Monthly Archives: April 2016

Throw It All Away!

JLL reported that house prices have fallen 10% over the past 12 months but indicate that the market may now be returning into positive territory. Over the past quarter, rents for apartments dropped by 3%, whilst villas have remained flat … Continue reading

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The Long And Winding Road

Emaar is in the news on several fronts this week. The Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava Valls, will be responsible for building its latest project – a US$ 1 billion tower, supported by a matrix of cables. Slated to be taller … Continue reading

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The Taxman’s Taken All My Dough

Dubai’s first major affordable lifestyle community, Town Square, will welcome its first residents in 2017. Nshama, the developer, has already sold over 2k units and started work on 1.05k townhouses and 1.1k apartments. Prices for the former will start at … Continue reading

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Footprint In The Sand

This week, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the official logo for Dubai Expo 2020. The winning design, out of 19k entries, is an authentic Emirati logo based on the 2002 find of a 4k-year old ring, at … Continue reading

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