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Major UAE developers team up against speculators, flippers

Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi’s largest publicly-listed developer, is moving to curb flipping of properties in its projects. Investors are not being allowed to resell their units until 50 per cent of the purchase price has been paid, a senior company…

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How will Expo 2020 impact Dubai real estate?

Catherine Harper asks four property experts to reveal their thoughts on the impact World Expo 2020 will have on Dubai’s real estate sector THE ANALYST Craig Plumb is head of research for the Middle East and North Africa at international…

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Island living up for grabs at Dubai’s The World project

With work beginning on Kleindeist’s delayed Heart of Europe project and Lebanon island popping up for sale at Dh70 million, GN Prime takes a closer look at the potential that Nakheel’s archipelago still offers Our small motor yacht pulls away…

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RTA Carries Tourists And Visitors To The Heart Of Europe Islands

  RTA’s Public Transport Agency will transport onboard their marine transport modes tourists and visitors to “The Heart of Europe Islands” located on the World Islands after the project is completed . This has recently been stated during a ceremony…

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RTA signs agreement with Kleindienst Group – Dubai tourists to be taken to ‘The Heart of Europe Islands’ by water transport

Dr. Yousef Al Ali, CEO of Public Transport Agency and Josef Kleindienst, CEO of the Kleindienst Group, signing the agreement. RTA’s Public Transport Agency will transport onboard their marine transport modes tourists and visitors to “The Heart of Europe Islands”…

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Dubai’s RTA expands The World marine transport deal

A unit of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said on Sunday it has expanded an agreement to provide marine transport to and from islands in Dubai’s The World development. The RTA’s Public Transport Agency said it will transport tourists…

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Dubai property transactions increase in Q1

  The value of property transactions across all sectors were higher in the first quarter of 2014 in Dubai, according to the latest data released this week by the Dubai Land Department (DLD), which said the market continues to pick…

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Plans to be drawn up for Dubai’s replica Champs-Élysées

  Plans are being drawn up to add another new slice of culture to the already exciting and varied emirate of Dubai, with the blueprints for the city-state’s own replica of Paris’ famous Champs-Élysées set to be unveiled in September,…

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Key Facts


Dubai International Airport – Dubai International Airport received over 71 million passengers in 2014. This staggering figure awarded Dubai with the title of the busiest airport in the world. Passenger numbers are projected to reach 78 million in 2015 and…

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Expo 2020

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At the end of 2013, Dubai deservedly won the bid to host Expo 2020. In doing so, the UAE will welcome an unprecedented 25 million visitors over six months and place the country at the centre of the international stage…

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