25 local real estate companies promote Dubai as an attractive investment hub for China
Dubai Land Department presents its latest technologies and projects to highlight its leading services in the real estate sector
Dubai - United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) highlighted several of its pioneering initiatives during the first day of the Dubai Property Show in Shanghai as the strategic partner of the event, which was inaugurated today on Friday 24th March and will run for three days until Sunday 26th of this month.
DLD’s participation is taking place at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center under the theme ‘Dubai, your ideal investment destination’. The department’s delegation will be working to translate this theme into reality over the course of ......read more
Land Department and 25 Dubai real estate companies set to participate at Dubai Property Show being held from 24th -26th March in China
21th March 2017; Dubai, UAE: Dubai developers are all geared to showcase the best of Dubai real estate opportunities to the Chinese investors at the upcoming Dubai Property Show that will be held in Shanghai, China from 24th -26th March, 2017 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. This will be the 6th global edition of the popular exhibition which has been instrumental in promoting Dubai real estate to key investor markets which include London, Mumbai, Hongkong and now Shanghai. The exhibition is being organised by Sumansa Exhibitions in association with Dubai Land Department and will be attended by around 25 real estate companies from Dubai.
Dubai Properties, Falconcity of ......read more
Nearly AED 20,000 of goodies were hand-gifted to customers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Dubai, 20th March, 2017: Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA - part of Al-Futtaim – marked International Day of Happiness this morning with a series of ‘Happiness Drops’ at Dubai Festival City as well as in-store at both its Dubai and Abu Dhabi locations.
Throughout the day IKEA chose shoppers at random and surprised them with nearly AED 20,000 of gifts to brighten their day. The activity was in recognition of the globally recognised day, designed by Action for Happiness that promotes wellbeing and progress through spreading happiness and was also in line with the Dubai Government’s drive to ensure a happy society for all its citizens.
According to new research*, practical gifts make people happier, so ......read more
International Property Show 2017 to provide direct retail property transactions from 2-4 April 2017; Kuwaiti Investors buoyant on real estate
Dubai, UAE, 20 March 2017: International Property Show 2017, which will be held from 2-4 April 2017, at the Dubai World Trade Center, is expected to attract a wide range of visitors from Kuwait. This comes at a time Kuwaiti investors are more demanding realty investments in Dubai in the form of villas, apartments and offices.
In 2016, the number of Kuwaiti investors in Dubai’s real estate market has increased to reach 770 investors as the volume of their investments touched AED 2 billlion according to Dubai Land Department (DLD).
At the same time, many reports issued by specialized institutions expected that the real estate market in Dubai will keep its growth in ......read more
Geotechnical/Geophysical works and construction materials testing related to various facilities of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, among them Al Wakrah Stadium.
Doha, Qatar; March 20, 2017: Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS), the leading consulting organisation in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering, recently announced that it has been engaged to provide its services in connection with five World Cup stadiums and three related energy centres being built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
ACTS has already completed its task to conduct geophysical surveys on the Al Wakrah Stadium. In addition, ACTS has been appointed to perform various additional geotechnical and geophysical tasks along with the construction materials testing related to the same stadium. The 40,000-seater facility is ......read more
Proprietary index to help identify local and national priorities for setting development objectives
Model is the First of its Kind in the Middle East and North Africa
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: To commemorate International Day of Happiness, United World Infrastructure (UWI), the Dubai- and Washington, DC-based firm, has today launched its new advisory offering that will allow it to work with cities across the Middle East and the world to measure and improve the happiness of residents. Including its proprietary ‘Happiness and Wellbeing Index’ the offering will empower city developers and municipalities with the information required to measurably improve the experience of its citizens and residents through infrastructure focused policies and development.
