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GLOBAL: April 22, 2019

Why affordability is the new buzzword in Dubai real estate

Affordability wasn’t written into Dubai’s design brief. The ‘build it and they will come’ mentality saw developers race to fill the desert with glitzy skyscrapers, transforming the fortunes of the city in two short decades. Read more on: ...

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GLOBAL: April 21, 2019

Dubai Property Market Is Top Of MENA’s Real Estate

Real estate remains a popular asset class for Middle Eastern investors but a “more strategic approach is being adopted as increased optimism returns to MENA’s real estate market.” That’s the findings of a report by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), the real estate investme...

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GLOBAL: April 20, 2019

Investment in Bahrain in 2019: how its factors changed from last year?

We can all agree on the vital role which the Bahrain plays as a major trade hub in the GCC; the kingdom does not only enjoy a strategic location in the Arabian Gulf, it is also a densely-populated cosmopolitan nation. For these reasons and more, there has been a growing interest in the...

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GLOBAL: April 19, 2019

Dubai committed to explore potential of blockchain tech

DUBAI: “Dubai is committed to exploring the potential of blockchain technology to support our ambitious goal of becoming the world’s happiest city, and we have already come a long way since the inaugural Future Blockchain Summit. We want Dubai to be a global blockchain hub that will lea...

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GLOBAL: April 18, 2019

Professionalisation of the real estate sector reaches key milestone – First 100 brokers graduate with Practitioner Certificate in Real Estate

The Chief Executive of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa today officiated at a graduation ceremony for the first one hundred brokers and sales agents who completed the Practitioner Certificate in Real Estate as part of the RERA Contin...

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GLOBAL: April 17, 2019

New Insurance Bond on escrow accounts for real estate projects – a game changer and a vote of confidence in Bahrain

H.E. Shaikh Salman Bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa, President of the Survey and Land Registration Bureau and Chairman of the Board of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), speaking today at the launch of the Insurance Bond on escrow accounts for real estate projects ‘the provision of ...

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GLOBAL: April 16, 2019

UAE real estate offers best returns on investment

Despite the drop in property prices and rentals over the last few years, Dubai and Abu Dhabi offer rental yields more than double of what is offered by the world's major established cities such as London, Paris and New York, according to industry analysts. Moody's Investo...

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GLOBAL: April 15, 2019

Now, buy or rent properties in Dubai on more flexible terms

The residents will be able to buy or rent properties on more flexible terms and conditions as record 41,000 residential units are expected to come online this year due to higher materialization rate of projects ahead of Expo 2020. Latest data issued by Property Finder Group ...

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GLOBAL: April 14, 2019

Falling Rents, Improved Facilities Create Boon for Residential Tenants in Bahrain

According to international real estate consultancy Cluttons, weakening economic conditions, tapering off in demand for oil and gas, and an increase in real estate supply has led to increased pressure on the Bahrain real estate industry. The result is a market defined by increased incentive...

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GLOBAL: April 13, 2019

Dubai’s economy grew by 1.94 per cent in 2018

Dubai’s GDP at constant prices achieved a growth rate of 1.94 per cent in 2018 compared to 2017 with a value added of Dh398.129 billion ($108 billion), said a report released by Dubai Statistics Center (DSC). Arif Al Muhairi, executive director of DSC, stated that the comp...

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