Category: Abu Dhabi

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 »

61% of GCC investors have considered overseas property

shutterstock_218069710 (1) Summary: Almost two-thirds of investors in the GCC have previously considered buying property overseas Findings from a new report have found international real estate to be one of the most in-demand assets in the region right now UAE, USA and UK among the most popular destinations chosen – but which countries work best for GCC... 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 »

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 »

Abu Dhabi residential housing projects hailed in new SCAD report

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Housing still accounts for the majority of Abu Dhabi construction projects as analysts predict strong growth. Summary: Housing still comprised 91.6% of all construction projects in Q3 Real estate sector set to retain huge importance to Abu Dhabi economy 41% fall in new Abu Dhabi building projects compared to same period in 2012 The Statistics… Read more »

Dubai hotels demonstrate stability for the first seven months of 2012

The latest reports again show that Dubai hotels are performing better than those in Abu Dhabi. In summary: Revenue per available room increased by 10.3% Average room rates rose by 8.7 percent Abu Dhabi should start seeing improvement with major upcoming events Dubai is continuing to show its popularity in the tourism stakes, with a… Read more »

Tamweel note sale price increases of 10-15% in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The figures from Tamweel correspond with a number of recent reports that highlight sale increases in Dubai whilst painting a more positive picture of Abu Dhabi. In summary: Applications for home loans increased by 26% in H1 Applications could rise by 30% by the end of the year Sales prices in areas of Dubai &… Read more »