Dubai realty market rides on robust off-plan demand

Total transactions by the Dubai Land Department amounted to Dh132 billion for the first half of...

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A flood of new homes has no effect on Dubai property prices

Even 13,000 new homes going on sale in Dubai during the first six months do not seem to have much...

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Nakheel to unveil Dh3.2bn worth of projects at Cityscape Global 2017

It has awarded construction contracts worth Dh7 billion so far this year, and expects the figure...

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Hot, humid weather in UAE until Friday

Motorists urged to be cautious on roads due to fog/mist The temperature in UAE will be hot...

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Indians, Pakistanis pour Dh27b into Dubai real estate

UAE nationals pitch in with Dh37b in 18 months from January 2016 Indian and Pakistani nationals...

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How Dubai will handle 1m visitors to Burj Khalifa district during Eid

Authorities in Dubai are anticipating over 350,000 people to flock to Downtown Dubai every day...

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Around 1 million people will visit Downtown Dubai over the Eid break…

Sharpen your elbows and expect crowds. Think Dubai malls are busy on your average weekend?...

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No VAT on air travel, school fees comes as relief for UAE residents

Here is good news for the UAE residents: There will no value-added tax (VAT) on air travel, tuition...

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UAE employers eager to hire again, study finds

When it comes to expanding their workforce, nearly 70 per cent of employers in the UAE are planning...

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Indians, Pakistanis among top 10 investors in Dubai real estate

Dubai Land Department has revealed a list of the top 10 nationalities that invested in Dubai's real...

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Emaar to release units for latest residential project at Dubai Creek Harbor

Emaar on Sunday said it will start releasing units for 17 Icon Bay, its latest residential project...

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Eida gets new name, responsibilities

The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has issued Federal Decree No. 3 of...

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Dubai sees sharp rise in new home handovers in first half

Dubai’s developers have shifted into higher gear on their handover schedules, with the first-half...

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Eid Al Adha festivities across UAE to wow residents, visitors

The UAE is all set to celebrate the joyous occasion of Eid Al Adha. According to the Ministry of...

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Dubai introduces new medical tests, health card rule

Dubai Municipality (DM) will not undertake medical tests anymore in line with the implementation of...

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There is going to be a dry night in Dubai next week

The dry period in Dubai will last for one full day ahead of Eid Al Adha… Authorities in Saudi...

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Dubai neighbourhood among the 10 coolest in the world

The travel website Lonely Planet asked their experts to rank their favourite neighbourhoods, and...

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Emaar awards Dubai Hills PM contract to EllisDon

Emaar Properties has awarded the programme management contract for Dubai Hills Estate to...

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Emaar’s Dubai Hills Estate works on schedule

Construction on the 11 million sqm Dubai Hills Estate, developed by Emaar Properties, is currently...

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Investing in Dubai Hills Estate can’t go wrong

I remember an investor who had bought 13 off-plan villas in Emaar's Meadows development years ago...

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Emaar to launch sales of Dubai Hills Estate homes

In a statement, the Dubai-based developer said 147 residences, comprising one-, two- and...

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Emaar to list UAE real estate development business in Dubai

Dubai developer Emaar has announced plans to list 30 per cent of its UAE real Estate Development...

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How Dubai became a global destination for trade shows

Fifty years ago Dubai was barely on the map but today it is one of the most prosperous and popular...

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RTA awards $102 million road contract

The Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, chaired by Mattar Al...

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Rotating architecture: 5 spinning buildings & structures

The Dubai skyline is a glittering example of a futuristic city with its crown jewel, the Burj...

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Weather: UAE’s hottest days to be over soon?

After days of blistering heat and highs hovering around 50 degrees Celsius, the next few days might...

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UAE expats spend Dh6,000 per year on sending money home: Report

Why is the average annual spend by expatriates on money remittance relatively high in the UAE...

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Get 80 percent off brands at The Big Clearance Sale

Just when you thought your bank account was safe from further damage, another huge shopping event...

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2 UAE firms among DIFC’s 11 fintech start-ups

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) on Monday announced 11 finalists as part of its...

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Ejari digitally linked with government departments

Dubai residents can now digitally register their Ejari tenancy contracts to complete transactions...

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New mall coming up within MBR City

Dubai Hills Mall forms part of the sprawling Dubai Hills Estate, which is a Meraas joint venture...

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Understanding real estate ROI

The regional real estate investment markets have undergone significant change in the preceding...

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UAE big clearance sale: 80% off designer labels

In a city populated with malls and shopping centres, one can't seem to get enough of...

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New job openings for Expo 2020 in Dubai

In about three years, Dubai will begin hosting the World Expo 2020, but before the six-month event...

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20 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Dubai

Glitzy Dubai is the United Arab Emirates' holiday hot spot. This city of high-rises and shopping...

