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    ‘Be There' at The Dubai Mall this festive season and join in the Winter Celebrations, with a chance to ‘Be Lucky' and win big

    Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017:  ‘Be There’ at The Dubai Mall this winter, the flagship retail and entertainment destination of Emaar Malls in the heart of Dubai. Celebrating the season’s festive cheer, The Dubai Mall has unveiled its winter campaign that offers something for everyone, and enough reason to visit with family and friends.  The Dubai Mall’s contemporary take on the Nutcracker will delight young and old alike. Activities and entertainment include a festive photo booth, a digital graffiti wall where you can create your own nutcracker soldier, festive greeting booth, photo opportunity spaces and live ballet Nutcracker mini-shows. A number of retailers at the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination are also joining in the celebration with magical window ......read more

    Bee'ah achieves important milestone towards the completion of revolutionary headquarters

    Topping out ceremony held in the presence of senior officials Net-zero building to showcase new standards in sustainable architecture State-of-the-art Tesla Powerpack to supplement energy requirements Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, December 11, 2017:  Bee’ah, the Sharjah-based award-winning environmental management company, has made great headway in the construction of its iconic new headquarters. The company commemorated the completion of the highest point of the structure, with a topping out ceremony held on Sunday, 10th of December, at the location of the site in Al Saj’ah.    HE Salim Al Owais, Chairman of Bee'ah; Patrik Schumacher, Principal of Zaha Hadid Architects; and Edmund Mahabir, Managing Director of Al Futtaim Carillion, signed a special concrete panel at the topmost ......read more

    Mutual Recognition: DPM Launches Engineer Registration System

    The new system is a comprehensive directory of all Abu Dhabi engineers who have met high standards of professionalism within the industry. Abu Dhabi, December 10 2017:  The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM) today announced the launch of its new registration system for all engineers in Abu Dhabi. Upon DPM approval, they will get an official card that will certify them to work across Abu Dhabi. In line with the Abu Dhabi Plan, the integrated digital system ensures mutual recognition of all qualifications listed for every engineer. This streamlined process will provide the DPM with a pool of certified engineers permitted to work across the Emirate. The aim is to regulate standards, principles and best practice in the profession, and ensure only registered engineers with approved academic ......read more

    Four Fireworks Displays at Dubai Festival City Mall To Ring in the New Year

    Audiences set to be wowed at free event on Festival Bay to celebrate the New Year Dubai, UAE, 10th December 2017:  To celebrate the new year, Dubai Festival City Mall has announced a spectacular schedule of events which includes live musical performances, exciting shows from their global attraction IMAGINE and four firework displays throughout the evening.  The free entertainment at Dubai Festival City Mall will kick off from 7 pm. Festival Bay will then light up with fireworks at 9pm, 10pm and 11pm and a grand finale firework display at midnight to welcome in the New Year.  Visitors can make the most of the evening on Festival Bay by dining at any of its popular waterfront restaurants including: Eataly, Serendipity 3, Cheesecake Factory, Nando’s, Turkish Village, Joe’s Crab Shack, Sugar Factory,  ......read more

    ‘Ejari' smart app protects the rights of all parties

    Continuous promotion of the application stresses transparency in the real estate sector and enhanced user productivity Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9th December 2017:  The ‘Ejari’ smart application developed by Dubai Land Department (DLD) protects the rights of all parties in the real estate sector including owners, tenants and property management companies. Following new upgrades introduced by DLD, the application has gained an even higher level of efficiency in enhancing user productivity, reducing the cost and time required to complete lease registrations, and most importantly, consolidating transparency in Dubai’s real estate sector. Mohamed Yahya, Deputy Executive Director of the Rental Affairs Sector at DLD, commented: “The “Ejari’ application has significantly increased the ......read more

    Over 200 developers across India participate in CREDAI's Indian Property Show

    14 states and 60 cities across India   The free-to-attend exhibition will be held on 7th, 8th & 9th December in Halls 7 & 8, Dubai World Trade Center Tempting offers for on spot purchase, flat discounts, free home through lucky draw, and complimentary tickets to global destinations including India. Indian property price growth predicted to rise to as high as 30% per annum Indian real-estate contribution to GDP projected to increase to nearly 13% by 2025 from 6.3% now December 7, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  More than 200 Indian property developers across 14 states and 60 cities assembled at the CREDAI’s Indian Property Show that opened to public today. The popular exhibition, featuring thousands of residential and commercial projects, has sparked further interest among property buyers following the ......read more

    Indian realty in revival mode, says industry expert

     Market has clocked a sales growth of 28 per cent post-demonetization as per latest study Prestige Group ‘Buy now, pay later’ offer to attract NRI consumers 6th December, 2017, Dubai - UAE:  The realty market in India seems to have shaken off the impact of demonetization by registering sales growth and now showing signs of revival. Optimistic on the growth of the affordable and premium segment properties, while seeing consolidation in the luxury segment, market stability has returned while buyer sentiment is upbeat because of the trust wave generated by the implementation of RERA.   To cater to the renewed interest and buyer’s demand, Prestige Group, one of India’s largest and most sought after property developers is presenting a special offer of “Own now, pay later” ......read more

    South Indian developers to have major participation at CREDAI's Indian Property Show

    Over 80 reputed builders from Kerala, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to feature budget to super luxury properties Over 200 developers from across India to showcase Best of India at the exhibition from 7th- 9th December at Dubai World Trade Center, Hall 7 and 8 For the first time, the property show will feature a “Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum” at the venue 04 December, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  The CREDAI’s Indian Property Show slated for this weekend will see a huge participation from South Indian developers. With about 200 reputed RERA approved builders from across India, more than 80 would be from the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu. In a brand new format, the exhibition will feature 14 state-wise pavilions, showcasing thousands ......read more

