Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 June, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, the entity responsible for developing the quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has opened a new retail scale verification bureau in Al Ain as part of its continued efforts to meet the dynamic needs of its customers from the retail sector for high quality verification services in a timely and efficient manner.
The bureau, which is the second of its kind in the emirate, offers the verification of retail scales with the capacity of up to 150 kg, which are widely used in the retailing of such products as meat, fish, vegetable, fruit, confectionery, among others.
Business owners can bring their scales to the bureau to ensure their compliance with relevant technical requirements. The verification process takes a maximum of 15 ......read more
An action packed calendar of events to play out over the Eid weekend at Dubai Festival City
Dubai, UAE, 22 June 2017: Visitors to Dubai Festival City this Eid-al-Fitr will be treated to a raft of family-friendly events and activities, including a spectacular fireworks display, to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr. Thousands of residents and tourists are expected to enjoy an array of free activities taking place over the weekend and throughout the week.
There will be plenty of surprises all throughout the day with roaming entertainment planned to watch and take part in. Visitors can look forward to a Harry Potter style dance troupe, Beauty and the Beast characters performing interactive choreography as well as a roller skating flash mob and Magical comedy performances.
What to expect at Dubai Festival City this ......read more
Offering up to 90 per cent off
Dubai – June 22, 2017: Dubai Outlet Mall, the ultimate value shopping destination and the first outlet concept mall in the UAE, has launched a spectacular shopping extravaganza for customers during this Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. The bargain shopping experience is combined with various other activities and competitions to be held across the mall.
Bargain deals up to 90 per cent, games, musical entertainment, magic shows and more is on offer at the Dubai Outlet Mall, bringing the best of everything to eager Eid shoppers. A special Shop, Spin & Win promotion is being held from June 16 at the mall premises, where customers who shop for AED 200 will be given a chance to spin the wheel and get a chance to win instant cash prizes worth AED 2,000 to AED 25,000.
Through the ......read more
Discover a month-long programme packed with live entertainment and activities
Incredible prizes, with an Italian Vespa up for grabs each week through a spectacular ‘spend and win’ competition
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 22 June 2017: The Outlet Village, Dubai’s premiere outlet shopping destination, has announced a spectacular line up of family entertainment to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr and Dubai Summer Surprises, as the city gears up for a feel-good summer season.
Dubai Summer Surprises comes with whopping savings and visitors to The Outlet Village won’t be disappointed by the epic discounts that await them this year. Hundreds of fashion, sports, home and other brands will be even more appealing as retailers participate in the 20th Edition of Dubai’s favourite retail festival. But the ......read more
Latest poll from DIFC Wills & Probate Registry reveals people in Dubai acquire more assets than expected – including a family – and consider children as their most valuable asset
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 June 2017: Long gone are the days of Dubai being a place people came solely to seek their fortune, according to the most recent DIFC Wills & Probate Registry poll. Amidst the luxury and glamour, a new family first culture is emerging, with latest findings revealing that children replace material wealth as the most valuable assets for 29% of Dubai residents.
In line with this new trend of a family-first approach, coupled with the decline of the ‘transient expat’ of recent history, the Registry is encouraging eligible residents to make sure that their children and other loved ones ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 21June, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing the quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, carried out an inspection drive to verify the quantity of products included in the Ramadan food baskets sold across major retail outlets in Abu Dhabi throughout the Holy Month.
As part of the drive, QCC inspectors verified the weight and measure of frozen and pre-packaged products included in the Ramadan food baskets that generally witness a strong demand. The inspection specifically examined the weight of frozen chicken and some types of frozen meat as well as the weight and measure of pre-packaged products to ensure their complete compliance with the mandatory metrological requirements of QCC.
Inspectors also collected samples of packages and products for ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 20 June, 2017 – A UAE delegation attended the second annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
The event, held for the first-time outside China, on Jeju Island in South Korea from 16 to 18 June 2017, aimed to strategise and discuss collaboration among Asian countries in various aspects of sustainable infrastructure development.
