Manrre currently holds a portfolio of 19 real estate properties worth AED 215,000,000 across the UAE
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 19th July 2018: The family behind the successful Palmon Group, one of UAE’s home-grown conglomerates has announced the launch of its private real estate investment trust (REIT) Manrre - a Property Fund and a Real Estate Investment Trust for qualified investors. Established in compliance with the laws and rules of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), Manrre aims to raise about AED 330M as part of its strategy to acquire additional rent-yielding commercial assets.
Manrre’s stable, low risk strategy involves focusing on industrial, logistics and commercial assets, Manrre’s primary target market is the UAE. Its core investment objectives include ......read more
Fantastic prizes await lucky shoppers at Dalma Mall
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 July 2018: Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), in cooperation with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Economic Development (DED), Abu Dhabi Summer Season (ADSS) continues this weekend (July 20th-21st) with a series of grand prizes and deals on offer for all eager shoppers.
ADSS has announced that there will be 26 prize winners over the weekend at Dalma Mall, which will be hosting the incredible ‘Unbox the Amazing’ promotion. In addition to enjoying up to 80% discounts, shoppers can try their hand at ‘unboxing’ fantastic ADSS gifts as well as entering a grand raffle draw for the chance to win one of four Nissan Patrol cars for every AED250 they spend. This weekend’s exciting ......read more
Dubai, 18 July 2018: Dragon Mart – the world’s largest Chinese retail and trading hub outside China, and the central hub of Chinese activity in Dubai – will proudly celebrate UAE-China Week with a range of traditional festivities and celebrations this weekend.
The live entertainment, from 19 to 21 July, includes lion dances, oriental music, roaming parades and more.
Omar Khoory, Managing Director of Nakheel Malls, owner and operator of Dragon Mart, said: “Dragon Mart was pivotal in establishing the strong trade and cultural ties shared between the UAE and China, and continues to be the focal point of all things Chinese here in Dubai. We are honoured and proud to be celebrating UAE-China Week.”
The spectacular lion dance, performances by Chinese drummers, and Chinese ......read more
Portfolio occupancy increases to reach 90%
Gross yield on portfolio reaches 8.4%, due to successful residential leasing programme
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th July 2018: ENBD REIT (CEIC) Limited (“ENBD REIT”), the Shari’a compliant real estate investment trust managed by Emirates NBD Asset Management Limited, has announced its Net Asset Value (“NAV”) for the period ended 30th June 2018. ENBD REIT’s NAV is USD 289 million (AED 1.1 billion), or USD 1.14 per share, following dividend and return of capital payments made in June 2018. This equates to a quarterly return of 0.29% due to net rental income being offset by slight valuation decreases. The total property portfolio value stands at USD 463 million (AED 1.7 billion), with diverse holdings covering 11 properties across the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 14, 2018: Danfoss, a global leader in engineering technologies, hosted an Appreciation Night to recognise the student engineers who participated in the HVAC-R category during the EmiratesSkills National Competition 2018.
The ceremony was attended by Mohamed Homsi and Carlo Magno, Technical Managers from Danfoss and Mohammed Al Ali, Head of Training at EmiratesSkills on 5th July 2018 at the Conrad Dubai.
The six participants, namely Suhaib Ali Mohammed, Ammar Ahmed Al Buraimi, Reem Ismaeil Mohammed Mosabbeh, Asma Alneyadi, Noura Al Nuimi and Rudainah Alhammadi were awarded commemorative plaques as a mark of appreciation for their skills and work during the competition.
Ziad Al Bawaliz, Regional President of Danfoss Turkey, Middle East and Africa (TMA) commented: “At ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), a subsidiary of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates, yesterday celebrated achieving five million man hours worked without a lost time accident at its landmark Dubai Creek Harbour site.
ANCG is constructing two, 37-storey towers with residential units, penthouses and commercial units, plus external works and landscaping at Creekside Plot 18-A , residential project in the 6km2 Dubai Creek Harbour development by Emaar Properties.
“Projects of this type come with their own unique challenges,” said Moustafa Hassan, Project Director, “due to working at extreme height and the need for getting heavy equipment on high levels. We have reached the 33rd level without any lost time ......read more
Win up to AED 3million worth of prizes on the spot daily
Shop at your favourite outlets and win AED 15,000
Complimentary Hands-Free service
FIFA live gaming with cash and instant prizes
DUBAI, UAE, July 10, 2018: Mall of the Emirates has hosted unforgettable Dubai Summer Surprise moments in the past 11 years, from live gaming tournaments to concerts with some of the biggest Arab stars. This year too, the mall has pulled out all the stops to bring exclusive experiences and thrilling entertainment that’ll make you forget the rising temperatures and compel you to stay a little longer with family and friends. Here’s why Mall of the Emirates is too good to leave this DSS:
Shop more, Win more
If you’ve had your eye on that chic summer collection by Alexander McQueen or tailor-made ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018: Going green has now become a key business strategy and retailers that adopt sustainable practices in their operations will continue to harness value and gain competitive advantage, industry reports reveal.
