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  • 24 Nov 2009

    Much-Needed Flexibility Eases the UAE Property Market

    Although the most intense phase of the economic crisis is now over, and with the property market in the UAE having recovered much of its confidence in the last year, the latest research demonstrates that there has been a decline in both sales and rental values in most sub-sectors of the property mar... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 17 Nov 2009

    Dubai: The New Real Estate Capital of the World

    With globalization Dubai has truly become an international city. Walking on the streets of Dubai is just like walking down 5th Avenue in New York or Knightsbridge in London. Dubai is a mix of people from all different communities and this is what makes it one of the most vibrant cities in the gl... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 18 Jun 2009

    Property Prices In The Emirates On The Rise

    uae property prices up

    Those with property investment interests in the UAE may welcome research from HSBC which shows that property prices are rising in the emirates.
    The new Property Ladder study shows that there has been a marked growth in the UAE property sector, in part spurred by a relaxation of maximum loan-to-value ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 06 May 2009

    New Dubai Law On Property Visa Promises

    dubai residential visas

    Government officials in Dubai are in talks to introduce a new law that would clarify the rules on issuing residency visas to property buyers in Dubai – and it could be introduced as soon as this year…

    Traditionally, there has been confusion around the promise that buying a freehold property in Dubai

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 16 Dec 2008

    Economic Crisis Curtails Dubai Building Boom

    nakheel dubai job losses

    The current global economic crisis has hit the rapid development in Dubai. In recent years, the Gulf state became a magnet for property investors attracted by the prospect of substantial returns, and has been marketed as a luxury shopping and holiday destination. Now the boom appears to be slowing d
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 24 Nov 2008

    Dubai Property Prices Halved

    dubai property prices halved

    Even Dubai, the seemingly invincible ‘nothing can stop me now’ emirate is feeling the effects of the credit crunch, with property prices in some of Dubai’s most prestigious developments falling by as much as 50 per cent…

    Prices in the Downtown Burj Dubai area have fallen by as much as half, according

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 14 Nov 2008

    Celestica Residence, Jumeirah, Dubai: New Development

    celestica residence jumeirah village triangle dubai

    Celestica Residence is strategically located in Jumeirah Village - district 14 which will be at the heart of new Dubai. Located in an elegant and serene neighbourhood in Jumeirah Village, Celestica Residence offers spacious, well-designed luxurious Villas and apartments to transport you into a world... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 27 Oct 2008

    Zero Five Zero, Waterfront Dubai, UAE : Launch

    zero five zero waterfront dubai

    Zero Five Zero enjoys a prime beach front location in Madinat Al Arab, Waterfront Dubai's premier community and one of the most strategically advantageous locations in the UAE overlooking the Pal Jebel Ali from the rooftop swimming pool. The modern architecture and luxury interior design of the Zero
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 24 Oct 2008

    Smooth Riding for UAE Economy Amidst Global Credit Crunch

    Major nations in the world are desperately trying to fight against the credit crunch and striving to rise uninjured from the recession, we spot UAE with rather stable economy and position. Let's analyse the reasons and factors that helped the country to remain upbeat during these times of global eco... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 17 Oct 2008

    Burjside Boulevard, Dubai : New Development

    burjside boulevard dubai

    Burjside Boulevard is a 36-storey spectacle, with 3 levels of podium and 1 level dedicated to leisure, all offering uninterrupted views of the bustling Business Bay and Burj Dubai, the tallest tower on earth. A life of fine choice customised for the connoisseurs of contemporary living, the tower off
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 14 Oct 2008

    Park Avenue Offices, New Cairo, Dubai : Launch

    park avenue offices new cairo

    Announcing the launch of Park Avenue Offices New Cairo and Sheikh Zayed are premium office space investment opportunities with prime positioning located on Dubai's principal arterial roads.