The UAE delegation was headed by His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the UAE’s Alternate Governor at the AIIB Board of Governors. Moreover, the meeting convened governors from member countries, partner institutions, civil society organisations, the media and leading experts from a wide range of specialisations.
As part of the agenda, the UAE delegation participated ......read more
Capturing and analyzing Big Data, the BNC AIR App is set to revolutionize the way consultants, project managers, contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers collaborate on construction projects in future
BNC AIR App is set to change the construction industry in the GCC region by providing construction intelligence involving 25,324 live projects worth $7.2 trillion (Dh26.4 trillion) and offering them on an user-friendly application for tracking.
The powerful application with construction intelligence will empower project managers and help them remain well informed.
AIR App will help subscribers to monitor the GCC construction projects and benefit from the growing opportunities.
Dubai, UAE, June 20, 2017: BNC Network, the largest and most comprehensive construction research and intelligence ......read more
New brand will operate FIVE Holdings’ hotels and residences across Dubai, including FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai, formerly known as Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai.
Formal brand launch scheduled for October 2017
DUBAI, UAE. 19 June 2017: FIVE Holdings, the Dubai-based real estate development and hospitality group previously known as SKAI Holdings, today announced the launch of FIVE Hotels & Resorts, a new luxury hospitality brand, under its subsidiary FIVE Hospitality LLC.
FIVE Hotels & Resorts will manage FIVE Holdings’ flagship hotel and residences, the AED4.3bn (US$1.17bn) property on Palm Jumeirah Dubai formerly known as Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai is currently in its soft opening phase with a formal brand launch event scheduled for October 2017.
“We are ......read more
Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi, celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a winner-takes-all campaign every day from 31st May to 29th June, 2017
Shop for AED 200 in the mall or AED 750 on a single transaction at Lulu Hypermarket to be one of the daily-announced winners to take home mall vouchers worth AED 10,000 each day
The campaign runs daily throughout the holy month of Ramadan until Eid
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, June 19, 2017: Al Wahda Mall, an Iconic landmark &favourite shopping destination located in the heart of Abu Dhabi city, is running its winner-takes-all daily campaign to celebrate a decade in Abu Dhabi. The campaign runs from the anniversary on 31st May, 2017, to the 29th of June, and allows customers to win AED 10,000 in mall vouchers every day of the holy month of Ramadan.
One can shop for ......read more
Boutique showcases latest collections of finely crafted lifetime accessories
18 June 2017: International luxury Maison Montblanc has announced the opening of its latest boutique in the Middle East, in Riyadh’s Panorama Mall in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Managed by Montblanc’s longstanding partner, the Al Hussaini Group, the new boutique will showcase a wide selection of the Maison’s core writing instruments, jewellery, timepieces and leather collections.
Providing the perfect inspiration for discerning shoppers and gift givers alike, the boutique’s latest highlights include the recently launched UNICEF Collection in support of child literacy and education programs around the world. Each piece in the collection is designed with a hint of blue sapphire and alphabet-inspired motifs from six ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 June, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, signed a collaboration agreement with Emirates Post Group to verify the accuracy of legal measuring instruments used in Emirates Post Group’s business operations in Abu Dhabi.
The partnership agreement was signed by His Excellency Dr Helal Humaid Al Kaabi, Acting Secretary General of QCC and His Excellency Abdullah Mohammed Al Ashram, Acting CEO of Emirates Post Group.
The agreement facilitates the exchange of information and expertise between both sides on monitoring consignments related to controlled products and legal measuring instruments such as commercial scales, blood pressure monitors and thermometers as well as pre-packaged ......read more
Installation of state-of-the art mooring system commences
First phase of 157-berths to be completed by September 2017
Dubai-UAE: 14 June, 2017: Dubai Properties, a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager, has announced the commencement of work on the new Marasi Business Bay marina. The installation of the pontoons, which marked the occasion, took place in the presence of Abdulla Lahej, Group CEO of Dubai Properties at the Marasi Business Bay Promenade.
