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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The International Valuation Standards (IVS) are now the basis for valuation standards in well over a hundred countries worldwide, including every major real estate market. The Gulf has been no exception in moving decisively towards the adoption of international valuation standards. But why is IVS important and how does it benefit real estate markets? Find out more in our latest […]
The two previous white papers in this series tackled yields and capital values for villas and apartments in the districts of Dubai. The task now, made straightforward by the homogeneity of the Property Monitor database, is to put the two sets of data together to calculate total returns.
Our latest publication assesses the performance of the property market in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the northern emirates in 2020 with a focus on the last quarter, across residential, commercial, retail, hospitality and industrial sectors.
In our latest report we take a look at the performance of Bahrain’s real estate market with a focus on the measures introduced to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 contagion. The analysis provides a comprehensive overview of the residential, commercial, retail, hospitality and industrial sectors.
In our latest report, we analyse the performance of the UAE real estate market in the six months since March when movement restrictions were put in place followed by the subsequent easing of measures. The analysis provides a comprehensive overview of the residential, office, retail, hospitality and industrial sectors in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the northern emirates.
Banks and developers are pondering the extent of the impact of Covid-19 on hospitality assets and how value will be determined in light of the increased uncertainty. Anticipating these concerns, we have calibrated our valuation reports to stay ahead of the market and provide a deeper analysis of the evolving situation.
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