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Dubai property market steady in second quarter

Villa rents stable, 2% decline in apartment and office rents –sales prices down 3% for both villas and apartments, says Asteco Q2 2011 report The...

Investment activity in Property Markets worldwide rebounds in V shape

Global transactions fall to $380 b in 2009 Q4 volume surges as rebound takes hold Globally, the volume of commercial property sold in 2009 was $381...

Exclusive Analysis on Middle East risk

Middle East analysts from London-based risk consultancy Exclusive Analysis answer emailed questions about Iran, Saudi Arabia and UAE, reported Reuters. Q: Do you anticipate widespread...

Oil Shock to Global Economic Forecast

Recently new report was released by BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, titled, "BofA ML Economics: Global Economics – An oil shock to the global...

Investor confidence in Dubai as hub for FDI in Middle East...

The Foreign Investment Office (FIO), an agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED), has commissioned an in-depth special study to further enhance...

UAE fifth most attractive emerging market for European SMEs

The UAE, not only Dubai, recently ranked fifth in most attractive emerging market to do business with in the coming year by European SMEs,...

Real estate market withnesses distressed sales driven by cash and debt...

Dubai's freehold market may have entered a period of consolidation as financially strong investor-developers target the land and property assets held by the land...

Egypt’s future is to be decided by Egyptians, stressed the Crown...

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has...

Survey forecasts global economic slowdown; Investors say recession will be avoided

Cash Holdings Close to Credit Crisis Highs in Wake of Equities Sell-Off Investors believe that the global economy will slow significantly in the coming 12...

Dubai population expected to decline 17pc

UAE economy is expected to contract by 1.7 per cent in 2009 The UAE’s population will contract by a marked 5.5 per cent in 2009,...

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council unveils Real Estate Forecast Study to...

Measured and sustainable growth key in safeguarding transparency through balanced supply and demand model In line with its strategic role to facilitate the planning and...

Focus on achieving Economic Growth

Unlike few years ago where the spotlight was on the GCC for property investment due to high capital growth rates, the spotlight has since...

Weekly economic review: “Worries persist”

Weekly economic review by Gary Dugan US economic data shows ongoing weakness Good news- signs that inflation could be peaking High dividend paying companies offer some...

UAE consumers feel the country is now driving in the recovery...

A study released by Dubai Chamber of Commerce '&' Industry (DCCI) shows the consumer confidence in the UAE economy has risen as they start...

Consumers see real signs of Economic Recovery in Dubai

The past three years have been confusing for many business owners, and even many industry's veterans are still in doubt what is on the...

Dubai property prices decline

The latest report by HSBC stated that Dubai property prices fell 23% last month from their record high in September. Prices for Dubai villas...

The Arab Union for Real Estate Development estimates Arab Real Estate...

Arab Union for Real Estate Development (AURD) Secretary General Dr. Ahmad Mattar said on Monday that the Arab real estate activity volume...

Dubai World silence causes concern

Since the November standstill announcement, little information was released from either Dubai World or the government to reassure investors. Discussions with creditors have been...