainly pension plans, to access direct infrastructure investments.
UAE-based Enviromena develops, deploys and operates clean energy solutions throughout the MENA region. With a project footprint spanning nine countries, the company ......read more
DUBAI- November 29, 2017: Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, are showcasing their new unique fire resistant and super-efficient non-combustible External Thermal Insulation Composite System (ETICS) technology. The system boasts innovation, durability and longevity. The new ETICS technology was launched at the ongoing Big 5 exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Center.
ETICS technology by Caparol Paints has been designed to save energy and improve the climate inside the buildings. It substantially reduces heating and air conditioning costs by maintaining ......read more
The mall will stage a number of family-centric social, cultural and entertainment activities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 November 2017: In an endeavour to showcase the Emirati culture, customs and traditions, Bawadi Mall in Al Ain will stage a number of family-centric, social, cultural and entertainment activities as a part of their celebrations organised on the occasion of the UAE’s National Day which will run from November 29th until December 3rd.
“UAE’s National Day is an important occasion to reflect back on UAE’s heart-warming culture and ......read more
At Dubai’s biggest construction industry exhibition - Big5 the company to highlight a lock as unique as a DNA and Advantis – the new range of electronic locks
Dubai - November 28, 2017: Godrej Locking Solutions and Systems(LocksS), the largest padlock manufacturer in Asia and a company that has been securing homes for the last 120 years in India, today launched the world’s most secure locks Godrej Herculoc and Godrej Advantis at the Big 5 exhibition in Dubai. The Big 5 is the largest construction event in the Middle East.
Godrej LocksS has been synonymous for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2017: UAE National Day celebrations at The Dubai Mall are not-to-be-missed, with a host of cultural activities, performances and giveaways, allowing families, friends and the community to come together to mark the ‘Spirit of the Union.’
In collaboration with the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Emirati hosts will welcome visitors to the Souk Atrium which will be transformed into a cultural “majilis.” Guests will be served traditional coffee and dates as they listen to stories of the UAE’s culture and ......read more
The UAE-based business conglomerate will soon unveil more hypermarkets, further consolidating its retail presence in the GCC and India.
DUBAI – November 28, 2017: The UAE-based retail major Fathima Group opened its second hypermarket in Ras Al Khaimah as part of its wider growth plans in the GCC. HE Eng. Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, and HE Sheikh Majid Bin Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurated the outlet in the presence of Fathima Group Chairman Mr. E.P. Moosa Haji, Managing Director Mr. E.P. Sulaiman Haji, CEO Mr. Sameer Sulaiman and other senior dignitaries.
The ......read more
UAE, November 27, 2017 - Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, has announced that its shares have been included in the MSCI GCC Index. The move demonstrates the growing regional and international confidence in DSI’s turnaround plan, which is expected to help bolster investor interest in the company.
DSI’s inclusion in the MSCI GCC Index comes just a month after the company’s successful completion of a comprehensive Recapitalization Program designed to improve the financial and operational performance ......read more
Sharjah, 27 November 2017: HE Marwan Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (Shurooq) and HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, inaugurated the first International Concrete Conference & Exhibition in the Middle East (ICCX Middle East 2017) yesterday (Sunday). More than 100 exhibitors and 1,000 international experts in the construction sector attended the event.
The exhibition, which is unique to the region, is particularly important because of its portfolio of construction and planiing projects in the GCC which are estimated to be ......read more
17.4% increase in UAE active construction projects draws to Dubai 2,500+ companies from around the world
Monday, November 27, 2017: The continued expansion of construction activities in the GCC region is attracting an increased number of international exhibitors at The Big 5 this year. According to the latest statistics by BNC Network, there’s been a 17.4% growth in the number of active construction projects in the UAE in 2017 compared to the previous year, and an 8.6% increase in terms of value, which reached USD 818 billion.
