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
The total value of 21,893 construction projects reaches Dh8.8 trillion (US$2.4 trillion) at the beginning of September 2017, which is higher than the GDP of 205 countries, and lower than the world’s top six economies.
Value of urban construction projects reached $1.185 trillion (Dh4.34 trillion) in September 2017, BNC Construction Intelligence report shows
Value of the energy projects have reached $331 billion (Dh1.21 trillion) in September 2017
Value of utility project in the Gulf reached $302 billion (Dh1.1 trillion) in Sept., 2017
Total value of ......read more
A report by US-based Global Market Insights indicates that the district cooling market in the Middle East will exceed US$12bn by 2024
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2017: Commercial and residential buildings in Dubai have district cooling and the demand is set to grow substantially, and district cooling is an integral part in the future of smart cities, according to Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider.
“Once a building has been commissioned, there is a ......read more
Key Projects across Dubai at Marasi Business Bay, Villanova in Dubailand, as well New Phase of Cultural Village are in Focus at Stand S1D10 at Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai-UAE: 10 September, 2017: Dubai Properties, a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer of renowned destinations across the emirate will showcase an impressive realty portfolio at Cityscape Global 2017, exhibiting alongside other Dubai Holding companies including Dubai Design District (d3).
The premier property exhibition, Cityscape Global will run from 11 to 13 September, ......read more
Gala Event to announce ‘Brand of the Year’ award and unveil the 13th edition of the Superbrands book
Dubai, UAE – September 10, 2017: Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced it will host its annual tribute event to honour and recognize 64 of UAE’s strongest brands on September 17, 2017. At the event, Superbrands will also announce the highly awaited ‘Brand of the Year’ award and unveil the 13th edition of the much sought-after Superbrands book, which includes a two-page profile of each of the Superbrands.
In its ......read more
The island will demonstrate its pivotal role in realising Ras Al Khaimah real estate vision for 2018, and highlight unrivalled investment opportunities for investors
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 9 September 2017: With record investment deals and projects portfolio, Al Marjan Island the leading master developer in Ras Al Khaimah was named platinum sponsor of Cityscape Global 2017 which runs from 11th to 13th September at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Through its participation at the exhibition, Al Marjan Island will continue to raise Ras Al Khaimah’s (RAK) ......read more
The company contributes to Dubai's vision by providing the real estate market with a wide spectrum of real estate options
The value of the company's UAE investments reached AED 9.8 billion by the end of the first half of 2017
Dubai, UAE, September 9, 2017: MAG Property Development (MAG PD), the property development arm of MAG Group, has announced that it will showcase five real estate projects at Cityscape Global 2017, the world-leading real estate exhibition that will take place at the Dubai World Trade Center from 11th to 13th September.
Talal Moafaq Al Gaddah, ......read more
Dubai takes top city billing in new Real Estate Barometer study commissioned by YouGov for Cityscape Global
Dubai, UAE; 9 September 2017: The UAE has retained its number one position as the most appealing country to invest in real estate in the world for GCC residents, while Dubai is the most preferred city, according to new research.
The latest Real Estate Barometer study, conducted in partnership between YouGov and Cityscape Global, asked GCC home buyers and real estate investors where they feel most comfortable investing their money globally and 45% of respondents cited the ......read more
Spend 500 AED in store at Stadium and only pay 350 AED
Dubai, UAE, 9 September, 2017: Refresh your sports and lifestyle wardrobe at Stadium and be rewarded instantly. From 31 August to 12 September, shoppers spending 500 AED or more in participating Stadium can redeem 150 AED instantly.
This offer is only valid in the following stores: Dubai Mall, Dubai Festival City, BurJuman, City Centre Deira, Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, Yas Mall, Mushrif Mall and Deerfields.
Middle East’s largest real estate event returns with on-site sales for the first time and a host of special offers
Dubai, UAE; 7 September 2017: Cityscape Global returns to Dubai World Trade Centre next week and scores of real estate developers are busy prepping for what is the biggest property event in the region.
