Articles About Dubai

Author:
Randy Thomas
Posted:
07.19.2010

Up In the Sky! It’s 2010’s Best Tall Buildings from the CTBUH

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) recently announced the finalists for its 2010 “Best Tall Building” awards.  The annual awards recognize exceptional tall buildings from each of four geographical regions and are chosen for their design and technical innovations, sustainable attributes, and the enhancement they provide to their cities and the inhabitants. […]

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Randy Thomas
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Up In the Sky! It’s 2010’s Best Tall Buildings

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) recently announced the finalists for its 2010 “Best Tall Building” awards.  The annual awards recognize exceptional tall buildings from each of four geographical regions and are chosen for their design and technical innovations, sustainable attributes, and the enhancement they provide to their cities and the inhabitants. […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
07.13.2010

Australia Rules In Market Transparency

Jones Lang LaSalle and LaSalle Investment Management have noted reasonable improvement in global market transparency, according to their recently released 2010 Commercial Real Estate Transparency Index. According to the Index, Australia ranks as 2010’s most transparent market.  Canada is next in line, and improving markets include China, India, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Greece and Hungary.  Market […]

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Author:
Matt Ward
Posted:
02.15.2010

Beirut Undergoing a Glitzy Renaissance

A building boom is transforming the core of a fabled city that endured decades of war and turmoil.  It’s Beirut, where battered  Ottoman-era building are being restored and high-rise apartment towers with mirrored facades are rising along the Mediterranean waterfront. Beirut’s unprecedented building boom is transforming Lebanon into an investment haven at a time when […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
02.05.2010

Middle East Investors See Good Deals Globally

Capital is flowing out of the Middle East and being invested in real estate across the globe, according to Nicholas Maclean, Managing Director, CB Richard Ellis, Middle East. “The outflow of capital from the Middle East to be invested into real estate properties worldwide has been higher than the influx of global capital into real […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
12.07.2009

World to Restructure $26 Billion Worth of Real Estate-Related Debt

Dubai World has entered into discussions with its banks to restructure its $26 billion worth of debt, including $3.5 billion owed by its property unit, Nakheel.  Dubai World is Dubai’s flag bearer in global investments.  As a holding company it operates a highly diversified spectrum of industrial segments and plays a major role in the […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
09.22.2009

Rochdi Younsi: Doing Business in the Middle East

With 28 million people and a $376 billion economy, Saudi Arabia provides its citizens with subsidized goods, services, healthcare, housing and education to assure a stable political system and long-term allegiance to the House of Saud, according to Rochdi Younsi, director in the Middle East and Africa practice at the Eurasia Group.  An expert on […]

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