    Booming hospitality sector driving demand for cutting edge lighting design across the region

    Light Middle East showcases leading global brands eyeing future growth in lucrative regional market Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017:   The booming hospitality sector in the UAe,, has become one of the chief drivers behind the rise in demand for top of the range lighting design, as can be seen from the trends leading up to Light Middle East 2017, the region's premium international showcase for lighting design and technology. Research firm STR reports that there are currently 99 hotels under development in the UAE, the highest in the Middle East, which represents 17 per cent of the 556 regional properties that are either under construction or in the planning stages. Once completed, these hotels will boost the country’s supply by another 28,898 rooms, with Dubai alone looking to reach a total of 134,000 hotel ......read more

    Vincitore Real Estate Development hands over flagship Vincitore Palacio residences in Style

    Dubai first Quality Residences with Quality Control by TUV Nord blends strategic location, opulent architecture & high end amenities Dubai, UAE, December 03, 2017:  Vincitore Real Estate Development, Dubai’s first quality branded real estate developer, has officially handed over its flagship Vincitore Palacio residential project to its owners during a ceremony graced by several dignitaries. The event marked a major milestone in the developer’s ongoing efforts to deliver properties embodying its promise of ‘Quality Real Estate at Value Par Excellence.’ The handover was presided by Vijay Doshi, Founder and Managing Director of Vincitore Real Estate Development Group, who was accompanied by his wife, Kavita Doshi. Mr. Doshi personally presented the apartments to their initial owners. To celebrate ......read more

    Danube celebrates the mantra of Health is Wealth

    win one gram of gold with every kilogram reduced @ Danube 3rd December, 2017; UAE:  Danube Group, UAE's largest diversified conglomerates with interests in building materials, property, construction and home furnishings joins hand with the Dubai Fitness Challenge and kick started a glittering weight loss rewarding programme for all the employees across branches from September 11th to December 10th2017. The campaign aims to encourage employees to lose weight and find time for physical activity to stay fit and healthy. As per the initiative one can win one gram of gold with every kilogram reduced and the top 3 reducers will get an additional surprise gift. Mr. Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman, Danube Group said: ” A healthy lifestyle being a core part of a person's happiness and we at Danube wish that ......read more

    Technal Middle East to create awareness about fire safety regulations in the UAE

    Dubai, UAE; December 03, 2017:  Technal Middle East, a pioneer in architectural aluminium facade systems, has launched a campaign to create more awareness among UAE building contractors, consultants and specifiers about fire safety for building facades.  According to Sam Robinson, General Manager, Technal Middle East: “We have developed a guideline to help the construction industry better understand how to ensure compliance with the relevant codes and standards for fire safety of external walls on high-rise buildings. Our guideline makes understanding the fire hazards of combustible external wall materials clearer. In particular,  we focus on the EN-1364-4 fire resistance test required in the UAE. Fire resistance is determined through destructive fire testing and the EN 1364-4 fire test is one of the most ......read more

    Robinsons National Day Trunk Show

    Dubai, UAE, December 3, 2017:  In celebration of the inspiring success story of the UAE and its unity for 46 years, guided by the shrewd vision of its leaders, Robinsons, the leading fashion department store located at Dubai Festival City Mall, is taking the UAE National Day to a whole new level this year. Robinsons is proud to present a unique trunk show, bringing together the talents of local and regional designers that will be showcasing some hot off the runway and ready-to-wear couture abaya designs, jewelry and bags, all in a beautiful fusion of local and global flavors.   The Robinsons trunk show will be taking place on the 2nd of December from 4 to 5 p.m. gathering all the following talents under one roof:  Pearla: Established by Hessa and Fatma Ali Aljoker, Perla is a unique Dubai based fashion ......read more

    SOUQ Customers Enjoyed Biggest Regional Online Shopping Event in Record-Setting White Friday 2017

    SOUQ doubles number of items sold during White Friday 2017 compared to last year’s event With one million deals on offer, total number of items sold more than doubled compared to last year’s event 18 items sold per second during highest traffic time Products from over 16,000 fashion, beauty, electronics, grocery and other brands were on sale Over 70% of customers shopped through mobile devices across the region Almost half of customers paid using electronic payment methods 29th November, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  SOUQ.com today announced that the number of items sold during White Friday 2017 more than doubled compared to last year - making it the biggest shopping event in SOUQ history. An unprecedented one million deals were on offer during the event, and 18 items were sold per second during ......read more

    Arjun Infrastructure Partners acquires Enviromena Power Systems

    Abu Dhabi, UAE; November 29, 2017 –  Enviromena Power Systems (Enviromena), a portfolio company of Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has been successfully acquired by Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP).    AIP is a UK-based independent infrastructure investment advisory company. It partners with institutional investors, mainly pension plans, to access direct infrastructure investments.    UAE-based Enviromena develops, deploys and operates clean energy solutions throughout the MENA region. With a project footprint spanning nine countries, the company has installed more than 17,000 solar systems, representing the largest portfolio of solar rooftops in the region. The company has over 175MW worth of projects in operation and a further 500MW under construction.    Mohamed Jameel Al ......read more

    Caparol Paints showcases the new unique External Thermal Insulation Composite System at The Big 5 2017