UWI has significant experience in the ......read more
The UAE’s iconic landmarks including Burj Al Arab, Yas Viceroy, Cayan Tower, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium and InterContinental Dubai Festival City ‘go green’ for Ireland’s National Day celebrations – the biggest UAE greening ever
Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2017: Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks again went green to celebrate Ireland’s National Day as part of Tourism Ireland’s eight annual Global Greening initiative. InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Cayan Tower and Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium went green for the first time in 2017 and joined Burj Al Arab Jumeirah which has glowed emerald since 2011 and Yas Viceroy Hotel on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island which joined the campaign to celebrate Ireland’s National Day in 2016, shone bright in emerald green on ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 16 March, 2017: The Dubai South Logistics District today witnessed the opening of Panalpina’s 40,000 sqm facility. The centre is the largest logistics and manufacturing facility globally for the Swiss-headquartered Panalpina Group, the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions.
The facility was opened in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, and Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation and His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation and Dubai South. Others present at the event included Ahmed Al Ansari, Acting CEO, Dubai South, Stefan Karlen, CEO, Panalpina Group, Pascal Sieber, Panalpina Country Managing Director UAE, Mike Wilson, Global Head of Logistics and ......read more
Urban Commissions, a design competition set up by Dubai Design District (d3) and Dubai Culture & Arts Authority to engage with the UAE’s creative community and promote its diverse production industries, announces SUPERFUTUREDESIGN* as this year’s winner.
Urban Commissions was launched in October 2014 to engage design students and professionals residing in the UAE. The brief for the competition’s third edition was to design a ‘communal table’ with various seating combinations that celebrates the Emirati tradition of gathering for conversation, collaboration and respite. The winning design is to be produced with a grant of AED 50,000 and placed within the urban landscape of d3 in 2017.
SUPERFUTUREDESIGN*, a creative lab founded by four Italian partners in Dubai in 2009, wins with Mu.TABLE. This ......read more
Dubai, March 14, 2017: Danube Properties, UAE’s leading property developer, part of Danube Group, has launched a new realty project called ‘Resortz’, in Dubai’s Arjaan neighborhood. The project was unveiled by Rizwan Sajan- Founder and Chairman of Danube Group, in the presence of media, brokers as well as senior management of the firm.
The AED 300 million project spans an area of over four acres and offers 419 apartments, ranging from studio to three-bedroom apartments and retail units. Moreover, the property boasts a beautifully landscaped areas, a resort-style swimming pool and a central dome, which resembles the Duomo in Florence.
Commenting on the launch, Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman, Rizwan Sajan, said, “This is our eight realty project and I am extremely happy to see how far we ......read more
The leading paint manufacturer reveals CleanStar, an expert formulation that ensures stain removal to keep walls looking fresh and new.
Dubai, March 14, 2017: Walls provide a protective warmth and energy to every home, working quietly in the background to outline its character. Clean walls speak a thousand unspoken words, adding to the colour and luxury of a room. Understanding the importance of clean walls and how difficult it is to maintain them, especially in areas like kid’s room, corridors, hallways and kitchens, Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, has innovated CleanStar to help keep walls clean and fresh forever.
CleanStar is a high-quality wall paint with an effective formula that prevents stains from setting in. A luxurious, long-lasting and highly durable formula, CleanStar allows removal ......read more
Dubai, 13th March 2017: Centrepoint stole the show at Dubai Lynx 2017 with Gold wins in the ‘Film’ and ‘Film Craft’ categories for the creative brilliance and dramatic cinematography of its recent sale films. The films were conceptualized as a two-part series by Impact BBDO, Dubai, who was also awarded Agency of the Year, at the ceremony that took place on the 9th of March, 2017, at the Madinat Jumeirah Arena.
The ad campaign was released in a two-film series, titled ‘Sabotage’ and ‘Lies’, are based on a universal insight that captures and encapsulates the size of the sale - Life has a mind of its own. Shot in black and white, they raise the point that while there isn’t much you can do to counter all the indignities life hurls at you, the least you can do is visit ......read more
The Global Property Market is an initiative by Dubai Land Department (DLD) that presents a niche opportunity for strategic information and networking on investment and development
Dubai, UAE, 13 March2017: With the woes of the oil and commodities industry easing out and governments raising their spending on infrastructure,the property market for retail, residential, industrial, office and hotel sectors will witness a strong growth in 2017 on a global basis, according to CBRE. In lieu of the promising growth, the 13th edition of the International Property Show (IPS) which will be held from April 2nd to 4th this year at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre will feature a new platform called ‘The Global Property Market’.
