• Sharjah real estate deals top $6.5bn in 2019


    Real estate transactions totalled Dh24.2 billion ($6.58 billion) in the Emirate of Sharjah in 2019 increasing by 7.3 per cent in comparison to 2018, a media report said.

  • Edamah renews Strategic Partnership of Gulf Property Show


    Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) has renewed its strategic partnership of the Gulf Property Show, scheduled to be held in Bahrain in April.

  • Fahd Al-Rasheed named President of Royal Commission for Riyadh


    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has appointed Fahd Abdulmohsan Al-Rasheed as President of the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), following his appointment in 2018 as Advisor at the Royal Court.

  • Ministers, industry leaders to speak at railway forum


    The 2020 Railway Forum in Riyadh, to be held on January 28 and 29, will be addressed by ministers, leaders and influential figures in the transport industry from various countries around the world.

  • JLL appoints new head of research for Mena


    JLL, one of the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firms, has appointed Dana Salbak as the head of research for the Mena region.

  • UAE’s 5-year visa ‘to stabilise property sector’


    The UAE’s new five-year tourist visa policy will add stability to the real estate market in the UAE, said Saleh Abdullah Lootah, CEO of Lootah Real Estate Development, one of the region’s most prominent real estate developers.

  • Multiple agreements signed at EcoWASTE


    Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center – Tadweer, has highlighted a range of new technologies and signed several agreements during the World Future Energy Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition and Forum.

  • UAE allocates $20m to AGFUND


    Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for economic development aid, has signed an agreement allocating the UAE’s capital contribution of $20 million (Dhs73 million) to the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND).

  • Samana offers 24pc rental returns on 2 projects


    Samana Developers, a Dubai-based boutique real estate developer, has announced 24 per cent guaranteed rental returns for its $27.2-million Samana Hills and the $27.2-million Samana Greens projects located in Arjan, Dubailand.

  • CGC unit wins Abu Dhabi Future Schools project


    The Combined Group Contracting (CGC) units in the UAE have won a contract to build the Abu Dhabi Future School programme - Phase 8 package 4.

  • SPA showcases latest offerings at Intersec 2020


    The Security Professionals Association (SPA) for SIRA is showcasing its comprehensive services to potential members and providing core insights into the region’s security sector during its debut participation in Intersec 2020 being held in Dubai.

  • Dubai Future Foundation’s 3-year plan approved


    Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Future Foundation Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved the foundation’s three-year strategic plan, which outlines its work frames and objectives.

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