This year sees the introduction of on-site sales for all UAE projects, which means visitors will be able to compare investment options in one place and make purchasing decisions right on the show room floor.
With up to ......read more
Saudi-based hospitality and entertainment group Al Hokair has announced the expansion of MENA Hotels in the UAE with the opening of MENA Plaza Albarsha Dubai. The official ceremony was held last evening in the presence of Mr Majed Al Hokair, Vice Chairman of the Board of Al Hokair Group. Founded in 2008 by Al Hokair Group, MENA Hotels currently boasts a portfolio of eight projects including five in Saudi Arabia, two in Jordan and one in the UAE.
Making the announcement, Mr Sami Al Hokair, CEO and Co-Founder of MENA Hotels, stated, “We are delighted to debut MENA Hotels that is a ......read more
September 7, 2017 - The Dubai Land Department’s annual report for 2016 underscores the huge success of Dubai in particular in attracting property investors, registering a total of 60,595 real estate transactions collectively worth over AED 259 billion.
Falconcity of Wonders LLC will showcase the latest developments within its Falconcity of Wonders (FCW) multipurpose mega project during the 16th edition of Cityscape Global, the largest networking exhibition and conference dedicated to the real estate trade running from September 11 to 13, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. FCW ......read more
DAMAC Hills master community advances; Over 50 percent of contracts awarded for its AKOYA Oxygen development
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 6 September 2017: DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, announced it has awarded more than 370 contracts worth AED 3.5 billion since January 2017. The contracts included construction, supplier and consultancy services across its portfolio of developments.
The bulk of contracts awarded this year have been for DAMAC’s largest master golf community, AKOYA Oxygen, with major construction ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 6, 2017: The Dubai Mall is now home to an incredible art installation, by Mexican artist, Gabriel Dawe.
Centred around the exploration of textiles, Dawe’s ‘Plexus’ installation at The Dubai Mall considers the correlation between fashion and architecture, through exploring the diversity of sewing thread as a medium for his works.
Constructed entirely from coloured thread, the installation is a representation of combining two forms of shelter which humankind requires, the need for clothing and a physical home, to create a delicate and ......read more
The initiative invites local artists to showcase their talents through re-imagining TRYANO’s iconic nutcracker and be featured in the brand’s festive season campaign.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 5, 2017: TRYANO, Abu Dhabi’s homegrown premium department store, is inviting artists to join Bespoke Abu Dhabi – an initiative that supports arts and creativity in the local community.
In partnership with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Cultural Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), the initiative will allow local emerging artists to showcase their talents through re-imagining the ......read more
September 4, 2017: When heritage meets craftsmanship, it results in Swarovski’s unsurpassed ability to renew itself in the utmost respect of its brand DNA. Crystal cutting expert, master of light and sparkle, glamour booster, Swarovski adds its fashion signature to make every day extraordinary and permit women to express their personality through inspired accessories, from day to night. To best encounter its collections, Swarovski invites women to live a real experience in its 2500 stores worldwide. An experience which is now possible in Jeddah at the Red Sea Mall, in a ......read more
NYX Professional Makeup opens its first standalone boutique store in the region; the second store for Victoria’s Secret offering a full assortment of lingerie, sleepwear and fragrances; and MUJI, the Japanese retailer with a wide range of smart lifestyle products, including apparel & home goods
Al Wahda Mall, sprawling across 3.3 million square feet with over 350 brands including fashion, beauty, entertainment, food, supermarkets and more welcomes three popular brands to the mall
Al Wahda Mall is located in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 04, 2017: ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 4, 2017: With the outdoor season just ahead, preparing your outside space has never been easier with the launch of an exciting range at Al-Futtaim ACE.
Whether it is alfresco dining, barbeque parties, camping, picnics, gardening or celebrating the festive season, the collection includes some brand new and exclusive products that are on-trend, great quality and good value for money.