    DUBAI- November 29, 2017:  Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, are showcasing their new unique fire resistant and super-efficient non-combustible External Thermal Insulation Composite System (ETICS) technology. The system boasts innovation, durability and longevity. The new ETICS technology was launched at the ongoing Big 5 exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Center.  ETICS technology by Caparol Paints has been designed to save energy and improve the climate inside the buildings. It substantially reduces heating and air conditioning costs by maintaining temperatures.   ETICS is a highly efficient system that ensures an improvement in energy efficiency of both old and new buildings once the technology is installed. Caparol has been at the forefront of researching and adopting new technologies ......read more

    Bawadi Mall gears up for UAE National Day celebrations

    The mall will stage a number of family-centric social, cultural and entertainment activities Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 November 2017:  In an endeavour to showcase the Emirati culture, customs and traditions, Bawadi Mall in Al Ain will stage a number of family-centric, social, cultural and entertainment activities as a part of their celebrations organised on the occasion of the UAE’s National Day which will run from November 29th until December 3rd. “UAE’s National Day is an important occasion to reflect back on UAE’s heart-warming culture and hospitality. On this important occasion, we extend our warmest greetings to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler ......read more

    ME's padlock expert Godrej LocksS take giant strides in ultra-secure locks

    At Dubai’s biggest construction industry exhibition - Big5 the company to highlight a lock as unique as a DNA and Advantis – the new range of electronic locks Dubai - November 28, 2017:  Godrej Locking Solutions and Systems(LocksS), the largest padlock manufacturer in Asia and a company that has been securing homes for the last 120 years in India, today launched the world’s most secure locks Godrej Herculoc and Godrej Advantis at the Big 5 exhibition in Dubai. The Big 5 is the largest construction event in the Middle East. Godrej LocksS has been synonymous for high quality mechanical locks, over the years and have been introducing and inducting new locking technology by creating the ‘five levels of safety’ which is a unique proposition offered by any brand in the space. Herculoc is a padlock with ......read more

    The Dubai Mall celebrates UAE National Day with a host of cultural activities for the whole family

    Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2017:  UAE National Day celebrations at The Dubai Mall are not-to-be-missed, with a host of cultural activities, performances and giveaways, allowing families, friends and the community to come together to mark the ‘Spirit of the Union.’ In collaboration with the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Emirati hosts will welcome visitors to the Souk Atrium which will be transformed into a cultural “majilis.” Guests will be served traditional coffee and dates as they listen to stories of the UAE’s culture and heritage.  Seated beneath a stunning ‘Museum of the Moon’ visitors can learn the importance of the moon in Emirati culture. An awe-inspiring touring artwork by UK artist, Luke Jerram, ‘Museum of the Moon’ measures seven metres in ......read more

    Fathima Group expands its retail presence in Northern Emirates

    The UAE-based business conglomerate will soon unveil more hypermarkets, further consolidating its retail presence in the GCC and India.  DUBAI – November 28, 2017:  The UAE-based retail major Fathima Group opened its second hypermarket in Ras Al Khaimah as part of its wider growth plans in the GCC. HE Eng. Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, and HE Sheikh Majid Bin Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurated the outlet in the presence of Fathima Group Chairman Mr. E.P. Moosa Haji, Managing Director Mr. E.P. Sulaiman Haji, CEO Mr. Sameer Sulaiman and other senior dignitaries.  The inauguration event was also attended by Sheikh Muftah Bin Ali Al Khatri and Mr. Munther Mohamed Bin Shaker, Chairman of RAK Municipality; Mr. Ahammad Bin Mubarak Al Sahmsi, CID General of RAK Police Department; and Sheikh Mohamed Muftah Ali Al Khatri, ......read more

    International concrete conference & exhibition makes debut in Sharjah

    Sharjah, 27 November 2017:  HE Marwan Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (Shurooq) and HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, inaugurated the first International Concrete Conference & Exhibition in the Middle East (ICCX Middle East 2017) yesterday (Sunday). More than 100 exhibitors and 1,000 international experts in the construction sector attended the event. The exhibition, which is unique to the region, is particularly important because of its portfolio of construction and planiing projects in the GCC which are estimated to be worth 3.1 billion dollars. The exhibition provides opportunities for an innovation-friendly environment to maintain market positions and growth in a highly competitive market in order to be a leading economic platform in the region, specialized in ......read more

    Growing International Participation in Dubai for the Big 5

    17.4% increase in UAE active construction projects draws to Dubai 2,500+ companies from around the world Monday, November 27, 2017:  The continued expansion of construction activities in the GCC region is attracting an increased number of international exhibitors at The Big 5 this year. According to the latest statistics by BNC Network, there’s been a 17.4% growth in the number of active construction projects in the UAE in 2017 compared to the previous year, and an 8.6% increase in terms of value, which reached USD 818 billion.    “Over 2,500 companies from 60 countries have chosen to come and exhibit their construction products and solutions at The Big 5 in Dubai this year. Some of these are participating to the event for the first time proving that the UAE are now more than ever ‘the place to ......read more

    De-clutter old gadgets to bring positive energy, learn the secrets for a happy home from Celebrity Vastu and Interior expert Rasesh Shah

