Dubai, UAE 21st March 2018: With almost 5,000 projects in the pipeline, Saudi Arabia is fast becoming one of the world’s busiest markets for construction – led by urban development and a growing transport network.
A new ‘Saudi Arabia Construction Overview’ report by market analysts BNC Network – prepared ahead of Stone & Surface Saudi 2018 taking place in Jeddah next month (10-12th April 2018) – has priced the 4,778 projects in various stages of development across the Kingdom at US $839.1 billion.
In line with Saudi Vision 2030, the Kingdom is taking significant measures to improve its infrastructure to further its position as a destination for business and leisure tourism, enhance its religious tourism sector, and cater to the needs of its growing population.
“A ......read more
MEPCO is recognized for its employment environment in the manufacturing sector
Industry-leading Saudization with KSA nationals comprising almost half of MEPCO’s employees
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 14 March 2018: The leading regional vertically integrated paper manufacturer, the Middle East Paper Co. (‘MEPCO’), has been recognised by Great Place to Work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The organisation’s research and management consulting firm assess award applicants from over 100 companies on a variety of parameters before choosing the company most deserving of the title in each market. The award scores are determined through an employee survey that measures company performance across key indicators including: credibility of management, respect, fairness, pride, and ......read more
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, March 08, 2018: Panasonic Homes & Living, in collaboration with its KSA channel partner Al Manara Electric Trading, is showcasing its latest innovations for the Electrical Construction Material space at The Big 5 Saudi happening until today at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events.
The event is being held at a crucial time when the Saudi Arabia construction market is showing signs of renewed optimism after a slowdown due to low oil prices and fiscal spending cuts. According to the latest BNC Project Intelligence report, Saudi Arabia has over 4,700 active construction projects with a combined estimated value of US$ 852.3 billion. The urban construction sector has over 3,300 projects representing approximately 70% of all construction activities in the Kingdom, driven by the ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27 February, 2018: Dur Hospitality, the Saudi grown hospitality company, and IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, have recently announced the signing of a franchise agreement for Crowne Plaza® Riyadh Palace, under the master franchise agreement signed in 2014 for 4 hotels. Currently operating as Riyadh Palace Hotel, the property is expected to be rebranded to Crowne Plaza by June 2018.
Remarking on this, Mr Ahdab, President of Hotel Operations Dur Hospitality said, “We are delighted to partner with IHG® yet again, for their world class brand – Crowne Plaza®, making this our second hotel with them, following the opening of Holiday Inn, Tabuk. Riyadh is home to more than 6 million people and has solidified itself ......read more
Saudi, – February 20, 2018: JLL, the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firm, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jeddah International College to support growing efforts to ensure a transparent real estate market in Saudi Arabia.
As part of the MoU, JLL will collaborate with key stakeholders in Jeddah International College to collect, consolidate and share accurate data. Furthermore, the partnership will introduce innovative initiatives through informative seminars, lectures, forums, conferences and launch internship programs at JLL for college students and graduates to learn data transparency from experts in the field.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has made a number of developments in recent years towards a more transparent real estate market with a focus on ......read more
The UAE’s largest department store bursts onto the top ten list of the World Retail Awards
Dubai — February 14, 2018 — Robinsons, the largest department store in the UAE, has been on the finalists list for the World Retail Awards and was recognized for the 2018’s Outstanding Store Design for stores larger than 1200sqm. For the last ten years, the World Retail Awards have recognized the highest standards of excellence in store design, as well as the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories.
The Robinsons story began on 25 February 1858, when John Spicer and Philip Robinson founded Spicer and Robinson in Singapore. Since then, Robinsons’ pioneering spirit has kept them at the forefront of Asian retail. In 2008, the Al-Futtaim Retail Group ......read more
Dubai, UAE 13th February 2018: Almost 60% of Saudi Arabia’s current construction pipeline of 143 hotels is forecast to open in 2018, according to a new report. The ‘Saudi Arabia Hotel Construction Overview’ report by TOPHOTELPROJECTS – compiled ahead of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia (10-12th April 2018) – has revealed that 84 hotels comprising 27,281 rooms will open throughout the Kingdom this year.