Launched by Dubai Holding and Dubai Properties Group in May 2016, the AED1 billion mixed-use Marasi Business Bay is well on track to becoming the city’s most sought-after waterfront destination. It features unique water homes with pools and floating restaurants and is located along the city’s newest attraction - the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15th June 2017: Make this holy month of Ramadan memorable by sharing special moments with family and friends at 5-Star Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers.
Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers invites guests to share the ceremonial breaking of the fast with loved ones in the relaxed and family-friendly setting of Seasons Restaurant or La Vue the air-conditioned outdoor Terrace lounge.
From sunset, guests may enjoy a plentiful array of Middle Eastern and International specialties and traditional Ramadan beverages, including traditional Hot and Cold Mezze, Slow Roasted Lamb Ouzi with Oriental Rice, Whole-Baked Salmon Harra and a delightful variety of Arabic sweets and beverages.
Iftar buffet will be served in Seasons – all day dining restaurant, from sunset until 10.30 pm. The buffet is priced at AED 258* ......read more
14 June 2017 - Dubai, UAE
Dubai-based boutique developer, Sweid & Sweid, has announced its 100,000 sqft premier commercial development, The Edge, is now fully leased;
The Internet City development is home to leading multinationals, including Oracle, Snapchat and McGraw Hill;
Costa, Just Salad and Classic Burger Joint secured as retail tenants
Leading Dubai property developer, Sweid & Sweid, has announced the full leasing of its first development in Dubai Internet City, ‘The Edge’ within 10 months of project completion.
The premier 100,000-square foot office building is now home to global tech outfit Oracle, social media giant Snapchat, who made The Edge their Middle East headquarters; and American ......read more
Ramadan Nights to offer the best retail and leisure destination this season
Sharjah, 13 June 2017: Expo Centre Sharjah is all set to become the most visited retail and leisure destination this season, as the 16-day Ramadan Nights will begin from Thursday, June 15.
Being held as part of Sharjah Ramadan Festival organised by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ramadan Nights will incorporate all the elements to help residents and visitors observe the fasting month of Ramadan and the ensuing Eid celebrations.
The most enticing component that is set to drive visitor traffic is the huge discounts – up to 80% -- on some popular products and gadgets that most participants are offering. Add to this the presence of leading retailers, a wide range of household products, food courts and an exciting line-up of ......read more
‘Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur’ Campaign sees two aspiring entrepreneurs win a year’s free rent at a top Dubai location - plus a host of value-added services topping more than one million dirhams
Dubai, 13 June 2017: Dubai SME, the agency of Dubai Economy mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, and International House for Real Estate Project Management (IHRPM), have named the winners of the ‘Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur’ campaign, held as part of their strategic partnership to drive entrepreneurship in the region. Saeed Matar Al Marri, Deputy CEO of Dubai SME, honoured the winners at a ceremony held today.
For Nad Al Hamar Avenues, Hessa Mohammed Taher was awarded the top prize for her Dumya project which crafts unique dolls specific to the UAE culture and ......read more
Yas Mall’s Eid Al Fitr celebrations to include mega-sale, live entertainment and games, plus double your chances to win a Tesla model S.
Abu Dhabi, UAE 12 June, 2017: Yas Mall, as the leading retail, leisure and entertainment destination, will open for 24 hours during Eid Al Fitr. Starting on 25th June, Yas Mall will launch a Mega Sale with over 300 brands unleashing discounts of up to 90%, guaranteeing the best Eid celebrations in the capital. Most stores will open around the clock with exciting hourly specials post-midnight including Geant, Home Centre, Hamely’s, House of Fraser, Tryano, Vox Cinemas, Ferrari World, Fun Works, Ikea and Ace Hardware.