Consumers across all demographics are increasingly becoming more eco-conscious as reflected in the Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, which found that 55% of global online consumers across 60 countries are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact. In the UAE, 44% of the country’s mid-market enterprises (MMEs) believe that sustainable business practices will contribute to better financial performance. Furthermore, the same study shows that 41% of the MMEs polled say their ......read more
Bin Mejren: Government decisions boosted investor confidence and supported the attractiveness of the real estate sector
Expo 2020 is close at hand, and developers in the market are expressing interest in aligning with the directives of the wise leadership to attract more investments
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 07th July 2018: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed that real estate transactions in Dubai for the first half of 2018 (H1 2018) reached AED 111 billion, reaffirming Dubai market’s attractiveness and ability to compete with global investment destinations. The strengths portrayed by Dubai’s real estate investments underscore the leadership’s mandate to ease business processes and procedures.
According to the report issued by DLD’s Department of Real Estates Studies ......read more
The leading global construction company highlights the megatrends to become reality by 2050 for sustainable urban living through the “Future of Construction Initiative”
AR, 3D printing and even autonomous construction are emerging technologies to be adopted by the Infrastructure and Urban Development (IU) industry
Savings up to $1.7 trillion globally within 10 years
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - July 5th, 2018 - Full-scale digitization of the construction industry – including 3D printing, AR and even autonomous construction – could save up to $1.7 trillion globally within 10 years, a new World Economic Forum report shows. The report, Shaping the Future of Construction: Future Scenarios and Implications, is the first ever to integrate consideration of new technologies and trends into three ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018: The Retain Pioneer announces a sequel to its highly successful ‘Final Reduction’ by the name of ‘Flash Sale’, on July 5th Thursday, from 1:00 PM to 1:00 AM. There will also be an event at 5:00 PM at the Union Coop – Mirdif Branch, Etihad Mall, Gate No 2 that will see Notable Actors and Social Media Influencers in attendance…
Union Coop has always been very particular when it comes to value-for-money promotions and taking the feedback of their valuable customers after every promotional campaign.
After the phenomenal success of Union Coop’s first ‘Final Reduction’ promotion, the company announced a close sequel which will offer customers up to 90 percent discount on 1000 plus products. The promotion will be exclusively for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) is pleased to announce that the combined SNC-Lavalin and Atkins business has been awarded a 5-year framework contract by BP global wells organization for global riser analysis services. SNC-Lavalin acquired WS Atkins plc on July 3, 2017.
The framework covers four main scopes of work; marine riser and wellhead systems analysis, analysis for wellhead fatigue monitoring, completion landing string analysis, and open water work-over riser analysis.
“To be named as one of BP global wells organization’s engineering providers for such crucial riser analysis services is testament to the trust we have developed over 50 years working together, as well as the hard work and dedication of our technical experts around the world,” said Martin Grant, Executive Vice ......read more
SPS Automation Middle East 2018 to showcase latest innovations dedicated to industrial and building automation
Two-day event signs BECKHOFF, Bosch Rexroth, SICK, and Pilz as Launch Partners; Abu Dhabi Polytechnic as University Partner
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is ushering a new manufacturing era based on a modern industrial society, as the region’s only conference and exhibition dedicated to automation descends upon Dubai with the backing of global industry leaders.
SPS Automation Middle East 2018 arrives at a pivotal time in the GCC automation sector, and comes as regional countries such as the UAE and Saudi Arabia take a lead role in adopting new manufacturing technologies.
According to reports, the UAE is looking to invest US$75 billion in the ......read more
Enjoy splashing under the sun with the mega summer deals from the 5-star luxury resort in Al Ain starting from Dhs229* inclusive of buffet breakfast
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Summer is all about frolicking under the sun, getting beautiful tan and just simply embracing the fun this season brings. Whether you are flying solo or planning a vacation within UAE with the entire family or friends, you will definitely be spoilt with choices when it comes to amusements and places to see in the lush green surroundings of the luxurious Danat Al Ain Resort.
The resort offers an amazing pocket-friendly staycation packages starting from Dhs229* (per night), inclusive of buffet breakfast. In addition to that, a discount of 25% is offered on body & soul recreation massage so you can totally submerge into deep ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2018: Families from across Abu Dhabi and the UAE today started their summer holidays off with a real treat, as they flocked to Dalma Mall to meet some of the world’s most popular cartoon characters and South Korean stars, the adorable Prince Pinkfong from planet Staria, Baby Shark, and all their dancing friends.
Thousands of children enjoyed the daily interactive and educational shows, joining in with singing the world-famous Baby Shark a Doo Doo song. Each concert started with a magical train ride that transported mall shoppers to the enchanting world of Pinkfong and Baby Shark. Afterwards, the children rushed to meet their heroes for meet and greet sessions, and plenty of photo opportunities.
