Monthly Archives: October 2015

Don’t Let Me Be Understood!

If you thought that Dubai had enough shopping malls, think again! Nakheel has awarded contracts, totalling US$ 627 million, for three retail projects – Deira Islands Night Souk (US$ 319 million), Warsan Souk (US$ 211 million) and The Circle Mall … Continue reading

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Fast Car

Civil Engineering and Contracting has already started work on The Rosemont Hotel & Residences, located in Tecom. The 47-storey twin tower project will not only have 450 hotel rooms and 280-serviced apartments but will also boast an artificial beach and a … Continue reading

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Something In The Air

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced his global foundation – a programme that aims to consolidate 28 organisations and coordinate 1.4k development projects in 116 countries. With an initial US$ 272 million budget, its immediate targets are to … Continue reading

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When All Is Said And Done

The Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing reported a 9.3% increase in overnight visitors – to 8.2 million – for the first seven months of 2015. Although Dubai’s hotel occupancy level has been flat, at under 80%, it remains … Continue reading

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The Writing’s On The Wall!

There was sad news at the beginning of the week, with the announcement of the death of Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the eldest son of the Dubai Ruler, HH Sheikh Mohammed. He died on Saturday, at … Continue reading

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