    Free to attend educative seminars at CREDAI’s Indian Property Show on 7th, 8th and 9th December  Dubai based expert Dr. Padmaja Yadav to also provide quick tips on home interiors and science of architecture November 26, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Converting a brick-and-mortar house into a welcoming home is everyone’s dream. Yet, all it requires is some warmth, love, and understanding of Vastu and interiors. Learn more about this science of architecture and its application in home decor during the free to attend seminars at the upcoming CREDAI’s Indian Property Show to be held in Halls 7 and 8, Dubai World Trade Centre.    Seminars will be hosted by celebrity Vastu consultant, Mr Rasesh Shah on Thursday 7th (7 pm – 8 pm) and Saturday 9th December ( 4 pm – 5 pm), while Vastu and ......read more

    Al-Futtaim ACE and Plug Ins Massive White Friday Deals

    Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017:  Starting today until November 25, Al-Futtaim ACE and Plug Ins are offering massive White Friday deals both online and in-store across a range of products.  There will be amazing deals on selected items from Outdoor, Garden, Home, and DIY from leading brands including Dyson, Siemens, AFTRON, Homeworks, Apple, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Bosch, and Lenovo amongst others. Additionally, on a minimum spend of AED 500 at Al-Futtaim ACE stores, customers will be entered into a raffle promotion where 20 shoppers will receive a chance to win 5g of gold each. Details: Event: Al-Futtaim ACE and Plug Ins White Friday Deals  Dates: Al-Futtaim ACE stores and online on November 23-25 Plug Ins: in-store and online November 23-25 Al-Futtaim ACE stores offer a wide selection of Outdoor Lifestyle, ......read more

    The Outlet Village announces 3 Day Super Sale Dubai

    Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017:  Shopping in Dubai is about to get even more exciting, as The Outlet Village, Dubai’s first upscale outlet mall, gears up to celebrate the 3 Day Super Sale Dubai from the 23rd – 25th November.  Housing three department stores, international dining and over 125 top brands such as DKNY, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Ted Baker and many more, The Outlet Village is the perfect destination for luxury shopping fans looking to acquire iconic brands at exceptional prices this weekend.  Located in Jebel Ali, just 15 minutes away from JBR and within easy reach of the centres of both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, The Outlet Village offers a taste of European charm in Dubai. Shoppers can amble through Dubai’s premium shopping outlet and soak up the Tuscan-inspired ambience while enjoying ......read more

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    Everyone Deserves the Best With Centrepoint's Back to School Collection.

    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

    The UAE community comes together and sets a new world record!

    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

    Real estate transactions in Dubai exceeded AED 390 billion in 18 months

    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

    fäm Properties Tops AED1.3 Billion in City Walk Residential Sales

    Al Msaddi says unique Dubai project highlights need for developers, investors to focus on supply and demand factor Dubai, UAE, 8 August 2017:  One of Dubai’s largest real estate brokerages, fäm Properties, has topped AED1.3 billion in residential property sales at City Walk, the new destination developed and managed by Meraas in the heart of Jumeirah. Firas Al Msaddi, the fäm Properties CEO, said today that the bulk of sales were to first-time buyers of buildings, while just over AED325 million worth of sales were in the secondary market. He believes the ......read more

    McArthurGlen Offers Middle Eastern Shoppers Special Gift to Celebrate Eid

    Dubai, 06 August 2017 -  For the second year running, McArthurGlen - Europe's leading owner, developer and manager of designer outlets - will be honouring its guests from the Middle East with a luxury gift and additional savings to celebrate Eid, as part of its Hayakom Festival Campaign. From 24th June - 3rd September 2017, shoppers visiting selected McArthurGlen centres will receive a premium candle created by renowned perfumer, Maison Molinard, in Grasse, Provence, the perfume capital of the world.   In addition to this, guests will receive an extra 10% off at particular ......read more

    Share your “Great Moments” at Carrefour with P&G and show your love to those who make you the Happiest

    Procter & Gamble and Carrefour give UAE consumers the chance to share their great moments of happiness with loved ones, break a Guinness World Record and make new moments of happiness by winning family experiences Dubai, UAE, August 3, 2017:  In partnership with Carrefour, P&G is giving UAE consumers the chance to both share their great moments of happiness with their families and loved ones and create new ones by winning family experiences. From July 30th until August 9th consumers can take part in the world’s largest campaign to express joy for moments of ......read more

    DAMAC Properties Awards AED 628 Million Contract to Arabtec Construction for AKOYA Oxygen Development

    Main works contract awarded for 1,296 villas at 55-million-square-foot master development  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1 August 2017: DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, awarded Arabtec Construction LLC with a AED 628 million contract to develop 1,296 villas at DAMAC’s AKOYA Oxygen master development. Arabtec will begin construction in Q3 2017 at the 55-million-square-foot green development in Dubailand, and is expected to complete the project within 24 months. “DAMAC always chooses to partner with leading contractors and ......read more

    MEPCO Announces Strong Q2 Financial Results

    Net profit of SAR 18.2 million for Q2 2017, a 459% increase on previous quarter Gross profit of SAR 45.4 million showed 43% improvement on previous quarter MEPCO achieved earnings per share (EPS) of SAR 0.43 for the period Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 31 July 2017:  The Middle East Paper Co. (‘MEPCO’) (Tadawul symbol: MEPCO), the region’s leading vertically integrated paper manufacturer, has announced its financial results* for the second quarter of 2017. Net profit increased from SAR 3.2 million in the first quarter to SAR 18.2 million in second quarter of 2017, ......read more

    The Trump Estates Park Residences at DAMAC Hills boasts park views and promises the finest in luxury lifestyle living

