Land sales, new projects brighten prospects of Dubai property

An increase in new developments and land sales has helped Dubai's property market post a strong rise in transactions and turnover in the first half of 2017, suggesting last year's slide may have bottomed out as developments accelerate ahead of Expo 2020. ( read original story ...)

Sport stars to motivate Dubai residents to get fit

... that will be promoting the avenues and activities that can help people lead an active lifestyle in Dubai, Eisa Kazim, CEO of DCTCM, told Gulf News on Tuesday. He said the department will also rope in celebrities and social media influencers to ... ( read original story ...)

Masdar, EDF submit lowest bid to supply Saudi solar power

Masdar, officially named Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co, and EDF are already partners in an 800-megawatt project in Dubai. Prices for solar projects in the Middle East have set successive records with first Dubai and then Abu Dhabi coming in with all-time low ... ( read original story ...)

UAE non-oil private sector records strong growth in September

Dubai: Growth in the UAE’s non-oil private sector remained sharp and marked the strongest quarter recorded for two years. The latest improvement in business conditions was driven by above-average expansions in both output and new orders. The data also ... ( read original story ...)