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What happens when Dubai's lights go out?
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What happens when Dubai's lights go out?

Friday, 22 May 2015 9:22 AM

With about one-fifth of Dubai properties voluntarily left vacant amid rising rents, is it time the government followed the example of Saudi Arabia and taxed landowners who sit on undeveloped urban plots?

UAE expats look to UK for buy-to-let deals
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UAE expats look to UK for buy-to-let deals

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 1:56 PM

Rising rents in the UK are prompting UAE-based Brits to buy investment properties back home

Qataris snap up $62m home in London area now dubbed 'Little Doha'
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Qataris snap up $62m home in London area now dubbed 'Little Doha'

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:28 AM

Sale is the latest in a string of property deals in the exclusive Mayfair area by investors from the Gulf state

Dubai's Emaar to float Egypt unit on Cairo bourse
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Dubai's Emaar to float Egypt unit on Cairo bourse

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:14 AM

Burj Khalifa developer did not reveal a timeline, but confirmed it is to retain 87% of its subsidiary after the listing

Dubai's Danube launches $100m Glitz 3 project
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Dubai's Danube launches $100m Glitz 3 project

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 2:24 PM

Third phase brings total value of Dreamz by Danube Glitz development to $326m

Bahrain set to list first real estate investment trust
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Bahrain set to list first real estate investment trust

Monday, 18 May 2015 4:11 PM

Bourse boss says has seen interest in REITs from property developers as an alternative financing option

Revealed: Qatar's first water park residential tower
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Revealed: Qatar's first water park residential tower

Monday, 18 May 2015 2:09 PM

Developer unveils plan for tower with a multi-level water park at the base; says will be ‘most luxurious tower in Doha'

Dubai should start selling gov't buildings to fund mega projects, says analyst
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Dubai should start selling gov't buildings to fund mega projects, says analyst

Sunday, 17 May 2015 10:04 AM

Not selling state land and property is “the biggest missed opportunity in Dubai real estate,” CBRE MidEast boss claims

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Is the 'second' Dubai property crash already over?
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Is the 'second' Dubai property crash already over?

Saturday, 16 May 2015 1:12 AM

Many people were so convinced another crash was coming, we nearly started one. Thankfully we were wrong, says Anil Bhoyrul

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Qatari developers urge gov't to curb soaring land prices
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Qatari developers urge gov't to curb soaring land prices

Friday, 15 May 2015 1:22 AM

Developers are calling on the gov't to take measures such as copying the Saudi tax on undeveloped urban land to help ease costs

Abu Dhabi's Aldar Q1 net profit rises 36% as is slashes costs by nearly half
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Abu Dhabi's Aldar Q1 net profit rises 36% as is slashes costs by nearly half

Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:04 AM

Growth is despite the state-linked builder of the emirate's F1 circuit reporting a 19.7% drop in quarterly revenue

Dubai’s prime areas are 'oversupplied, congested,' says iconic developer
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Dubai’s prime areas are 'oversupplied, congested,' says iconic developer

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:36 AM

Dubai Marina, Downtown and the Palm Jumeirah now offer “limited” investment opportunities, says Cayan Group chairman

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Saudi-listed property firms see Q1 profits rise by 52%
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Saudi-listed property firms see Q1 profits rise by 52%

Monday, 11 May 2015 1:57 PM

Total value of profits accumulated by the eight real estate companies said to be $207m in Q1

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Top 10 residential estates in South Africa

Monday, 11 May 2015 10:51 AM

From Pearl Valley to Pezula, some of the top homes and properties currently on the market

Alwaleed's Kingdom Tower to start unit sales this year
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Alwaleed's Kingdom Tower to start unit sales this year

Monday, 11 May 2015 9:43 AM

Jeddah skyscraper is slated to become the tallest building in the world when complete in 2018

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