Monthly Archives: March 2016

Here’s To The Good Times!

With the launch of three projects, it was a week of “1s” – One at Palm Jumeirah, One Central and 1/JBR. The developer, Omniyat, has appointed Brookfield Multiplex as the main contractor for the US$ 544 million One at Palm … Continue reading

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We Are Family

Fast becoming known as an extreme sports location, there are reports that the emirate will soon see a 325 mt base-jump tower. At its lower levels, the building will house an activity plaza, catering for family actions. The mid-levels will … Continue reading

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This Time Around

Yet again there is talk of returning the QE2 to its former glory – this time as the focal point of the new Port Rashid Marina. As part of Dubai’s 2021 plan, DP World will develop the location specifically for … Continue reading

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The Wrong Direction!

On Tuesday, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the ambitious Dubai Wholesale City, located close to the new Al Maktoum International Airport. The emirate’s ruler wants to tap into the burgeoning global wholesale trade sector, said to be … Continue reading

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Leave Us Alone!

Although most of the sector’s players have predicted a dismal 2016 for Dubai’s real estate market, official figures paint a brighter picture. The Dubai Land Department reported that, by 22 February, YTD transactions have totalled US$ 18.7 billion, with a … Continue reading

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