Opening from 10:00am on 25th June until 10:00am 26th June, Yas Mall will be the place to celebrate Eid Al Fitr, with its amazing mix of live entertainment, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, June 12, 2017: A campaign to give away 1 million roses to promote the love of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) has concluded in Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi, on Wednesday, June 7th 2017, in the presence of HE Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Awlaki, Chairman of Mashahad International Group and owner of the World’s Largest Book “This is Muhammad” which made it to the Guinness Book of World Records. Launched by Mashahad International Group, this campaign is one of 22 initiatives organized for the book, which is on display at Al Wahda Mall’s main gate throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr, all aiming to promote the culture of peace and tolerance towards all faiths.
With participation from organizers Mashahad International Group along with Al Wahda Mall and several volunteering ......read more
Region’s first hospitality focused REIT and the largest to date
FIVE REIT to include Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Real Estate Group formerly known as SKAI Holdings unveils new identity as FIVE Holdings
DUBAI, UAE, 11 June 2017: FIVE Holdings, the Dubai-based real estate development and hospitality group previously known as SKAI Holdings, has launched a AED2.10bn (USD570m) real estate investment trust (REIT), the region’s first hospitality focused REIT and the largest to date.
The REIT, to be regulated by the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA), will include FIVE Holdings’ AED4.3bn (USD1.17bn) Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah, and all future projects subject to compliance with regulatory requirements.
REITs issue securities in the form ......read more
The Indian Property Show returns to Dubai amidst a new beginning for the country’s realty sector
With the implementation of Real Estate Regulatory Act, property investors can look forward to transparency, accountability and quality projects among other benefits
Protect your investment, ensure immediate return in the form of rents, and get the best value for money without spending extra
Total NRI investment in realty in top eight cities expected to touch $11.5 billion in 2017, 20% of the total market share
June 8, 2017; Dubai, UAE: Riding high on the positive sentiments that have returned to Indian real-estate, the Indian Property Show in Dubai opened its 20th edition today, featuring hundreds of projects across the country. The longest running property exhibition for NRIs in the UAE is being held at Dubai World ......read more
New French department store Le BHV Marais' latest fashion and home accessories pick outs.
Group Unveils Largest Employee-Led Movement Designed to Impact more than 40,000 Landmarkers in 9 Countries
Dubai-UAE: 08 June 2017: Landmark Group, the pioneering retail and hospitality company behind some of the region’s most loved brands and community initiatives, unveiled a first-of-its-kind ‘Happiness Movement’ impacting over 40,000 employees across all GCC countries, aiming to become the region’s happiest workplace.
Capturing the pride, positivity and sense of purpose that Landmark Group’s enthused employees bring to work every day, the Landmark Happiness Movement aims to reinforce the values such as passion, speed and simplicity, innovation, ownership and entrepreneurship, that form the core foundation of the Group’s philosophy of creating exceptional value.
The campaign ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 8, 2017: This Ramadan, create ensembles that offer both style and modesty with Centrepoint’s range of trendy fashion favorites. Incorporate mainstream trends such as ruffles, denim and prints to elevate your look and have all eyes on you this month. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
When looking for the perfect Iftar and Sohour outfits, the cape from Splash’s Ramadan collection is a great piece to consider; it comes in beautiful prints, and it works for modest looks as its quite flowy. For a Ramadan day look, you can wear your cape with your favourite jeans and a simple t-shirt, and for a Ramadan night look, you can team up your cape with a midi or maxi dress.
For this year’s Ramadan gatherings, you can never go wrong with the traditional ......read more
The Ramadan special promotion runs across 31 shops and will continue until the last day of Ramadan.
Al Ain, UAE, 7 June 2017: In an endeavour to embrace the spirit Ramadan, Al Ain’s Hili Mall is marking the holy month with special deals and discounts for its loyal patrons.The Ramadan special promotion runs across 31 shops and will continue until the last day of Ramadan.