Pinkfong is a global brand that supports children’s learning through fun, entertaining ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 28th June 2018: Eros Group, distributor of world-renowned brands like Samsung, Hitachi, Linksys, TCL, Midea, Sonos and many more, was voted a SuperBrand by the SuperBrands Council UAE - the independent authority and arbiter of branding for the eighth time in a row.
Superbrands is a Global Organization which promotes the discipline of branding and pays tribute to the strongest and most valuable brands in the world through its publications and national marketing programs. The Superbrands programme identifies those brands which offer consumers emotional and tangible benefits above that of their competitors. Independent researchers devise a population list of approximately 10,000 brands, which is then cut down by Superbrands internal experts to create a shortlist of approximately 1,500 brands ......read more
Madinat Al Irfan is the Sultanate’s largest urban development project that will create a new downtown area for the Muscat capital district
New mixed-use community, adjacent to Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC), represents OMR 5 billion investment value over a 20-year period
Joint venture project will comprise of more than 11,000 residential units,100,000 sqm of retail space, and 700,000 sqm of office space
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 27, 2018: Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN), the executive arm of the Government of Oman for the development of the tourism sector and Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today announced a strategic partnership to develop the western area of Madinat Al Irfan. The ......read more
With up to 90 percent off on more than 10, 000 products…. Expect a riot this Thursday in all Union Coop branches!
Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ is back with a bang with its ‘Final Reduction’ giveaway sale to be held on June 28th Thursday. This ‘Flash Sale-ish’ promotion will be exclusively for ‘Tamayaz Card’ holders and will start from evening 7:00 PM till 1:00 AM across all Union Coop branches. So if you were planning to go on a shopping spree, Union Coop has more reasons for you to avail their Tamayaz Card and enjoy up to 90 percent discount on 10, 000 plus products.
The categories include – Food, Non-Food, Fruits & Vegetables, Butchery, Electronics, Perfumes, Cosmetics, Garments, Footwear and Luggage. Happy ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 26, 2018: Ever wondered if you could experience a beach paradise indoors? This summer, Dubai Marina Mall is offering a fantastic indoor beach experience with fun games and activities. So, go back to being a kid and dive into fun surprises at Dubai Marina Mall!
Dubai Marina Mall will also be organising activations for kids and adults alike to offer a fun yet an entertaining summer experience. Kids can beat the heat at The Beach Station with games, fun art & craft activities and also enjoy a beach party!
Adults can also try their luck to find one of the 50 gold balls in the Ballpit Sea and win exciting prizes. Just shop for AED 100 in any of the Dubai Marina Mall stores and win amazing discounts. Stand a chance to win the Grand Prize of AED 25,000 on Emaar Gift card (not Gif card) by ......read more
DAMAC’s main sponsorship of LPS Beijing 2018 highlights China’s importance to the Dubai property market and the Company’s long-term commitment to Chinese investors
Dubai, UAE – 21 June 2018: DAMAC Properties, the leading luxury property developer based in Dubai, is showcasing a portfolio of luxury properties at Luxury Property Show (LPS) Beijing 2018, being held from June 22 – 24, 2018, at the Wanda Vista Beijing. DAMAC is a main sponsor of LPS 2018, and will be showcasing five of its most sought-after developments in Dubai to over 6,000 invitation-only visitors to the show.
Since 2002, DAMAC has been delivering luxury living experiences to property buyers from all over the world. As of 2018, DAMAC has delivered over 20,800 homes, and has a development portfolio of ......read more
HE Sultan Butti Bin Mejren inaugurates Indian Property Show
Arbaaz Khan, renowned Bollywood actor and producer also attended the inauguration ceremony along with other dignitaries and industry honchos.
The show is being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 21-23 June at Sheikh Rashid Hall
21 June 2018; Dubai, UAE: Popular realty exhibition, the Indian Property Show has returned to Dubai with its 22nd edition among positive sentiments and a number of worthy investment opportunities for expat Indians in the UAE. The event being held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Rashid Hall, was inaugurated by His Excellency, Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department along with Bollywood celebrity Arbaaz Khan. Organised by Sumansa Exhibitions, the three-day exhibition features developers ......read more
Dubai-based developer Danube Properties’ development portfolio grows to 4,744 apartments, worth Dh3.69 billion
Danube Properties offers studios starting from Dh290,000 at Lawnz
Danube Properties delivered 831 residential units worth Dh1.12 billion including 171 townhouses within Dreamz project worth Dh500 million by March 2018
Dubai-based developer plans to deliver 880 more units later this year
Danube Properties portfolio exceeds US$1 billion involving 4,744 units in 11 projects
Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2018: Danube Properties, a major Dubai-based property developer that launched its 11th project – the Dh550 million Lawnz at the International City – Comprising of 1,064 units which will take its portfolio to 4,744 units with a development value exceeding Dh3.7 billion, ......read more
Dubai, 19 June 2018: Dragon Mart 2 is set to become an entertainment paradise this Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) with weekly Dodge RAM prizes, The Great Looney Games live performances, Candy Land games, roaming parades and more.