    DAMAC Properties reveals its latest collection of bespoke Trump villas located in the heart of Dubai’s most exclusive residential community  Dubai, UAE – 30 July 2017:  DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, today launched The Trump Estates Park Residences, an exclusive collection of exquisite villas that enjoy unobstructed views of the parks in DAMAC Hills. The luxury gated community boasts four bedroom, two floor bespoke villas, each with a unique lower ground floor that provides additional recreational or utility space for the ......read more

    Dubai Land Department announces AED 132 billion worth of real estate transactions for H1 2017 – a value increase of 16.8% compared to H1 2016

    Bin Mejren: Our strong real estate foundations has led to sustainable growth in the sector DLD recorded approximately 36,000 transactions, representing a 26% increase over the same period last year Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2017:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) has released its H1 2017 Transactions Report up until 30th June, through the Real Estate Research and Studies Department, announcing that total real estate transactions for this period reached a value of AED 132 billion, achieved through 35,571 sales, mortgages and other transactions.     The report reveals that ......read more

    Already the Greatest of the Greatest Construction Endeavors in the UAE Continues to Break Records

    The UAE are a source of magnificent engineering projects and creative designs, which regularly astonish spectators and enter the news worldwide. In this article, we present several less-known property developments, whose architects deserve no less attention. Exponential growth and good governance have created a property hub in the UAE Being not even 50 years old, the young country with its seven diverse Emirates has grown out of a desert into a playing field for real estate developers. The country can be considered an example for other countries, having put its resource wealth to a ......read more

    Al Wahda Mall to host Mega Raffle, entertainments every weekend for Abu Dhabi Summer Season

    Al Wahda Mall participates in the festivities of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season with weekend activations, being Thursdays and Fridays, from July 14th to August 20th  Mall patrons can avail discounts ranging from 25% to 90% throughout the month A Mega Raffle will be held on 20th August, 2017 to mark the end of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season event with entertainment and a lucky draw from 5:00pm to 10:00pm Al Wahda Mall is located in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 27, 2017:  Al Wahda Mall, an Iconic landmark & favorite shopping destination located in the ......read more

    Lincoln – The inside story

    DUBAI, U.A.E., July 26, 2017:   Sliding into the soft embrace of a new luxury vehicle for the first time can often be a sensory overload. The glowing display, the rich aroma of the leather, an array of buttons entreating to be pressed, the delicate wood finishes that cry out to be stroked, the evocation of a sense that this is a unique place, unlike any other. The enhanced feeling of wellbeing that washes over you as you close the door with a satisfying clunk and separate yourself from the outside would and cocoon yourself in a vehicle that becomes an extension of you, what is known ......read more

    Back to School with Stadium

    Offers running from13 to 26 August across all participating stores Dubai, UAE, 26 July, 2017: It’s time to grab your trainers and get ready for the school run! After the long summer holidays, Stadium is here to get your kids active again with their latest Back to School collection, now available from 1 to 26 August. Why search every store in Dubai, trying to find everything your kids need for school, when Stadium has the best sports brands all under one roof? We know how active boys can be so when it comes to Back to School essentials, look no further than Reebok’s Royal ......read more

    Al-Futtaim ACE has your Back to School checklist covered

    Dubai, July 26, 2017:  To prepare your kids for the new school year, Al-Futtaim ACE is introducing a fun and exciting collection of back to school products all under one roof.  The collection will feature a range of quality products from leading brands including Nataraj, Kores, Sivo, bento lunch boxes from Sistema, Lock & Lock and Zipit amongst others.  Parents will find arts and craft, school bags, lunch boxes and bottle tumblers in addition to special bundle stationery packs starting from just AED 5. There are also colourful shelving and smart storage solutions to ......read more

    “Not rewarding enough; not trustworthy enough”: The verdict of UAE shoppers on brands collecting their personal data

    ICLP survey finds that 68% of shoppers do not feel that they get anything in return for sharing their personal information with brands   24th July, 2017- Dubai, UAE:  Global loyalty marketing agency, ICLP today reveals that more than two thirds (68%) of UAE shoppers do not feel that they get anything in return for sharing their personal information with brands. This presents a major challenge for retailers as they try to build stronger relationships with their customers and encourage them to join a growing number of loyalty programmes.    ICLP surveyed UAE ......read more

    ADFD Provides Strategic Funding for 64 Development Projects in Egypt Worth AED4 Billion

    His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi: Fund’s projects align with Egyptian government’s expansive vision and goals Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 July, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Government of Egypt have long enjoyed close and strategic ties. The constructive cooperation between the two parties continues to promote sustainable development in vital economic sectors that benefit the citizens of Egypt. To date, the Fund supported Egypt with Abu Dhabi government grants and concessionary loans worth AED4 billion across 64 development projects. The projects ......read more

    TDIC Achieves New Project Milestone in Mamsha Al Saadiyat

    Structure works for all buildings across Mamsha Al Saadiyat have been completed Mamsha Al Saadiyat will offer a unique selection of beachfront one to four bedrooms apartments complete with modern sophistication Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23 July 2017:  The Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, announced the achievement of significant stages in the development of the Mamsha Al Saadiyat project. All concrete groundwork has been laid, with the structure for all buildings now ......read more

    GHD's Proactive Construction Management Delivers Successful Closure of Hazardous Toxic Dump

    GHD has successfully managed a challenging public safety infrastructure project for the Government of Guam—The Ordot Dump Closure. Originally built in the 1940s by the United States Military, the 50-acre dump introduced toxic leachate into the Lonfit River, which feeds into Guam’s Pago Bay. The site was also the source of significant air pollution from methane gas emissions. To close the Ordot Dump, GHD managed the construction of a network of environmental safeguards including a complete cover system, a leachate collection system, a gas flare, sewer system improvements, emergency ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council Highlights Importance of Using Certified Window Fall Prevention Devices for Child Safety

