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GCC Real Estate in Q4 of 2012

· Markets started gaining strength during 4Q12 · UAE and Saudi markets continue to lead amongst the GCC · Upcoming new additions to hurt rental rates UAE:...

Europe Addressing Distress While the US is Over the Hump

Real Capital Analytics’ (RCA) deal flow analysis indicates that Europe is starting to make headway in dealing with its distressed real estate loans while...

Over $870 Billion of Commercial Real Estate Traded in 2012

Real Capital Analytics’ (RCA) recently released 2012 Global Capital Trends® Year in Review highlighted robustness in global transaction volumes during 2012. While, in Europe...

Is Real Estate Investment Still Profitable?

Compared to a decade ago, the real estate market today is quite different. Ten years ago it was easier to make quick money by...

International Property Show 2013 kicks off in April

The Middle East still remains a property hotspot for global investors, with the UAE, Saudi and Qatar providing choice real estate investment opportunities. According...

2013 Trends in Dubai’ Commercial Real Estate

Over the last few years, residential real estate hit the bottom worldwide. Many expected the same thing to happen with commercial real estate. However,...

2013 Trends in Residential Real Estate

In 2012, the residential real estate market worldwide reached one of its lowest points. That is why many market analysts and real estate professionals have high...

Investors take a more strategic approach as increased optimism returns to...

Investors take a more strategic approach as increased optimism returns to MENA real estate market according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s Seventh MENA Real Estate...

UAE’s Indian expats look to invest in property back home

Downfall of the Indian rupee stirred the property interests of expat Indians residing in the UAE. Now they can buy real estate worth even...

Dubai records double digit property price growth, Prime Global Cities Index

The index rose by 1.1% in the three months to September, down from 1.4% last quarter Prime prices across the 26 cities tracked by the...

Cosmopolitan cities need to explore shoebox apartment concepts

Building of more small housing units may solve the problem with accommodation shortage in cosmopolitan cities across the world, according to Savills, an...

Global house prices still falling, IMF

Global residential property prices are still declining in a number of countries four years after the downturn and the peak of the property bubble,...

Global commercial real estate investment volumes decline by 8%, report

Global commercial real estate investment volumes at US$96bn in Q3 2012 Strong performance in major global property investment markets continues despite 8% total volume decline...

Asian and Middle East Real Estate HNW Investors Prefer London

The majority of overseas high net worth individuals pinpoint London real estate as their top target investment class, according to the inaugural International Private...

Commercial real estate cheaper in Europe

Sovereign wealth funds, institutions and private companies from the Middle East and Asia are getting advantage on the Eurozone crisis Summer 2012 European Market Indicators...

Why vacation rental properties are gaining popularity

Europe is the world’s largest holiday rentals market, and vacation rentals have always been an attractive accommodation option for European holiday makers. However, it...

Asian property markets outperformed US and Europe

Asian property markets outperformed those in the US and Europe during the last property cycle, according to Investment Property Databank (IPD). A new report...

Transparency in global real estate markets increases

United States, United Kingdom, Australia rank as world’s most transparent real estate markets MIST markets among leading improvers African, Middle Eastern, Latin American markets lag A biennial...