“Over 2,500 companies from 60 ......read more
Free to attend educative seminars at CREDAI’s Indian Property Show on 7th, 8th and 9th December
Dubai based expert Dr. Padmaja Yadav to also provide quick tips on home interiors and science of architecture
November 26, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Converting a brick-and-mortar house into a welcoming home is everyone’s dream. Yet, all it requires is some warmth, love, and understanding of Vastu and interiors. Learn more about this science of architecture and its application in home decor during the free to attend seminars at the upcoming CREDAI’s Indian Property ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017: Starting today until November 25, Al-Futtaim ACE and Plug Ins are offering massive White Friday deals both online and in-store across a range of products.
There will be amazing deals on selected items from Outdoor, Garden, Home, and DIY from leading brands including Dyson, Siemens, AFTRON, Homeworks, Apple, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Bosch, and Lenovo amongst others. Additionally, on a minimum spend of AED 500 at Al-Futtaim ACE stores, customers will be entered into a raffle promotion where 20 shoppers will receive a chance to win 5g of gold ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017: Shopping in Dubai is about to get even more exciting, as The Outlet Village, Dubai’s first upscale outlet mall, gears up to celebrate the 3 Day Super Sale Dubai from the 23rd – 25th November.
Housing three department stores, international dining and over 125 top brands such as DKNY, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Ted Baker and many more, The Outlet Village is the perfect destination for luxury shopping fans looking to acquire iconic brands at exceptional prices this weekend.
Located in Jebel Ali, just 15 minutes away from JBR ......read more
The brand new American Girl store has officially opened at City Centre Mirdif
This is American Girl’s first location in Dubai and outside of North America
American Girl is hosting a launch event open to all on Friday, November 24th
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2017: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today announced that American Girl, the premium brand loved by girls everywhere, has officially opened its doors in the UAE! The brand new store at City Centre Mirdif is ......read more
Mall-wide sale will offer discounts from 30% up to 90% off
Abu Dhabi, 21 November 2017: Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, will launch its Black & White Weekend Sale, from Thursday 23 November to Sunday 26 November. Inspired by the global sale event ‘Black Friday’, Yas Mall’s array of international retailers will offer discounts of up to 90%, helping visitors shop at great deals, including House of Fraser, Debenhams, the One, Home Centre, E- Max, plus many more.
With the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix happening at the ......read more
The Olympics of online shopping are coming to region. Top tips to win the best deals at the SOUQ's biggest sale of the year
21 November 2017, Dubai, U.A.E: On your mark, shoppers! The region's biggest online shopping days are about to kick off. The much-awaited annual SOUQ White Friday 2017 is all set to be bigger and better than ever before, with a line up of the best deals and the biggest range of products. With a whopping 5 million items to choose from, customers are going to need to build some serious shopping stamina to make the most of the sale.
Just as ......read more
With a special flypast and a festival of fireworks, Dubai Festival City Mall is THE place to be on the 2nd of December
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 20th November 2017: On the 46th National Day, Dubai Festival City Mall will host a series of events at Festival Bay from 1.30pm in the afternoon till 11.15pm, including a flypast by Al Fursan, spectacular aerobatics, fireworks and a special edition IMAGINE show.
The packed schedule of events will begin with ‘Al Fursan’ – Arabic for ‘The Knights’ and continue throughout the day, including ......read more
Shoppers can snap up deals on a whopping five million products that will match the lowest prices in the region
SOUQ further boosts operational excellence ahead of White Friday sale to create a superior customer shopping experience
Targeted investment into expansion of Fulfillment Centers to gear up for increased demand
Growth in number of staff and additional pickup points to meet high volume of orders
Roll out of credit card payment on delivery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
20th November, 2017, Dubai, U.A.E: SOUQ.com, the online retail and marketplace in the Middle ......read more
Key retailers at Dubai Festival City Mall set to slash prices with discounts up to 30-90%
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 November 2017: Dubai Festival City Mall gets ready for the next edition of the Dubai 3-Day ‘Super Sale’. From 23rd to 25th November key retailers will be offering unbeatable discounts and offers, with up to 90% off popular items over the course of the weekend.
