Emaar’s property unit valued at $6.5bn ahead of Dubai IPO

The real estate development business of Emaar Properties, which is being listed in an initial public offering (IPO) in Dubai, is expected to be valued at Dhs24bn ($6.5bn), two people familiar with the deal said. The valuation is based on the assets Emaar ... ( read original story ...)

$24bn crude swap: Ex-PPMC boss to forfeit nine Dubai properties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun fresh moves to seize nine Dubai properties worth about N1.6bn, traced to a former Managing Director of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, Mr. Haruna Momoh. Already, the EFCC has obtained an ... ( read original story ...)

Are you liable for income tax while living in the UAE?

For all expats in the UAE property is usually taxed in its physical location, rather than where the owner is resident, Ms McClafferty says: “This means even non-residents can be exposed to property taxes, although the scope and definition will vary ... ( read original story ...)

NBK unit closes $95m Dubai school property deal

NBK Capital Partners, the private equity arm of National Bank of Kuwait, said it has completed the acquisition of the Dubai campus of a K-12 international curriculum school in a sale-leaseback transaction. This comes in line with the firm’s strategy to ... ( read original story ...)

Emaar to Manage Dubai Frame

Real estate giant Emaar has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai Municipality to market and promote the latest landmark, Dubai Frame, which is set to open next month. As per the agreement, the company will provide guidance on the operation ... ( read original story ...)

Shabab Al Ahli Dubai ink deal with Nakheel

Dubai: Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club has announced a new sponsorship agreement with Dubai-based property developer Nakheel. Khalifa Saeed Sulaiman, the chairman of the higher committee for the merger of Shabab Al Ahli Dubai and Ali Rashid Lootah, chairman of ... ( read original story ...)

Emaar Properties lifts Dubai index, but outlook bearish

Dubai: Mild buying in Emaar Properties helped the Dubai index close in the positive zone, but the overall outlook remains bearish as long as the gauge trades below the key resistance level. The Dubai Financial Market General index closed 0.45 per cent ... ( read original story ...)