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Dubai home prices down 20% since market peak in 2014

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Dubai residential properties have seen their capital values decline by 20 per cent since the market peak of mid-2014, says consulting firm ValuStrat. However, the steep declines have boosted sales as transaction volumes and average ticket sizes have increased across…

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Institutional investors set their sights on Dubai property

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Institutional interest has been steadily rising in Dubai real estate. These players typically include banks, real estate investment trusts (Reits), insurance companies, etc. Although they have been primarily investing in Grade A office buildings, of late, they have widened their…

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The smart way to invest in real estate

Smart way to invest in real estate

HI-TRAC The author’s shorthand for Happiness Index, Infrastructure, Talent, Regulations, Access and Capital. The six pillars that make the UAE a great place for a startup. This week’s is about a company that is leveraging the positive regulatory environment and…

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Creating resorts in an urban setting

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One’s home is more than just a place to live. A look at Maslow’s hierarchy of needs shows that after safety and shelter, people seek love and belonging, esteem, and eventually self-actualisation. For many, their home will span across all…

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