Category: Dubai

Long-term capital growth now main objective for GCC investors

Long-term capital growth now main objective for GCC investors Almost a quarter of investors across the region will now be choosing new assets based on their ability to deliver long-term growth - so which investments should they be prioritising? Summary: Over half of investors in the GCC have declared that they will be investing in the future for different reasons compared to those that... Read more »

New report reveals investment trends in the GCC

New report reveals investment trends in the GCC Select Property Group's 2018 GCC Investor Survey explores current attitudes towards investment and overseas property across the region Increased appetite for overseas property investment, with 60% stating they’re considering purchasing international property in the future 71% of investors look to make investments biannually UAE-based investors buy new assets more regularly, with 32% looking to make a new investment... Read more »

Explained: UK property & the 2017 election for GCC investors

shutterstock_267701990 On June 8th, just 12 months’ after the EU referendum, Britons head to the polls for a snap general election. Below Adam Price, Managing Director for Global Sales at Select Property Group, explains why it’s been called – and what investors based in the GCC need to know about its potential impact on UK real... Read more »

Dubai one of the top global cities for foreign investment

Dubai one of the top global cities for foreign investment

The emirate saw a total of AED 25.5 billion in foreign direct investment in 2016, and ranked seventh globally for total foreign investment levels. Summary: Dubai attracted 247 new foreign investment projects last year – only London and Singapore saw more The city saw AED 25.5 billion in foreign direct investments alone in 2016 Dubai… Read more »

Dubai off-plan property sales increased by 45% in Q1

GCC investor appetite for Dubai property continues to grow

The Dubai property market is showing signs of recovery according to the latest sales figures, with experts forecasting a year of sustained positive activity. Summary Q1 marked a 25% increase in Dubai residential property transactions, and a 45% uplift in off-plan transaction volumes Sales for the first three months of 2017 totalled 12.28AED billion. Experts… Read more »

Dubai hosts International Property Show

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Attended by major players of the UAE real estate industry, Dubai hosted the International Property Show on April 2nd showcasing exhibitors from across the globe and their latest premium property offerings.   Summary Global investment levels into Dubai’s real estate market continue to remain high, reaching AED 44 billion in 2016 On April 2nd the… Read more »

UK continues to be prime hotspot for GCC property investors

UK continues to be prime hotspot for GCC property investors

UK still the no.1 safe-haven investment location for wealthy GCC investors, as Qatari government declares it will invest “£5bn in the UK” over next 5 years.   Summary: London and the rest of the UK remains the most popular offshore investment for wealthy property investors based in GCC states Brexit has created “the perfect opportunity”… Read more »

Dubai property steals the show in Shanghai

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On March 24th the Dubai Property Show took place in Shanghai, presenting prospective Chinese investors with some of Dubai’s most luxurious real estate offerings. Summary Dubai real estate is one of the most popular assets for the international investor community Chinese investment in the emirate’s property market has grown considerably since 2012 The Dubai Property… Read more »