Monthly Archives: June 2018

Supply fears have been exaggerated in Dubai

Khaleej Times, 28 June 2018

As we get to the halfway stage of the year, what is clear is that the real estate (and the equity markets as well) market thus far remains sluggish. While the recent suite of initiatives …

Top five places to rent or buy a villa in Dubai

Arabian Business, June 24 2018

The Villa community is the cheapest place to rent a villa in Dubai according to new data by Propertyfinder Group. The community of Spanish-style homes near Silicon Oasis witnessed a price drop of 12.8 percent …

Dubai developer to launch tower with only studio apartments

Dubai-based developer Shaikhani Group has revealed plans to launch a tower of apartments with just studio apartments.The current trend of affordable housing in Dubai has led developers to launch more competitively priced projects.

Danube Group has built its entire portfolio …

Blockchain to power UAE real estate version 2.0

Khaleej Times, 13 June 2018

The term blockchain is largely synonymous with Bitcoin and Ethereum, but the technology has far-reaching applications that extend beyond cryptocurrencies. One of the industries that it will revolutionise to a massive extent is real estate, …

Sharjah real estate allows non-Arab to purchase property

Gulf News, 13 June 2018

With a new legislation that came into effect this spring, Sharjah for the first time allows non-Arab nationals without a UAE residency visa to purchase property in the emirate on a 100-year renewable land lease. The …

Emaar takes over land to build Beach Vista homes in Dubai

Arabian Business, 11 June 2018


Emaar Development has taken possession of the land for construction of Beach Vista residences in Emaar Beachfront, the private island destination in the Arabian Gulf.

Site mobilisation and enabling work has commenced with the handover of …