The Al-Futtaim ACE outdoor collection features an extensive range of products from outdoor furniture, barbeques, lawn mowers, swings, camping accessories and gardening ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017: Someone's going to get lucky this September at Paris Gallery! The luxury retailer is calling all perfume lovers to an ultra-luxurious giveaway. One lucky customer will drive home a Maserati Quattroporte GTS. The chance to win this coveted car is open to anyone purchasing perfumes worth AED 500 or more from one of these three brands: Versace, Missoni and Moschino. The month-long offer will run from September 1st to the 30th at all Paris Gallery stores in the UAE.
Paris Gallery, the perfect destination for gifting, caters to the desires of the most ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 August 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that over AED 820 million worth of brokerage commissions were made in Dubai’s real estate market between the beginning of January 2017 and the end of June this year.
Yousuf Al Hashimi, Deputy Executive Director of RERA – the regulatory arm of DLD – commented: "Brokers play an essential role in our sector, representing the forefront of real estate activity, acting as a very important link between sellers and buyers, and also offering a wide range of services for investors. Our ......read more
It's that time of the year to shower your loved ones with the finest gifts.
Look no further than Paris Gallery for the latest in luxury perfumes, timeless timepieces and in-vogue accessories for Him & Her.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (August 28, 2017): Cityland Group - developer of Cityland Mall, UAE’s first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 - has announced the appointment of Dubai-based McARTHUR + COMPANY as operators of the 1.2 million sq. ft. GLA mall project. The property that is currently under construction is located adjacent to Global Village and will be in close proximity to residential communities in Arabian Ranches, Majan, Al Barari, Layan, and Falcon City amongst many others.
McARTHUR + COMPANY, one of the world’s leading shopping centre ......read more
His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: “The UAE’s wise leadership drives the country’s progress with its gender equality strategy”
Panellists at thought-session include prominent Emirati women influencers across industries: Her Excellency Dr Mouza Obaid Ghanim Ghubash and Dr Maryam Matar
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 28 August, 2017: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, celebrated the third annual Emirati Women’s Day, themed ‘Women are Partners in Giving’, with an inspirational seminar, to coincide ......read more
28 August 2017, Dubai UAE: LXA, the award-winning hospitality interior design consultancy based in London and Dubai, is proud to confirm the completion of its work at Al Habtoor City, which includes La Perle, the upcoming aquatic theatre show by Franco Dragone. Envisioned as the vibrant dining and entertainment epicentre of Al Habtoor City, the integrated development is the largest single-phase development in the Middle East, within which LXA has designed the areas and the main lobby space associated with the theatre, plus traditional British pub, the Rose & Crown. The show La Perle ......read more
Get your kids kitted out for school at Stadium
Shoppers spending 250AED on Back to School products receive a free Umbro backpack
Dubai, UAE, 27 August, 2017: Looking for the latest sportswear for Back to School? Look no further than Stadium. Not only does it have all the best sports brands under one roof, but before 31 August, shoppers spending 250AED on Back to School products will receive a free Umbro backpack.
You’ll love our selection! The Adidas Young Boys Base Polo (AED 125) is designed with a polo neck for comfortable everyday wear, and your kid will ......read more
Sharjah, August 27, 2017: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced its Sharjah Summer Grand Discounts campaign,which is scheduled to be launched this Tuesday in the Emirate. SCCI is conducting the campaign for the first time as part of the Sharjah Summer Offers activities. The campaign includes unprecedented discounts of up to 80% on top brands and various products and goods.
All stores in Sharjah’s malls and shopping centers will take part in the campaign, which will continue for three consecutive days, concluding activities at night on Thursday August 31st. The ......read more
The Summit will highlight specific ground-breaking technologies as 3D Printing, BIM Technology, Bio Mimicry and Pre-fabricated Modules among many others
Dubai, UAE, August 24, 2017: With a surge in technological innovations surrounding the real estate and hospitality sector, the 2017 edition of Hotelier Summit Africa (North) will feature cutting-edge technology solutions to improve the productivity of the industry players.