Riyadh, Jeddah, Makkah and Al Khobar remain the busiest areas for hotel construction across the country. Each of these cities rank highly in the Middle East’s top ten most active cities for hospitality development, sitting third, fourth, sixth and tenth respectively.
Notable hotel openings set for the Kingdom in 2018 include: Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences; Copthorne Hotel ......read more
Find gifts for him, her, kids and even your beloved pets effortlessly on SOUQ
8th February, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: On what’s considered as the most romantic time of the year, the love smitten couples can think of only one thing “where can I get the perfect present for the love of my life?” If you are running out of ideas and time with your busy schedules, your best solution is here at SOUQ.com, where lovers can avoid the hassle of gift hunting and buy your beloved a gift to cherish.
Whether your loved one is your better half, your pet or even your kids, SOUQ has unveiled a huge assortment of gifts for all of them! From gorgeous flowers, scrumptious chocolates, cuddly soft toys and jewelry for your lady love to fashionable clothes, grooming sets and gadgets for your handsome gent to ......read more
Expansion and redevelopment of existing structures and areas set a trend amongst the top construction projects in Saudi Arabia, as reported by the BNC Network.
The Big 5 Saudi (5-8 March 2018, Jeddah Centre for forums & Events) is expected to attract 15,000 visitors and will offer 50+ CPD certified workshops.
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2018: A significant number of expansion and redevelopment projects populate the 10 highest value construction projects in Saudi Arabia, according to the latest ‘Top Projects in Saudi Arabia’ report prepared by the BNC Network for The Big 5 Saudi. The multi-development expansion of Mecca’s Holy Haram Mosque and the redevelopment of Jeddah’s downtown are among the list, which also includes details on Riyadh’s Mall of Saudi and the country-wide King ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018: Al -Jazeera Paints, giant of high quality paints manufacturing in the Kingdom, Middle East and North Africa, has launched modern water insulation techniques, such as Al- Jazeera Cool Roof and Al- Jazeera Flexi Guard.
This comes at time of increasing calls for taking all actions that contribute and help to enhance sustainability in buildings and facilities to reduce the costs of periodic maintenance of water leaks and its damages, and reduce the squandering resulting from heat leakage as well.
Al-Jazeera Cool Roof performs water insulation for roofs of buildings and factories, as it is water borne, flexible, environmentally responsible coating with high properties of water insulation. It contributes to reduce the absorption of heat surfaces by sun reflection technology, leading to reduce internal ......read more
SOUQ doubles number of items sold during White Friday 2017 compared to last year’s event
With one million deals on offer, total number of items sold more than doubled compared to last year’s event
18 items sold per second during highest traffic time
Products from over 16,000 fashion, beauty, electronics, grocery and other brands were on sale
Over 70% of customers shopped through mobile devices across the region
Almost half of customers paid using electronic payment methods
29th November, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: SOUQ.com today announced that the number of items sold during White Friday 2017 more than doubled compared to last year - making it the biggest shopping event in SOUQ history. An unprecedented one million deals were on offer during the event, and 18 items were sold per second during ......read more
Shoppers can snap up deals on a whopping five million products that will match the lowest prices in the region
SOUQ further boosts operational excellence ahead of White Friday sale to create a superior customer shopping experience
Targeted investment into expansion of Fulfillment Centers to gear up for increased demand
Growth in number of staff and additional pickup points to meet high volume of orders
Roll out of credit card payment on delivery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
20th November, 2017, Dubai, U.A.E: SOUQ.com, the online retail and marketplace in the Middle East, has integrated some of parent company Amazon's (AMZN) processes and systems to further strengthen its robust delivery operations ahead of White Friday, its biggest online shopping event in the region. SOUQ's annual White Friday sale is ......read more
SOUQ’s biggest online sale to run an unprecedented 500,000 deals on 16,000 brands for shoppers in the GCC and Egypt from 22 to 25 November
50 times more deals on offer than last year across all categories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and much more
SOUQ adds massive new line up of leading labels on offer for White Friday Sale
14 November 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: SOUQ.com has announced the return of its biggest online shopping event, the annual “White Friday Sale”, with 500,000 deals across the region on more than 16,000 brands, from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th November 2017. In its fourth year running, shoppers across the GCC and Egypt can snap up deals of up to 70 percent off on all product categories on SOUQ's website and mobile app, including mobiles, TVs, ......read more
All real estate sectors continue to soften over Q3 2017, highlights JLL’s Q3 market overview report
Retail sector sees growth in sales and increased participation by women in the workforce
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia –30 October 2017: With retail sales continuing to increase, this could be the first sector to recover in Riyadh real estate market, highlights JLL’s Q3 market overview report. As the government launched the USD 2.6 billion entertainment company in September, Shoppertainment remains a key concept in the retail industry among entertainment, leisure and F&B tenants.