The Global Property Market is an initiative by Dubai Land Department ......read more
New corporate campaign shaped by Majid Al Futtaim commissioned research into happiness amongst UAE residents
UAE research highlights:
Nearly all (93%) of people are happiest when spending quality time with loved ones
One third (30%) spend an average of just five hours or less a week doing so
Half (46%) feel they currently waste at least two weekends per month by not spending time with family and friends and (48%) turn down offers to meet loved ones at least twice per month
Four fifths (81%) recognise they need to prioritise spending more quality time with those they love
Dubai, UAE, 12 March 2017: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today launched a new regional ......read more
12 March 2017, Dubai - UAE: The internationally renowned Parisians’ favourite department store “Le BHV Marais” is set to open its first flagship store in the United Arab Emirates on the 13th of March 2017 in the buzzing City Walk, Dubai as part of its international expansion in franchising with MEDS.
An exclusive media visit to discover Le BHV Marais was hosted today by Mr. Pascal Abchee, General Manager, MEDS and attended by Home décor, gastronomy, style and fashion experts.
Established in 1856 in Paris, Le BHV Marais is a subsidiary department store from the Galeries Lafayette group and celebrates this year its 160 years anniversary.
“Le BHV Marais first Emirati branch reflects the strong partnership between Galeries Lafayette Group’ and MEDS and is a confirmation on the trust in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 9 March 2017: New ideas and innovations were presented during the second day (Wednesday, 8 March 2017) of the 12th edition of Dubai WoodShow (DWS 2017) and the 1st edition of Dubai International Furniture Accessories & Components & Semi-Finished Products Show (DIFAC 2017).
Many initiatives were also presented at the show, one of which targets building 100% wood-manufactured houses in the UAE.
“Statistics show that houses built using steel increase the CO2 emissions, followed by buildings made of concrete. While studies reveal that buildings using wooden building materials don’t only reduce CO2 emission, but also have positive impact on the environment by helping achieving sustainability,” said Juha Peltomaki, senior advisor from Finland.
“In Finland, it’s ......read more
Seven bespoke designs by sculptor David Harber to be installed at Doha Festival City
Doha, 9 March 2017: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s largest entertainment, retail and dining destination continues to deliver on the commitment to bring visitors a world class shopping experience, and surprise and delight customers with the installation it’s first art piece. Created by visionary artist and sculptor, David Harber, the bespoke ‘Sculpted Torus’, is now pride of place in the Mall’s Centre Court. The impressive sculpture, four metres in diameter, will wow guests visiting the Mall when it opens on 5th April 2017.
The piece is an adaptation of David Harber Ltd’s iconic ‘Torus’ and is part of a series of five variations that will be installed at Doha Festival City. The unique ......read more
500-meter full scale Hyperloop test structure weighs over one million kilograms
Hyperloop One tube measures 3.3 meters in diameter
Hyperloop One is the only company building a functional Hyperloop system
Shares vision for connecting Gulf Cooperation Council
Travel between major cities in the Gulf region could be less than one hour
Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2017: Hyperloop One, the global leader in developing the world’s first operational Hyperloop, released never-before-seen images of its development site (‘DevLoop’) in the Nevada desert at Middle East Rail, held in Dubai.
Providing the international keynote address at the 11th annual conference, CEO of Hyperloop One, Rob Lloyd, shared a bird’s-eye view of how construction is progressing at the world’s only full-system and ......read more
The company will unveil its specialized facility that produces various interior decoration materials for the furniture applications
Dubai, UAE, 6 March 2017: According to a new market report published by Credence Research Furniture Market – Growth, Future Prospects, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2016 – 2023, the furniture market has been estimated to be valued at US$ 137.5 billion by the end of 2016, and is expected to reach US$ 186.5 billion by 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2016 to 2023.