    Park Avenue New Cairo Offices

    • Park Avenue offices @ New Cairo are located at the 2nd and 3rd floor of Park Aven

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 07 Oct 2008

    Admiral Bay, Dubai Maritime City, UAE : Launch

    admiral bay dubai maritime city launch

    Admiral Bay in Dubai Maritime City is located in the designer city of Dubai between Port Rashid and the Dry Docks. An ultra-modern 50 storey mixed-use tower situated by the edge of the ocean, Admiral Bay is designed to be in harmony with the environment. This green luxury development that lets you l
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 03 Oct 2008

    Kelly Rowland Headlines London Launch of Aquitainia

    aquitainia dubai select property launch

    Manchester based, Select Property and Dubai based Select Group were joined by top celebs Orlando Bloom, Kelly Rowland and Sarah Harding last Thursday 25th September to celebrate the launch of their £1.1 billion development, Aquitainia, The World, Dubai. And they are set to repeat the night’s success
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 25 Sep 2008

    Moroccan Developer of Le Jardin de Fleur Headlines Gulf State Property Shows

    jardin de fleur morocco developer

    Kicking off at the Worldwide Property Show in Dubai on October 23 and moving to the same-titled event in Bahrain on 29 October, Morocco’s multi award-winning Le Jardin de Fleur resorts are set to demonstrate a shared prowess for building castles from the sand with their Gulf counterparts. Part of t
    ... [Read more]
  • 12 Sep 2008

    Kylie Headlines Launch Extravaganza Of Atlantis Hotel Palm Dubai

    atlantis palm jumeirah dubai

    Performing at the launch of one of the world's most exclusive holiday resorts, pop princess Kylie Minogue is set to be paid £2m for a 60 minute gig at the opening ceremony of Atlantis The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The mega palm shaped island has been 7 years in the making with the first Palm propertie

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 05 Sep 2008

    Dubai World's African Property Investment Fund

    dubai world africa property investments

    News that Dubai World Africa, an offshoot of the Dubai World investment fund, has announced plans to target 6 African nations in the future with a view to increasing the group’s exposure to the region is a big tick in the box for the future of African property.  Dubai World has set it developer sigh
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 20 Aug 2008

    Select Property and Select Group Launch £100million Manhattan-style Residential development on Dubai Marina

    manhattan residential development dubai marina

    UK based overseas property developer Select Property has today launched West Avenue, a 32 storey luxury Manhattan style complex on one of the last remaining plots on Dubai Marina. West Avenue, a joint development partnership with Dubai based Select Group, is the seventh tower to be launched by the
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 18 Aug 2008

    West Avenue Development, Dubai Marina : Launch

    west avenue tower dubai marina

    UK based overseas property developer Select Property has today launched West Avenue, a 32 storey luxury Manhattan style complex on one of the last remaining plots on Dubai Marina.

    • Manhattan-style Residential development on Dubai Marina

    • Tower Number Seven Launched as First Six Sell Out

    • prime locatio

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 06 Aug 2008

    Select Property Unveils the Most Exclusive Address in the World

    aquitainia select property

    UK property developer Select Property has sealed an impressive deal, purchasing two of the most prestigious islands on Dubai’s coveted “The World’ archipelago. The two islands (France and Spain) will combine to deliver ‘Aquitainia’, a stunning £750million private island paradise. The company has par
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 09 Jul 2008

    Dubai Metro goes on and on and on….to Ajman

    dubai metro ajman

    Plans have been discussed to extend the Dubai Metro system, which is currently under construction, to neighbouring emirate Ajman.

    Although the project is still very much in its “proposal phase”, this surprise news is aimed at meeting the growing demand for a public transport system that will connect

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 08 Jul 2008

    Aquitainia, The World, Dubai : Pre-launch

    aquitainia dubai pre release

    Select Property, a UK based overseas property company, owned by Brit Mark Stott, has just announced Aquitainia, the completion of a global property coup! The UK businessman and Managing Director, along with his development partner Select Group – one of Dubai’s leading developers, has purchased the
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 30 Jun 2008

    FlyDubai new low cost airline unveiled in the UAE

    FlyDubai new UAE low cost airline

    The Gulf’s first low cost airline has been named as FlyDubai this week after months of waiting and wondering since it was unveiled in March this year. Flights on this new venture will commence next summer.

