Dubai real estate transactions up 25pc in Q1

The Dubai property sector has witnessed solid growth in the first quarter with about 25 per cent increase in overall transactional activity in the real estate sector during the period, said Sultan Butti Bin Mejren, the director general of the Dubai Land ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s residential off-plan sales boom to continue

The boom in Dubai's residential off-plan sales will continue at least until year-end as buyers take advantage of less onerous payment plans and a greater choice of projects, said Propertyfinder Group, a leading real estate listings portal in the Middle East. ( read original story ...)

Emaar Properties names Jain group CEO

Dubai's Emaar Properties, a leading property developer and builder of the world's tallest tower Burj Khalifa, has appointed Amit Jain, as the new group chief executive officer. An industry veteran, Jain has over 20 years of experience in senior positions ... ( read original story ...)

Why sustainability is important for SMEs in the UAE

Much effort is being placed into diversifying the country’s economy away from oil by 2021 to create a business environment that ensures economic and social stability. In February, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy announced the launch of the private ... ( read original story ...)

UAE denies running secret prisons in Yemen

Dubai: The UAE has rejected a recent report by the Associated Press claiming the existence of UAE-run secret prisons in southern Yemen. “What has been mentioned in the report is completely untrue and is just a political manoeuvre by Al Houthi militias to ... ( read original story ...)