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Will The Coronavirus Crisis Push Property Prices Lower?

Brief: Dubai Homebuyers Choose Affordability in 2017

Jumeirah Village Circle is Dubai’s most affordable villa community to buy (AED 758 per square foot), and one of the few that has...

Is 2018 The Year of Turnaround for Dubai Property Prices?

According to analysis in Propertyfinder Trends, property prices are ripe for a rebound. Oil may command $80 a barrel by year’s end, according to...

The Legacy of Expo 2020 Will Expand Well Beyond, Say Experts

An interesting panel discussion on Business Beyond 2020 has taken place at the 10th Annual GM Conference by Hozpitality Group. Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel,...

VAT Impact Will Attract Global Players To Dubai Real Estate Market

The introduction of Value Added Tax in the UAE from next month will provide major new incentives for institutional investors to enter the Dubai...

“Steady Off-plan Volumes” Doesn’t Mean Healthy Residential Market

Phidar Advisory Releases June & August Dubai Residential Property Note: Sentiment-fueled buoyancy fades, correction ahead Today, Phidar Advisory released its Dubai residential research note with...

The Hotel Show Commentary: “Tune Down Expectations”

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, was among the top speakers today...

Attracting and Retaining Millennials in MEA Marketplace

Millennials are a valuable and influential generation with immense potential to enrich the business landscape. As consumers, millennials are commanding the marketplace. They are telling...

‘Convergence and Synergies’ Between Hotels, Serviced Apartments and Airbnb

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke at HSMAI Middle East Conference in Dubai on ‘Convergence and Synergies’ between hotels, serviced apartments...

Why Emaar IPO Is Good for UAE Residents

Emaar Development is set to list a 20% stake on the Dubai exchange on November 22nd. The move comes at an opportune time, with property...

What Facebook’s Privacy Pivot & Cryptocurrency Might Mean for Your Business

Facebook has had a pretty tough couple of years. Maybe not from a money-making point of view (revenue is continuing to rise, albeit at...

Biggest Recession Risk Is the Fear of Recession

Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan said this week’s bond-market turmoil has been driven by issues outside the U.S., and that...

Expo 2020 Buzz Adds to Positive Traction in UAE Realty Market

Market players expect additional demand and capital appreciation as one of the world’s biggest shows is set to contribute AED 62.2 billion in gross...

Dubai’s Luxury Homes Prices Remain Resilient

FDI expected from ultra-high net worth individuals seeking to live or invest in exclusive, luxury properties in prime residential areas in the Emirate Estilo Architects,...

How South Korea Contained COVID-19 Outbreak

Despite a sudden spike in infections, South Korea is now winning the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus. Regions shared doctors and opened their...

Harrison Ford: Climate Change is the greatest moral crisis of our...

Dubai, London, New York, Hong Kong threatened by rising sea levels World needs governments, businesses, communities to act now, in 10 years it...

Economy Diversifies to Boost Growth in 2020

A survey of nearly 440 senior accountancy experts on economic conditions in MESA showed a recovery in confidence in Q4. A revival in growth...
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The Hottest Tech Sector Of 2020, Interview

Uber transformed transportation when it spent a fortune turning ride-sharing into a mainstream mode of transportation. But the 2.0 version of ride-sharing is where...

Coronavirus Could Push Global Economy into Recession, Investors Warned

Coronavirus and heightening geopolitical and trade tensions can be expected to drive the world to the brink of a global recession this year. Investors...