    FlyDubai will provide regional flights within the Gulf region and surrounding countries and wil

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 07 May 2008

    Soaring Dubai Rents Good For RAK and Abu Dhabi

    UAE high rents

    The Gulf has enjoyed a reputation over the past decade as something of an expat hotspot, coming in droves with their sights set on making money, tax-free and lots of it. The shift towards a rising demand for expat accommodation means higher property prices and soaring rents are the result of supply
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 21 Mar 2008

    Theme Park Globalisation Good For Dubai Tourism

    aquatica water park bucket space beach resorts
    photo courtesy of Seaworld Orlando photo courtesy of Flickr

    News that the US giant Busch are set to open an array of theme parks in Dubai’s “Palm Jebel Ali” development was well received by the stock market with shares being marked higher on hopes that this would be a valuable future income stream f
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 29 Feb 2008

    Greece Opens Up In Dubai

    Loft Living on Greece Island in Dubai 

    While many property markets around the world are on alert for a possible slowdown as the world economy comes under pressure, “The World” venture in Dubai is going from strength to strength with work on the island of “Greece” set to start by the end of this year.  The project will be built by well k... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 13 Feb 2008

    Dubai International Airport Busier than Ever

    dubai airport fastest growing
    Photo courtesy of Elmar

    The world may be being built in Dubai but it also seems that the world is coming to Dubai. Latest figures show that Dubai International was the fastest growing airport in the world last year.

    With growth of nearly 20%, up from 34.34 million passengers in 2007, this figure sits

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 05 Feb 2008

    Dubai Property Boom Helicopter View

    With the amount of newspaper inches and web coverage, the Dubai real estate market has received in recent years, you cannot fail to have heard about some of the country's amazing real estate feats from constructing the world's largest shopping mall complete with indoor ski slope to building from scr... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 22 Jan 2008

    The World Dubai Is Complete

    The World Dubai complete

    It’s official: The World is ready. The creation of Dubai’s iconic man-made archipelago, The World, has been completed, developer Nakheel announced this week.

    The construction’s first phase, a massive four years of reclamation and dredging of 320 million cubic metres of sand to create the infamous nin

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 03 Dec 2007

    Celebs Take Over The World in Dubai

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    Never let it be said that celebrities don’t know how to play the media game to their full advantage. One star couple who are more media savvy than most is the pairing of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt who, it has been reported, have bought one of the exclusive reclaimed islands that make up the super-... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 26 Nov 2007

    Dubai Flights From New Luxury Silverjet Airline

    silverjet dubai flights
    If travelling in absolute style is your preference, you’ll be pleased to know that luxury airline Silverjet has added a second international destination to its exclusive route map. Luton based Silverjet began offering daily direct flights from the UK to Dubai this month, selecting the Middle Eastern
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 29 Oct 2007

    UAE Rising Real Estate Prices

    uae real estate prices

    Dubai’s reputation as top property spot within the Arab emirates is safe for the time being, according to the results of a new survey carried out by AME Info. The AME Info Buying Property in the UAE survey looked at property buying trends and market expectations from across the region, asking respon... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 26 Oct 2007

    Dubai Property Developers World Record Ad

    dubai property developers world record
    Dubai’s property marketers just keep on breaking records having already garnered the title of being home to the world's largest man-made island, Palm Deira, the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Dubai, yesterday the property marketing in the emirate took a giant step forward adding another world recor
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 22 Aug 2007

    A Guide to Dubai Property Investment

    Dubai View
    Photo courtesy of Calajava

    With its sparkling Persian Gulf coastline and incredibly varied cosmopolitan feel, Dubai is attracting a ton of international attention as of late.  As scores of holidaymakers, expats and retirees make their way to Dubai's warm shores, many investors are finding their dream
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 20 Jun 2007

    Emaar Properties warns owners against holiday rentals

    An article in yesterday's Gulf News sends a warning to overseas property investors who have invested in any Emaar developments in Dubai. Emaar has warned owners in their developments who are letting out their properties on a short-term basis for less than 6 months to holiday makers is a violation of... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 05 Feb 2007

    Gulf's first property index created

    Al Mazaya Real Estate Development has launched the first property index in the region under the name of Al Mazaya Real Estate Index.