Selected retailers at Dubai Festival City Mall will open their doors an hour earlier, from 9am, allowing for an extended shopping period. Shoppers will have access to ......read more
The new update includes all areas of the Emirate and the inclusion of indexes for new projects
Residential, commercial and industrial properties are all included in the latest upgrade
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 November 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the rental index has been updated for 2018. DLD confirmed that the new update is for all residential, commercial and industrial properties in the Emirate of Dubai.
DLD’s specialists have adopted a variety of mechanisms to carry out the upgrade process, including reading the average data of tenancy ......read more
November 15, 2017 - DuPont recently presented its new Nomex® based fabrics and innovative protective solutions for firefighters and industry workers at this year’s A+A in Dusseldorf, Germany. They offer, for example, better protection for industry workers against the thermal effects of electric arcs. Moreover, the company announced the winners of the 'Nomex® Innovation Award 2017' at a gala ceremony on the first day of the trade show. The award is open to members of the DuPont™ Nomex® EMEA Partner Program, a carefully selected network of spinners, weavers, ......read more
Q3 2017 Highlights
Recapitalization Program successfully completed
Tabarak Investment Injects AED 500 million in Equity
Debt restructuring expected to be concluded across key markets in Q4 2017
Q3 2017 Revenue stood at AED 590 million
Ongoing UAE projects portfolio contributes 42% of the company’s Q3 2017 revenue
The New Management conducts a projects commercial review and records additional provisions, revenue and margin adjustments for legacy projects across key markets
The lack of liquidity prior to the completion of the Recapitalization Program and to the ......read more
SOUQ’s biggest online sale to run an unprecedented 500,000 deals on 16,000 brands for shoppers in the GCC and Egypt from 22 to 25 November
50 times more deals on offer than last year across all categories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and much more
SOUQ adds massive new line up of leading labels on offer for White Friday Sale
14 November 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: SOUQ.com has announced the return of its biggest online shopping event, the annual “White Friday Sale”, with 500,000 deals across the region on more than 16,000 ......read more
European hub will give employees and visitors a first-hand view of how Steelcase is using space to learn, innovate and grow in a disruptive environment
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2017: Steelcase has announced the opening of its newest Learning + Innovation Center (LINC), capping a multi-year effort to bring together employees and propel global growth. The new LINC is the latest extension of the company’s global network, part of a geographically distributed approach to innovation. As organizations recognize the importance of face-to-face interactions and shift back to ......read more
His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Law No. (19) of 2017, partially amending Law No. (13) of 2008 on Interim Property Registration in Dubai. The new law reflects our continuous efforts to complete the legal system that regulates our real estate sector.
Such amendments are announced periodically and follow an in-depth assessment of market needs. They reflect the aspirations ......read more
Calculator eases the relationship between landlords and tenants and minimises disputes
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) is a pioneer in finding proactive solutions for ensuring transparency and enhancing the comfort and happiness of all parties in the real estate market. Through its management and regulatory arms, transactions are closely monitored in addition to the regulatory requirements of the real estate rental management sector and any disputes that arise between parties to a rental contract.
DLD allows all parties to access ......read more
In order to achieve success as an entrepreneur, it is vital that you spend your money wisely; you need to make sure that any outgoing expenses have a positive impact on your business. While it is true that you need to speculate to accumulate, this is only the case if you are making sensible decisions. As your business grows, you will also need to ensure that your finances are fairly divided. You don’t want all of your funds going to one aspect of your organization, while another area suffers. If you are determined to be successful in your entrepreneurial endeavors, you will need to read ......read more
Dubai, November 9 2017: This November, QNET, prominent Asian direct selling company, urges everyone to commemorate Global Men’s Health Month by encouraging the men in your life to take care of their health.
