Category: Abu Dhabi

Passenger numbers at Abu Dhabi International are expected to rise to 14 million

Higher passenger numbers could lead to even more food and beverage sales which have already increased. In summary: Passenger numbers are expected to increase to 14 million Food and beverage revenues have risen more than 47% annually The number of airlines at the airport is also expected to expand Dubai is constantly at the heart of… Read more »

Survey reveals that Dubai is one of the best cities to live and work in

Three emirates were in the top three of the poll which considered employment, social factors and traffic and congestion amongst others. The UAE has been voted as the best country in the Middle East to live and work in with Dubai and Abu Dhabi being the best cities to reside. The results come from a… Read more »

Completed construction projects will increase in the GCC this year

The UAE is a key player in the increase, accounting for almost half of the share of the construction market. A study has suggested that the value of completed construction projects in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will increase by 71 percent. According to research by Ventures ME (Middle East) the value of the completed… Read more »

Abu Dhabi facing oversupply of hotels with new developments

There has already been a decrease in the occupancy of hotel rooms which could further decrease with the addition of new developments. Around 20 new hotels are expected to open in and around Abu Dhabi over the next few years according to TRI Hospitality Consulting. There is expected to be at least five hotels of… Read more »

Rents for three-bedroom properties are higher in Dubai than Abu Dhabi

Dubai continues to outperform Abu Dhabi in regards to property and tourism. New reports have suggested that the cost of renting a three-bedroom property in Dubai costs more than it does in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi. According to Asteco it costs DH122,000 per annum in Dubai, which indicated a 10 percent increase in… Read more »

Tourism is a factor in Dubai outperforming Abu Dhabi

The Palm Atlantis, maistora, Flickr

Dubai is better than Abu Dhabi in terms of both the property market and tourism. When compared to the rates seen in Abu Dhabi, figures consistently show that Dubai continues to outperform the UAE capital in terms of real estate, with experts claiming the fact that Dubai is a tourist area with a variety of… Read more »

Spotlight on: Al Reem Island

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There are exciting plans for the Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi, but Dubai currently fares better with investors and tourists. There are a number of things that make the Al Reem Island attractive. The waterfront development is close to downtown Abu Dhabi where a range of amenities can be found as well as being… Read more »

Property in Dubai outperforms that in Abu Dhabi

dubai creek, Ã…ndrey, flickr

Dubai saw an increase in property prices as opposed to Abu Dhabi where prices decreased. Data concerning real estate in Dubai and Abu Dhabi has revealed that Dubai real estate prices increased in May in comparison to the prices that were recorded in April. Property prices in Dubai rose by 1.42 percent in May compared to those… Read more »