With the global furniture market experiencing a high, the Middle East wood furniture industry, particularly Saudi Arabia is witnessing a vibrant growth as well. The growing number of real estate development, increasing demand for residential property and the governmental initiatives to develop socio-economic ......read more
New lifestyle focused mall for southern Dubai to be anchored by IKEA and ACE.
Dubai, UAE, 06 March 2017: Al-Futtaim, one of the most progressive business houses in the Gulf region, has broken ground on the development of a 78,500 sq. metre site, which forms part of the Jebel Ali Development (JAD) mixed use master planned community.
Al-Futtaim plans to expand its retail offering through the development of the new mall, located in Jebel Ali, the southern part of Dubai along the main Abu Dhabi – Dubai Highway. The project will be a mixed use development that combines living, working and entertainment with popular retail brands.
In the first phase of its development, which also includes a strategic partnership with wasl properties, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, the new retail offer is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 4, 2017: Leading Bollywood actress BipashaBasu inaugurated the 35th outlet of UAE’s leading name for high quality Indian food stuff. Al Adil Group, which is celebrating 33 years of success in this market has created another milestone. The group has set by opening its 35th outlet at Dubai’s most sought after business destination Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai. The grand inauguration, in the presence of huge crowd from diverse section of the society took place on 2nd March 2017 at 7 p.m..
Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director, Al Adil Trading and popularly known as Masala King, said “It is a proud moment for all of us to establish our 35th outlet in Dubai. The showroom is strategically located next to Raymond Showroom, Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai. This business destination is ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 2 March, 2017: His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) yesterday led a delegation of ADFD employees and toured the memorial site, Wahat Al Karama.
The delegation explored the premises and visited the cultural landmark; the 31 aluminium-panel, each leaning on the other, exemplifying the unity, solidarity and mutual support shared between the UAE’s leadership, servicemen and people.
His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi said: “This site is a national treasure. It’s a reminder of how far we’ve come as a nation. Together we stand in unity, unison and with the utmost respect for our fallen heroes. Their sacrifice and memory should never be forgotten. Their sacrifice should be our driving force. Their sacrifice should be the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: The retail industry in the Middle East is at a critical crossroad that threatens the old order and demands a new approach to every touchpoint in the retail ecosystem. From the harnessing of technology across the supply chain, to reinventing brands, adopting new business models and broadening channels, companies in the retail space are having to take new approaches to survive. This is clear from the agenda for this year’s Retail Leaders Circle MENA, the annual closed room summit for the industry that takes place from 6th – 7th March at The Address Dubai Mall Hotel.
The region’s biggest retailers, developers and brand owners are confirmed to attend, with many of them participating in key discussions on the future for the industry. The full line up of speakers providing a ......read more
Middle East investors in the UK property market may be hit by a change in legislation.
The change, which comes into effect on 6 April this year, could see investors’ families/beneficiaries lose out on 40% of their property value.
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: New UK legislation coming into effect from 6 April 2017 could impact thousands of people living in the Middle East. The change will affect non-UK domiciles who have invested in the UK property market through an offshore corporate structure – such investors may need to take action.
For people in the region, the UK Property market has been a popular investment choice, especially London where growth continues to be strong. The average house price has risen over 65% in London in the last 5 years*. A common way for people living in the Middle East to ......read more
A report by Allied Market Research (AMR) projects that the global engineered wood market is estimated to reach $41.273 billion by 2022
Dubai, UAE, 1 March 2017: Organisers of Dubai WoodShow 2017 said that wood industry continues to have strong and consistent demand for all grades of logs. A new report by Allied Market Research (AMR) projects that the global engineered wood market is estimated to reach $41.273 billion by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.8 per cent from 2016 - 2022. Europe, being the developed market, accounts for nearly 70 per cent of global engineered wood production, while still maintaining high CAGRs.
