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Emirates, Dubai Mall and Emaar top home-grown brands index

 Jan 21 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

Airlines, major attractions, FMCG and real estate brands take up many of the top 10 positions and resonate most positively among UAE residents in 2014. Continue Reading

Middle East M&A activity rises to $37 billion in 2014

 Jan 21 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

Real estate was the most active sector last year and accounted for 38 per cent of the region’s involvement in M&A activities. Continue Reading

Boost for economic sectors in first two weeks of Dubai Shopping Festival

 Jan 20 2015
 Source: Zawya

The first two weeks of Dubai Shopping Festival's 20th Anniversary has led to a boom in business across key economic sectors including retail, aviation and hospitality, and given a major boost to ancillary services like money exchange houses and travel agencies. Continue Reading

NRIs, Pakistanis lead realty investment in Dubai

 Jan 20 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

In 2014, the total value of 53871 transactions, including sales and mortgages, recorded in Dubai exceeded Dh218 billion. Continue Reading

UAE is world's most trusted country: Survey

 Jan 20 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

Trust in government, business, media and NGOs in the general population is below 50 per cent in two-thirds of countries, including the US, UK and Germany, it said. Continue Reading

Dubai Tram: Commuters confused over new services

 Jan 17 2015
 Source: Gulf News

A month after Dubai Tram introduced a new loop service, commuters say they are not able to identify between the regular service and the new service Continue Reading

Dewa is investing Dh37m to upgrade infrastructure

 Jan 14 2015
 Source: Zawya

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( Dewa ) is investing Dh37 million to upgrade its infrastructure to enhance energy efficiency, save power and protect the environment. Continue Reading

Finding parking will soon be a breeze

 Jan 14 2015
 Source: Zawya

Finding a parking spot in Dubai will be a breeze now as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) expands its smart parking system that will help motorists locate a vacant spot through their mobile phones Continue Reading

RTA honours partners of Dubai Tram project

 Jan 14 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA, rewarded a host of strategic partners in various Dubai Government entities, media channels, contractors and consultants in recognition of their efforts, cooperation and effective participation Continue Reading

Dubai World agrees on $14.6 billion debt deal

 Jan 13 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

Experts and analysts welcomed the move and said the four-year extension in debt period will help the government to balance its long-term liabilities comfortably. Continue Reading

Dubai’s Property Deal Values Fall 7.6% To Dhs218bn In 2014

 Jan 13 2015
 Source: Gulf Business

Real estate deal values have declined from 2013, according to the Dubai Land Department Continue Reading

Luxury Real Estate Developer DAMAC Properties Debuts on DFM

 Jan 12 2015
 Source: Zawya

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced the listing of "DAMAC Properties", as trading commenced on the company's shares. Continue Reading

RTA signs contract for constructing Wafi Bridge

 Jan 11 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

The Wafi Bridge comprises a three-lane bridge stretching from Oud Metha Road to the Sheikh Rashid Road costing about Dh88 million Continue Reading

RTA signs contract for constructing Wafi Bridge costing 88m dirham

 Jan 10 2015
 Source: Zawya

Roads & Transport Authority - Mohammed Al Munji: The Board of Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) , chaired by H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA , has recently endorsed a contract for constructing Wafi Bridge comprising a three-lane bridge stretching from Oud Metha Road to the Sheikh Rashid Road costing about 88 million dirham. Continue Reading

New Wafi Bridge to be constructed

 Jan 10 2015
 Source: Zawya

A three-lane bridge from Oud Metha Road leading to Shaikh Rashid Road will be constructed to ease traffic in the area, said a senior official from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) . Continue Reading

Dubai Airports sets new records for DSF

 Jan 08 2015
 Source: Zawya

Dubai Airports has broken all records in handling passengers with the opening of the 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) this week Continue Reading

Gulf markets retreat after oil slips

 Jan 05 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

Dubai’s index dropped 2.3 per cent. Developer Emaar Properties fell 1.8 per cent, while builder Arabtec Holding, the most traded stock, tumbled 3.8 per cent. Continue Reading

