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Slow An' Easy

Slow an’ Easy                                                                                             28 November 2019 Signs that the property slump may have bottomed out, after four years, continue with the average monthly loss, in capital values, falling 0.8%, compared to the average 1.0% decline so far this year. … Continue reading

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The Party Is Over

In the latest UBS study, Dubai is ranked a global 4th in two categories – the most expensive cities in the world and most expensive rental for a 3-bedroom apartment. In the former, it is behind Zurich, Geneva and New … Continue reading

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What We Ain’t Got!

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the 22 million sq ft phase 2 expansion of Dubai Healthcare City which will cost up to US$ 1.36 billion. It will include the Nashami health project as well as retail and … Continue reading

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The Times They Are A Changin’

Property developer Nakheel has defended its right to increase villa extension application fees which, in some cases, have risen quite dramatically. Prior to September 2014, the standard tariff ranged from US$ 41 per sq ft in its Jumeirah Village development … Continue reading

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So This Is Christmas

With the aim of synchronising and integrating all the emirate’s different public services, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has established the Dubai Open Data Committee. RTA’s Abdulla Al Madani will chair the agency which will include high-powered … Continue reading

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Danger Zone

The last week of July saw the Q2 reporting season in full swing with Arabtec, Emirates NBD, Emirates Islamic and Du announcing their latest results. Arabtec – which has dominated the financial press recently for all the wrong reasons – … Continue reading

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Won’t Get Fooled Again

This week, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum approved a US$ 136 million plan to build a 1.4 km bridge from JBR to the upcoming Bluewaters Island, with further access by footbridge and monorail.  The US$ 1.6 billion project, … Continue reading

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