There are a variety of offers and discounts on a wide range of products across all segments. Ramadan deals for customers will include discounts of up to 50 percent acrossseveral shops including ZO Skin Care Centre, Holland & Barrett, Mediclinic, La Brioche, Nazih Beauty Products, Jazz Lounge Spa for Men, Biryani Pot, Lulu Hypermarket, Tips & Toes, Marini, Dr. Nutrition, Lifestyle, Subway, Mikyajy, Al Ansari, Al Dana Optical, Pizzaro, Healthy Sports, ......read more
This Ramadan shoppers can help those in need by donating clothes to Red Crescent as part of BurJuman Share and Care Campaign
Celebrate the Holy Month with activities including Henna painting, calligraphy, lantern and pottery painting
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 May 2017: This Ramadan, BurJuman is partnering with Red Crescent to encourage shoppers to help those in need through the ......read more
Ericsson has been selected by Landmark to build communications infrastructure for its intelligent microgrid ecosystem across North America
The program includes Ericsson’s Zero Site communications platform, cloud, core and IoT software solutions
Ericsson will provide microgrid management, integrating communications for the industrial IoT with battery storage applications and ......read more
The House has been awarded under the category Green Residential Building as it’s the first of its kind Passive House for a hot and humid climate
May 23, 2017
Dubai United Arab Emirates
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Sustainable Autonomous House, the first of its kind Passive House for a hot and humid climate, won the 2017 MENA Green Building Award under the ......read more
Ground-breaking marks the beginning of a journey to deliver 2,550 hotel apartment keys, to be managed by international hotel operators
With a development value exceeding Dh3.2 billion, this is the largest single-site hotel apartment project in the Middle East and North Africa
The joint venture to fast-track the development of the massive project by October 2020 – before the start of ......read more
USA, Germany, among Emirate’s top five trading partner countries as Hardware + Tools Middle East 2017 gets underway
Three-day event opened by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, RTA
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2017: Dubai’s hardware and tools trade was valued at AED5.07 billion in 2016, with the USA, China, ......read more
The new art deco-styled Retail and Leisure complex on Jumeirah Beach Road was inaugurated by The Mall Owner Mr. Meadhad Rashed Meadhad Almheiri
Dubai, UAE, May 21 2017: Jumeirah’s largest community shopping centre, The Mall, was officially inaugurated on Monday evening, May 15th. The prestigious retail and leisure destination located on Jumeirah Beach Road, opposite The Jumeirah ......read more
DUBAI – May 16, 2017: His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman and CEO of DP World, visited Conares headquarters and its steel production facilities in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza). Mr. Bharat Bhatia, CEO of Conares received His Excellency and briefed him about the development on its expansion projects and the steel industry outlook in the UAE.
“The leadership of this ......read more
The two day summit will provide unrivalled practical knowledge, designed to add real value to hospitality professionals
Dubai - UAE, 16 May 2017: ‘Global Megatrends and their Effect on Middle East Hospitality’ and ‘Affordable Luxury’ will be the key topics of discussion at the Hotelier Summit Middle East on May 17th and 18th in Doha, Qatar. The two-day summit will ......read more
Most Coveted Award For The Best Hotel Project In The UAE
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2017: MEED Quality Awards are the hallmark of quality and achievement of GCC construction projects. The best ‘Hotel Project of the Year 2017’ has been awarded to Al Jihan Gulf Horizon General Contracting LLC, one of the Green Bridge companies, for the Nurai Island Resort in Abu Dhabi. ......read more
The Dubai-based company will promote Aleris’ premium aluminum in the GCC region
Dubai, May 16, 2017 - Aleris Corporation, a leader in the production of rolled aluminum for critical surface applications, announces today that it has signed an agency agreement with MJ Building Materials TradingDMCC, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As a result, the company will have the exclusivity for ......read more
Bring in the holy month with Centrepoint’s range of stylish home and fashion favourites specially designed for Ramadan nights and Eid festivities.
Dubai, 16th May, 2017: Centrepoint, the region’s largest fashion retailer, is one of the few brands to create a special Ramadan collection keeping in mind the needs of the regional customer. This year, the brand has put together a ......read more
- Sultan Butti bin Mejren: “The success of the UAE network supports the progress of our pioneering efforts in sustainability.”
- Three sessions addressed the most important aspects of sustainability with the participation of international experts and 300 attendees.
