Tag Archives: Emaar

Ridin’ The Storm Out

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the 5-day Gitex Technology Week on Sunday. Now in its 37th edition, the event hosted 4.1k exhibitors and 100k visitors from 70 countries; this is another example of how the emirate’s … Continue reading

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Sign Of The Times

The latest Cavendish Maxwell report has pointed to a decline in both Dubai property sales and rentals in Q3 but an upturn in Q4 or early 2018 is anticipated. With regard to sales, villa and apartment prices dipped 1.4% and … Continue reading

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Life Is A Highway

Jumeirah Beach witnessed two “smart” events this week. The first saw the Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attend the maiden concept flight of the world’s first self-flying taxi service. The two-seater AAT (autonomous air taxi), … Continue reading

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I Get Knocked Down But I Get Up Again!

On Sunday, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum launched the operation of 50 Tesla electric cars to be used by Dubai Taxi Corporation’s limousine fleet. This is the first batch of a 200-vehicle order which are fitted with several components … Continue reading

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The Last Thing On My Mind

According to the latest Phidar report, Dubai real estate prices and rents are set to fall on the back of six-year low sales of completed properties and increasing vacancy numbers – quoted “at 35%, in preferred communities sampled”. It also concluded … Continue reading

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Welcome To Paradise

Cluttons has estimated that Q2 property prices dropped for the 12th consecutive quarter, with average prices falling 5.8% over the past twelve months and 14.0% over a three-year period. The real estate consultants also estimated that Q2 falls for apartments … Continue reading

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Give Peace A Chance

Reidin-GDP estimate that developers have handed over 13.3k units in H1 (compared to just 8.7 units a year earlier); the consultancy expects the final figure to be in the region of 27k by 31 December 2017 and 31.3k a year … Continue reading

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