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No Turning Back!

                                                                                     No Turning Back! 09 April 2020. The Dubai week started with the much-expected announcement that the curfew would be extended for a further two weeks and that any individual would only be permitted to leave their home for stipulated … Continue reading

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Rockin’ All Over The World!

Having launched its Living Legends project in Dubailand in 2006, Saudi developer, Tanmiyat, has announced that 184 villas and the first of 12 proposed tower blocks have been handed over – six years behind schedule. A second phase, in the … 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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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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Fire and Rain

Emaar Properties showed a US$ 235 million Q1 profit, up 55.2% year on year, on a 7% hike in revenue to US$ 615 million. Furthermore sales at US$ 1.61 billion were a massive 94% higher than the corresponding period in … Continue reading

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Nobody Does It Better

Early signs of the positive impact of Dubai Expo 2020 were evident this week. Marriott International announced plans to increase its number of rooms, over the next six years, to 10k from its current portfolio of 2.7k. Emaar Properties have … Continue reading

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Dancin’ In The Streets

The week ended with the inevitable announcement that Dubai would become the first city in the MENA region to host a World Expo. The news will add further impetus to an economy that is already beginning to outshine most others … Continue reading

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Another One Bites The Dust!

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, opened the 33rd Gitex Technology Week on Sunday. The event provides a major boost for the local economy as it attracts more than 130k industry specialists from over 150 … Continue reading

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