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Dubai looks to the stars as Dh50 million Astronomy Centre to open next month

Dubai’s Dh50m astronomy observatory will open next month and a landmark astronomy resort in the...

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8 free birthday meals and treats in Dubai

If you love freebies, especially on your big day then you have many options for places to go and...

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Dubai’s most expensive apartment on sale for $55 million

The Al Habtoor City project is back to making headlines. Dozens of offers have poured in for $55m...

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Dubai real estate meltdown: Burj Khalifa rates plummet by 25%

* Number of units launched in Downtown Dubai during 2016 dropped by 47 per cent * Rents are...

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Run up to 2020: How Dubai is evolving

The general perception among travelers and tourists about Dubai is that it is always undergoing...

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UAE property market is changing: here’s what you need to know

New research from Allsopp & Allsopp, Dubai-based residential real-estate firm, has revealed...

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Revealed: Top 5 strongest UAE real estate brands

Leading developer Emaar Properties is the strongest real estate brand in the UAE, according to the...

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Emaar Properties H1 net profit climbs 15 per cent

Dubai’s Emaar Properties has reported a 15 per cent growth in net profit to hit AED2.837 billion...

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Office tenants, landlords navigate a slow market

Dubai rent rates may remain flat in the second half, but better than the previous year Following...

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Mohammad Bin Rashid approves new Building Permit Procedures Development strategy

Three pillars represent a comprehensive scheme that will ensure speeding up the process of...

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Falling Dubai rents hurt landlords’ profits?

With rents still falling, landlords' investment returns could be feeling some kind of...

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Dubai Sees Spike in Real Estate Deals

Dubai’s real estate market logged a nearly 17% increase in transaction volume in the first six...

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Missing analysts’ estimates Damac reports 21 per cent plunge in second quarter profit

Damac Properties, the Dubai-based real estate developer and business partner of US President...

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Dubai a ‘rising giant’ of hotel real estate

Dubai ranks alongside Beijing, Shanghai, Bangkok and Guangzhou as a rising giant of the global...

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Dubai billionaire seeks to sell Trump-branded villas abroad

During recent trips to Croatia and Malta, a Dubai-based billionaire and business partner of the...

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No slowdown in Dubai property market

Dubai's real estate is increasingly becoming mature and investors' trust level is at its highest in...

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Gulf real estate firms bullish on growth

Real estate professionals in the Gulf have a bullish outlook on growth for their sector,...

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What to watch out while refinancing your mortgage in the UAE

Have you ever felt the need to change your mortgage lender, knowing there may be better, more...

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Property deals in Dubai cross Dh390 billion in 18 months

The total value of property transactions in Dubai has exceeded Dh390 billion across 95,000...

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Real estate leads economic activity in Dubai

The real estate sector has grown into a significant component of the economy in Dubai and the...

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World’s most expensive housing market just got even pricier

The world’s priciest housing market got even more expensive in the second quarter. Hong...

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Emaar Malls net profit increases 3% in first half of 2017

Emaar Malls, the shopping malls and retail business majority-owned by Emaar Properties, on Sunday...

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Emaar’s Dubai Mall voted best mall brand in UAE, new ranking reveals

Dubai Mall, the emirate's largest mall and the world's biggest shopping centre by total...

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UAE caught in sweltering heat with 80% humidity

With no showers in the city in the past few days, UAE residents have no respite from the heat in...

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Come build! Dubai eases rules to boost growth

Dubai is a city known for its beautiful skyscrapers and now investors looking to add their touch to...

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First look at Dubai’s next tallest tower’s huge foundation

Dubai property developers, Emaar, tweeted an aerial shot of Dubai's - and most probably the world's...

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Dubai real estate projects worth AED21 billion launched in H1 2017

Dubai Land Department, DLD, has announced that a total of 88 real estate projects have been...

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Top 10 expat nationalities buying property in Dubai

The biggest investors in Dubai property market have been UAE nationals followed by Indians in the...

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Construction progress at Emaar’s Dubai Creek Harbour

  Structural work is currently underway for the super tall The Tower at Dubai Creek...

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Ranked: UAE’s tallest buildings, after Burj Khalifa of course

Dubai is home to more than 900 completed high-rise buildings, with almost 90 of them standing...

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There’s now a giant replica of Dubai Creek Tower in Dubai Mall…

By around 2020, Dubai’s tallest tower will no longer be the Burj Khalifa. It will be pipped to...

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WATCH: Spectacular vision for Dubai Creek Harbour

Swooping down along palm tree-lined boardwalks with waterfront living amid Dubai's future tallest...

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AED 21 billion worth of Dubai real estate projects launched since the beginning of 2017

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that a total of 88 real estate projects have been...

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It will feel like 56 degrees in UAE today

With no showers in the city in the past few days, UAE residents have no respite from the heat in...

