Dubai News

Nakheel to Develop 1,000 Villas in Nad Al Sheba

Nakheel to Develop 1,000 Villas in Nad Al Sheba

Nakheel has planned a new gated master plan community with 1,000 villas in Nad Al Sheba, Dubai. It will include 100 luxury serviced residences, onsite retail and recreational facilities. Nakheel wants to expand its leasing, hospitality and retail portfolio and it is part of the expansion strategy, company announced 19th July 2014. It is located […]

Growing Dubai Real Estate Market Opens New Hotspots for Expats

Growing Dubai Real Estate Market Opens New Hotspots for Expats

Growing real estate prices are always a concern for low earning expatriates in UAE. When rental rates become unaffordable, many people packed their luggage and moved to distant locations. Sharjah is one of the growing property markets because of relocation of many neighboring workers from Dubai. We have seen a good economic stability and many […]

UAE jobs, salaries set to grow faster this year

UAE jobs, salaries set to grow faster this year

Hospitality and retail are likely to dominate job growth in 2014.  Around 57 per cent companies in the UAE are likely to create jobs in 2014, and a salary increase of 5.9 per cent can be expected in the private sector, a survey of GCC countries has shown. The survey, carried out by online recruitment […]

Dubai Metro stations to be transformed into art galleries

Dubai Metro stations to be transformed into art galleries

Shaikh Mohammed announces the project to be completed with the commencement of Art Dubai 2015.  His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, gave his directions to transform Dubai Metro stations into art museums displaying artworks and creations from different themes and cultures. This […]

Dubai luxury property still cheap though property prices rise 17%

Dubai luxury property still cheap though property prices rise 17%

Dubai’s prime luxury property market continues to remain affordable in comparison to key global cities despite prices rising by 17 per cent in 2013, Knight Frank’s Wealth Report 2014 reveals. The UK-based real estate consultancy states that in Dubai one can buy 146 square metres of prime property for US1 million (Dh3.67 million) compared to […]

473 New Villas to be built in various Emirates

473 New Villas to be built in various Emirates

The housing projects include the construction of 473 villas in addition to the replacement of 53 houses and carrying out maintenance work on 76 houses.  In line with the directives of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Follow-up Committee of the Initiatives of UAE President has approved construction, replacement and […]

‘Silicon Park’ Project launched in Dubai

‘Silicon Park’ Project launched in Dubai

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today launched ‘Silicon Park’, the first integrated smart city project to be built in DSO at a cost of Dh1.1 billion spanning an area of 150,000 square metres. […]