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Dubai property sector sees 11,700 transactions worth Dhs34bn in May

According to Property Finder’s proprietary data, the top searched areas for owned apartments in May included Dubai Marina, Downtown Dubai, Business Bay, Palm Jumeirah, and Jumeirah Village Circle

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Qatar Real Estate Forum to launch its inaugural edition on June 4

The two-day forum brings together the real estate supply chain operating in Qatar under one roof

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Global HNWIs to pour $2.5bn in Dubai property in 2023: Knight Frank

The world’s wealthy have been increasingly targeting Dubai’s luxurious homes, primarily situated in the city’s most desirable districts

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PIF’s Saudi Real Estate Refinance Company completes latest sukuk issuance of SAR3.5bn

This is the sixth tranche under SRC’s upsized SAR20bn sukuk programme

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Holiday homes in Dubai now need QR codes on entrances, here’s why

This code enables visitors and guests to conveniently scan it and access essential information about the operator of the holiday home and the relevant contact details for the Department of Economy and Tourism

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Aldar acquires Basatin, expands facility management, landscaping services offering

Through this transaction, which is valued at Dhs150m, Aldar will hold a majority stake of 75 per cent in Basatin with the remaining 25 per cent held by a strategic partner

Housing programme _ Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai image credit: Dubai Media Office

Sheikh Mohammed approves Dhs1.6bn in housing loans

Housing loans for 2,000 Emiratis were approved under the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme

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Abu Dhabi launches housing projects worth over Dhs7bn

The new housing projects, which are located in West Baniyas and Al Samha, include 1,742 residential villas for citizens

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Aldar Investment Properties raises $500m from inaugural green sukuk

Proceeds of the sukuk will be used in accordance with Aldar’s Green Finance Framework to finance green initiatives and acquisitions

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Cityscape Global to debut in Saudi Arabia this year

Over 180,000 domestic and international attendees will attend the debut edition of Cityscape Global

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Abu Dhabi-based IHC posts 20.5% rise in Q1 net profit to Dhs4.3bn

The company achieved a robust revenue increase of 50 per cent versus Q1 2022, reaching Dhs15.7bn during Q1 2023


Emaar records net profit rise of 43% to Dhs3.2bn for Q1 2023

Emaar’s group property sales reached Dhs9.2bn, an 11 per cent increase compared to Q1 2022

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Dubai Land Department launches Real Estate Innovation Incubator 2023

The initiative is aimed at encouraging the testing and commercialisation of new and innovative products and technologies in Dubai

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Dubai property firm Deyaar posts 125% surge in Q1 profit

The property developer’s net profit reached Dhs56.4m in the first three months of 2023 from Dhs25m in the same period last year

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Aldar Properties reaffirms its commitment to Egypt

The property firm said its investment in SODIC was one of the largest foreign investments in the Egyptian real estate sector

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Abu Dhabi’s Aldar Properties posts 22% jump in Q1 2023 profit

The developer said its revenue backlog hit a record Dhs18.8bn, which provides visibility over the next two to three years

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TECOM Group’s Q1 2023 net profit rises 34% to Dhs255m

The group’s Q1 revenue touched Dhs514m, a 6 per cent year-on-year increase on the back of sustained occupancy levels and high retention rates

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Azizi Developments enters hospitality sector; announces launch of global hotel brand

The company has appointed Michael Zager as its new chief operating officer – Hospitality

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How Knight Dragon plans to revolutionise Saudi Arabia’s real estate landscape

The developer shares the same vision as the authorities in Saudi Arabia and the company plans to open an office in Riyadh in Q4 2023

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Dubai’s Jumeirah Bay Island plot sells for $34m, sets new record

The buyer, who doesn’t live in the UAE, is planning to build a family vacation home on the property

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Here’s how much Dubai’s real estate sector recorded in Q1 2023

The sector maintained its high growth momentum recording 38,700 transactions

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Emaar Properties approves dividends equal to 25% of share capital

The property developer plans to continue making healthy investments in its workforce while attracting top global talent to foster more inclusive growth

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Morgan Stanley sees cash buyers and Chinese buoying Dubai property

Demand for Dubai real estate is booming after the government’s handling of the pandemic and its liberal visa policies attracted more foreign buyers

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Dubai: Meeting the demand for luxury real estate

The city remains a lucrative luxury property market, where proactive government policy are fuelling demand from buyers and investors alike

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Why Dubai’s luxury real estate market is a haven for investors

The luxury property market has shown no signs of slowing since it surged in 2021

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Emirates REIT records 30% rise in net profit in 2022

Occupancy across the REIT’s portfolio increased to 85 per cent, reflecting a 13 percentage point increase year-on-year

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Dubai’s DMCC reports record Q1 2023 results, sees best first quarter since launch

The rise represents an 8.4 per cent year-on-year increase, and an average annual increase of 13.7 per cent over the last five years

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Aldar Properties, Mubadala to jointly develop commercial tower on Al Maryah Island

Upon completion of the initial office tower’s construction, which is expected by the end of 2026, the property will be managed by Aldar Investment

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UAE’s Aldar Properties unveils homes dedicated to health and wellbeing

Construction of the project is set to start in the last quarter of 2023, with handovers projected for Q3 2026

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Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme approves Dhs298.7m in aid

The MoEI issued the aid via 432 decisions on applications for house construction, completion, purchase, maintenance and upgrades