The growing participation by women in the workforce in Riyadh increased 1% quarter-on-quarter, to reach a total number of 397,000 women currently employed. Furthermore, recent laws introduced to allow women ......read more
ARTAR COO says the emirate’s property market has a proven reputation for delivering long-term benefits
Dubai, UAE, 13 September 2017: Saudi Arabian investors will continue to put their faith in Dubai real estate because the emirate’s property market has a proven reputation for delivering long-term benefits, a developer said at Cityscape Global today.
Okbah Abdulkarim, Chief Operating Officer of ARTAR Real Estate Development, says Dubai’s status as a safe haven for real investors remains intact and major developments driving the economy are building investor interest, particularly from Saudi.
Official Dubai Land Department figures show that, in the 18 months from January 2016 to the end of June this year, the biggest GCC investors in Dubai real estate other than Emiratis were Saudis who made a total ......read more
September 4, 2017: When heritage meets craftsmanship, it results in Swarovski’s unsurpassed ability to renew itself in the utmost respect of its brand DNA. Crystal cutting expert, master of light and sparkle, glamour booster, Swarovski adds its fashion signature to make every day extraordinary and permit women to express their personality through inspired accessories, from day to night. To best encounter its collections, Swarovski invites women to live a real experience in its 2500 stores worldwide. An experience which is now possible in Jeddah at the Red Sea Mall, in a sophisticated and elegant atmosphere reflecting the brand’s iconic facets and plays with light, women can enjoy the whole Swarovski universe comprising fashion accessories, home objects, watches and men’s pieces as well.
An Exclusive ......read more
20th August 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: With soaring temperatures and busy lifestyles, SOUQ.com is enabling parents to conveniently shop all ‘Back to School’ essentials at click of a button and have the products delivered to their doorstep. Offering exciting discounts up to 60% off on ‘Back-to-School’ collection, SOUQ.com promises to be your one-stop shop for all school requisites. From school bags, stationary, uniforms, daily kitchen essentials, hygiene products, lunch items to study room furniture, printers and scanners, SOUQ.com is offering all this and much more at incredibly affordable prices.
Catering to multifaceted needs of parents and kids, SOUQ.com’s ‘Back to School’ collection features the latest assortment of products and trendy characters including Disney Cars 3, ......read more
JLL releases its Makkah H1 marketplace report showing signs of positivity as quotas are lifted on Hajj pilgrims
Expected increase in visitors will benefit the retail sector
Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – July 27, 2017: JLL, the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firm, today released its H1 2017 Makkah Real Estate Market Overview report which assesses the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotels sectors.
