Middle East Real Estate Market Facing Uncertainty

Middle East Real Estate Market Facing Uncertainty






Middle East Real Estate Market Facing Uncertainty Sudden policy changes made by the incoming US President, Donald Trump, will affect regional real estate markets, says Cluttons The Middle East’s real estate market is set to face further uncertainty following the election of Donald Trump as the 45th US President, property consultancy Cluttons has said in […]






Phuket Real Estate News: Idealtropical

Phuket Real Estate News: Idealtropical






The team at “Idealtropical” Real Estate consists of experienced people with over 17 years of real estate experience who are here to help you turn your property dreams into reality. Idealtropical are a family business with very experienced negotiating skills and positive attitudes, the Idealtropical team has your best interests at heart. If you are […]






Penthouse at Sydney Tower Breaks Record with $26-M Sale

Penthouse at Sydney Tower Breaks Record with $26-M Sale






Penthouse at Sydney Tower Breaks Record with $26-M Sale Unidentified buyer purchases 4-bedroom apartment at Opera Residences Sales of Sydney’s 20-story, yet-to-be-built luxury development Opera Residences have reportedly kicked off with a record. The four-bedroom penthouse was purchased for A$26-M (US$19-M), an Australian record for an apartment, according to Domain Australia. The unidentified buyer, a […]






Coldwell Banker Bring Real Estate Buying to Virtual Reality

Coldwell Banker Bring Real Estate Buying to Virtual Reality






Virtual reality is poised to become the next big breakthrough for real estate. Recently, two sales associates affiliated with Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC in Northeast Ohio have traded a traditional “broker’s open house” for virtual reality headsets to transform the way the real estate community can view real estate listings. Anthony Colantuono and Mike […]






Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to Open New Hong Kong Property

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to Open New Hong Kong Property






Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to Open New Hong Kong Property Rosewood Hotels & Resorts will open its 1st Hong Kong property in Y 2018 in a prime Victoria Harbour waterfront location on Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. The new property will will occupy 27 floors of the New World Development Company Limited-owned multi-use tower. […]






Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe

Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe






Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe In Y 2013, the architecture firm HOK was approached by a representative of the Greenland Group, China’s 3rd-largest developer. “They said they were investing in London and that they’d made an offer on a parcel,” said HOK Senior Vice President Larry Malcic. “They had […]






Chedi Mumbai to Open By End of 2016

Chedi Mumbai to Open By End of 2016






Chedi Mumbai to Open By End of 2016 General Hotel Management Ltd (GHM) has joined hands with Rajesh LifeSpaces, one of Mumbai’s most trusted real estate companies, to bring The Chedi brand to the hospitality market in India’s wealthiest city. Rajesh LifeSpaces’ strategic move into the hospitality arena, with the Singapore-based luxury hotel management company […]






The World’s Best Hotels, Resorts, Cities, Islands, Airlines, And Cruise Lines

The World’s Best Hotels, Resorts, Cities, Islands, Airlines, And Cruise Lines






Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines in the world. Over 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year — cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, 236 islands, in an […]






Real Estate Report: Miami

Real Estate Report: Miami






Ten-X, the nation’s leading online real estate transaction marketplace, has released its Second Quarter 2016 Economic and Single-Family Housing Market Outlook Report for Miami, which reveals that while home sales continue to improve, the area’s homeownership rate has fallen to its lowest level since bottoming out in mid-2014. Homeownership in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach metro, […]






Hotel News: China Life is Buying

Hotel News: China Life is Buying






Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, announced today that China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., China’s largest life insurance company, has invested with Starwood Capital Group in approximately $2 billion of select-service hotels in the United States. China Life will serve as both the anchor and leading investor for the portfolio alongside a […]






Sales of Singapore’s New Private Homes + 49.3% in September

Sales of Singapore’s New Private Homes + 49.3% in September






Sales of Singapore’s New Private Homes + 49.3% in September Sales of Singapore’s new private homes increased 49.3% in September Y-Y, according to data released by Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Monday. Compared with the prior month, URA said sales of private homes increased 8.8% in September. Excluding executive condominiums (ECs), property developers sold 509 units […]






