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22 December 2019

Healthcare Property Market Update on Dubai Eye 103.8 FM

Aditi Hariharan, Associate Partner, Strategic Consulting and Research at Cavendish Maxwell discusses the findings of our first Dubai Healthcare Property Market Report live on the radio show Business Breakfast on Dubai Eye 103.8 FM. PODCAST: LINK
17 December 2019

Cavendish Maxwell releases first-ever healthcare property market report

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai healthcare property market to extend growth as focus on sector sharpens ahead of Expo Between 2010-2018, total number of private hospitals increased from 19 to 25, registering a CAGR of 3% As of 2017, Dubai had one of the highest physician-to-population ratios in the world Government initiatives such as the Dubai Health Experience to help […]
12 December 2019

Khalifa Port to witness AED 4 billion expansion to boost handling capacity

Investment worth AED 2.2 billion will be made to develop South Quay and Khalifa Port Logistics AED 1.6 billion to be allocated for the expansion at Abu Dhabi Terminals Both projects expected to create over 2,800 direct and indirect jobs Abu Dhabi Ports has announced expansion plans worth AED 4 billion at its flagship Khalifa Port, seven years after it […]
11 December 2019

Warner Bros to open its first hotel in Abu Dhabi

WB Abu Dhabi will feature over 250 rooms over eight levels The USD 112 million hotel will be opened in 2021 Media company Warner Bros. announced that it will open its first-ever themed hotel in Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island in 2021. Construction of the USD 112 million hotel is now 40% complete. WB Abu Dhabi will feature over 250 rooms over […]
8 December 2019

Saudi Arabia’s construction industry displays strong growth in Q3 2019

Value of contracts in Q3 rise to SAR 47.8 billion, says US-Saudi Arabian Business Council Oil and gas leads other sectors in contract awards followed by real estate The construction industry of Saudi Arabia displayed solid growth in the third quarter, with contract awards during Q3 2019 growing 164% versus the same quarter a year ago, according to a report by […]
20 November 2019

Emaar Properties launches The Valley master development on Dubai-Al Ain Road

First cluster of townhouses, named Eden, due to be ready in Q4 2022 Compelling investment opportunity for those within the mid-income residential market Emaar Properties has launched The Valley, a new AED 25 billion master development on Dubai-Al Ain Road, which will feature retail, entertainment, recreational, educational and health facilities. Running through the heart of the masterplan is a lush […]
19 November 2019

New law prevents Dubai developers from collecting service charges on behalf of property owners

Common Properties Law No. 6 of 2019 came into effect on 19 November Property owners or approved property management companies to take up collection activities Developers in Dubai can no longer collect any service charges on behalf of property owners, according to the Common Properties Law No. 6 of 2019, which came into effect on November 19. Instead, property owners, […]
14 November 2019

Aldar Properties records higher revenues in Q3 2019

Q3 revenues increased 7% on year to AED 1.6 billion Net profit for the quarter declined 8% on higher non-recurring income in 2018 Aldar Properties reported revenues of AED 1.6 billion in the third quarter of the year, an increase of 7% compared to the same period a year ago. However, net profit for the period slipped 8% to AED […]
11 November 2019

Emaar records 20% increase in net profit in Q3 2019

Net profit for the quarter stood at AED 1.3 billion Interest from foreign investors and first-time home buyers supported growth Real estate developer Emaar Properties recorded net profit of AED 1.3 billion during the third quarter of 2019, up 20% from the same period a year ago, the company said. The group’s revenue during the third quarter also saw an […]
4 November 2019

UAE Central Bank to relax cap on bank lending to real estate sector

UAE banks can currently lend as much as 20% of customer deposits to the real estate industry  Banks can choose to lend beyond the cap but that would incur a capital charge The Central Bank of the UAE is working to ease the rules regarding the cap on lending to the real estate sector, said the bank’s chief at an […]
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