The overall sentiment in the Makkah market was boosted during H1 2017 as the government lifted the quota on Hajj pilgrims despite ongoing major infrastructural work on the Holy Mosque. This shift in policy should further benefit retailers in Makkah who typically enjoy above average sales during the Hajj season. Retail rents declined by 7.5% in the central area ......read more
Boutique showcases latest collections of finely crafted lifetime accessories
18 June 2017: International luxury Maison Montblanc has announced the opening of its latest boutique in the Middle East, in Riyadh’s Panorama Mall in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Managed by Montblanc’s longstanding partner, the Al Hussaini Group, the new boutique will showcase a wide selection of the Maison’s core writing instruments, jewellery, timepieces and leather collections.
Providing the perfect inspiration for discerning shoppers and gift givers alike, the boutique’s latest highlights include the recently launched UNICEF Collection in support of child literacy and education programs around the world. Each piece in the collection is designed with a hint of blue sapphire and alphabet-inspired motifs from six ......read more
Paris Gallery, the leading luxury retailer in the region, opened its new opulent store in Al Hamra Mall. The opening ceremony was held under the patronage and presence of Mr. Yaqoub Al Sharif Al Hashemi, Sara Group Executive Director and other chief guests including senior officials and diplomats led by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Faisal bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, French Ambassador François Gouyette, Doctor Rosela Rosi, the deputy Ambassador and the Italian Trade supplement in Al Riyadh, accompanied by the director of public relations at the Italian Embassy, and the Charge Affaires of the UAE Embassy Ahmad Al Tanayji and an elite of businessmen and society.
Paris Gallery has been catering to the unique needs of customers in KSA with distinctive merchandise and superior customer service. The launch of the new outlet ......read more
New partnership between JLL and Effat University signed in Jeddah
MoU showcases real estate sector as career option for women in the Kingdom
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – May 31 2017: JLL, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, and Effat University, a private non-profit institution of higher education for women in Saudi Arabia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that encourages students into the real estate sector.
The MoU was signed in Jeddah between Jamil Ghaznawi, National Director and Country Head of JLL KSA, and Dr. Haifa Jamal AlLail, President of Effat University.
The MoU is a collaboration that aims to increase the participation of students in real estate through internships at JLL’s offices in KSA. As part of the agreement, JLL will also deliver ......read more
RECon Forum Jeddah will be held at the Hilton Hotel Jeddah, 7th & 8th May 2017
Saudi Arabia, May 3, 2017 – The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC) hosts the first RECon Forum Jeddah on 7th& 8th of May at the Hilton Hotel, Jeddah Saudi Arabia.
RECon Forum Jeddah is themed “Retail of the Future – Saudi Vision 2013”; the event is under the patronage of HRH Prince Mishaal bin Majed Al Saud, The Governor of Jeddah and in association with Jeddah Chamber, Jeddah Tourism Development Council and Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage.
David Macadam, CEO, MECSC says, “This year we are pleased to offer the very first Recon Forum Jeddah; aiming to highlight expert industry speakers & influencers from the GCC and the Saudi region in a large platform. We have enjoyed ......read more
Hospitality firm secures its third project in the country in just two years as agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Lahore is finalised
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 April 2017 – Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has expanded its footprint in Pakistan after finalising an agreement to operate its third property in the country. The Swiss hospitality firm has signed a deal with the Orient Group of Companies to manage the 310-key Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Lahore, part of a new mixed-used development the government has earmarked as the city’s new commercial hub.
Set to be one of the tallest buildings in Pakistan when it opens in 2021, the property will be the focal point of the high-profile Finance and Trade Centre project in Johar Town, an up-and-coming district earmarked for significant ......read more
Saudi Arabia based Ma’ather for Real Estate Management LLC invests in Asteco’s proven franchise brand, the first in the country
Dubai, April 19, 2017: Asteco, the Middle East’s largest independent full-service real estate company, has added its first franchise in Saudi Arabia to its growing integrated network, taking the tally of franchises to 15 in the GCC.