Dodge RAM raffle draw: 22 June to 4 August
Spend AED200 at any retail or dining outlet at Dragon Mart 2 and you could drive off in a brand new Dodge RAM. Just submit raffle coupons at the mall to enterthe weekly draw for a chance to win one of six Dodge RAM vehicles over the six weeks of DSS festival.
Candy Land: 28 June to 7 July
Welcome to a world of sugar-coated bliss at Candy Land: Kingdom of Sweet Adventures. Participate in a delicious race amongst the rolling hills of life-sized candy and encounter creatures of the Kingdom. Timings are from 4pm until 9pm.
In ......read more
Prime projects including the iconic WTC Noida, the world’s largest world trade Centre will be showcased.
Properties at 0% interest and no EMI’s until possession plus complimentary return air tickets to India for buyers at the upcoming edition of the popular exhibition.
19 June 2018; Dubai, UAE: Leading developers from India are descending in Dubai this week to showcase their latest projects to thousands of prospective home-buyers, investors, real estate and infrastructure professionals in the country at the 22nd edition of the Indian Property Show, the primeevent for the bourgeoning real estate sector in India.
Organized by Sumansa Exhibitions, thethree-day event will take place from 21-23 June 2018 from 12 noon to 8 pm at the Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre with a ......read more
Emaar Malls team up with Emirates Skywards to launch an unprecedented rewards programme for shoppers
Dubai, UAE; June 19, 2018: Emaar Malls, the UAE’s leading owner and operator of shopping malls has partnered with Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates Airline, to deliver the ultimate rewards scheme for shoppers. With the launch of the Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, anyone that purchases goods, food or leisure experiences at The Dubai Mall can now earn Skywards Miles. Simply put: Shop. Earn. Fly.
The Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, currently valid at The Dubai Mall, rewards any spend of AED 100 or more with Skywards Miles at a rate of 1 Mile per USD 1 (approx. AED 3.67) for Silver, Gold and Platinum members, and 1 Mile per USD 2 (approx. AED 7.34) for Blue members. This includes spend at ......read more
SIMCO to set up operations in Oman and Kuwait due to strong demand for manufacturing and woodworking machineries
SIMCO grows from strength to strength with turnover exceeding Euro 100 million
EMEA woodworking machine market exceeds Dh7.7 billion
Global woodworking market growth forecast to reach Dh16 billion and at a CAGR of around 3% in 2021, by Technavio Research
Dubai, UAE, February 25, 2018: SIMCO Industrial Machinery, a UAE-based pioneer aluminium, woodworking and steel machinery importer, exporter and supplier, will expand operations into Oman and Kuwait as part of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: W Dubai – The Palm picks up momentum towards its highly anticipated 2018 debut, with talent recruitment that brings to life the passion points of the W Brand.
In advance of the resort’s premier later this year, W Dubai – The Palm has been activating its Talent search for 500 W-minded individuals, including its search for the iconic global roles of the W Insider and W Music Curator.
In its search for a team that fuses the W passion with Dubai’s melting pot of cultures, W Dubai – The Palm have looked globally from ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Deloitte has just launched the eighth edition of the GCC Powers of Construction report, which provides an overview of the construction industry performance in the gulf countries. The report cites a robust pipeline of projects currently in the planning stages, which indicates there is still demand for construction projects, driven by social needs, initiatives associated with economic transformation plans, government’s commitment towards investment in infrastructure, as well as tourism related projects.
Deloitte’s report highlights the ......read more
IKEA launches a one-of-a-kind ‘Nap Truck’ for the snoozy public - find the truck and take a power nap as it travels across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from 22 February to 6 March
United Arab Emirates, 21st February 2018: IKEA, the much-loved Swedish retailer, is going out on the road for two weeks to help members of the public catch up on their sleep in the ‘IKEA Nap Truck’. Complete with a beautiful bedroom to instil rest and relaxation, sleepy passers-by, visitors and fans of the brand will be able to try this one-of-a-kind mobile sleep experience and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Savioplus a leading coupons and deals website in India, has ventured beyond its home ground and comes online in UAE this month.
SavioPlus is a new website that has been launched to provide best products, leading brands, the best and latest coupons to India two month back and after seeing huge potential in middle east market now they lunched in UAE market. Collaborated with more than 500 online merchants and the number of brands this online platform avail coupons across the wide range of category in the country. As, online shopping gives ......read more
Nation Towers reports most successful Shop & Win season, registering record numbers over 2016
Abu Dhabi, February 21, 2018 - Nation Galleria, Abu Dhabi’s high-end boutique retail destination at Nation Towers, welcomed its festive seasonal ‘Let’s Celebrate’ Shop & Win campaign for the second year, from November 2017 to January 2018. The luxury retail destination reports a record year of campaign success, with a major average increase in voucher redemption, compared to 2016 campaign shopper engagement.
