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Here We Go Again!

Here We Go Again!                                                                                           30 July 2020 A report by the Dubai Statistics Centre showed that the real estate sector’s Q1 growth was 3.7% higher, year on year, contributing 8.0% to Dubai’s GDP. In 2019, it was … Continue reading

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Someone New

As expected, April turned out to be a dismal month for the hospitality sector as profitability indices sank by 19.5%. Occupancy, Average  Room Rates and Rev PAR all headed south – 0.5% to 84.9%, 12.8% to US$ 374 and 13.5% … Continue reading

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Livin’ On Borrowed Time

This weekend, Emaar will launch its latest project, located in the Opera District of Dubai. The twin towers – of 50 and 70 storeys – will comprise 1-4 bedroom apartments and will overlook the upcoming 2k-seat opera house. Al Barari has released … Continue reading

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Baby – What A Big Surprise

The 80-day on-going maintenance work at Dubai International has cut the facility’s capacity by 20% and, as a result, London Heathrow will maintain its number one position as the world’s busiest airport in 2014. But by this time next year, … Continue reading

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Only Fools Rush In

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued a decree appointing his son, the Crown Prince, HH Sheikh Hamdan, to head up the committee to supervise preparations for Expo 2020. His great uncle, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al … Continue reading

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