Following the signing of the agreement with Asteco’s licensing division, Ma’ather for Real Estate Management LLC, the main real estate division of the Rabiah & Nasser Group (RANCO), a leader in the Saudi construction, industrial and real estate industry, will now operate under the Asteco brand. The signing ceremony, which took place yesterday at Cityscape Abu Dhabi, was attended by Asteco Managing Director, John Stevens; Asteco ......read more
Twin Towers represent quality and modernity in the heart of the city
Jeddah: Sloanes Real Estate Brokers, a subsidiary of the SABBAN Group of Companies, has announced the completion of Bayat Plaza’s sample floor, and will soon be transforming the skyline of central Jeddah with its luxurious residential development and contemporary landmark. Strategically located in the business hub of the city, Bayat Plaza will provide a unique concept in the heart of Jeddah, combining residential, retail and leisure amenities all at one location on Madina Road.
Bayat Plaza is built up over 32 stories and serviced by over 2,600 square meters of retail space on the ground and first floor. Bayat Plaza is by far the tallest development in the area and can be seen for miles on approach from any direction. Its illuminated glass crowns at the ......read more
3,296 visitors to the beachfront promenade browsing the Internet and connecting on social media with WiFi UAE in the month of August
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2016: WiFi UAE now offers visitors to JBR access to seamless connectivity to the Internet through the choice of either free or premium WiFi. Expanding its footprint to enhance happiness through connectivity, WiFi UAE has seen ......read more
AED1 billion project paves the way for Business Bay transformation, unveiling an entire new waterfront destination with the launch of Marasi Business Bay Promenade
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2016: Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager known for renowned destinations across the Emirate, has announced that the iconic Marasi ......read more
Prominent Saudi developer says luxury residential tower in Downtown Dubai points the way ahead to satisfy demands of investors, end users
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 16 October 2016: One of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent real estate development companies says the new UAE venture it will be showcasing at Cityscape Jeddah next month is the shape of things to come for property investors in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2016: The Swiss hotel management company, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, has signed an agreement with leading real estate developer Nusasiri Plc to manage three properties in Thailand.
The three properties will be Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai, Bangkok and Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai, both scheduled to open in Q4 2016, and Mövenpick Resort Mai ......read more
GEMTEC in Dammam now the region’s first ‘Brilliant Factory’
Expands GEMTEC facility to 26,000 sq m to manufacture ‘Made in Saudi’ HA and F gas turbines
Creates 150 new high quality jobs for Saudi nationals
Delivers GEMTEC’s first 7F turbine to SEC’s Waad Al Shamal combined-cycle power plant
Dammam, Saudi Arabia, October 16, 2016: ......read more
Although considered as a luxury, demand for air purifiers is steadily growing in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and is estimated to reach US$ 85.2 Mn by 2020.
According to majority of air purifier manufacturers and distributors/retailers around the world, the HEPA technology will expand at an annual growth rate of 5%-10% between 2015 and 2020. The brand value and purification capacity is ......read more
Attractive pricing plans for mid-income housing projects lead to high demand for Casa Dora at Serena in DUBAILAND
Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016: Highlighting the increasing demand for affordable housing targeting the mid-income segment, Dubai Properties (DP), a leading real estate master developer and asset manager in the Emirate, announced that the release of the ......read more
DP integrates innovative viewing technologies at Middle East real estate exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7th September 2016: Virtual Reality tour of master-planned destinations by Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager known for world-class destinations across the Emirate, is proving a firm favourite for visitors at Cityscape ......read more
With water-homes under construction, Marasi Business Bay is set to provide a unique living proposition for Dubai
Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2016: Dubai Properties Group (DPG), one of the largest fully integrated community development businesses in Dubai, known for renowned destinations across the Emirate, has announced that the iconic Marasi Business Bay development is on schedule ......read more
Following success of the first release of townhouses in Bella Casa at Serena, real estate master developer Dubai Properties announces pre-sale online registration for launch of additional units soon
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 August 2016 – Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager has announced townhouses in the ......read more
Reorganisation of parking management at JBR is set to ease and enhance residents and visitors’ experience