Raffles Hotel Singapore Set for a ‘Careful & Sensitive’ Restoration

Raffles Hotel Singapore Set for a ‘Careful & Sensitive’ Restoration






Raffles Hotel Singapore Set for a ‘Careful & Sensitive’ Restoration Raffles Hotel Singapore announced plans to embark on a ‘careful and sensitive’ restoration program. The restoration of the Katara Hospitality-owned iconic heritage hotel, managed under the award-winning Raffles Hotels & Resorts, will be conducted over 3 phases. The program’s 1st phase will begin in January […]






Palm Beach Real Estate News: A “Signature” Property

Palm Beach Real Estate News: A “Signature” Property






Palm Beach Real Estate News: A “Signature” Property Located in the heart of Palm Beach County, Florida in trendy Delray Beach, Stone Creek Ranch is a private, serene community with 37 luxury lakefront estates. A new estate is for sale in the exclusive Stone Creek Community and due to their success in the sales of […]






Hotel News: Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida

Hotel News: Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida






Hotel News: Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida Situated on 900 feet of pristine white sand beach, Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida is the sophisticated epicentre of this exclusive enclave in the North Beach area of Miami.  With Collins Avenue outside the front door, prestigious Bal Harbour shopping […]






US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index

US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index






US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced appraisals lagged behind what homeowners estimated by 1.26 percent in September, according to the company’s national Home Price Perception Index (HPPI). This is a slight move toward equilibrium after a 1.56 percent gap between perceptions in […]






Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors






Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors Softening prices in Dubai was cited as the top reason for its increase in attractiveness Dubai’s property market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the Top choice for the GCC’s wealthiest investors next year, a report […]






UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund






UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund The iconic UK studio home of the James Bond franchise and ‘Star Wars’ is Europe’s largest provider of studio space. The sale of Pinewood Group to a real estate investment fund in a deal worth $412-M has closed/. Pinewood Studios was sold to Picture Holdco Ltd., an […]






Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes

Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes






Hurricane Matthew Could Inflict $200-B in Damage to Coastal Homes $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Hurricane Matthew could potentially cause $200-B in damage to coastal homes, and that number could rise depending on the path and intensity of the Category 4 storm. At least 954,000 people are at risk of major storm surge damage, according to […]






Hotel Real Estate: New York

Hotel Real Estate: New York






HFZ Capital Group, the leading Manhattan-based real estate development and investment company, announced today that Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, the Bangkok-based operator of a celebrated collection of five-star hospitality properties in some of the world’s most idyllic locations, will open its flagship North American urban hotel at HFZ’s visionary full block mixed-use development project […]






Hotel News: Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo

Hotel News: Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo






Hotel News: Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo, leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko’s five-star flagship property, completed the third phase of its comprehensive renovation and plans to have finished renovating 241 of all 267 guest rooms and suites by 2017. To provide a glimpse of the total make-over, the hotel unveiled its renovated Japanese […]






New York Real Estate Report

New York Real Estate Report






Key facts for August 2016: Manhattan’s median rent increased 2.9 percent year-over-year to $3,320, half the pace of growth at this time last year (5.8 percent). Brooklyn’s median rent increased 1.9 percent to $2,932, the slowest annual growth since December 2010 and less than half the growth in August 2015 (4.7 percent). East Brooklyn’s rent […]






Palm Beach Attracting Businesses Nationwide

Palm Beach Attracting Businesses Nationwide






Palm Beach Attracting Businesses Nationwide Palm Beach County continues to be a powerful magnet for companies seeking a talented workforce, high quality of life and favorable business climate, according to new figures released by the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County at its year-end luncheon. Addressing a capacity crowd of business leaders at the […]






Hotel News: Virgin Hotels

Hotel News: Virgin Hotels






Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, has announced plans to open and operate a new hotel in Milpitas, California, within a new neighborhood development of top tier residential and retail stores called “The Fields.” The mixed used development broke ground in November 2015 and the hotel is expected […]






UAE to Become Marriott’s Largest MENA Market on Starwood Deal

UAE to Become Marriott’s Largest MENA Market on Starwood Deal






UAE to Become Marriott’s Largest MENA Market on Starwood Deal $MAR Marriott will become the “number one hospitality operator for Expo 2020,” according to MEA president Alex Kyriakidis The UAE will be newly enlarged Marriott International’s (NYSE:MAR) largest MENA market by 2020 following the merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Speaking at a conference in […]






Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market

Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market






Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market Issuing such visas will encourage a retirement market in Dubai Dubai’s real estate market could receive a boost from long-term investors if they are provided with longer-stay visas, experts say. Currently, the regulations for property visas in the UAE are rigorous and investors need to meet […]






Hotel News: New Orleans

Hotel News: New Orleans






The historic Astor Crowne Plaza – New Orleans French Quarter, situated at the corner of world-famous Canal and Bourbon Streets, has undergone a dramatic transformation following a $13 million renovation that combines modern elegance with a touch of old New Orleans. All of the hotel’s 700 rooms underwent a complete facelift, with modernized interiors that […]






US Real Estate: New Construction

US Real Estate: New Construction






New construction starts in August soared 21% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $711.2 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics, following lackluster activity in July. The August rise for total construction starts featured an especially elevated amount for nonresidential building, which was helped by the start of a $3 billion petrochemical plant in […]






US Real Estate Report: Florida

US Real Estate Report: Florida






Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, more new listings and fewer all-cash closed sales in August, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,070 last month, up 8.2 percent from August 2015. “A continued lack of inventory – particularly in the […]






Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington

Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington






Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington The acquisition was carried out by Investcorp’s US-based real estate arm Bahrain’s Investcorp has acquired an office building in Seattle, Washington (USA) for approximately $223.5-M, it announced Sunday. The acquisition was carried out by its US-based real estate arm and falls under Investcorp’s “new initiative of acquiring […]






Ani Villas to Open Fourth Private Resort in Dominican Republic

Ani Villas to Open Fourth Private Resort in Dominican Republic






Ani Villas to Open Fourth Private Resort in Dominican Republic Owning group sets sights on summer 2017 for new Villa and complementary Art Academy Ani Villas, a collection of private resorts that includes two new estates in Thailand and Sri Lanka opened earlier this year, has announced plans to debut its fourth property in the […]






Dubai Cityscape Global Real Estate Exhibition

Dubai Cityscape Global Real Estate Exhibition






Dubai Cityscape Global Real Estate Exhibition His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,on Tuesday toured the 15th Cityscape Global real estate exhibition which began today at Dubai World Trade Centre and will conclude on September 8. Some 272 exhibitors from more than […]






Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development






Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development $DIS Four new luxury hotels are planned, a larger Convention Center, plus updated infrastructure is tied to the planned ‘Star Wars’ Land. Anaheim, California real estate developer-friendly and $6-B in recent investment, much of which is derived from Disney’s upcoming Stars Wars Land. The $6-B includes […]






US Real Estate Report: Valuations on the Rise

US Real Estate Report: Valuations on the Rise






CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released a new analysis showing 548,000 U.S. homeowners regained equity in Q2 2016 compared with the previous quarter, increasing the percentage of homes with positive equity to 92.9 percent of all mortgaged properties, or approximately 47.2 million homes. Nationwide, home equity […]






Hotel News: Luxury Hotel Association Pinnacle Summit

Hotel News: Luxury Hotel Association Pinnacle Summit






The ILHA will be hosting their annual Pinnacle Summit 25 – 27 September 2016 at the Gaylord Resort and Conference Center in Washington D.C. John Vanderslice, Global Head, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, Hilton Worldwide will be the keynote speaker on Monday, talking about Passion Points: What Matters Most to Today’s Luxury Traveler followed by Joe […]






Dubai Opera, the country’s first opera house and multi-format theatre






At the heart of The Opera District is Dubai Opera, a 2,000-seat, multi-format performing arts venue which is set to captivate visitors when it opens in 2016. The design of Dubai Opera is deeply rooted in Dubai’s maritime history, with the Arabian dhow becoming the inspiration behind the architecture of the building. Dubai Opera will […]






US Real Estate Report: Valuations

US Real Estate Report: Valuations






Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced appraisals across the country were an average of 1.56 percent lower than what refinancing homeowners expected in August, according the company’s national Home Price Perception Index (HPPI). The Quicken Loans Home Value Index (HVI), which measures home value changes exclusively through appraisals, moved higher […]