    Shaikh Tariq Bin Faisal Al Qasimi, chairman of the Emirates Investment Group and chairman of Emirates Global Islamic Bank, attended the ceremony where ....the announcem... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 30 Jan 2007

    The future of Dubai golf in Dubai Desert Classic stars hands

    Champions TowersAfter the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship and the Qatar Masters the last of three straight tournaments in the Gulf region, The Dubai Desert Classic gets under way from February 1 to 4, later this week.

    The first regular European Tour event in the Middle East, The Dubai Desert Classic was inaugurated in 1... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 21 Dec 2006

    Dubai Shopping Festival for Property

    Yesterday saw the start of the Dubai Shopping Festival, 45 days of shopping madness and deals galore.

    So what is the Dubai Shopping festival?

    The Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), known in Arabic as 'Layali Dubai', was first started in February 1996 by the Dubai government as purely a retail event aimed

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 12 Dec 2006

    Dubai City probably the largest construction site in the world

    In Dubai, size matters and here companies actively vie to out do one another with the next big thing. From seven star hotels to the largest billboard, the biggest mall and the soon to be tallest tower (Burj Dubai), these gargantuan projects are all part of slick marketing campaign designed to transf... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 23 Oct 2006

    Sama Dubai Snap Poll shows Dubai Property Outshines China and India

    The real-estate sectors of India and China continue to grow at a blistering pace and the ongoing economic prosperity has naturally had a knock-on effect on these countries real-estate markets. However, they are yet to challenge rival market known collectively as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC); t... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 14 Aug 2006

    The Cube Condo Residence showcases at BMG UK Investment Seminars

    BMG Middle East kicks-off round of investment seminars in the UK
    BMG Middle EastFollowing the recent launch of BMG Middle East’s prime investment project, The Cube Condo Residence in the world class city of Dubai, BMG Middle East is organising a UK countrywide series of information seminars which commence in Luton
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 09 Aug 2006

    Emirates Gardens Phase 2 launches in Jumeirah Village South

    Emirates Gardens Map

    Emirates Gardens is located to exploit its position at the heart of the future wealth centres of Dubai proximity to the International Finance Centre, Business Bay, and the already established Technology and Media zones. Well away from the touristy 'Old Town', here a long waiting list of European and... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 09 Aug 2006

    When buying a Dubai property investment it should be for the long-term

    The World Dubai2005 I think it is safe to say was the year of Dubai property when it took centre stage in the overseas property marketplace. Continuous media coverage of The Palm development, The World islands, Burj Dubai and much more has firmly put Dubai on the property investment map.

    In 2006, more gradual price... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 03 May 2006

    Emaar adds three more new developments to its Morocco portfolio

    With off-plan real estate projects launching in Dubai almost every five minutes, it is getting difficult to keep track and with developers like Emaar expanding their portfolio to Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey interest in their projects remains high. Emaar is now committed to 6 major new development pr
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 29 Apr 2006

    Nakheel Hotels & Resorts goes International

    djibouti palace hotelNakheel Hotels & Resorts announces its first international hotel in Djibouti on the East coast of Africa. After reporting on Emaar’s expansion into Turkey a few posts ago, it seems that all the Dubai developers are now moving further a field.

    Nakheel Hotels & Resorts will be working in partne... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 29 Mar 2006

    Dubai Developer Emaar enters Turkey

    Emaar announced their newest venture on the 23rd of March. The new project Lakeside is valued at US$700m and is a joint venture with Turkish company Atasay (largest Jewellery Exporter in Turkey).

    Further to this investment there will be an estimated US$5-10 billion to follow as addition funds. The tw... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property
  • 27 Mar 2006

    Long Awaited New Dubai Property Law

    It has been discussed and debated amongst the property community and finally on the 15th of March the Dubai Government announced that foreigners would be able to buy freehold property in designated areas. For expatriate owners who have already invested in the Dubai Property market will have the oppo... [Read more]
    Category: Dubai Property

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