Revealed: Dubai’s most sought-after neighbourhoods

The higher end communities of Arabian Ranches, The Springs and Akoya Oxygen are the top three most searched for villa neighbourhoods in Dubai, although a growing number of people are searching for midmarket properties, according to online marketplace Dubizzle. ( read original story ...)

Gulf real estate expo highlights affordable housing shortage

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tens of thousands of luxury projects were on display at a premier global property show in Dubai on Monday, but missing from the glittering mock-ups and pipeline of home dreams being rolled out were more affordable ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Harbour to Get Second Cruise Terminal

Meraas, a Dubai-based holding company, has announced that Dubai Harbour will have a second cruise terminal in addition to the one already revealed in January 2017. Dubai Harbour will be the first cruise destination to build two terminals simultaneously ... ( read original story ...)

In pictures: Dubai reveals legacy plans for Expo 2020 district

Authorities in Dubai have unveiled plans for a new business and residential district that will utilise the site of World Expo 2020 when the exhibition is finished. District 2020 will span more than two million square metres and serve as a hub for strategic ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai raises $1.1bn loan for metro expansion

The government of Dubai has raised a $1.1bn loan that will be used to extend the city’s metro rail system, completing the first step of an infrastructure financing programme which could total as much as $2.8bn, sources familiar with the matter said on ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai developer Deyaar unveils Dhs1bn project in Business Bay

Dubai developer Deyaar has launched a new Dhs1bn mixed-use project in Business Bay, it announced during the Cityscape exhibition on Monday. Called South Bay, the residential, serviced apartment and hotel property will cover a built-up area of more than 1.3 ... ( read original story ...)

New support centre in Sharjah for Indians in distress

The Sharjah Centre on the 22nd floor of Damas Tower (Burj 2000) opposite the Central Post Office is the second office of the IWRC in the UAE after the one in Dubai that currently caters to Indians in all seven emirates. As first reported by Gulf News in ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi tops Middle East in global cities index

The Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC) announced that the emirate of Abu Dhabi had topped the Middle East region, in terms of the indicators outlined by the 2017 Cities in Motion Index. The index was published by the Spain-based University of ... ( read original story ...)