This year, Nation ......read more
ADSB’s gross profit and net profit both increased compared to 2016
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 20, 2018 – Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) has released its financial results for the financial year ended 31 December 2017. The report was accompanied by a statement from the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, who provided highlights from the successful business year.
Overall, 2017 was another positive year for ADSB, as the company surpassed targets, re-branded its market position, and continued to build on the momentum from all operational segments. In ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018: Consolidating its presence in the UAE, the fixing systems division of Hira Industries LLC and Walraven Group of the Netherlands announced the opening of a new facility called Hira Walraven - valued at AED 20 million. The new facility located at National Industries Park (NIP) is the only dedicated facility for fixing systems in the UAE.
The new facility will be a central distribution warehouse, with a factory to manufacture products as pipe support clamps, support channels and rubber support inserts. The other major product lines of Hira Walraven ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2018: For the first time ever, Dubai Festival City welcomed over 150 fitness enthusiasts during Nike+ Run Club’s ‘My First Run’ edition held over the weekend.
Featuring expert coaches Luke Gaffney and Enisa Glavovic and pacers, first-time runners made their first step to a lifetime of running. Participants were taken on a 4-5km course across Dubai Festival City’s picturesque views - the perfect way to kick-off the weekend.
Ideal for those looking to enhance their lifestyle experiences and for visitors hoping to indulge in ......read more
Financial Highlights for year ended 2017:
Revenue at AED 7.5 billion
Gross profit at AED 3.6 billion
Net profit at AED 2.8 billion
Booked sales of AED 7.5 billion
Earnings per share of AED 0.46
Board proposed dividend of AED 1.5 billion (AED 0.25/share)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 14 February 2018: DAMAC Properties Dubai Co. PJSC (DFM: DAMAC) (“DAMAC” or the "Company"), announced financial results for year ended 2017, reporting total revenue of AED 7.5 billion, a 4 % increase over last year and net profit of AED 2.8 ......read more
Al Qattara Investments rebrands the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium development and launches Al Ain Square
United Arab Emirates, Al Ain, February 14, 2018: Al Qattara Investments, the name behind the vibrant mixed-use development in Al Ain, has revealed its new brand identity, the rename of Hazza Bin Zayed Community to Al Ain Square, and furthermore the firm’s future plans for the city of Al Ain.
The announcements took place during a press conference in Al Ain’s Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. The press conference was attended by excellencies and ......read more
The UAE’s largest department store bursts onto the top ten list of the World Retail Awards
Dubai — February 14, 2018 — Robinsons, the largest department store in the UAE, has been on the finalists list for the World Retail Awards and was recognized for the 2018’s Outstanding Store Design for stores larger than 1200sqm. For the last ten years, the World Retail Awards have recognized the highest standards of excellence in store design, as well as the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories.
The ......read more
Dubai Outlet Mall to add 3 million square feet in its expansion
Dubai Outlet Mall celebrates 10 years as a premier value-shopping destination as it looks to enhance its leadership in the UAE retail arena
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (February 13, 2018): Seeking to redefine the value shopping space in the UAE retail arena, Al Ahli Holding Group announced a significant development in the Dubai Outlet Mall expansion today. Dubai Outlet Mall secured an Islamic club financing facility worth AED 1.25 billion for the expansion and general corporate purposes. Dubai ......read more
Find gifts for him, her, kids and even your beloved pets effortlessly on SOUQ
8th February, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: On what’s considered as the most romantic time of the year, the love smitten couples can think of only one thing “where can I get the perfect present for the love of my life?” If you are running out of ideas and time with your busy schedules, your best solution is here at SOUQ.com, where lovers can avoid the hassle of gift hunting and buy your beloved a gift to cherish.
Whether your loved one is your better half, your pet or ......read more
Dubai Festival City Mall to host Chinese New Year celebrations with special IMAGINE Laser & Water Show and retail offers across 90 different outlets from 15th – 24th February
8th February 2018, Dubai, UAE: Celebrating the ‘Year of the Dog’, Dubai Festival City Mall is the place to be this Chinese New Year from the 15th to the 24th February with special offers and events across 90 outlets for shoppers to enjoy.
The two-time Guinness World Record breaking, show like no other - IMAGINE, will celebrate with a special not to be missed Chinese New Year ......read more
Karim Nahas brings nearly three decades of experience to the role
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 7, 2018: Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC has announced the appointment of Karim Nahas to the role of General Manager at the soon-to-open Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi. The new hotel is set to open in the heart of Capital Centre - Abu Dhabi, the city’s bustling business district, at the beginning of March 2018.
Nahas brings nearly three decades’ of regional experience in the hospitality industry to the role. As General Manager at Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi, he will ......read more
This year, make it a night to remember with the special room and dinner packages from Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai Creek
Dubai, February 7, 2018 – This year, Hilton Dubai has crafted two heartwarming offers for the most romantic day of the year. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and Hilton Dubai Creek, two of city’s most iconic properties, will be treating couples to a perfect staycation on the 14th of February, including an intimate dinner, a cozy overnight stay and a scrumptious breakfast the next morning.
