4 October 2017

Q3 2017 Dubai Residential Market Report

This complimentary report provides analysis and summary of apartment and villa/townhouse properties in Dubai. The report highlights factors impacting the residential market such as housing demand and includes the Dubai House Price index, which tracks average prices since 2008. The report also covers price and rent performance, transaction overview and residential supply in key communities, as well as results from […]
1 October 2017

Dubai Market Report

Manika Dhama, senior consultant at Cavendish Maxwell, comments on how Dubai’s residential market fared during Q2 and Q3 of this year. The number of transactions for off-plan properties on the first day of Cityscape in 2017 increased three times, from 37 to 106, year-on-year. This is a significant leap in activity compared to previous years. This wasn’t the only record […]
1 October 2017

All the Small Things

Nick Constantine, senior surveyor at Cavendish Maxwell, looks at how advancements in building material technology are changing how we view the fundamentals of construction. As many of the world’s leading technological hubs maintain focus on transforming into smart cities that use information communication technology (ICT) and the internet of things [loT] to integrate city-wide infrastructure, the buildings we live and work in […]
4 September 2017

The Challenge Ahead

Nick Constantine, senior surveyor in the Project and Building Consultancy department at Cavendish Maxwell, says that while green building legislation is a welcome development in the UAE, there is still plenty of work to do. Green building put simply, is the development of high quality buildings that have as minimal of an effect on the environment as possible, both during […]
4 September 2017

Opportunity in the shifting sands

With the region mulling high-speed transport options, machinery companies and dealers stand to gain from supplying the technology and maintenance that will go into keeping the projects running in a sandy environment, says Patrick Ditcham, head of machinery and business assets at Cavendish Maxwell. Recently, there has been a lot of interest in the press and on social media about […]
3 August 2017

Identify and audit – lessons from a tragedy

In response to the Tamweel Tower fire back in 2012 there was a revision of legislation in Dubai regarding the combustibility of cladding and provision of fire stops in voids, two major sources of fire spreading. Since the Tamweel fire, Dubai has seen further fires break out exposing similar cladding issues including Torch and Salafa towers in Dubai Marina, and the Address […]
2 August 2017

Leading Middle East property consultancy Cavendish Maxwell opens first office in Oman

Cavendish Maxwell, the UAE-based property consultancy, is strengthening its Middle East presence with the opening of a new office in Muscat, Oman. It marks another key milestone for the firm following the successful relocation of its Abu Dhabi office in May 2017. Cavendish Maxwell’s founder and chairman, Jay Grant, said “the move is part of an ambitious yet sensible expansion […]
13 July 2017

Q2 2017 Dubai Residential Market Report

This complimentary report provides analysis and summary of apartment and villa properties in Dubai. The report highlights macro-economic factors impacting the residential market and introduces the Dubai House Price index, which tracks average prices since 2008. The report also covers price and rent performance, transaction overview and residential supply in key communities, as well as results from the recent Residential […]
13 July 2017

Q2 2017 Abu Dhabi Residential Market Report

This complimentary report provides analysis and summary of apartment and villa properties in Abu Dhabi. The report highlights macro-economic factors impacting the residential market. The report also covers price and rent performance, transaction overview and residential supply in key communities for Q2 2017.
13 July 2017

Cavendish Maxwell releases Q2 2017 Dubai and Abu Dhabi Residential Reports

Marginal price declines continue, averaging 1% year on year for apartments and villas/townhouses in Dubai and 2% in Abu Dhabi during Q2 2017 Average rents in Q2 2017 have declined moderately compared to the fourth quarter of 2016 Cavendish Maxwell Residential Survey reveals that for Q3 2017 the majority of agents predict apartment and villa prices as well as rents […]
3 July 2017

The Importance of Valuation: an interview with Patrick Ditcham

As the region’s construction and equipment market matures further and increase global compliance, machinery and assets valuation is assuming greater importance than ever before. Cavendish Maxwell’s Patrick Ditcham, tells CMME how his company making the most of the situation. As every equipment and fleet owner knows. your machinery is only as valuable as the project it is working on right now. […]
2 July 2017

Dubai In Focus

Manika Dhama, senior consultant at Cavendish Maxwell, weighs in on current and future scenarios in Dubai’s real estate sector. Residential properties saw a decline in prices for apartments and villas in Q1 2017, averaging 1.0% in comparison to last year. Although the rate of decline has slowed in comparison to Q1 of 2016, the ongoing decline over the past year […]
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