• Dubai office rents continue to rise: CBRE

    SUPPLY DIMINISHING
    Dubai’s office rents are continuing to rise due to the growing economy and increasing business confidence, according to a CBRE report.

  • Grohe buys majority stake in Dawn unit


    Germany-based Grohe Group has acquired a majority stake in the WaterTech portfolio of Dawn to become the market leader in South Africa.

  • QSTec, Qatar Rail target solar energy prospects


    Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) has signed a deal with Qatar Railways Company to explore opportunities that may lead to the installation of up to 80 megawatts of solar technology within Qatar’s upcoming rail network.

  • UDC posts 34pc increase in H1 profit


    United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding company and master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, has reported a net profit of QR521 million ($143 million) in the first half of the year, up 34 per cent.

  • Deyaar profit doubles on new project launch


    Dubai-based property developer Deyaar said on Wednesday its second-quarter net profit more than doubled, buoyed by the launch of its hotel apartment project.

  • Dilmunia wins visual identity award


    Dilmunia at Bahrain has won the best visual identity award at the 2014 Transform Mena Awards in recognition of its strategic and creative visual brand positioning.

  • Alwaleed Foundation offers 617 homes to needy


    Saudi-based Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation chaired by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, has provided 617 residential units for Saudi citizens in need.

  • Bahrain's first 'green' school project unveiled


    Work on Bahrain's first school integrating modern green technology is 60 per cent complete.

  • Egypt steel industry files anti-dumping claim

    IMPORTS HURT SECTOR
    Egypt's steel companies have filed a petition against rebar and wire rod imports from China, Turkey and Ukraine, a top steelmaker said, the latest move in a years-long quest to protect the fledging industry from low-priced imports.

  • Kohler’s touchless toilet marks a new era


    Revolutionising the way homeowners flush their toilets, Kohler, a global leader in kitchen and bath design and technology, has introduced the its new Touchless toilet technology for the first time in the UAE and Middle East.

  • Tasweek promotes Dubai Smart City events in US


    Tasweek Real Estate Development and Marketing has involved various US companies in different segments to introduce and endorse the Smart Living City Dubai shows during its visit to the US.

  • 300 Damac units sold out in one night


    Damac Properties’ ‘Akoya by Damac’ project, which was recently launched, sold out during a suhoor which took place in six venues across the UAE last night (July 21).

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