Bahrain's retail market has remained the best performing sector in the commercial market, with developers capitalizing on the buoyant demand for retail schemes in Manama.
Vertical communities are moving ever higher as a new generation of high-rise buildings concentrated mainly in China, the Middle East and South East Asia show developers competing to build to record heights.
This week UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced Dubai's newest mega-project, the Mall of the World, located along Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.
Where transparency broadens, real estate capital flows and market change follows. JLL now reports this trend has finally made its way to one of the "final frontiers" of commercial real estate:
According to the latest research from global property advisor CBRE Group, Inc., Middle Eastern investors are expected to spend US$180 billion in commercial real estate markets outside of their own region over the next decade.
Muscat's commercial property market is showing signs of continued stability driven by government investment in transportation and energy infrastructure.
Abu Dhabi's commercial market has yet to benefit from any economic upturn.
Following the period of unprecedented tensions across the Kingdom of Bahrain, we are finally returning to a sustained period of stability.
Industrial investment volumes in EMEA totaled €5.6 billion during the fourth quarter, climbing 33 percent.
The United Arab Emirates' first REIT is planning to raise at least 500 million dirhams.
The construction unit of Dubai builder Arabtec Holding has won a 1.04 billion dirham ($282.33 million) contract.
Multi-national companies are demonstrating interest for international expansion into new markets.
Record levels of activity were recorded in the EMEA real estate outsourcing market over the last 12 months, according to a new report from CBRE. The number of EMEA corporates requesting information to outsource their real estate function increased 40 percent.
While investors in Sunbelt real estate have watched their property values slip and slide over the past year, those who discovered the tiny island of St. Lucia have smiles on their faces.
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