As such market participants seem to be gearing up for what they believe will be yet another year of good growth for the wood industry. The Italian wood and furniture industry is one ......read more
Current turnover is AED260 million
Shifting from B2B to B2C next month
Dubai plant making 1000 types of panels
Plants planned in six countries including India and China
Rising demand for fire-retardant wall panels
Bollywood stars as Brand Ambassadors for two years
Anupam Lunawat: Focus on products boasting natural looks
Dubai, November 20, 2016: Keeping in mind the ......read more
Event: Dalma Mall Kids Corner
Location: Dalma Mall, Fountain Area, Kids Corner
Date: Friday 18 November 2016
Time: 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Visit Dalma Mall’s Kids Corner for more fun and educational activities!
This Friday 18 November 2016, and every Friday, from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, your kids will explore a lot of educational and fun activities that will help refining their ......read more
The futuristic project will see sustainable creative installations integrated within Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City and Dubai Knowledge Park
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016: In line with its commitment to creating smart, vibrant and sustainable business communities, TECOM Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has partnered with JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor ......read more
Strong performance resulting in positive EBITDA of AED 4.2 million
Marka operates a total of 53 outlets across all divisions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 16 November 2016: Marka PJSC (DFM: MARKA), the first retail-focused listed company in the UAE, today released its interim financial results for the third quarter of 2016. For the three months ending 30 September 2016, ......read more
As the region’s avid online shoppers get set for another record-breaking 4-day shopping festival, SOUQ.com ensures a seamless and exciting shopping experience for customers
25K exclusive new deals to be launched on the website and mobile app
SOUQ.com gears up for 20 million visits during White Friday
With the introduction of new Fashion, FMCG and lifestyle categories, 50% ......read more
United Arab Emirates -16th November 2016: GV2 – VEDA FRANCE designs, manufactures and markets a full range of joints for the building industry: expansion joints, control joints, joint covers, fire-stop systems, stair nosings, etc.
We offer solutions tailored to all types of building (shopping centres, hospitals, schools, industrial buildings, airports, etc.), for both ......read more
Mall’s redevelopment is part of Majid Al Futtaim’s planned AED 30 billion investment in the UAE by 2026, including employment opportunity creation
25 additional fashion and lifestyle brands, a 12-screen VOX Cinemas, a City Centre Clinic and four new dining outlets to deliver a memorable customer experience for the Northern Emirates
Clean, contemporary design; 700 new covered ......read more
United Arab Emirates, 14 November 2016: Based in Alsace, 34 km north of Strasbourg, the firm has been manufacturing and installing wood frame roofs and houses since 1988, initially under the Architecture du Bois brand and, since 2012, the grad moniker. The company will unveil its latest decking products when it takes part in the Big 5 Show, at the pavilion run by Business ......read more
The ever-changing skyline in the Middle East is hard to keep up with. Amazing buildings are designed and built all year round, however in an industry that is so fast paced we often forget to stop and think about the purpose of these buildings.
Built for people just like me and you, be it business professionals, students or patients, we all have the same basic needs; clean air, general ......read more
Strengthens relationships with its channel partners from Middle East with an exclusive two-day gala event
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions reinforced its commitment to both channel partners by awarding them Middle East Channel Awards for their business performances and innovative selling practices.
This was part of an exclusive two-day ......read more
Strategic sponsor of the 8th Annual Award, reiterates importance of a creative media ecosystem in Dubai’s transformation towards a knowledge economy
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: Dubai Media City, a member of TECOM Group, celebrated the MENA region’s most creative and effective advertising campaigns at the 2016 MENA Effie Awards. As Strategic Sponsor of the awards, Dubai ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 14 November 2016: Yas Mall, the leading destination for shopping, dining and entertainment, is bringing back the fun and excitement in value shopping to all visitors by offering promotions and prizes that add to the overall shopping experience at the mall.
