Monthly Archives: January 2017

Bed of Roses

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved a 300k sq ft expansion to triple the size of Dubai’s International Humanitarian City. This is in the wake of a marked increase in the global demand for emergency aid, as … Continue reading

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Fool On The Hill

The total realty transactions of 60.6k, as reported by the Dubai Land Department, topped US$ 70. 6 billion last year – slightly down compared to 2015’s 63.7k valued at US$ 72.7 billion. The government agency expects further sustainable growth this … Continue reading

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Fog Has Lifted!

Reidin reports that 2016 Dubai freehold transactions, including both freehold and off-plan, fell by 2.3% over the year to 23.6k, with a value of US$ 9.9 billion – 16.3% lower than in 2015 (US$ 11.8 billion); off-plan sales were down … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay

This week, the Dubai ruler launched the UAE Food Bank project as part of the UAE’s Year of Giving initiative. His wife, Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, has been appointed chairperson of the board of trustees. Al … Continue reading

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Days Of Future Passed

It is expected that KOA’s first mixed-use development will be completed by the end of 2017. The 70-apartment project, located near Mohammed bin Rashid Gardens, will also include a multi-purpose ampitheatre and a gourmet market. With an opening slated for … Continue reading

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