QNET, through their ‘Absolute Living’ Campaign, propagates a holistic lifestyle for people, helping you achieve a balanced life with a healthier body, mind and spirit. With a wide array of products that make well-being accessible to all, QNET aids men to proactively take care of their physical health. QNET has something for every man, helping him ......read more
The closing ceremony for the 30-day Challenge is set to be hosted at Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 November 2017: As thousands take part in the Dubai Fitness Challenge this month, Dubai Festival City, one of emirate’s largest mixed-use developments, is gearing up to host the grand closing ceremony on November 17th and 18th.
From surprise celebrity appearances and fitness demonstrations from Dubai’s top trainers to dragon boat racing and sunset yoga on the Festival Bay Helipad, Dubai Festival City has revealed some of the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 7, 2017: His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq Bank is the inaugural recipient of the Cal Poly Alumni Excellence Award presented by the California Polytechnic State University Alumni Association at the Honored Alumni Awards Celebration. Established in 2017, the Cal Poly Alumni Excellence Award pays tribute to an outstanding graduate who has demonstrated a lifetime of professional achievements and global contributions.
“I’m very proud of His Excellency’s accomplishments,” Cal Poly President ......read more
Dubai, November 4, 2017 - Automotive brand BORGWARD Group AG is set to introduce its renowned brand of aesthetics and performance to automobile enthusiasts across the GCC during its first-ever participation in the 14th Dubai International Motor Show. The company will showcase its user-friendly intelligent models featuring competitive German-made technology at Hall 2 -Stand 200 during the show’s run from November 14 to 18, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
BORGWARD occupies a prominent place in German automotive history. Founded by automotive genius Carl F.W. Borgward ......read more
Dubai, November 05, 2017: Reaffirming its market-leading position, Centrepoint, the region’s largest fashion retailer, swept all four of its nominated categories at the ICSC 2017 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards.
Centrepoint took home Best MENA Retail Brand, Best Store Design for its store at Doha Festival City, Best Cause Related Marketing for its Family Clock initiative and the Gold for Best Digital & Social media marketing for its Sale campaign.
Simon Cooper, Head of Centrepoint, said: “Over the years we have worked to ensure that ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017: Hundreds of Dubai residents gathered at Dubai Festival City Mall early Thursday morning on the 2nd November, with Al-Futtaim employees and students from Universal American School in Dubai Festival City, to celebrate UAE Flag Day.
The entire Dubai Festival City Mall façade will light up in the colours of the UAE flag every night leading up to UAE National Day.
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2017: The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP) and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand the development of the Masdar “Eco-Villa” sustainable home concept around the United Arab Emirates.
The agreement was signed by Mohamed Ibrahim Al Mansouri, Executive Director of Engineering at the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP), and Yousef Baselaib, Executive Director of Sustainable Real Estate at Masdar, on the first day of the Arab Future Cities Summit Dubai 2017.
Launched during ......read more
Davide Padoa, CEO of Design International, will give an address on the key trends in retail architecture at the RECon MENA next week. Well known for its ability to anticipate market shifts and integrate them into highly creative designs, Design International has an established reputation as an innovative architectural and design practice.
Speaking ahead of the conference, Davide said: Shopping centres are no longer simply about making a purchase. People want to buy into something that is surprising and stimulating and has an authentic value for them and their community. It is ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 29, 2017: Cityland Group – developer of Cityland Mall, UAE’s first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 – today announced that it has signed up with the Danish home furnishing retailer JYSK to bring the brand to the Middle East. With more than 2,500 stores worldwide across 48 countries, JYSK is one of the world’s largest retail furniture groups.
With a passion for Scandinavian design, JYSK delivers furniture and accessories, including mattresses, bedding, and outdoor products that enhance living spaces with a ......read more
Inspection drive conducted between January and September 2017
QCC confirms accuracy of 97 per cent of jewellery and precious metal scales examined during the campaign
Council urges consumers to look for gold seals on scales before making any purchases
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 October, 2017 –Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, verified the accuracy of 6,642 legal measuring instruments and 10,840 pre-packaged products in Abu Dhabi market as part of its continued efforts to create a ......read more