Yas Mall visitors stand the chance to get amazing promotions with White Friday taking place on 18th of ......read more
Operating Revenue: KD20.5 million
Net Profit: KD11.1 million
Kuwait, Nov 13, 2016: National Real Estate Company (NREC), a leading regional asset manager and developer with USD2 billion in projects under development in the UAE, Egypt, and other markets, today released its financial results for the third quarter of 2016.
The company recorded a growth of 11.1% in its ......read more
Abu Dhabi, November 13, 2016: Whether you’re making a child’s first holiday memory or celebrating a family gathering, a visit to TRYANO is a wonderful way to celebrate this festive season and make extraordinary memories along the way.
As the UAE’s very own Premium Specialty Department Store in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi, TRYANO has the perfect gift to make family, friends, and ......read more
Customers shopping in Modell’s stores in the UAE this November earn double Air Miles and possibly more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 November 2016: Marka PJSC (DFM: MARKA), the first public joint stock retail operator in the UAE, has launched a limited-time campaign that offers Modell’s customers the chance to become an Air Miles Millionaire.
Starting today and ......read more
Steel Alliance Against Counterfeiting meets to discuss industry concerns with UAE Department of Economic Development and Criminal Investigation Department
November 12, 2016 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Leading members of the global Steel Alliance Against Counterfeiting (SAAC) – an industry initiative of 18 global steel products manufacturers committed to combating counterfeiting, have ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 09 November, 2016: Over the weekend, visitors to BOXPARK, the offbeat destination by Meraas, were in for an artistic treat as the BOXPARK 3D letters received a patriotic makeover by Dubai based Polish born graffiti artist, Mariusz 'Clash' Krakówko.
Clash was chosen to show off his skills as part of a BOXPARK social media competition, that asked participants ......read more
New 200m2 Competence Center to target petrochemical, food and pharmaceutical industries through technical support on optimizing lab processes and cost efficiencies
Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2016: METTLER TOLEDO has launched a new Competence Center at Dubai Science Park that will offer advanced analytical support and training for customers on how the company’s broad range of measuring ......read more
Fun-Filled Campaigns, Charity Initiatives and Luxury Prizes for The Community
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 9, 2016: Deerfields Mall is celebrating its third anniversary this month, as the leading community and family destination in the heart of Al Bahia Abu Dhabi.
Over the past three years, the mall has achieved exponential growth in the number of new stores and visitors ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 8, 2016: The local architect behind the renovation of the world's oldest library has revealed her biggest battle was not in saving the crumbling 1,200 year-old structure – but in opening its doors to the public.
Aziza Chaouni fought tirelessly to allow the ancient al-Qarawiyyin Library in Fez, Morocco - first built in 859 - to welcome all when it re-opens ......read more
The new residential tower is located at the upcoming Arjaan neighborhood
Each home is furnished with modular furniture and the complex includes world-class amenities
Dubai, UAE, November 8, 2016: Danube Properties, UAE’s leading property developer, today announced the launch of their new AED 400 million project ‘Miraclz’ located at Dubai’s ......read more
Festive Afternoon Tea at Karat
Oozing with sophistication, this lobby lounge is the focal point of the hotel and the ideal place for relaxing and socialising; the perfect place to indulge in a festive afternoon tea experience. Guests can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of seasonal pastry creations and festive cookies which will be complemented by special festive hot beverages. It’s perfect ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 07, 2016: The Steel Alliance Against Counterfeiting (SAAC) – an industry initiative of 17 global steel products manufacturers committed to combating counterfeit steel products, has pledged its support for more stringent regulations controlling the use of key building materials in ongoing revisions of the UAE Fire and Life Safety Code of Practice 2016. ......read more
First of its kind barristers’ chambers in the region will solidify the reputation of DIFC as a specialist hub for international business transactions, dispute resolution and contract enforcement through DIFC Courts
Vote of confidence in the independent legal architecture of DIFC
Move will encourage growth of bespoke new legal services products
Dubai, UAE, 7 November 2016: ......read more
DubaiSat-2 detects the completion of construction on Dubai Water Canal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 7, 2016: DubaiSat-2, owned and operated by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), has captured a high definition photos of the Dubai Water Canal full of water. The image also show the various facilities built to run along both banks of the canal and the areas surrounding ......read more
Top executives from the UAE Government owned developer visited the Kingdom as part of sales drive to boost Saudi investment
Jumeirah Golf Estates seeks to engage with Saudi lenders and real estate agencies to showcase lucrative investment opportunities on offer to local buyers
Jeddah, KSA, 6 November 2016: Jumeirah Golf Estates – one of the Middle East’s most ......read more
Memorandum of Agreement sets basis for environmental initiative
Sharjah, UAE, 06 November, 2016: Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, in ensuring the premium quality of living in Sharjah whilst preserving all natural and aquatic foundations in the emirate, the Sharjah Investment and Development ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 6, 2016: Enabling more flexibility and easy fitting with the direct drive operator, Hormann Middle East has introduced an extra accessory package- S6, for its DD rolling shutters. This optional accessory package is fast and reliable and perfect for use with Hormann’s Decotherm curtain.
