Sharjah’s real estate transactions topped $6.5bn in 2022

Sharjah’s real estate transactions top $6.5bn in 2022

The total number of real estate transactions in 2022 reached 91,507, compared to 84,238 recorded during the previous year

Arada awards Dhs475m contract to build Vida Aljada hotel complex in Sharjah

Sharjah’s Arada awards Dhs475m contract to build Vida Aljada hotel complex

The contract to build the four-building complex was awarded to a Dubai-based company with civil and industrial construction experience

ASAS Real estate project in Khorfakkan photo courtesy WAM

Sharjah’s ASAS Real Estate launches sales of Khorfakkan Resort project

Construction work on the project has commenced and is due for completion by the end of 2025

Arada awards contracts worth $256m to build 986 homes at Sharjah’s Masaar

Arada awards contracts worth $256m to build 986 homes at Sharjah’s Masaar

A total of 1,416 homes are now under construction at Masaar

Air Arabia commences direct flights between Sharjah and Milan

Air Arabia commences direct flights between Sharjah and Milan

The new service will connect both cities with four weekly flights

Sharjah Chamber opens registration for Sharjah Shopping Promotions 2022

Sharjah Chamber opens registration for Shopping Promotions 2022

The new season will kick off on December 15 and will continue until January 29, 2023

Sharjah Museum Authority

Sharjah Museums Authority announces free entry to visitors on Dec 1-2

A number of entertaining and educational activities will be hosted by the authority for members of the public

Air Arabia

Air Arabia to launch new route to Namangan in Uzbekistan

The thrice-weekly flights will connect Sharjah International Airport with Namangan Airport

Air Arabia

Air Arabia launches flights to three cities in Russia

Air Arabia operates the Airbus A320 and A321 neo-LR aircraft

Arada photo courtesy WAM

Real estate developer Arada successfully closes $100m tap of sukuk issuance

Arada will use the proceeds from the tap for general corporate purposes and to support the development of its existing projects

Etihad Rail

Etihad Rail: Track laying of main line in Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah complete

Around 3,250 workers took part in the track laying work, recording 13 million work hours over 25 months

Arada_Aljada project in Sharjah

Arada awards two building contracts valued at Dhs454m in Sharjah’s Aljada project

The company said it has completed almost 1,500 homes at Aljada, including all 14 apartment blocks and a garden villa community in the first residential phase of the community

Sharjah’s BEEAH Group launches AI-enabled recycling facility to bolster zero waste to landfill goal

At full operational capacity, the recycling facility will process around 156,000 tonnes of mixed recyclables per year

sustainable waste management in Egypt

Sharjah’s BEEAH Group, Green Planet partner to advance sustainable waste management in Egypt

The two entities will implement waste management strategies that align with Egypt’s sustainability agenda

Sharjah data centre

Khazna, Beeah Group to bring Sharjah its first Tier 3 data centre

The joint venture will focus on addressing the growing demand for digital infrastructure in the emirate, while aiming for sustainable operations and net-zero emissions by 2050

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines to ramp up flights to UAE

The carrier plans to increase flight frequencies to Istanbul from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Foundation 'Ruwad' registered 214 new projects in 2021

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Foundation ‘Ruwad’ registers 214 new projects in 2021

The value of financing approvals during 2021 amounted to more than Dhs2.6m

single-use plastic

Sharjah to ban single-use plastic bags from January 1, 2024

Sales outlets will be committed to impose a tariff of no less than 25 fils as of October 1, on each single-use plastic bag given to the consumer

sharjah smar taxi

Sharjah launches first smart Taxi in the Middle East

The smart taxis are equipped with sensors, cameras, a mobile data unit and other devices connected to an integrated system

Adventure project underway in Khorfakkan, says Shurooq

New adventure project under development in Khorfakkan

The project, which features a zipline, giant swing, dry slide and hiking tracks, will target adventure sports and outdoor enthusiasts

UAE leaders pardon prisoners

UAE leaders pardon more than 1,600 prisoners before Eid Al Adha

This is an attempt to give prisoners an opportunity to start a new life and alleviate their families’ hardships


UAE weather update: Temperatures to hit 49°C over the weekend

The UAE recorded its lowest temperature of 24.1°C in Raknah (Al Ain) at 6am local time today

home check-in service

Emirates’ first class customers to receive complimentary home check-in service

The service must be booked at least 24 hours prior to the flight’s departure time

Arabian Travel Market 2022: The industry’s best on offer

Airlines, hotels, tourism boards and travel trade operators from around the world came together for the event

Sharjah waste to energy

Middle East’s first waste-to-energy plant opens in Sharjah

The Sharjah Waste to Energy plant will divert up to 300,000 tonnes of waste from landfills annually


Sharjah’s Arada awards contracts worth Dhs460m to build Masaar’s residential phase

Featuring 4,000 villas and townhouses, Masaar is divided into eight gated districts

waste to energy

UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant to produce 30MW of low-carbon electricity annually

The Sharjah Waste to Energy plant will help divert up to 300,000 tonnes of unrecyclable waste away from landfills each year

DSCD Sharjah economy rises by 4.8 per cent in 2021

Sharjah’s GDP rises by 4.8% in 2021, shows DSCD survey

Data from DSCD shows that Sharjah’s trading sector was the most significant contributor to the emirate’s economy at 23.8 per cent

AIr Arabia

Air Arabia to resume flights to four cities in Saudi Arabia

The airline will start flying to the four destinations from April 28

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Foundation 'Ruwad' registered 214 new projects in 2021

Sharjah: Over 17,000 business licences issued and renewed in Q1 2022

It marks a growth rate of 7 per cent over, or 1,139 licences, over the same period in 2021