Hilton Dubai Creek, the five-star hotel ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 6 February 2018: February is shaping up to be an exciting and eventful month at Dalma Mall, as the Ministry of Interior’s exhibition highlighting the different innovative ideas and creative inventions have been brought to life in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at the Mall’s central atrium. This exhibition took place in recognition of the Month of Innovation and showcased a wide range of tools, gadgets, devices and much more from 1– 6 February 2018, a per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 06, 2018: Hormann, a leading provider of doors, gates, frames and operators in the region; has introduced new lift barriers equipped with EFO (Emergency Fast Operation) emergency function to secure passages of up to 10 meters in width. They are suitable for very frequent use, capable of managing approximately 2000 movements in a day; and come with a long service life equivalent to approximately 3,000,000 movements.
The new lift barrier H version from Hormann along with its integrated hydraulic operator is 1300 mm in height and up to 10m in length; and it is ......read more
The new project is confirmed for one of the largest waterfront plots in Dubai’s Marasi district; includes luxury hotel and residences
Dubai, UAE, February 06, 2018: Omniyat is bringing the famous and historical Dorchester Collection brand to Dubai for the first time with an iconic new development on the banks of Dubai Canal.
The collaboration between the Dubai-based high-end developer and the luxury hospitality brand is a long-term agreement that will be rolled out in the coming years, putting Dubai on the same globally important footing for Dorchester as its ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 5, 2018: The fourth edition of the Zak World of Façades, the region’s premier conference on façade design and engineering, will focus on the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope, and digital impact on modern façade design.
A line-up of industry leaders is confirmed to speak at the event including Filippo Lodi, Head of Innovation and Knowledge Management, UNStudio; John Kim, Design Director, AE7; Richard Fenne, Principal, Woods Bagot; Mathieu Meur, Director - Technical, DP Architects; Armin ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 4, 2018: Food lovers across Dubai are in for a special treat as Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, has pulled out all the stops to provide a gastronomical adventure across its retail, residential and hospitality destinations during Dubai Food Festival.
Dubai Festival City Mall will turn into a foodie’s paradise with the popular five-week long Festival of Flavours from the 7th of February until the 10th of March filled with special offers, instant prizes at over 75 different ......read more
Khansaheb Civil Engineering has been appointed as the fit-out contractor for the first hotel announced by Jumeirah Group under the Zabeel House by Jumeirah TM brand.
DUBAI – February 04, 2018: Ishraqah for Development Limited, a leading UAE based developer, has announced its first hotel at The Onyx Project, located on Sh. Zayed Road, in the Greens master development. The hotel is scheduled to open in quarter four of 2018. Zabeel House by JumeirahTM - The Greens is the first hotel to be announced under the Zabeel House by Jumeirah TM brand. The Onyx is Ishraqah’s ......read more
January 28, 2018 – DuPont was named a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator for the seventh consecutive year. The annual report, based on proprietary data, recognizes corporations and institutions around the world that are at the heart of innovation – creating breakthrough technologies and bringing them to market and achieving commercial success.
Some of DuPont’s newest innovations include:
DuPont™ Intexar™ smart clothing technology used for sports, fitness and wellness,
DuPont™ Temprion™ portfolio of thermal management ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 28 January 2018: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, entertainment and leisure destination, is proud to be displaying the world’s largest gold ring, Najmat Taiba (Star of Taiba), for the pleasure of its discerning visitors. Customers at the mall will enjoy an exclusive opportunity to view the USD 3 million masterpiece as it becomes Sharjah’s star attraction this month.
The 21-carat Najmat Taiba, which has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records and endorsed by the World Gold Council, weighs almost 64 ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 22, 2018: Hormann Middle East and Africa has launched road blockers with optional EFO (Emergency Fast Operation) to secure passages up to 6 m wide. They are available in the Road Blocker 500 variant from Hormann with a barrier height of 500 mm or in the Road Blocker 1000 version with a barrier height of 1000 mm. Road Blocker 500 SF is suitable for fitting on finished floor surfaces since no groundwork is required.
There are also lift barriers available to safeguard controlled entrances and exits up to 10 meters in width. They are suitable for very ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 22 January 2018: Yas Mall, the largest mall in Abu Dhabi, is the only mall in the UAE to extend its sale until 31st January, enabling its visitors take advantage of incredible discounts and special offers. Yas Mall’s sales are known to offer incredible value, and now with this extended sale, there’s nothing stopping visitors from finding amazing deals!
For those looking to refresh their wardrobe or home, Yas Mall’s extended sale will include discounts across the mall including popular brands such as Debenhams, Centrepoint, The One, Virgin Megastore, ......read more
Wade Adams appointed to complete first phase of infrastructure addition
Project to span 16 million square feet
Dubai-UAE: 21 January, 2018: Dubai Industrial Park (DI), a designated district within Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC), today announced the AED135 million infrastructure development and road expansion project spanning an area of 16 million square feet that is set to commence on its premises.
