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Global Economic Anxiety Impacting Dubai's Industrial Sector

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Trump Election Victory Creating Property Market Uncertainty in Middle East

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Rate of Residential Price Declines in Dubai to Moderate in 2017

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Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

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Last Updated February 7, 2017 10:00 AM ET

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UAE property portal Bayut.com is reporting this week that affordability remained the center of discussions at the recently concluded Cityscape Global real estate exhibition in Dubai.

The impact of the softening global economy continues to hamper the UAE's office market as redundancies in the oil and gas, finance and banking sectors have stifled demand for office space across the emirates.

According to international real estate consultant Cluttons, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC-based) high net worth individuals are set to continue investing in global real estate for the remainder of the year.

According to international real estate consultancy Cluttons, market demand for office space in Dubai has receded in the past six months.

According to international real estate consultancy Cluttons, demand in Dubai's commercial market remained buoyant in the first six months of 2016.

According to STR, the first half of Ramadan 2016 indicates that Mecca, Saudi Arabia, was the only major hotel market in the Middle East to experience an increase in revenue per available room (RevPAR) during the first two weeks of the holiday.

For those invested in the London property market, the deterioration in the value of sterling overnight will have erased any gains in recent years

According to Cluttons, office rents in Dubai's prime free zones held firm during the first quarter of 2016, as occupancy levels remained high in core areas such as Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai Media City and Dubai Knowledge Village.

Global real estate consultancy Cluttons has launched The Next Big Thing, an international competition which invites entrants from the UAE to outline a concept which will help to turn the world's 'slums' into legitimate, sanitary and productive communities.

According to analysts at the recent Dubai Property Show London 2016, British citizens have emerged as the second largest investors in Dubai real estate.

According to the latest Skyscraper Index from Knight Frank, office rents in London's skyscrapers are rising faster than those in any other global city.

According to UAE property portal Bayut, moving further away from previous year's dormant second half, UAE's real estate market remained stable in the first quarter of 2016.

According real estate consultancy Cluttons, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah have emerged as the region's most popular investment destinations amongst GCC High Net Worth Individuals.

Yas Island is steadily evolving from being a pure entertainment and leisure destination into a destination for living.

Increased geopolitical unrest and low oil prices are having an effect on the UK, driving private Middle Eastern investors towards London-based property assets.

Despite global economic volatility over the past year, investment appetite among UAE High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) does not appear to be dented.

Retailers are expanding their networks of stores internationally this year despite the presumed headwind of online shopping.

According to international real estate consultancy Cluttons, stability in office rents in Dubai's main markets persisted throughout Q1 2016 as a result of continued high demand from both international and domestic occupiers.


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