US Real Estate Report: San Francisco

US Real Estate Report: San Francisco






US Real Estate Report: San Francisco While San Francisco is a common home search among those who don’t live there, many locals are searching elsewhere. – Homes in San Francisco and Austin receive a high number of page views from outsiders, but half of San Francisco and Austin-based views are of homes outside the area. […]






Palm Beach County Named Top Tourism Marketer In Florida

Palm Beach County Named Top Tourism Marketer In Florida






Palm Beach County Named Top Tourism Marketer In Florida In a giant step forward for cultural tourism, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County took home three Flagler Awards, including the top honor, at the 2016 VISIT FLORIDA Governor’s Conference last night at the Hilton Orlando. The Cultural Council nabbed the coveted “Best of Show” […]






Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project

Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project






Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project Dubai developer Nakheel is planning to launch new projects in the emirate soon but some older developments remain on hold for the moment, according to its Chairman. The company, which announced last month that it had repaid all its debts following a massive restructuring program, has posted […]






Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens

Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens






Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens All the news and gossip from the real estate show which runs from 6-8 September at Dubai World Trade Centre 5:30pm With several huge and prominent displays (the Jumeirah Central stand was constantly crowded), Cityscape usually called a barometer of Dubai’s property market, certainly appeared optimistic this year. While […]






Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London

Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London






Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London Residents could be permanently priced out of the market, according to Cluttons Dubai is at risk of becoming as unaffordable for local residents as parts of the UK capital London unless cheaper property is provided, according to Cluttons. Faisal Durrani, the property consultancy’s head of research, […]






Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017

Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017






Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017 Cluttons forecast places Paris and Doha alongside UK capital, Toronto the 3rd choice Dubai’s real estate market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the top choice for GCC wealthiest investors next year, a new report reveals. […]






Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Keeps Dubai Effecient

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Keeps Dubai Effecient






Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Keeps Dubai Effecient Dubai’s ruler has ordered a shake-up of the city state’s management, including the retirement of nine senior officials, a day after he conducted a surprise spot check of government offices and found a significant number of employees absent. Governments around the Gulf are trying to make their […]






US Real Estate: Best and Worst Areas

US Real Estate: Best and Worst Areas






Portland, Ore., Phoenix, Atlanta, Las Vegas and Minneapolis/St. Paul are the best metropolitan areas for homeowners, according to a new Bankrate.com report. Click here for the full list: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/real-estate/best-worst-places-for-homeowners.aspx Portland tops the list thanks to inexpensive homeowners’ insurance, few foreclosures and low energy costs. Strong home-price appreciation over the past five years is a common […]






Peak Hurricane Season Is Here

Peak Hurricane Season Is Here






While the direction and intensity of tropical activity currently brewing near the Bahamas is uncertain, Floridians should take steps now to prepare for this and other possible storms, said the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) Late summer is peak time for hurricanes. Of the top 10 costliest hurricanes to strike Florida, all of them made landfall […]






Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Invests in Empire State Building

Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Invests in Empire State Building






Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has bought an almost 10% stake in the company that owns New York’s iconic Empire State Building, the official QNA news agency reported Wednesday. “Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has acquired $622-M in shares in the Empire State Realty Trust,” the news agency said. The investment equates to a 9.9% stake in the […]






Florida Real Estate Report

Florida Real Estate Report






Florida’s housing market reported rising median prices and fewer all-cash closed sales in July, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 24,083 last month, down 8 percent from July 2015, reflecting the state’s current shortfall in inventory. “Florida’s supply of for-sale homes remains tight, which […]






Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show

Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show






Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show The Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show presents a plethora of options to help jumpstart the fall home improvement plans. This Labor Day Weekend, interact with the experts, be inspired, and enjoy entertaining activities for the whole family! The Show takes place September 2-6, 2016 at the Miami Beach […]






US Real Estate: Coldwell Banker Bets on Smart Homes

US Real Estate: Coldwell Banker Bets on Smart Homes






Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC, the original Silicon Valley real estate start-up, today announced that it has signed a supplier agreement with Worthington Group, Ltd., to directly supply the industry’s first Smart Home Staging Kit directly to sellers who list their homes with Coldwell Banker®. The Smart Home Staging Kit, available on Worthington Group’s smart […]






