Tag Archives: Emirates

Staircase To Heaven

Staircase To Heaven                                                                                     11 June 2020 Dubai developer Croesus Holdings has been locked out of two of their completed low-rise projects, valued at US$ 27 million, in Majan, by Dubai Walls Contracting over a dispute relating to costs. Apparently, this … Continue reading

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Chiquitita

Chiquitita                                                                                       04 June 2020 The latest Cavendish Maxwell’s Property Monitor reported that Dubai property prices have lost 8.3% in value over the past twelve months, (an improvement on the 9.7% decline in 2018), but nudged 0.5% higher, month on month; … Continue reading

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School’s Out Forever?

School’s Out Forever 21 May 2020 There are an estimated 245k companies in Dubai and now the world press is already writing eulogies for the emirate, based on the results of a survey of just 0.005% of that total. There … Continue reading

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Stuck With U!

Stuck With U                                                                                              15 May 2020 An unnamed errant Dubai real estate agency was fined US$ 13k by RERA for violating laws relating to their escrow account and permits of real estate advertisements. The fine covered a number of … Continue reading

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Back Home Again

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved a US$ 8.7 billion nationwide project for the construction of 34k housing units for Emiratis over the next five years. He has also ordered that the value of the salary ceiling … Continue reading

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Look Away

Ithra 13 is to launch a major upgrade in Dubai’s historic gold and jewellery business location, the Deira Gold Souq. Situated between the existing Gold Souq and the Creek’ “District 13” will be a major project for Deira, part of … Continue reading

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End Of May

In a move to tap into the ever-growing Chinese market, Falcon City of Wonders has launched a new villa development – Eastern Residence will be a gated community of 680 LEED Gold certified villas, with starting prices at US$ 845k. … Continue reading

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Cruel Summer

A week after winning a Damac US$ 140 million contract to build tower 3 in its Aykon City development, China State Construction Engineering Corporation has snared another bigger deal, totalling US$ 351 million, awarded by Emaar. The project is to … Continue reading

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God Only Knows

China State Construction Engineering Corporation has been awarded a US$ 140 million Damac Properties contract to build tower C of Aykon City, part of the developer’s US$ 2.0 billion project overlooking the Dubai Canal. CSCEC also won the contact for … Continue reading

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Slippin’ and Slidin’

Anybody with US$ 22 million to spare can become the proud owner of Lebanon, a 420k sq ft island, located in Nakheel’s The World Islands. This comes complete with chalets, a swimming pool, two beaches and a restaurant. Currently owned … Continue reading

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