With a powerful FU operator, the shutter benefits from ......read more
Arabian Center now qualifies for the ‘Albert Sussman International Community Support Award’- the highest accolade given by ICSC Foundation.
The mall is now a part of 13 regional finalists from around the world, who will compete for the International Title in Las Vegas in the first half of 2017.
Dubai, November 06, 2016: In recognition of its efforts towards contribution to ......read more
Other key brands including Cheeky Monkeys, Grand Optics, Holland and Barrett, Tilia Flowers and Chocolate, illy Cafe, Reem Al Bawadi Restaurant and Café, The Coffee Club Middle East, Oregano Restaurants and STREAT 9 Café are slated to open shortly
Abu Dhabi, November 6th, 2016: ‘Town Square’, at Al Forsan Village located in the Khalifa City ‘A’ area, will now be home to ......read more
GMIS’ MoU with Polish Chamber of Commerce aims to encourage nations to place greater emphasis on manufacturing activities globally
Poland earmarks €10 billion for innovation to drive economic transformation
GMIS building global relationships to catalyse sustainable industrial development
Dubai, UAE, November 5, 2016: The Global Manufacturing and ......read more
Officially inaugurated by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 05 November 2016: Diamond Developers, the real estate company behind The Sustainable City - the region’s first fully operational and integrated sustainable community in Dubai - has announced the official opening of its eco-friendly Mosque, which was inaugurated by a ......read more
GROHE Sensia® Arena garners accolade from German Design Council
GROHE Design Studio wins three more Iconic Awards prizes
Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2016: GROHE has once again come out tops against international competition in a renowned design contest. The innovative GROHE Sensia® Arena shower toilet won the highest prize in the Iconic Awards 2016 – Best of ......read more
Company releases fresh details regarding plans for its multi-million dollar adventure and active theme park development in Australia
Australian investment and development company SANAD Capital today unveiled its partnership with leading designer and manufacturer of waterpark attractions WhiteWater for its planned AUD 400 million adventure and ‘active-lifestyle’ development. ......read more
Patented man-made crystal clear lagoons prove to be a key driver for successful real estate developments adding value to its tourism proposition
Cutting edge technology uses up to 30 times less water than a golf course and half of the water required to irrigate a park
Innovative additive reduces evaporation rates by up to 70%
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2016: Crystal Lagoons, ......read more
Opportunity for emerging arts professionals to spend one month in Venice staffing the UAE’s art exhibition at the prestigious Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale), May 13th – November 26th, 2017
Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2016: Applications are open for the 2017 edition of the Venice Internship of the National Pavilion United Arab Emirates (UAE) - la Biennale di Venezia. The ......read more
The Leading Construction Company Holds Inaugural Event for their new 22,000 sq.ft facility which includes 10,000 sq.ft dedicated fire protection services area
Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2016: Construction giant and leader in sustainable solutions, Pravarthi Building Contracting LLC is proud to announce the inauguration of its cutting-edge headquarters in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free ......read more
Dubai (October 26, 2016) – Officially supported by UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Dubai South, Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Dubai conference yesterday at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE.
Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Dubai brought together government representatives, developers, ......read more
Cityland Mall will house a sprawling 200,000 sq.ft. open-air garden
Attractions such as an amphitheater, mini water park and a mini Miracle Garden will blend retail with recreation and wellness
The AED 1.1 billion property will launch in 2018 beside Global Village
Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2016: Cityland Group, inventors of the acclaimed Dubai Miracle Garden and Dubai ......read more
Free-to-attend International Conference at IREIS 2016 to Highlight Key Global and Regional Real Estate Market Trends and Dual Citizenship Opportunities for Investors
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 October, 2016: The eighth edition of the International Real Estate & Investment Show (IREIS 2016), the only real estate event in Abu Dhabi that targets investors and consumers rather than ......read more
New Initiative in line with that of Dubai Leadership to Inspire the City’s Youth
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 26th, 2016: Dubai-based property developer Omniyat is encouraging aspiring designers and architects from the Emirates to pursue their studies through the establishment of a new scholarship at one of the world’s most celebrated centres of education.
The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2016: ODICE is a French manufacturer specialized in passive fire protection. Founded in 1983, ODICE exports more than 50 % of its production to more than 30 different countries through the world.
ODICE proposes a full range of fire resistant products: intumescent seals, incombustible boards, insulation materials, sealants, fire resistant ......read more
d3 welcomes international architecture firms Santiago Calatrava, Foster + Partners and Zaha Hadid Architects and Benoy
Dubai, UAE, 26 October, 2016: Four titans of world architecture, Santiago Calatrava, Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Benoy, will open offices in Dubai Design District (d3) this year, moves that underline d3’s emergence as a global design ......read more
“Habtoor Leighton Group” awarded the estimated AED 500 million contract
Urban living concept in the heart of Dubai expected for completion by end of 2017
Duabi, UAE, October 25, 2016: Construction will shortly begin on the much anticipated Gate Avenue at DIFC, the new urban premium lifestyle, cultural and entertainment development at the heart of Dubai International ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 October 2016: UAE-based hospitality group JA Resorts & Hotels further demonstrated its commitment to supporting the local community by hosting an extra-special children’s day out event at its JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, for children and staff of the Dubai Autism Centre (DAC). Driving group-wide corporate social responsibility, with a focus on the ......read more
Project spread across 134,000 square meters with a four-star hotel
Green Valley aggressively spreading its footprint across the globe
In a step that reinforces its growing project footprint across the globe, Green Valley International Real Estate – one of the leading real estate companies in the region, has announced the launch of Salam City, an iconic residential project in ......read more
315-room Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi and 64-key Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi Now Open in Capital
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 20 October, 2016: Bloom Properties, a Bloom Holding business specializing in the development of integrated and sustainable communities, has cemented its position as a leading developer of mixed-use projects with the completion of Bloom ......read more
CLYMB, a 100-million-dollar indoor attraction, to include world’s widest flight chamber and tallest indoor climbing wall by 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 20, 2016: Miral announced today the next new exciting attraction CLYMB to be developed on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Miral will bring the world’s widest flight chamber and tallest indoor climbing wall to the ......read more
Developer partners with Crystal Lagoon to create the sustainable water feature using environmentally friendly technology; construction to commence early next year
Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2016: Realty developer, Schon Properties has announced that the design of the massive man-made lagoon catering to its projects in Dubai Investments Park will complete by end of the year. ......read more
Books sold at nominal prices
Free exchange, donation of old and used school books
Edutainment and fun activities planned for children
Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2016: Oasis Mall, Dubai’s popular community neighbourhood mall on Sheikh Zayed Road, has announced a month-long book drive to support the UAE’s ongoing ‘Year of Reading’ initiative launched by ......read more