Middle East

Emirates seeking international investment

With oil prices fluctuating, the emirates are increasingly looking for cash injections from UK, EU and US investors. But to help international investors navigate a… Read more »

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Hussain Sajwani: The Donald of Dubai

Hussain Sajwani wants to have a candid discussion. A chat about property, yes. But also a frank conversation about the reality of doing business transparently in… Read more »

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Secondary cities withstand shaky politics

Europe’s fractious politics will have a big year in 2017. With populist movements gaining ground and parts of eastern Europe led back out into the… Read more »

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Middle East overview: real estate in numbers

Continent overview 182m 80m 2.80% $980bn 19 26.5 yrs Urban population Rural population Projected GDP growth rate in Fastest-growing economy: Iran Total wealth of ultra… Read more »

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Istanbul at the crossroads

As political instability in Turkey fuels nervousness among overseas investors, the country’s real estate market is preparing for a slowdown. Property companies in Istanbul, Turkey’s… Read more »

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Ali Rashid Lootah: no limits

One of Dubai’s biggest developers has just under £1bn of real estate opportunities up for grabs, and the door is wide open to European investors…. Read more »

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Iran: land of new beginnings?

Iran’s agreement to curtail uranium enrichment last month reopened this $406bn economy to trade with the West for the first time in 12 years. But… Read more »

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MIPIM 2016 debate: Middle East’s top investment destinations to be revealed

The effect of the oil price collapse, as well as the threat of a Brexit on inflows of Middle Eastern capital to the UK, will… Read more »

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Profile: Aldar Properties makes the most of the Middle Eastern upswing 

In his first UK interview, Aldar Properties’ new chief executive talks to Joanna Bourke about how the company is making the most of the upswing,… Read more »

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