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26 April 2024

Private Equity and Real Estate in the Gulf: Three reasons to be positive

Introduction: Why private equity matters Worldwide, private equity funds closed deals worth $124 billion in just the fourth quarter of 2023. Fully a quarter of all merger and acquisition deals last year involved private equity.[1] As concerns over inflationary headwinds, rising interest rates and general macro uncertainty diminish, markets such as the Gulf have become increasingly attractive. The prospect of […]
15 January 2024

A new era for real estate dawns in Oman

The context for Oman’s real estate boom Real estate as an engine for economic growth The importance of the real estate sector in any nation’s economic and social development is no secret. For years, construction has been celebrated as a pivotal economic driver, and in recent decades we have seen developed economies evolve from industrial and service-oriented development to what […]
22 March 2022

Bahrain F1: The long term economic and real estate benefits

Bahrain was first to build a track and host a Formula One (F1) race in the region, but there was competition. The UAE, Egypt and Lebanon were all potential alternative candidates, but in 2002 the FIA came calling and Bahrain beat their internal competition, as a result of a firm commitment to deliver a race by 2004. It was of […]
11 November 2021

Lessons from the past, pointers to the future. What impact do Expos have on real estate markets?

The first modern fair was held in Paris just after the French Revolution in 1798, on the site where the Eiffel Tower now stands. By 1928 Expos had gained both codification and their own organisation. Subsequent Expos have been well-recognised landmarks of human achievement, for example, the New York World Fair of 1939 showcasing US technological innovation and the Shanghai […]
5 September 2021

Formula One and real estate — a winning team?

There are several potential multiplier effects of hosting a Formula One race on real estate. The most obvious one is the effect F1 races and similar events bring on hotel, serviced apartments and short-term let occupancy rates, and therefore valuations. Some have referred to the way in which any F1 event is a platform for local hotels and conference facilities […]
24 August 2021

Why choose Cavendish Maxwell for all your property needs

It is a great time to invest in Dubai but knowing where or what to invest in can be a daunting task. It is prudent to find the best real estate companies in Dubai to help you make that decision. Dubai real estate agencies and investment advisors bring together buyers and sellers across the industry, providing critical local knowledge and […]
9 August 2021

City Walk & Nikki Beach – Dubai

Client: Meraas Location: City Walk and Nikki Beach Project Value: Confidential Purpose: Escrow release reports Project Background Meraas is a holding company based in Dubai with portfolio and activity in real estate, tourism, hospitality, healthcare, technology, retail, F&B, leisure and entertainment. Meraas had recently developed high-quality properties in Dubai and required property observers to prepare Escrow Release Reports to allow […]
9 August 2021

Blvgari residences and Bvlgari mansions – Dubai

Client: Meraas Location: Jumeirah, Dubai Project Value: Confidential Project Background Meraas is a holding company based in Dubai with portfolio and activity in real estate, tourism, hospitality, healthcare, technology, retail, F&B, leisure and entertainment. Meraas had recently developed high-quality properties in Dubai and required property observers to prepare Escrow Release Reports to allow funds to be released from escrow accounts. […]
9 August 2021

Nakheel – Dubai

The project involved undertaking reserve fund studies and condition assessments of the assets to the following Nakheel developments; Shoreline; Golden Mile; Marina residences; Palm View Apartments; Jumeirah Heights; Masaken Al Furjan; Discovery Garden’; Badrah and International City.
9 August 2021

Al Forsan Estate – Abu Dhabi

The project involved undertaking lifecycle cost reports and condition assessments of the assets to the Al Forsan estate in Abu Dhabi, including the staff accommodation, district cooling plant, mall, hotel and residential towers.
9 August 2021

5 Bedroom Villa – Al Maktoum City, Dubai

Client: Confidential Location: Al Maktoum City, Dubai Purpose: Snagging inspection report Prior to purchasing the property, the client instructed us to undertake a full snagging inspection of the recently constructed 5-bedroom villa. Carrying out the snagging inspection involved a full inspection of the property confirming any works which in our opinion do not meet an acceptable standard of workmanship or […]
10 August 2020

Jebel Ali Free Zone – Office, Factory and Warehouse Development – Dubai

Pyrotek is an international organisation specialising in the development, manufacture and sale of high-temperature materials for industrial applications. Pyrotek already have a small base in Jafza consisting of office space and warehouse storage but required a larger facility to meet customer demand and to accommodate manufacturing operations. Pyrotek found a partially completed site in JAFZA South which they recognised could provide construction cost saving but was not designed or built to suit their requirement.

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