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 July, 2017:   Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has highlighted the importance of using QCC-certified window fall prevention devices as part of its ongoing efforts to promote child safety across the Emirate. In 2012, QCC launched the Window Safety Fixtures Certification Scheme in order to implement Decree No (24) of 2012 issued by the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs. The decree requires building owners to install approved window fall prevention devices on ......read more

    Discover the Happiness Desk at Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi

    Al Wahda Mall unfurls its Happiness Desk, a new and improved take on its customer service department  Keeping with the theme of the Year of Giving, an implementation inspired by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, Al Wahda Mall has introduced the Happiness Desk as a way to add an atmosphere of positivity and initiative with its customer service assistance Al Wahda Mall is located in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2017:  Al Wahda Mall, an Iconic landmark & favorite shopping destination located in the heart of Abu ......read more

    Dubai International Hospitality Week Affirms Dubai's Pivotal Role for Region's Hospitality Sector

    Event to consolidate key trade shows catering to hotel and foodservices sector – GulfHost, The Hotel Show, The Leisure Show, Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX Middle East & yummex ME  Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2017:  As markets across the Middle East look to diversify their economies, the launch of Dubai International Hospitality Week (DIHW) in September this year is recognition of the hospitality sector as a key driver of GDP growth in the region. Endorsed by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), what will be the largest hotel and ......read more

    ‘Phobic' Notions of Over-supply Persist as Dubai Faces Under-supply in Some Property Sectors – Real Estate Chief

    Shortage of premier homes in key locations favoured by buyers seeking 2018 handover – Al Msaddi    Dubai, UAE, 18 July 2017:  A UAE real estate expert says “phobic” perceptions of an over-supplied Dubai residential property market persist when there is currently an under-supply of premier homes that will be ready for occupancy in some areas next year.  Firas Al Msaddi, CEO of fäm Properties, one of Dubai’s largest real estate brokerages, highlights a shortage of developments offering individuality in key locations favoured by buyers ......read more

    Everyone deserves the best with Centrepoint's Back to School Collection

    Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2017:  Centrepoint, Middle East’s largest fashion retailer, is launching 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 ......read more

    Ecolog appoints Adil Toubia as Vice Chairman & CEO

    July 18, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  Ecolog, a Dubai-based leading provider of supply chain, construction, technology, facility management, and environmental services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adil Toubia as Vice Chairman & CEO. As a well-recognized global executive in the oil and gas industry, Toubia brings to Ecolog a wealth of experience and a long list of recognized achievements. His stellar background perfectly aligns with Ecolog’s strategic development and vision to become the pacesetter in its field of activities. Ecolog, currently working in ......read more

    The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi Offers Football Fans an Epic FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 Experience this Summer

    Abu Dhabi, 17 July 2017:  The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi (The Mall at WTCAD) will offer football fans across the UAE the opportunity to experience an epic FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 spirit, by hosting a series of social and physical activations and skill games this summer from 17th to 19th August.   The FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 activations will include 12 skill games including competitions on football dribbling, passing, heading and throwing, in addition to other skills such as precision, save, reflex, accuracy, touch, E-sport, power and speed. The activations ......read more

    Real Estate Registration Trustees Offices contribute to the total increase of Dubai Land Department revenues

    Achieving an annual saving of AED 45 million through 18 offices across Dubai Dubai – UAE, 15th July 2017:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that Real Estate Registration Trustees Offices are playing an important role in fulfilling the department’s vision of making Dubai the world’s premier real estate destination and a byword for innovation, trust and happiness. DLD has also confirmed that the offices contribute to increasing its total yearly revenue by making significant annual savings.  Saad Abdulla Al Hammadi, Director of Finance and ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council Signs Two Cooperation Agreements with Abu Dhabi Distribution Company

    Agreements focus on conformity of Low Voltage Switchgear products, quality of service of personnel performing installation works Abu Dhabi-UAE: 15 July, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, signed two cooperation agreements with Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) to issue conformity certificates for Low Voltage Switchgear (LVSG) products as well as for the services offered by personnel performing the wiring installation work. Under the first agreement, the two sides ......read more

    ‘Better Surprises' promotion from Better Life during Dubai Summer Surprises provides attractive savings

    Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:  Better Life, one of the leading home appliance retailers in the UAE and a division of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, LLC has launched the “Better Surprises” promotion as part of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) to provide attractive savings for customers. The promotion extends across its full range of appliances which includes built-in and major domestic appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerators, cookers and other products. Customers will get to choose from Better Life’s extensive portfolio of world-class brands such as Siemens, Zanussi, Terim, ......read more

    Jewel Corner Unveils A Stunning Kiosk In Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (July 13, 2017): Jewel Corner, a fine jewellery brand from the UAE, is on a constant lookout for ways to bring the brand closer to its customers. It has recently opened a kiosk in a centrally located shopping destination in Abu Dhabi, Al Wahda Mall on June 11, 2017. The mall attracts a huge footfall and is known as a place for ultimate shopping experiences that exudes style which is why the design of the new kiosk is attractive and made to stand out. Being in the market for the last 20 years, Jewel Corner has taken well planned steps to increase their ......read more

