Real Estate

Property Rates Surges in Abu Dhabi by 17%

Property Rates Surges in Abu Dhabi by 17%

The real estate market in UAE is growing with revival in Dubai property market. Now Abu Dhabi real estate market has observed a growth of 17 percent in first six months of 2014. The increase in property sector is because of Government related investment and new job opportunities from Government backed projects like Airport Expansion, […]

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. […]

UAE announces visa-on-arrival for 13 European Union countries

The countries availing of the new service include Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Hungary, Latvia, Estonia, Malta, Cyprus, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria.  Despite already being noted as one of the top 10 destinations around the world, the UAE is set to garner more popularity among European tourists following the introduction of a new ruling, […]

Dubai International Boat Show

The event will feature a wide range of activities including exciting prize giveaways, live entertainment, and exclusive dining experiences, along with convenient parking and public transportation.  More than 26,000 visitors from 70 countries are set to attend the 22nd Dubai International Boat Show 2014, which opens today at the Dubai International Marine Club – Mina Seyahi. […]

Jumeirah Mosque: Cultural Heritage of Dubai

The last article was about the architectural genius of modern world – Burj Khalifa, which I addressed as the Crown of Dubai, but today I shall take you through a structure which has more sentiments attached to it for the people of Dubai and entire UAE, and is a more aesthetic architectural artwork than the […]

The Crown of Dubai : Burj Khalifa

Before I take you closer to this incredible structure, I would like to mention to all the readers that in the next series of articles I will be-venturing on different aspects that make Dubai what it is – the fastest growing economy in the world. I will bring to you the masterpieces of engineering, artwork, […]