Dubai Says To Lift Spending 9% And End Deficit In 2015 Budget

 Jan 04 2015
 Source: Gulf Business

Spending this year is projected at about Dhs41 billion ($11.2 billion), up from Dhs37.88 billion in the original budget for 2014, according to state news agency WAM. Continue Reading

Surplus budget is Dubai’s New Year gift

 Jan 04 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

The document shows that spending is set to increase by nine per cent in the fiscal year 2015 while revenues are projected to be up 11 per cent. Continue Reading

Dubai’s Al Qudra Road becomes three-lane

 Jan 04 2015
 Source: Khaleej Times

The cyclists' track will be diverted to the new bridge, and fencing will be done to separate the cyclists track from the road. Continue Reading

Dubai avoids deficit in Dh41 billion budget for 2015

 Jan 03 2015
 Source: The National

The government of Dubai has unveiled a 2015 public expenditure plan for growth and jobs in a deficit-free budget that hits levels not seen since the global financial crisis Continue Reading

RTA closes five Left-side turns at Marina, JBR

 Dec 31 2014
 Source: Zawya

Turns closed involved five intersections with Dubai Tramway Roads and Transport Authority - Ahmad Hisham Jawhar: The Roads and Transport Authority has completed the closure of left-side turns at the Dubai Marina and the JBR as part of precautionary measures undertaken to step up the level of traffic safety of the Dubai Tram, particularly in the vicinity of signalized junctions on the tramway where the tram movement overlaps with vehicles movement. Continue Reading

Road closures at 5 Dubai Tram crossings in Marina, JBR

 Dec 23 2014
 Source: Emirates 24/7

The Roads and Transport Authority has started closing some left turns and U turns at five junctions in Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) where Dubai Tram intersects with regular traffic. The closures are expected to be completed this week Continue Reading

Healthy Dubai Real Estate Market Can Ride Out Cheap Oil

 Dec 21 2014
 Source: Gulf Business

Experts say that Dubai real estate would not be able to escape a temporary impact from cheaper oil but noted that the economy is well diversified to sustain the lull in oil prices Continue Reading

Dubai Shares Enter a Bull Market as Oil Rise Fuels Gulf Rally

 Dec 21 2014
 Source: Bloomburg

Dubai’s stocks entered a bull market in the biggest two-day gain in the gauge’s history as oil rebounded and global equities rallied. Qatar’s main index also surged Continue Reading

Mall of the Emirates builds to a new level.

 Dec 17 2014
 Source: Gulf News

Dubai: That Mall of the Emirates is expanding by adding a second floor might sound a deceptively simple undertaking for a developer who has built some of the biggest shopping destinations in the region. It is only when the numbers are brought to the surface that the level of complexity shines through Continue Reading

Dubai Canal: Second diversion ready

 Dec 17 2014
 Source: Emirates 24/7

The second stage of Sheikh Zayed Road traffic diversion, which will shift six lanes in the direction of Dubai to a temporary 800-meter stretch is likely to be opened soon, as the temporary road looks ready to be used Continue Reading

Emaar Launches Dubai Trolley, New Tram System In Downtown Dubai

 Dec 11 2014
 Source: Gulf Business

The electric-powered hop-in-hop-off system, slated to begin operations in early 2015, will run for seven kilometers. Continue Reading

Tiger Woods designed golf course to be built in Dubai

 Dec 10 2014
 Source: Khaleej Times

The course, to be operated by the Trump Organisation, will include a clubhouse, restaurant and pro shop, Damac said in a statement on Tuesday Continue Reading

Al Habtoor launches Dh2b Dubai projects

 Dec 09 2014
 Source: Gulf News

Dubai: Dubai-based conglomerate Al Habtoor Group announced on Tuesday three new residential and hospitality projects in Dubai worth around Dh2 billion. Continue Reading

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