As the region’s biggest real estate conference opened its doors, market conditions, new launches and government reforms were top of the agenda
With the fourth edition of Dubai Design Week taking place next month, we look ahead to the increasingly popular event, and how the region’s design and architecture industries are evolving
Cities in the Gulf and wider world will need to take a new approach to their smart city plans to meet the challenges of urbanisation
With privatisation plans now off the table, we investigate how close Saudi’s electric dream was to becoming a reality
The lifting of the female driving ban in June is symbolic in social terms, but there are wider economic benefits that could boost Saudi Arabia in many and varied ways
By the end of the year, foreign business owners will be able to register onshore in the UAE with 100 per cent ownership. How will this change – and others – impact the GCC’s free zone landscape?
Kuwait’s oil dependent economy has struggled to keep pace with developments in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, but with a growing non-oil economy and ambitious development plans, the Gulf state could be turning a corner
Following a series of major changes relating to taxation, legislation and economic performance over the last 12 months, Gulf Business explores how the regional pay packet has been impacted
As digital payments continue to close the gap on cash across the GCC, what is the future of payments in the region?
Female participation in the workplace has been a key development marker for many Gulf states in recent years, but how much are things changing?