Dubai, UAE, August 10, 2016: Jumeirah Beach Residence, a Dubai Properties (DP) retail destination, has partnered with GreenParking, the only one-stop-shop for environmentally friendly car park management in the Middle East, to enhance parking facilities at the Jumeirah Beach ......read more
Hike in sales transactions following increased buyer interest prompts to extension of flexible, post-handover payment plans
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2016: Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager, has announced an extension to its flexible payment plan for purchasers of property in its Serena and Arabella 2 developments located in ......read more
According to JLL’s Q2-2016 Riyadh and Jeddah Real Estate Overviews
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, July 27, 2016: JLL, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, today has released its Q2 2016 Riyadh and Jeddah Real Estate Overview reports assessing the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotel sectors. With Saudi Vision 2030 pivotal to the ......read more
Strong investor interest after launch of Bellevue Towers in June
Dubai, UAE, July 26, 2016: In response to the strong market demand, Dubai Properties (DP), a leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager, has announced the launch of the second tower of Bellevue Towers for sale. The sought-after residential development has garnered huge investor interest and high ......read more
Makkah, KSA, July 14, 2016: JLL, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Makkah Chamber of Commerce & Industry that will help improve transparency in the Saudi real estate market. As an independent consultant, JLL will collaborate with key stakeholders to collect, consolidate and share accurate data ......read more
Europe’s leading football competition to be broadcast live from a dome shaped tent that will be available for individual, group, and corporate bookings at JBR
Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2016: The JBR Dome, located in Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), a destination developed and managed by Dubai Properties, is a football-themed structure at the Rimal sector, and is scheduled to open ......read more
This report is the result of extensive market research covering the research facilities construction industry in Saudi Arabia. It contains detailed historic and forecast market value data for the research facilities construction industry, including a breakdown of the data by construction activity (new construction, repair and maintenance, refurbishment and demolition). 'Research Facilities ......read more
Saudi Arabia, June 9, 2016: ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA) have today completed the end of Tunnel Excavation works for Line 5 (Green Line).
Line 5 (Green Line) is one of the three lines being constructed by FAST Consortium - One of three international Consortia commissioned to build the Riyadh Metro Projects’ six lines.
The announcement took ......read more
MAKKAH and MCLEAN, Va.– 7 June, 2016– Conrad Hotels & Resorts today celebrates the opening of its first hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – the 438-room Conrad Makkah. Set in the heart of the Holy City and overlooking the Sacred Mosque, Al Masjid al Haram, and the Holy Kaabah, the hotel is designed for today’s smart luxury traveller, combining intuitive service with ......read more
This report is the result of extensive market research covering the oil and gas infrastructure construction industry in Saudi Arabia. It contains detailed historic and forecast market value data for the oil and gas infrastructure construction industry, including a breakdown of the data by construction activity (new construction, repair and maintenance, refurbishment and demolition). “Oil ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2016: Leading manufacturer, retailer and distributor of premium beds, bedding and bedroom furniture, Intercoil International, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Dammam to cater to Saudi Arabia’s rapidly growing hospitality sector. Boasting state of the art technology, the 4,400 m² factory will manufacture premium mattresses and a wide range of ......read more
Spray foam insulation key to more energy efficient buildings in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 18, 2016: Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Bayer Pearl have unveiled new spray foam insulation technology solutions that can improve energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
With 1.5 million new homes needed to keep up with local ......read more
Alawi: The New Parking Lot is to expand the Mall's capacity to 22 Million Visitors Annually
Jeddah, May 7, 2016: The new smart parking lot at the Red Sea Mall was launched by the Sheikh Salih bin Mahfouz's attendance. The parking lot has been developed with a high budget that reached up to 60 million Riyals, completing the first phase of Red Sea Mall's vast ......read more
Danube’s 6th project to re- energizes 'stop renting, start owning' push
‘Convert part of the living room to a bedroom’ concept is back on popular demand- innovative furniture converts a spacious living room into a full- fledged bedroom
Keeping up the tradition, the project would be delivered in record time, expected completion date is September 2018
Danube, ......read more
Australia’s largest privately owned hotel management company StayWell Hospitality Group (SWHG) announced the signing of a management agreement to open and operate the company’s first Park Regis properties in Makkah Saudi Arabia. In Dubai were StayWell Hospitality Group CEO Simon Wan and Asas Capital Ltd CEO Riyad Alhoraibi for the official signing ceremony.
