Tag Archives: HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

If I Could Turn Back Time! 09 July 2020

If I Could Turn Back Time!                                                                09 July 2020 The latest Property Finder report points to a June improvement in the Dubai property sector, as month on month sale transactions were 60% higher. Low prices encouraged the increased demand that … Continue reading

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Everybody Hurts 05 March 2020

Everybody Hurts                                                                                           05 February 2020 JLL expects the real estate sector to continue at almost historic lows but will soon undergo a “period of stabilisation”, with the rate of decline  of sale and rent prices slowing; Q4 sales prices fell … Continue reading

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Counting Airplanes

Counting Airplanes                                                        04 October 2019 HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has vowed to create 20k new jobs for Emiratis, over the next three years, in a wide range of sectors including aviation, banking, insurance, real estate and … Continue reading

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Make The Money

Make The Money                                                      05 September 2019 In an on-line letter, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum addressed his “brothers and sisters” in a six-point document. One of his most interesting points was directed at government officials who he said … 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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