    ABB Motor Sets World Record in Energy Efficiency – Saves Half a Million Dollars

    Pioneering technology leader ABB achieves almost 100% energy efficiency with synchronous motor. Tests carried out on a 44 megawatt 6-pole synchronous ABB motor shortly before delivery showed an efficiency 0.25 percent greater than the 98.8 percent stipulated in the contract, resulting in the world record for electric motor efficiency. This efficiency improvement could save approximately $500,000 in electrical energy costs over the course of a 20-year lifetime for each motor. “With electricity costs being, by far, the largest component in the total cost of ownership of such a ......read more

    Dubai Land Department launches awareness campaign for ‘Dubai Brokers' application

    Application is the first of its kind in the world, providing access to 2,340 offices and 5,856 real estate brokers Dubai, UAE, 08 July 2017:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced the launch of an awareness campaign for its ‘Dubai Brokers’ application – the first of its kind in the world. ‘Dubai Brokers’ is the most important application issued by DLD for providing accurate and up-to-date information on licensed Dubai real estate brokers and real estate companies that have been approved by the department.  Yousef Al Hashmi, Deputy Executive ......read more

    Extra special Dubai Summer Surprises at The Dubai Mall

    Dubai, UAE, July 6, 2017:  The 2017 edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is now underway, and to celebrate, The Dubai Mall has arranged some extra special treats for visitors!  In addition to the fantastic savings that can be made at a huge selection of The Dubai Mall’s 1,200 retailers, from now until mid-August, Star Atrium will host a pop-up store filled with some of the very best special offers that The Dubai Mall retailers have on offer; while Café Bateel will also be there, offering up tasty treats for shoppers to enjoy. The bargains at Star Atrium can be found ......read more

    Fortnum & Mason Announce its Summer Sale!

    Dubai, UAE, July 6, 2017:  Fortnum & Mason have curated a delicious list of must have essentials for the summer. Throughout the month of July, selected items will go on sale - all with up to 60% off. Visit the retail store to pick up your favourite delectable treat to satisfy tastebuds. Located within The Dubai Mall, Fortnum’s offers a selection of world-famous products plus a variety of hospitality options. Explore its extraordinary tea ranges and pick up everything from hero pieces to their scrumptious range of preserves, honey and more such as the Silver Plated Tea ......read more

    Cityland Group secures term loan of USD 142.74 million for construction of nature-inspired ‘Cityland Mall'

    Emirates NBD and Burgan Bank form bank consortium behind financing deal   30% of available retail space already committed, signifying strong interest from prominent retailer Dubai, United Arab Emirates (July 5, 2017):  Cityland Group today announced a major financing milestone for the USD 330 Million flagship retail project - Cityland Mall - from a consortium of banks consisting of Emirates NBD as the lead bank and Burgan Bank from Kuwait.   The loan, which totals USD 142.74 million in value, will be utilized for covering the ongoing project cost in terms of ......read more

    Materials Handling Equipment in the GCC Market Revenues Set to Reach US$ 5 Billion by 2020

    Leading global materials handling equipment suppliers sign up for Materials Handling Middle East 2017 Dubai, U.A.E: With over 130 exhibitors from as many as 21 different countries, representing 250 brands, having already signed up for the upcoming 9th edition of Materials Handling Middle East, the region continues to be a key focus of leading names in the intralogistics, warehousing, freight and cargo industries. Materials Handling Middle East, is the only dedicated trade and networking event for the logistics, supply chain management and warehousing industries serving the wider Middle ......read more

    Nexans Wins ‘Data Centre Solution Vendor' Award at the ICT Champion Awards 2017

    Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2017: Nexans, the worldwide leader in cables and cabling systems, announced that it has won the ‘Data Centre Solutions Vendor of the Year’ award at the 5th Integrator ICT Champion Awards held recently in Dubai. Nexans was recognised for the inroads it has made in the Data Centre market with its product innovations that meet key operational, economic, energy saving and future growth requirements. “Nexans has been at the forefront in bringing in innovative Data Centre solutions that helps reduce costs of operations and provide scalability options for ......read more

    Dubai Land Department Honours its Strategic Partners

    Real estate brokerage office wins gold category and seven websites awarded for contributions to Dubai’s real estate sector Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 03rd July 2017:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) has honoured its strategic partners, including real estate brokerage offices and several websites.  Yousif Al Hashimi, Deputy CEO of the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) – the regulatory arm of DLD – commented: “The aim of this event is to improve the efficiency of brokers in the real estate market by encouraging competition and incentivising them to ......read more

    Impres performs first case studies in California

    Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017:  Case studies of the infrastructure projects California High Speed Rail and San Francisco AirTrain Extension have recently been completed in the research project Impres. Interviews along the projects’ value chains have provided valuable input and examples for Impres’ goal of creating guidelines for carbon management through procurement requirements in infrastructure projects. Stefan Uppenberg, sustainability consultant at WSP Group and project manager for the Impres project, and Daniel Balian, who’s doing his masters thesis at WSP, conducted ......read more

    Dubai Shopping Malls Group offers shoppers a chance to drive away in a Q50 Infiniti car during Dubai Summer Surprises 2017

    Spend AED 200 at one of Dubai Shopping Malls Group’s 18 participating malls to take part in the weekly draw to win one of six sleek Q50 Infiniti cars Dubai Summer Surprise’s ‘Shop, Win & Drive’ will be held from 1st July till 12th August 2017 Dubai, UAE – 02nd July 2017:  As the 20th edition of the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) kicked off on 01st July, Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) with the support of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has announced their ‘Shop, Win & Drive’ campaign, offering lucky shoppers a ......read more

