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Kurdistan’s bid to become ‘the New Dubai’

Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:01 PM

Dream City, is one of several high value residential areas that have been built in in Erbil, Iraq, since 2003 and are complete with their own mosque, shopping areas and schools. Despite insecurity in the rest of Iraq, the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan has been seen by some investors as the new Dubai and although the advance of ISIL and a budget row with Baghdad has dampened some of the enthusiasm, the city skyline is still changing at a rapid pace.

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InPics: The White House replica in Kurdistan takes shape

Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:01 PM

Dream City, one of several high value residential areas that have been built in the Kurdistan capital since 2003, features a $20m replica of the Washington DC icon.

Qatar's Ezdan increases foreign ownership cap to 49%
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Qatar's Ezdan increases foreign ownership cap to 49%

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 1:33 PM

Qatari developer says the move will help boost investment in the domestic market and add liquidity to the stock exchange

Abu Dhabi's Aldar in talks to launch hotel in Kazakhstan
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Abu Dhabi's Aldar in talks to launch hotel in Kazakhstan

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 11:29 AM

First project outside of UAE to form part of the $1.6bn Abu Dhabi Plaza in the capital city of Astana

Qatar's Barwa Real Estate wins $206m warehouse contract
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Qatar's Barwa Real Estate wins $206m warehouse contract

Monday, 15 December 2014 12:04 PM

The 25-year arrangement was awarded by state-owned Manateq

The lion's roar: Ashish J Thakkar's rise from Rwanda genocide to $1bn powerhouse
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The lion's roar: Ashish J Thakkar's rise from Rwanda genocide to $1bn powerhouse

Friday, 12 December 2014 5:37 PM

Twenty years ago the Dubai-based business tycoon watched his parents flee the Rwanda genocide having lost everything — again. Today, the company he started to help get his family back on their feet is a monstrous conglomerate in 22 African countries.

Abu Dhabi investors acquire stake in supermarket chain
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Abu Dhabi investors acquire stake in supermarket chain

Thursday, 11 December 2014 2:07 PM

National Catering Company to expand beyond its Abu Dhabi, Northern Emirates stronghold

Tiger Woods to return to Dubailand after deal with Damac
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Tiger Woods to return to Dubailand after deal with Damac

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 12:31 PM

US golfer to design new 18-hole championship course in same location as previous Tatweer project

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The World’s Richest Arabs 2014 - Construction and Property

Sunday, 7 December 2014 8:31 AM

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Arabian Business Rich List, our annual countdown of the world’s richest Arabs.

Damac set to open two more Dubai hotel apartments
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Damac set to open two more Dubai hotel apartments

Sunday, 30 November 2014 1:23 PM

Cour Jardin and Capital Bay set to open in coming months in Burj Area of Dubai

Opinion: Battling Dubai's property pirates
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Opinion: Battling Dubai's property pirates

Saturday, 29 November 2014 4:05 AM

Many developers are so focused on their future gains that they don’t realise that the future cannot benefit them if they neglect the present, says Mishal Kanoo

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Doha expats paying 'considerably' more for rent than they can afford
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Doha expats paying 'considerably' more for rent than they can afford

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 4:05 PM

Average Doha expat is forking out 34% of their salary on housing due to the city’s huge undersupply - Colliers

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New homes launched at DP World Tour Championship golf estate
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New homes launched at DP World Tour Championship golf estate

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 1:21 PM

Jumeirah Golf Estates launches 15th community at the site of the DP World Tour Championship

74 Nakheel investors write to Dubai ruler over stalled Palm Jebel Ali
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74 Nakheel investors write to Dubai ruler over stalled Palm Jebel Ali

Monday, 24 November 2014 3:26 PM

Correspondence highlighted the uncertainly and negative impact the delay in delivering the project has had on the group

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Letter to Dubai ruler by Palm Jebel Ali investors
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Letter to Dubai ruler by Palm Jebel Ali investors

Monday, 24 November 2014 3:16 PM

A total of 74 investors from The Palm Jebel Ali Homeowners group signed the letter

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