Thursday 30 October 2014

Cluttons named leasing agent for Bahrain project

Bahrain-based real estate finance developer Eskan Bank has appointed leading property consultant Cluttons as the sole leasing agent and facilities manager for its large mixed-use development Danat Al Madina. Strategically positioned in the heart of Isa Town, between the old marke


ABB wins $55m Dubai substation deal

ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, has clinched a $55-million deal from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) to build a gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) substation that will integrate power from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park in the UAE emirate.


Emaar, Dubai Holding to build world's tallest twin towers

Dubai’s top developer Emaar has joined hands with Dubai Holding, a global investment company, to launch their first luxury residential development in Dubai Creek Harbour at The Lagoons, which will boast the tallest twin towers in the world. The Dubai Twin Towers, an iconic mixed-


Dubai to host luxury real estate show

Dubai is set to host a select group of real estate developers, agents and financial institutions at The Property Show, a first-of-its-kind luxury real estate exhibition, to be held from November 23 to 27. To be held at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the show seeks t


Sustainability among top interior design trends

Digitisation, sustainability and creative use of space count among the top 10 trends that are transforming interior design in the Middle East, say the organisers of an upcoming international design event in Saudi Arabia. Constant innovation and ever-changing personal preferences


Dubai property bubble risks decline: IMF

Increases in Dubai's property prices have moderated quite a lot and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is now less concerned about them than it was in May, a senior IMF official said on Monday. The IMF had previously warned that rapid rises in Dubai real estate prices, whi


Tasweek starts work on Malaysian villa resort

Abu Dhabi-based Tasweek Real Estate Development and Marketing, said work has begun on its new 11-villa resort being developed under a joint venture with Casabrina Vacation Villas in Malaysia. An advisor and solutions provider serving the property markets, Tasweek said the luxury


Dubai firm offers personalised interior design service

En Vogue, a luxurious home concept store which opened recently in Dubai, UAE, is now offering additional value to its clientele by introducing a complimentary and highly-personalised interior design service. The outlet, located on Jumeirah Beach Road, boasts exceptional home furn


Qatar Rail shares insight on security measures

Qatar Railways Company took part in the Milipol 2014, a leading trade exhibition dedicated to internal state security in the region, to share expertise on security procedures in the rail industry and exchanged insight on the internal security challenges and concerns. Its presence


Qatari developer UDC posts 11pc Q3 growth

Qatar-based United Development Company (UDC) has registered a net profit of QR559 million ($153 million) for the third quarter, up 11 per cent over QR505.8 million ($139 million) for the same period last year. A leading Qatari public shareholding company and the master developer

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