The expansion works stem from the park’s commitment to pre-emptively address the potential growth of the industrial sector in Dubai and wider UAE, which ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 21 January, 2018 – Marking the commencement of ‘Year of Zayed’, Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) today inaugurated the first endowment residential and commercial project in Al Bada’a area of Dubai, funded by an endowment from Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of Al Habtoor Group. Proceeds from the project will be allocated to AMAF’s general charity mandate.
His Excellency Tayeb Al-Rais, Secretary General of AMAF, Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Omar Juma Kalandar, Director of AMAF’s Endowment Development Department, and ......read more
21 January 2018 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, and strategic partner to the UAE Armed Forces, has partnered with Rolls-Royce to lay the groundwork for the provision of enhanced naval shipbuilding, repair and refit services across the GCC.
Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of ADSB, and Leo Pantazopoulos, Rolls-Royce’s Senior Vice President, Asia & Middle East, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the companies move ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 20, 2018 – The Department of Transport – Abu Dhabi and Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the study, testing and evaluation of sustainable, electrical and autonomous transport technologies.
His Excellency Khalifa Mohamed Al Mazrouei, Undersecretary of the Department of Transport, and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Masdar’s Chief Executive Officer, signed the agreement at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018.
The multifaceted partnership aims to establish ......read more
Caviar, Bubbly, and Bespoke Spa and Dining Epitomize Luxury Resort’s Cachet
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 17, 2018 – February 14th will be a dream come true for some couples, with a deluxe Valentine’s Day deal at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.
Including an overnight stay in the hotel’s spacious sea-facing Spa Suite or Ocean Suites, valued at AED 15,730* and AED 9,982* respectively, The St. Regis Valentine’s Day Romance package is surely the UAE capital’s most lavish offer of the holiday.
Upon arrival in their ......read more
Chance to win prizes up to AED 1 million, opportunity for a Hollywood Getaway and wonderful bargains to delight shoppers
Kite Fiesta 2018 will be a wonderful visual spectacle for visitors
Dubai, UAE (January 16, 2018): – Dubai Outlet Mall has unveiled a range of attractions for the 23rd edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to delight shoppers. From substantial prizes, opportunity for a Hollywood getaway, wonderful bargains to a marvelous visual spectacle with kites, DSF 2018 at Dubai Outlet Mall will be an amazing experience for shoppers.
Customers will ......read more
UAE, January 15, 2018 - Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, has announced that its general contracting subsidiary, Gulf Technical Construction Company (GTCC), is negotiating AED 1 billion worth of contracts with Wahat Al Zaweya in Al Ain, and has also been awarded as part of the negotiations a AED 250 million contract to develop the Nasayem project in Wahat Al Zaweya.
Under the terms of the agreement, GTCC has already started the construction works for the 336-unit villa complex Nasayem project, which will be ......read more
25% increase in the number of exhibitors, with the Essen Welding & Cutting Pavilion among the most prominent
Sharjah, 14 January 2018: SteelFab, the region’s premier metal working event, is back for the 14th year in a row at Expo Centre Sharjah on Monday. The region's premier metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication trade show will take place over 4 days and will witness its largest international participation yet.
SteelFab 2018 has witnessed a 25% growth in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, with the participation of 10 new exhibitors ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2018: Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance today marked the started of a major expansion into continental Europe by launching a €2billion investment programme in France.
As part of this programme, GFG's industrial arm Liberty House has made a binding conditional offer to Rio Tinto to buy Europe’s largest aluminium smelter based in Dunkerque, France.
The offer triggers a statutory consultation with employees, European Works Council and stakeholders and, subject to a successful outcome to this process, Liberty says it has ambitious ......read more
40% of UAE adults plan to invest in property in the home country in the 12 months
18% plan to invest in property overseas in the next year
North America, UK, Australia and Germany are preferred locations
Dubai, UAE, 08 January, 2018 – The annual YouGov survey conducted by IP Global, the leading full-service property investment company, has confirmed that property remains the preferred investment asset by UAE residents, with 40% of residents planning to invest in property in the UAE and 18% planning to do so overseas in the next ......read more
Villas handed over three months ahead of schedule High demand for the flexible payment plan extending up to10 years
Dubai, UAE, January 8, 2017 - National Bonds Corporation PJSC, through its real estate arm, National Properties LLC, has announced the handover of the second phase of Motor City Green Community known as Casa Familia villas which boasts 95 townhouse villas in a record time. Infrastructure has been completed to provide modern facilities for residents and meet their lifestyle needs at all levels.
Motor City was voted as the best community to live in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2018: As we now close the books on Q4 of 2017 and reflect on the most recent quarter, it’s clear that major political events to the west, and OPEC oil controls limiting production, have put pressure on and spooked the UAE market .
