Monthly Archives: June 2013

I Can See Clearly Now

May was another great month for Dubai’s burgeoning hospitality sector with returns showing an 18.8% hike in hotels’ RevPAR (Revenue per available room) to US$ 173.09. ADR (average daily rate) also had a double-digit growth to US$ 216.22. There will … Continue reading

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Against The Wind

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is to develop a one-stop, full-service, commercial hub to accommodate the emirate’s rapidly developing fashion and design business. TECOM, a subsidiary of Dubai Holding, will operate the Dubai Design District and invest US$ … Continue reading

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Shelter From The Storm

The major news story of the week came with the announcement that Dubal, 100% owned by the  Investment Corporation of Dubai, was going to merge with Emirates Aluminium (Emal) – a 50:50 JV between Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala and Dubal. The … Continue reading

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The Gambler

As the recovery in the emirate’s realty sector takes traction, Dubai’s biggest developer, Emaar Properties, has announced yet another launch for this weekend – 120 luxury apartments in its Burj Vista development. The two identical 20-storey towers will be located … Continue reading

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