Expected to open in the ......read more
Riyadh,11th April 2016- Cayan Group, the leading property developer in the Middle East, is to launch Samaya Project in the prime area of Erga, north western Riyadh. Spread on 1 million square meters, the billion-riyal project is set to become the ultimate residential destination, offering integrated services in Wadi Hanifah, one of the most attractive spots in Riyadh.
Cayan Group has obtained ......read more
February 2016 - Cayan Group, one of the Middle East’s leading real estate developers, is making its foray into Europe, commencing with an alliance with Spanish real estate developer, Sarena. The elite partnership will witness the two companies jointly develop a project in stylish Costa del Sol which is situated in Marbella in Spain.
With this union, Cayan Group initiates its ambitious ......read more
Dubai, February 13, 2016: Gulf Dynamic Services [GDS] – a subsidiary of Masharie LLC, the private equity arm of Dubai Investments PJSC and one of the leading names in turnkey interior fit-out solutions, is targeting 25% growth in turnover in 2016 – as demand for quality fit-out solutions continues to increase with hectic construction activity in the UAE and GCC countries.
The ......read more
*Top gifting categories for Women - Perfumes & Beauty, Watches and Designer Clothing
* Free shipping for orders worth AED 200 and above
Dubai, UAE, February 9, 2016: Valentine’s day is fast approaching and the last minute buyers only have a limited time to purchase a gift for their loved one. Souq.com are making it even easier having announced free shipping from 8th to ......read more
Dedicated real estate showroom inaugurated in Jeddah to support robust market growth in the Kingdom
Mock up apartment of ‘Bayat Plaza’ also unveiled
Jeddah: line with its commitment to expand presence in the Middle East region, Sloanes Real Estate Brokers, a subsidiary of the SABBAN Group of Companies, has today announced the official opening of its state of the art customer ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2016:
In Dubai, there are several opportunities to buy and rent property at attractive prices in certain locations.
The secondary and off-plan markets of Dubai have vendors and developers that are offering fair prices, reasonable payment plans, as well as new stock and finish levels to attract buyers.
Hussain Alladin, head of research, GCP ......read more
More than 6,000 tons of waste dump daily in Jeddah alone.. 60% of which is excess food
Jeddah : In a leading initiative towards community service that is derived from the profound belief to endorse social responsibility, especially by top corporate, Red Sea Mall management has signed a corporation agreement with "Etaam" for food saving awareness. The ......read more
Region’s most innovative properties honored at ICSC’s 2015 RECon Middle East and North Africa
Jeddah, November 21, 2015: The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the winners of the 2015 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards, recognizing the region’s most innovative shopping centres for outstanding achievement in ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Materials Handling Middle East 2015 concluded in Dubai yesterday (16 September), with the double-digit growth in both visitors and exhibition space firmly cementing its position as the must-attend trade show for the regional logistics, warehousing, supply chain management, freight and cargo industries.