Why is it the market continued to weaken in 2017? The macroeconomics largely come down to world affairs and basic supply and demand.
In recent years, Dubai’s new development market has gone from strength to strength, with a myriad of new projects being announced, as well as delayed projects from the last boom ......read more
Three Days of Discounts Up To 80 Per Cent at Sahara Centre This January
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 3rd January 2018: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail and leisure mall, has launched a mega promotion campaign running from 4th to 6th January 2018, offering customers unprecedented discounts of up to 80% across the range of retail brands under its roof. The campaign is part of a Sharjah-wide initiative, titled ‘Sharjah Grand Discounts,’ that aims to further enhance the Emirate’s position as a year-round shopping destination.
The exclusive three-day ......read more
Sharjah, 28 December 2017: All the year-end retail traffic is set to get diverted to Sharjah as a first-of-its-kind winter clearance fair opens today at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Organised by Liz Exhibitions, Winter Clearance Sale 2017 will bring together leading retailers in the country at a single place to offer the biggest bargains and the finest shopping experience to residents and visitors alike.
Shoppers can expect up to 80% discounts on popular brands of fashion, electronics and home appliances for four days from until to 31st December.
“The pre-VAT sales ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 27 December, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, announced the start of the second phase of implementation of the Abu Dhabi Specification for Pesticide Management as part of the ongoing Pesticide Management Project. The specification stipulates the maximum permitted levels for pesticide residues in agricultural and food products.
Executed in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the second phase involves conducting a research ......read more
Government services now made easier
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2017: BurJuman Mall has recently announced the addition of the TAS'HEEL Service Center to its list of offerings. Situated on the 2nd floor, next to Sharaf DG, the centre will now provide a hassle-free provision to business needs.
Going beyond pure consumer needs, BurJuman will now cater to the increasing business requirements through Tas’heel, by providing companies around the mall easy access to functionality and formalities without the need for physically submitting payments or documents.
A ......read more
Award is recognition for hotel’s efforts to ensure memorable stay for all guests – young or old
Symphony Style Hotel, Quorvus Collection’s flagship hotel in Kuwait, is celebrating further global recognition after being named 2017 Best Luxury Family Hotel – Kuwait, at the recent World Luxury Hotel Awards.
Judges on the World Luxury Hotel Awards panel selected Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait for the high-profile award based on its commitment to outstanding hoteliering and outstanding achievements in the luxury hospitality industry.
The award follows the ......read more
Marking the occasion with a host of kid activities, culinary feasts, and special offers
Doha, Qatar – 22nd December 2017: Qatar’s first leisure destination Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, recently celebrated the Qatar National Day (QND) with a weekend-long program that blended the country’s rich culture and heritage with a variety of entertainment segments designed for the whole family to enjoy.
This year, Sealine Beach’s QND celebrations, which ran from the 15th to the 18th of December 2017, included special events, kids’ competitions and games, ......read more
Dubai, 23 December 2017: Dragon Mart, one of Nakheel Malls’ retail, entertainment and shopping destinations, is bringing ‘My Little Pony School of Friendship’ to kids this DSF, allowing them to gain basic skills in sports, cooking, art, pet care and more.
Kids will also receive their very own Academy Cadets Diploma when they complete a number of activities around different pony-themed zones at the academy. The School will be open daily from 4 to 13 January from 2pm to 10pm at Dragon Mart 2.
Activities include Twilight Sparkle Headmare Duties, ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21 December, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, hosted a workshop to introduce consultants and contractors executing infrastructure projects undertaken by the Follow-up Committee of President's Initiatives to the Council’s product and personnel certification schemes.
In line with the Council’s aim of enhancing the quality and sustainability of the built environment in Abu Dhabi, the workshop included detailed presentations on the ......read more
And that’s not all – the winner will also visit the McLaren Production Centre in England
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2017: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, is giving its customers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win an ultra-luxurious McLaren 540C and a trip to Surrey, England to visit the McLaren Production Centre or shopping sprees from Rodeo Drive worth AED 100,000.The promotion entitled: Power Meets Style will run from 14th December 2017 to 15th February 2018 and represents Sahara ......read more
‘Cube’ gathers 15 service centres under one roof and completes procedures in one day instead of 10
[Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2017]: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has launched ‘Cube’, a new customer service centre on the third-floor of its headquarters, to provide real estate investors with exceptional services. ‘Cube’ has been established in collaboration with a number of key partners including the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, the Dubai Police General Command, the Dubai Health Authority, the ......read more
Be enthralled as BurJuman transforms into a magical winter wonderland
Dubai, UAE, 18th December, 2017: A Very Brr…Juman Winter is back by popular demand, flooding the mall with the festive spirit. Once again, the mall transforms into a magical winter wonderland, complete with stunning seasonal décor, festive activities, snowball fights and artificial snowfall in the snow park. This year BurJuman is bringing its customers a unique and visually attractive vertical display which will become without any doubt the centre of everyone’s attention!
Visit BurJuman ......read more