To be held from October 4th-6th, 2017 in Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort in Morocco, the mega-event will highlight specific ground-breaking technologies ......read more
31% growth in net rental income to USD 21.5m (1H 2016: USD 16.4m)
Strong rental income conversion lead to 67% growth in funds from operations (“FFO”), now USD 8.3m
Current annualized rent passed AED 200 million mark
Phase 1 of the British Columbia Canadian School is being delivered. Opening pending authority inspections.
Owner fit out and leasing under way at Index Mall
Pursuing acquisition opportunities in the current market environment
Dubai – 24 August 2017: Emirates REIT (CEIC) Limited (“Emirates REIT” or the ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 August, 2017: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, today announced a financial endowment to Dar Zayed for Family Care. Within the framework of the Fund’s 2017 corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda, the monetary aid will empower the UAE society through community development efforts.
Held at ADFD’s headquarters, the cheque handing over ceremony was attended by Khalifa Al Qubaisi, Deputy Director General of ADFD, and Nabil Al Dhaheri, Director General of Dar Zayed for Family Care.
Enabling ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2017: The countdown is on until school goes back, and The Dubai Mall is making things a little bit sweeter for parents with a chance to win a year’s worth of school tuition fees!
Simply spend any amount at The Dubai Mall’s more than 1,200 retailers and 200 F&B outlets, visit a Guest Services desk throughout the mall and enter for a change to win big.
There are four prizes worth up to AED 50,000* each up for grabs, so don’t miss your chance to enter before Saturday, August 26, 2017.
There’s also more than 40 ......read more
Famous Arabic singer and actor Hamada Helal to give an enjoyable performance to kids at Eid Al Adha Carnival
Abu Dhabi, 23 August 2016: Famous and loved Arabic singer and actor Hamada Helal is confirmed to give an enjoyable performance with his famous kids’ songs at the first day of Eid Al Adha. The announcement was made today by The Mall at World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi (WTCAD), as part of its Eid Carnival celebrations.
The Mall at WTCAD has announced earlier that it’s hosting the biggest first of its kind Eid Carnival during the three days of Eid Al Adha, from ......read more
20th August 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: With soaring temperatures and busy lifestyles, SOUQ.com is enabling parents to conveniently shop all ‘Back to School’ essentials at click of a button and have the products delivered to their doorstep. Offering exciting discounts up to 60% off on ‘Back-to-School’ collection, SOUQ.com promises to be your one-stop shop for all school requisites. From school bags, stationary, uniforms, daily kitchen essentials, hygiene products, lunch items to study room furniture, printers and scanners, SOUQ.com is offering all this and much ......read more
For the first time ever in the capital
3 Days of Extravagant Eid Carnival at The Mall from 1-3 September
World’s famous kids circus coming all the way from Italy to entertain guests
Dazzling roaming shows and entertainment acts every half an hour
Bigger surprise is to be announced next week as part of the Eid Carnival
Abu Dhabi, 20 August 2017: An unforgettable experience awaits visitors at The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) this Eid, as The Mall invites friends and families of all ages to celebrate Eid Al Adha with a ......read more
His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: “Our wise leadership is keen to continuously develop UAE-Afghanistan bilateral relations”
ADFD’s development funding in Afghanistan underpins growth for agriculture, housing, energy, transport, industry and health sectors as well as social services
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 August, 2017: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, and the Government of Afghanistan, enjoy long-standing ties of cooperation dating back to 1977. Cordial relations between the two sides continue to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2017: Dubai Economy and Paris Gallery, the leading luxury retailer in the region, opened the 'Consumer Happiness Counter' at Paris Gallery's largest store in The Dubai Mall. Mr. Mohammed Abdul Rahim Al Fahim, CEO of Paris Gallery Group of Companies, in the presence of Mr. Mohammad Ali Rashed Lootah, CEO, Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection sector in Dubai Economy, and senior officials from both sides, inaugurated the counter.