    Hira Industries inaugurates new showroom in Sharjah

    Hira Industries has 20 sales offices, 11 manufacturing plants and two showrooms across the UAE and the region. United Arab Emirates, Dubai, July 2nd 2017:  Hira Industries, one of the region’s largest distributors and manufacturers of HVAC and construction products has opened its new office and showroom in Sharjah. This new facility has opened in line with Hira’s vision of giving customers a service beyond their expectation and aims to extend its products and services to clients and projects in the Northern Emirates. The company also aims to open two new showrooms in Abu ......read more

    Hotelier Summit Africa (North) to Serve as a Magnet for Hospitality and Real Estate Professionals in the World

    The Summit will provide a seamless platform for all hoteliers and developers across Africa, addressing opportunities and challenges related to hospitality and real estate sector Dubai, UAE - June 29 2017: In recent years the African continent has gained traction, notably in the hotel, retail and real estate sectors. Backed by the increasing interest in African tourism and international investors, the northern African regions have enjoyed strong hotel and resort development growth boosting the hospitality and real estate sectors.  The 2017 edition of Hotelier Summit Africa (North) ......read more

    Majid Al Futtaim Acquires Retail Arabia, Franchise Owner of Geant in the Middle East

    Acquisition includes 26 Geant hypermarkets and supermarkets in UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain as well as four Gulfmart supermarkets in Bahrain  Purchase in line with the company’s ambition to consolidate the Carrefour brand’s leadership position in the region Dubai, UAE, 29 June, 2017: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has announced the acquisition of Retail Arabia, the franchise owner of 26 Geant stores across the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait as well as four Gulfmart ......read more

    Race to get amazing deals at Stadium

    Dubai, UAE, 28 June, 2017:  Update your workout gear or seek out the latest beach and lifestyle trends for less at Stadium. From 1 July to 12 August, get down to the Stadium Dubai Summer Sale for amazing discounts of up to 75%. The offers continue across all Abu Dhabi stores, as shoppers can take advantage of the Buy 2 Get 1 Free promotion on selected sale items, from 1 to 31 July. This offer excludes Stadium Outlets and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel store. ...read more

    Real Estate Brokers Remain Upbeat As Buying Interest In Dubai Market Rises – Propertyfinder

    Mild correction over past three years contrasts with big gains in other markets popular with international investors, helping make Dubai a better-value option Amount of money in circulation in the UAE at highest level in at least four years, cash-rich investors increasingly reluctant to leave their money idle Brokers report swelling interest from potential buyers DUBAI, June 27th:   Dubai’s residential real estate sector appears to be bottoming out following a three-year price slump and with brokers reporting growing interest from potential investors, now could be the ......read more

    Entertainment, Prizes and Sales Galore! Yas Mall Reveals More Details of its 24 Hour Mega Sale

    Yas Mall celebrations will include a 24 hour Mega Sale plus giveaways including, a chance to win 1 million Etihad Guest miles by ADCB, Yas Mall Gift cards and more Abu Dhabi, UAE June 24th, 2017: Yas Mall, the leading destination for entertainment, retail and dining will launch the first ever 24 hour Mega Sale in Abu Dhabi this Sunday. To celebrate Eid Al Fitr Yas Mall will delight residents and tourists alike by opening from 10:00am on Sunday 25th June until 10:00am on Monday 26th. Opening around the clock, Yas Mall will be the place to celebrate Eid Al Fitr with its incredible mix of ......read more

    Emaar Malls Celebrates Eid al-Fitr with Family Friendly Activities Across the Long Weekend

    Families can enjoy the Eid al-Fitr weekend together, with The Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina Mall offering a host of fun activities for learning, discovery and play!  Virtual Reality Experience incredible VR amusement park rides, using Oculus goggles; you’ll be transported to feel like you’re riding on a crazy rollercoaster, or experience the thrill of skydiving, without your feet ever leaving the ground! This, and an opportunity to take a family portrait, will be at The Dubai Mall, between Grand and Souk Atriums, across the entire long weekend.  Arts & ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council Opens New Retail Scale Verification Bureau in Al Ain

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 June, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, the entity responsible for developing the quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has opened a new retail scale verification bureau in Al Ain as part of its continued efforts to meet the dynamic needs of its customers from the retail sector for high quality verification services in a timely and efficient manner. The bureau, which is the second of its kind in the emirate, offers the verification of retail scales with the capacity of up to 150 kg, which are widely used in the retailing of such products ......read more

    Celebrate This EID Al Fitr with Fireworks at Dubai Festival City

    An action packed calendar of events to play out over the Eid weekend at Dubai Festival City Dubai, UAE, 22 June 2017: Visitors to Dubai Festival City this Eid-al-Fitr will be treated to a raft of family-friendly events and activities, including a spectacular fireworks display, to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr. Thousands of residents and tourists are expected to enjoy an array of free activities taking place over the weekend and throughout the week.  There will be plenty of surprises all throughout the day with roaming entertainment planned to watch and take part in. Visitors can look ......read more

    Dubai Outlet Mall Offers Extravagant Eid Shopping Experience

    Offering up to 90 per cent off  Dubai – June 22, 2017:  Dubai Outlet Mall, the ultimate value shopping destination and the first outlet concept mall in the UAE, has launched a spectacular shopping extravaganza for customers during this Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. The bargain shopping experience is combined with various other activities and competitions to be held across the mall. Bargain deals up to 90 per cent, games, musical entertainment, magic shows and more is on offer at the Dubai Outlet Mall, bringing the best of everything to eager Eid shoppers.  A special Shop, ......read more

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