- The event witnessed the announcement of a range of pioneering initiatives including the ......read more
Mr. Ferghal Purcell, COO of HMH– Hospitality Management Holding, welcomed this week Mr. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, the new General Manager of Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD), at Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel. During his visit, Mr. Geziry met the various team members as well as saw the fabulous facilities at the hotel.
Congratulating Mr. Saleh Al Geziry on his new role, Mr. Purcell ......read more
Dubai, 14 May, 2017: Danube Properties, Dubai’s pioneers in affordable housing, has launched a new project called Bayz in Dubai’s upcoming Business Bay neighborhood. The announcement of the AED 450 million project was made at a press conference, which was addressed by Rizwan Sajan, Chairman and Founder of Danube Group in the presence of senior management as well as the ......read more
Amlak Q1 2017 net profit stands at AED 7.5 million
Revenue from financing business activities stands at AED 47 million
Drop in Operating and Financing Costs by 3% compared to Q1 2016
Total assets stand at AED 6.5 billion
Dubai, UAE 14 May 2017 – Amlak Finance PJSC, a leading specialized real estate financier in the Middle East, today announced its financial results ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has released an updated edition of the Infrastructure Standards Guidelines (ISGL) for the emirate of Abu Dhabi, following its approval by the Infrastructure and Environment Committee of Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
The updated ISGL will serve as a comprehensive guide to all entities concerned ......read more
“Hotel performance in March dipped in the majority of MENA hospitality markets compared to March 2016. Across the GCC, most cities witnessed a decline in revenue per average room (RevPAR) in March 2017, compared to the previous year, with the exception of Kuwait City, which had an increase in both occupancy and RevPAR, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) witnessed a modest increase in ......read more
Al Ain, UAE, 11 May 2017: According to Dubai Chamber, Dubai is estimated to have around 717,000 sq. meters of new retail space by 2018, while Abu Dhabi is expected to see a supply of 467,000 sq. meters of new space over the same period.
Industry insiders seem positive about the announcement. “Abu Dhabi is a magnificent location. Recent years have seen the emirate invest heavily ......read more
Abu Dhabi – May 9, 2017: ‘Magnet’, a UAE-based platform to discuss and disseminate insights on the steel industry, convened in Abu Dhabi to further understand the current market demand and exchange views on ongoing infrastructure development projects in the UAE.
Key industry stakeholders including Emirates Steel Industries, Hamriyah Steel, Conares, Union Iron & ......read more
Represents an annualized dividend yield of 7.6%
Dubai – 9 May 2017: Emirates REIT (CEIC) Limited (“Emirates REIT” or the “REIT”), the UAE’s first regulated Shari'a compliant Real Estate Investment Trust listed on Nasdaq Dubai, managed by Equitativa (Dubai) Limited (“Equitativa Dubai”), today announced its proposal to pay a final dividend in ......read more
May 08, 2017
Leading property developer posts 61 per cent increase in profits compared to last year’s first three months
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: RAK Properties PJSC, Ras Al Khaimah's largest property developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, has reported increased profits during the first three months of this year, with revenues in excess of AED115 million between the ......read more
May 5, 2017: H.E Sultan Butti bin Mijrin, Director General of Dubai Land Department, and in the presence of H.E. Dr. Mustafa Madbouli, Minister of Housing, inaugurated the 2017 Egypt Property Show (EPS) today (Friday, May 5, 2017) in Dubai World Trade Centre, with a total of xx regional and international companies participating in the event to showcase their latest large-scale and high-valued ......read more
Centrepoint study shows quality time with family leads to increased happiness and encourages families to put their loved ones first.