Launched by Dubai Economy, the initiative is in line with the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al ......read more
Dubai Festival City simplifies the back to school season by offering a one stop destination for your favourite back to school essentials
Dubai, UAE, 16 August 2017: Dubai Festival City is offering a wide range of back-to-school promotions to ensure that your kids will look their best for the school year ahead at; Sacoor Brothers, Marks & Spencer and GAP, and stock up on school supplies from Borders, ACE, E-MAX and Carrefour.
To get parents prepared and make it fun for the little ones, here are some of Dubai Festival City’s top tips and tricks, as well as in ......read more
Shop for a chance to win a year of tuition fees, worth AED 50,000
Kids can win a Nintendo Switch with The Dubai Mall Bear Hunt
Kids eat free at over 40 selected outlets
Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2017: It’s almost back-to-school time and The Dubai Mall is helping students and parents get ready with a host of unmissable activities, pop-up stores and kids-eat-free specials, so nothing gets forgotten!
From Sunday August 13, until Saturday August 26, Star Atrium on The Ground Floor of The Dubai Mall will be home to ‘Back to School ......read more
Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi, offers ladies an exclusive shop-till-you-drop offer from 7th March 2017 to 27th February, 2018, 10:00am-3:00pm
Ladies can shop for AED 200 minimum and be part of a monthly raffle coupon and stand a chance to win AED 5,000 worth shopping vouchers
Women enjoy in-store deals from 10:00am to 3:00pm every Tuesday apart from the raffle draw till the end of the promotion period
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 15, 2017: Al Wahda Mall, an Iconic landmark & favorite shopping destination located in the heart of Abu Dhabi city, is running its ......read more
Dubai-based property developer gets ready to hand over 302 sold-out units to customers this month – within two years of the launch of the affordable luxury homes to customers
Dubai, August 15, 2017: Danube Properties, which launched eight projects in three years with a combined development value exceeding Dh3 billion, announces the completion of the Dh350 million – Glitz Residence I and II projects – within two years of the sales launch.
Owners of all the 302 sold-out units will soon start taking deliveries of their units as Danube prepares to welcome its ......read more
Industry growing at a steady rate to reach $54 billion in 2022
Dubai, UAE, August 15th, 2017: International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding, announced that the SGI Dubai 2018 show is 57 percent sold out almost 5 months prior to the show. The 21st edition of this premier sign, graphic and imaging industry event will be held from January 14th to 16th at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
The 2017 edition of the show welcomed over 400 global exhibitors from across 36 countries spread over 22,000m2 and registered over 40 new exhibitors. The 2018 edition of the show will be by ......read more
Organisers confirm highest number of submissions received in Awards history; projects selected from across the world represent best in architectural design
Dubai, UAE; 15 August 2017: The shortlist for the Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets has been revealed, announcing the best real estate and architecture innovators behind some of the world’s most renowned new projects.
With more than 300 submissions received – the highest in the Awards’ history – a total of 45 projects have been selected by an independent panel of experts. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 August 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that further updates and upgrades have been made to its innovative ‘Ejari’ smart application, which was launched primarily to protect the rights of landlords, tenants and property management companies. The application has proven to be highly effective and user-friendly, reducing the cost and time required to complete a variety lease management processes.
Mohammed Yahya, Deputy Executive Director of Rental Affairs Sector at DLD, commented: "Since its launch, the ......read more
Dubai, August 14, 2017: Dubai Summer Surprises may be over, but for those of you who didn’t get your shopping fill, Al-Futtaim’s retail brands have got you covered.
From August 23 until September 22, over 30 Al-Futtaim brands will be coming together to collaborate for the first time ever on an exciting promotion across all their UAE stores.