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Dubai non-oil economic growth index slips slightly

A key measure of Dubai's private non-oil economic health dipped slightly in July amid lacklustre...

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Dubai Customs handles 12m passengers

The first half of the year has been so busy for the Dubai Customs' passenger operations department...

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Economic slowdown hits Mena hospitality sector in first half

The Mena’s hospitality sector is forecast to recover in the second half of the year from the...

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DP World joins forces with Suez Canal Zone to establish a joint development company

In a step to develop the international port industry, a joint company between General Authority of...

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Outlook looks grim for Qatar’s banking sector

Credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service has changed the outlook on Qatar's banking system to...

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Dubai Expo 2020: All you need to know

It is a global destination for millions of people to share ideas, showcase innovation, encourage...

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Here is how to cut waiting time at Dubai government departments

You can now avail services of all government departments in the municipality centers using Dubai...

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You can walk over the new golden bridge in Dubai skies by year end

There is a golden bridge in Dubai skies and you can walk over it by the end of the...

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‘Dubai Harbour will only help water sports in the UAE,’ says Ahmad Saeed Bin Meshar

  In the first half of September 2016, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum,...

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Mixed profit performance for Middle East & Africa hotels during Ramadan

Mixed Profit Performance for Middle East & North Africa Hotels during...

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Sheikh Mohammed visits Expo 2020 Dubai site

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE...

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Buying in blue chip triggers late recovery in Dubai index

Emaar Properties witnessed buying in the last hour of trade, triggering a recovery in the Dubai...

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Idle Dubai homes make an active comeback

Dubai has had its share of homes that remain vacant for most part of the year. Referred to as...

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Retail extravaganza: Shop till you drop at Summer Bazaar in Dubai

A Summer Bazaar is being held at Hall 7 of the Dubai World Trade Center until September 4,...

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Air Arabia shares surge on otherwise mixed day for Gulf bourses

Airline's second quarter profit rose 19 per cent  Stock markets in the Gulf were...

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4th Dubai International PM Forum attracts 50 speakers

50 speakers or more comprising ministers and senior executives of top global firms will be...

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China ride-hailing firm DiDi backs Uber rival Careem

DUBAI/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - DiDi Chuxing, China's largest ride-hailing firm, has invested in Middle...

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British tourists shun France and terror-hit countries in north Africa as they flock to sun-drenched Croatia and Dubai instead

British tourists are shunning France and terror-hit countries in north Africa as they flock to...

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DEWA aligns voluntary and social efforts to Year of Zayed

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has aligned its integrated Corporate Social...

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RTA calls on concerned entities to implement new railway law in Dubai

The Road and Transport Authority's, RTA, Rail Agency has called on all entities operating in the...

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Emaar Hospitality unveils plans for Vida Dubai Mall hotel

Emaar Hospitality Group has just announced the Vida Dubai Mall, a new hotel that will offer views...

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It’s two different sales dynamics at the Downtown

Off-plan is leading the way by accounting for 62% of unit sales. The upturn in demand for...

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Dubai’s freehold areas could see further rental drops

A recovery on the rental situation could take until next year and only for select...

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Dubai homes have room to grow

The break-up is 24,259 apartments, 3,778 villas and 2,365 townhouses More residential...

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Dubai Investment Week strengthens partnership with local and international investors: Crown Prince Hamdan bin Mohammed

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of...

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How an investor can ride the Dubai property cycle

Typically buyers have the tendency to wait, anticipating a further fall in...

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Dubai’s strong yields In a slow market, high-yield units are still the fast sellers

Despite the drop in rents across the market, buy-to-let investors in Dubai can achieve higher...

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Off-plan boom hurting sellers of completed Dubai homes

Dubai’s burgeoning off-plan sales market is having a ‘detrimental effect’ on prices of...

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275m use Dubai public transport in first half of 2017

Dubai Metro accounts for 36.4% of the share in ridership More passengers used the Dubai...

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Despite headwinds, Dubai Customs processes 4.5 million transactions in H1

Dubai Customs has processed 4.5 million transactions in the first half of 2017, posting a growth...

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Front-liners gain further momentum in strong Dubai markets

Buying in front-line stocks boosted the Dubai index, which extended gains for another session on...

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Dubai Property Market Update -June 2017

Dubai Property Market Update. Since 8th April 2017 to 14th June 2017, the Dubai Land Department...

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Property buyers go value picking in Dubai

Property buyers go value picking in Dubai Some developers hope to cash in by lining up Ramadan...

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Why Dubai is a hot-spot for property investors

Properties in Dubai provide among the world's best investor returns in terms of appreciation and...

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Dubai a second-home hub for multi-millionaires

High net worth individuals mostly buy second homes in the Palm Jumeirah, Emirates Hills and...

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