Dubai, UAE, May 6, 2017: The Middle East has always been a region that places high importance on family values. However, recent studies show that there is an increasing imbalance between time spent at work versus quality family time. Centrepoint, ......read more
• Agreement allows DIFC-based entities to own property registered with DLD and will significantly boost investment in the emirate’s real estate sector
• Added benefit to regional family businesses doing private wealth and succession planning in the Centre
Dubai-UAE: 6 May 2017 – Dubai International Financial Centre ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 6, 2017: The Rental Dispute Settlement Centre (RDC) was established in 2013 as the judicial arm of the Dubai Land Department (DLD), following a decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The decree gave RDC the objective of employing new methods with flexible mechanisms to meet the ......read more
In response to its commitment to excellence
Dubai, UAE, May 4, 2017: Leading supermarket and community malls brand, aswaaq, has received two prestigious accolades from the Dubai Economic Department (DED). aswaaq has achieved the “Dubai Quality Award” and the “Best Performing Brand” in Dubai Service Excellence Scheme for 2016 cycle-Supermarket and Hypermarket ......read more
Cleaner: Innovative flush technology from Ideal Standard redefines excellence in toilet hygiene
Quieter: 25% noise reduction in comparison to traditional toilets
Smarter: Water flow has been engineered to ensure optimal usage & benefits
Winner of multiple international awards for revolutionary flush performance and innovative design
According to the International Scientific ......read more
02 May, 2017 – Global business advisors Deloitte released the Middle East Real Estate Predictions: Dubai 2017 report in January, which reviewed key trends in Dubai’s residential, retail, hospitality and office markets during 2016 and made predictions on how the markets could perform in 2017. Deloitte’s predictions from January against actual market performance for the ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 1 May, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing the quality infrastructure in the emirate, announced the endorsement of the first batch of affiliates of its Quality Partner Programme comprising applications from 63 commercial establishments in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The initiative promotes voluntary compliance ......read more
In collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, Dalma Mall presents the Arab Traffic Week 2017 under the theme “The Traffic Marshall Is Here to Serve You”, from May 4 to May 10, between 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
The event includes interactive competitions with Dalma Mall’s visitors, including lectures on traffic safety rules, entertainment shows and raffle draws, in addition to ......read more
“UAE architects should draw inspiration from ancient forts and heritage architectural elements to design happier buildings and communities,” said Muhammad Obaid
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2017: Building design has a significant impact on the well-being, happiness and productivity of today’s workforce, reveals Muhammed Obaid, Principal Architect, Partner and Manager of ......read more
UAE’s fastest-growing construction conglomerate, expands through organic growth and asset acquisition
Date: Dubai, April 30, 2017
Airolink, a large design and build construction conglomerate, announced the signing of Dh2.8 billion (US$760 million) new project contracts, raising the total value of its current order book to Dh4.4 billion (US$1.2 billion), from Dh1.6 billion (US$435 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2017: Al Barari was presented with the Best Real Estate Project (Luxury Residential) award by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department at the region’s first Gulf Real Estate Awards on April 17. Al Barari was honoured in front of nearly 300 real estate leaders at the largest and most prestigious real estate ......read more
UAE, April 29, 2017 – Falconcity of Wonders LLC, the developer of the Falconcity of Wonders (FCW) multipurpose mega project arising in Dubai, recently donated AED 50,000 to Ebdaat Craft Cooperative Society Dubai, an organization that supports craft work and other native articles made by Emiratis. Mr. Ahmad Almoosa, Vice Chairman and Deputy General Manager of FCW, handed over the cheque to ......read more
April 26, 2017: E-City (part of the Albatha Group), a leading operator of a chain of world-class multi-brand electronics retail stores across the UAE, revealed its move to showcase the latest in-store retail technologies across all its eight stores in the UAE. The company has announced the installation of the newest in electronic shelf labels, and interactive screens—all designed to give ......read more
All-Emirati Sales Team Rises to the Challenge of Full Day Store Operations at M&S Deira City Centre
Dubai, UAE, April 26, 2017: As part of its planned quarterly engagement initiatives, Marks & Spencer HR, in partnership with Al-Futtaim Retail HR, organized a Sales Workshop with a difference. The unique event, held on 22nd March at Marks & Spencer, Deira City Centre, was designed to ......read more