With over AED 2million in prizes on offer from IKEA, Al-Futtaim ACE, Marks & Spencer, Guess, Robinsons, Ted Baker, Plug ins, Toys “R” Us, Reebok, Stadium and many more top shopping ......read more
Completion of 535 projects in Dubai has reinforced investor confidence in the real estate market
Dubai, UAE, 12 August 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that a total of 88 real estate projects have been launched from the beginning of 2016 until H1 2017. DLD has also confirmed that 68 real estate projects were registered during H1 2017, representing a value of AED 21 billion.
His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, commented: “Dubai is currently witnessing increasing interest from international investors, which has reinforced confidence in our ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 10 August, 2017: This summer, Oasis Mall will give every child the chance to become a space explorer at its very own planetarium. From 9 to 26 August, the first mall planetarium in Dubai, located at the ground floor atrium, will screen short movies about the wonders of the universe, including a film on the Emirates Mars Mission.
Kids aged five to 17 can immerse themselves in the depths of outer space and learn fascinating facts about galaxies far, far away – all from the comfort of their bean bags for a nominal ticket price.
The 20-minute entertaining and ......read more
UAE facilities management industry market hits $12.49bn record high.
FM EXPO 2017 (25 – 27 September) will pursue the challenges and solutions faced by the facilities management industry throughout UAE building boom.
Dubai, UAE, 10 August: The market size of the UAE facilities management industry will hit an all-time high of $12.49bn in 2017, according to FM EXPO 2017’s research partner TechSci Research.
One of the main driving forces behind this rise in value is an estimated $629bn worth of UAE based construction contracts. Expected to be completed by ......read more
Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, participated last evening in the kick-off meeting of the advisory council for 2017 HITEC Dubai. The objective behind the high level meeting was to define and outline an agenda for HITEC Dubai based on the rapid innovations in technology and the specific needs of the Middle East region, especially Dubai, in order to keep up with the expectations of international travellers. The advisory council for the mega event also includes representatives from leading ......read more
Public Realm Design Manual (PRDM) version 2.0 offers best practice guidelines and criteria to ensure the highest quality of public spaces for Abu Dhabi communities
ABU DHABI, 9th August, 2017: The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) has launched its revamped Public Realm Design Manual (PRDM) to ensure people living in the Emirate have convenient access to community facilities, such as parks and waterfronts.
The PRDM - originally commissioned in 2011 to guide the development of a world-class public realm - is used by municipalities, agencies, designers and developers, as a ......read more
Dubai, August 9, 2017: Centrepoint, Middle East’s largest fashion retailer, launched its Back-to-School collection on the 1st of August, which has everything you need to start the year and be the envy of all your peers with an exciting new collection. Centrepoint acknowledges that all kids have their own unique talents and interests, and wants to embrace and celebrate the differences, highlighting that every child deserves the best. The best part of the start of the near year is shopping for new school gear and this season’s new collection includes everything from water bottles, ......read more
Dubai awarded new Guinness World Record
Carrefour and Procter & Gamble organize for thousands of UAE citizens, residents and visitors to celebrate their happiest memories
More than 10,850 pictures make up the world’s longest ever line of photographs, now on display at Dubai Festival City
Dubai, 9 August 2017: Thousands of UAE citizens, residents and visitors today helped set a new Guinness World Record for the longest line of photographs ever gathered.
The record-breaking line of photographs measures 1655.192 meters (i.e. more than 1.5km) ......read more
Bin Mejren: The Dubai market is unique in the region and a leader in real estate activity
Dubai, UAE, 8 August 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) announced that the total value of real estate transactions exceeded AED 390 billion across 95,000 transactions in 18 months (1 Jan 2016 – 31 July 2017).
Commenting on the results, His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD said: “These figures demonstrate an atmosphere of optimism across the real estate market. They also support expert views that emphasize the substantial growth of the real ......read more