The biennial three-day event attracted 4,386 trade visitors from 55 countries, ......read more
RECon 2015 – rewards the most outstanding Achievers in Marketing, Retail & Design on 3rd of November at Ritz-Carlton DIFC at the Awards & Gala Dinner
Dubai, November 4th 2015 – The Ballroom at the Ritz Carlton – DIFC glittered with the Awards and the Winners taking home the esteemed trophies; the Awards ceremony & Gala dinner was held on the last night of the 3-day ......read more
October 25, 2015: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction sector continues its upward trajectory and maintains its position as the Middle East’s largest construction market with SR. 11.25 trillion worth of planned projects to commence by 2020. An expanding population of young citizens, growth in religious tourism, and demand for better infrastructure in sectors such as ......read more
October 22, 2015
The Saudi construction sector is witnessing tremendous growth and is set to expand by 7.8 per cent between 2015 and 2019. The Kingdom has positioned itself as the Middle East’s largest construction market with several projects, many related to social and transport infrastructure, currently underway. The sector’s sustained growth, supported by government ......read more
To find out the best international practices in the field of expropriation and identify the best methods of applying the law in the Kingdom
Riyadh, October 7, 2015: In the framework of the Saudi Authority for Accredited Valuers’ (Taqeem) efforts of regulating the real-estate valuation profession and developing the performance of its practitioners, the Authority in cooperation with ......read more
October 8th, 2015: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction industry is expected to continue its growth in the next few years with the value of projects planned and under way estimated to be over SAR 3.75 trillion. This encompasses several sectors, including transport, infrastructure, utilities, education and healthcare, reflecting the prioritization of upgrades to local roads, ......read more
3,000 disabled children from DCA enjoy the Safari experience at Red Sea Mall
JEDDAH - 29 September 2015: As prime attractions in Saudi Arabia’s major cities, shopping malls vie for the attention of shoppers and tourists with innovative, fun entertainment events.
Being open to all people from all walks of life, many of these events are geared towards people with special needs.
Red ......read more
September 28, 2015: After oil, tourism for religious purposes is currently one of the biggest sources of revenue for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The country has undertaken several initiatives in the recent years to build more hotels and provide better services to pilgrims who visit Makkah each year, in order to facilitate expanding number of religious tourists.
Alongside ......read more
• UAE franchisee acquires GCC franchise license
• Confirms more exclusive luxury property listings
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 September 2015: Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty is now the license holder of the exclusive global luxury real estate network in six Gulf countries, following its recent acquisition of the GCC franchise license. The territory to be ......read more
Dubai; United Arab Emirates; 31 August 2015 – The GCC states must decide soon on the fate of the long-awaited GCC rail railway network if it is to be operational by 2020, according to the latest analysis by MEED Projects, the region’s leading online projects tracking service.
While metro projects in Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Mecca and Riyadh are pushing ahead rapidly, efforts to develop ......read more
New regional director appointed to oversee company’s 40 under-development Middle East projects currently valued at over US$13 billion at Cityscape Global; remit to identify new opportunities to take patented mega-lagoon technology to key Gulf destinations
25 August 2015: Crystal Lagoons Corp., the patented technology developer of giant crystalline lagoons, will return to Dubai for the ......read more
Jeddah, August 9, 2015: The Red Sea Mall, Jeddah’s biggest shopping center and family entertainment district, recently launched the “Sharai Safari”, a fun filled, educational family event as part of the Jeddah Ghair Festival, of which the Red Sea Mall is the diamond sponsor.
The free event, which will continue until September 23rd, includes a stunning display of ......read more
The Red Sea Mall, Jeddah’s biggest shopping center and family entertainment district, has won TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” award for best shopping experience in 2015. TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, recognized the mall with the award after receiving consistently positive reviews from the mall’s many visitors. The award is just one of ......read more
The first edition of International Real Estate Expo (IREX) 2015 will be held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The three-day expo starting from 4th December 2015 will present international real estate investment avenues for high net worth and wealthy Individuals who are looking at investing in a property outside India. The show will have participation from leading property developers from US, UK, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 20, 2015 – Sensitivity of teeth is a common oral health issue that affects one in three people. A condition, when one experiences sharp pain on consumption of hot, cold or sweet food or beverage, is known as sensitivity of teeth. Dental experts have revealed that sensitive teeth are the result of the de-mineralization of teeth due to frequent intake of acidic food such as ......read more
JV with MEDAD to offer valuations and consultancy services across the Kingdom with offices in Riyadh, Jeddah and Khobar
Dubai, UAE, July 14th, 2015: Chestertons, the international property agency established in 1805, has launched its operations across Saudi Arabia by entering into a joint venture with MEDAD Valuation International. MEDAD Valuation International is part of the leading Najeeb ......read more