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: It is the year of celebrations for Paris Gallery, the leading luxury retailer in the region, who is celebrating 20 years of retail excellence. The brand is offering its clientele big discounts on a wide range of selected luxury products across all its stores in the UAE. For a month beginning April 20th, customers can get up to 75% off on some of the most luxurious ......read more
Ajman, April 24, 2017- The Department of Land and Real Estate Regulatory of Ajman is participating at this year's edition of the Riyadh Real Estate & Urban Development Exhibition 2017 (Restatex Riyadh 2017), the largest annual Real Estate event of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center. The event is being attended by ......read more
Number of active hospitality projects reached 1,153 as 62 projects with a combined value of Dh9.1 billion were added to the list in the first quarter of 2017, according to BNC Network
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE:
1. The total estimated value of 1,153 active projects in the GCC's hospitality industry exceeded US$148.4 billion in the first quarter of ......read more
Dubai: Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) has announced today the appointment of Mr Aboudi Asali as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Mr Asali joins HMH with over twenty years of hospitality experience, starting at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston. After several years in operations, Mr Asali joined Arthur Andersen as a Real Estate and Hospitality Consultant in Bahrain and then London. ......read more
The property developer’s second project in the UAE capital receives significant interest ahead of its anticipated launch
20 April 2017 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: RAK Properties PJSC, Ras Al Khaimah's largest property developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, has concluded another successful year at Cityscape Abu Dhabi creating a buzz ahead of Abu Dhabi project’s official launch ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 19 April 2017: Al Qudra Real Estate, the real estate investment arm of Al Qudra Holding will be showcasing authentic and modern future projects including the Traditional Souq project in Abu Dhabi, Barari Ain Al Fayda project and Kasr Al Bahr Hotel in Rabat, Morocco, at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2017. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 19, 2017: The steel consumption of the UAE market in 2017 is set to increase by 10 per cent as compared to 2016, while the domestic production capacity to address these volumes is already in place, say members of ‘Magnet’, a UAE-based platform to discuss and disseminate insights on the steel industry.
Key industry stakeholders including Emirates Steel ......read more
Hospitality firm secures its third project in the country in just two years as agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Lahore is finalised
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 April 2017 – Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has expanded its footprint in Pakistan after finalising an agreement to operate its third property in the country. The Swiss hospitality firm has signed ......read more
• AED310 million facility provided by ADIB, which was the mandated lead arranger and sole bookrunner
• Facility to finance final phase of Paragon Bay Mall construction
• Macquarie Capital Middle East acted as sole financial adviser
• Msquared Shopping Centres to lease and operate the Mall
Abu Dhabi, ......read more
Saudi Arabia based Ma’ather for Real Estate Management LLC invests in Asteco’s proven franchise brand, the first in the country
Dubai, April 19, 2017: Asteco, the Middle East’s largest independent full-service real estate company, has added its first franchise in Saudi Arabia to its growing integrated network, taking the tally of franchises to 15 in the ......read more
New shopping mall expands over 2.3 million square feet and comprises 300 shops and a family entertainment centre
Dhs. 1 billion project to be ready for Expo2020
Dubai-UAE: 19 April, 2017 - His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today ......read more
UAE capital’s leading real estate event returns as research reveals the Emirates tops the charts for Middle East investment
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 April, 2017: The 11th edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi opened its doors today to thousands of local, regional and international visitors who flocked to the capital’s largest real estate event to meet more than 100 exhibitors and see a host of ......read more
Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2017 convenes at a time when construction activities are in full swing at key Bloom projects
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 19 April, 2017 – Bloom Properties, a Bloom Holding business specializing in the development of integrated and sustainable communities, has provided investors and home buyers with updates of the ongoing construction activities across its diverse range of projects ......read more
With a world-class collection of hospitality and dining offerings, as well as the Capital’s most exciting celebrations, Al Maryah Island is establishing itself as Abu Dhabi’s most vibrant business and lifestyle destination
Abu Dhabi, 19 April, 2017: Having recently marked a plethora of milestones, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi’s business and lifestyle destination, will ......read more