Dubai Real Estate News: Palm Jumeirah Project

Dubai Real Estate News: Palm Jumeirah Project






Dubai Real Estate News: Palm Jumeirah Project One of Dubai’s most exciting construction projects is rapidly taking shape, with progress now visibly making an impact upon the Palm Jumeirah skyline. In a new construction report released today, Omniyat has revealed that its flagship One Palm project, based on the left trunk of Palm Jumeirah has […]






US Real Estate Report: Construction Data

US Real Estate Report: Construction Data






US Real Estate Report At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $586.3 billion, new construction starts in July fell 2% from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. A steep drop by electric utilities pulled down the nonbuilding construction sector, which in turn contributed to the slight decline for total construction starts. On […]






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World $JLL New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for FDI (foreign investment) in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the EU aka Brexit, will diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions […]






Hotel News: Dubai Rainforest in Hotel

Hotel News: Dubai Rainforest in Hotel






Dubai is already known for building the tallest building in the world, the first underwater house, spectacular beaches and now it’s adding one more incredible structure to it’s repertoire. Architects in Dubai are building the world’s first hotel with its own tropical rainforest. The five-star Rosemont Hotel & Residences will be coming to the desert […]






Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report






Dubai Real Estate Report The Dubai civic body has launched a complete electronic platform to ease transactions for under construction projects. Building Department officials at the Dubai Municipality said the electronic system allows building consultants and contractors to finish all procedures online without the need to visit municipality offices. Recent figures showed that there are […]






The Blue Cut Wildfire, Cajon Pass Northeast of Los Angeles Rages

The Blue Cut Wildfire, Cajon Pass Northeast of Los Angeles Rages






The Blue Cut Wildfire, Cajon Pass Northeast of Los Angeles Rages Firefighters were said to be gaining ground Friday against a wildfire burning in a Southern California mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of residents to flee their homes and destroyed about 100 houses, officials said. The Blue Cut Wildfire, named for a […]






Dubai Real Estate: Dubai Mall and Emaar Malls are Outperforming






Dubai Real Estate: Dubai Mall and Emaar Malls are Outperforming Dubai Mall recorded 80 million visitor arrivals in 2015. Various Emaar malls together received more than 124 million visitors, registering an increase of 9 per cent compared to 2014. ‘The shopping malls business will gain further traction with the launch of a dedicated Retail District […]






The Beach Channel is Making Waves in Miami

The Beach Channel is Making Waves in Miami






The Beach Chanel is Making Waves in Miami The Beach Channel is a privately owned South Florida lifestyle station featuring the hottest places to shop, dine and play throughout Miami, Miami Beach and all of South Florida from the Palm Beaches though the Florida Keys. They are partnered with and operated by Accord Productions, a […]






US Real Estate Report: Negative Equity Data

US Real Estate Report: Negative Equity Data






Homeowners who owe more than their homes are worth are nearly equally dispersed among urban and suburban communities in most metros across the country. – Nationally, 12.1 percent of mortgaged homeowners are underwater, down from 12.7 percent in Q1 and 14.4 percent a year ago. – Cleveland and Detroit have the greatest difference between urban […]






Blue Cut Fire: Acreage, Containment Updates on Wildfire Near Cajon Pass

Blue Cut Fire: Acreage, Containment Updates on Wildfire Near Cajon Pass






Blue Cut Fire: Acreage, Containment Updates on Wildfire Near Cajon Pass A wildfire that started Tuesday in the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County has forced mass evacuations in the area. The latest estimates from the National Forest Service put the size of the Blue Cut Fire at 25,626 acres, as mapping was refined throughout […]






Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July






Dubai, Abu Dhabi Apartment Rents Fall in July $JJL Declines were recorded for all apartment unit sizes last month, according to Bayut.com Apartment rents in Dubai and Abu declined an average of 2 and 6% respectively in July from 1-H of the year, according to Bayut.com. In its monthly report, the property site said the […]






Dubai’s Real Estate Prices Expected to Rise in “Coming Months”

Dubai’s Real Estate Prices Expected to Rise in “Coming Months”






Dubai’s Real Estate Prices Expected to Rise in “Coming Months” Growth will be driven by the Emirate’s ‘Landmark’ Project, Khalalaf Al Habtoor said  Property prices in Dubai will increase in the “coming months” despite the current stagnation in the market, businessman Khalaf Al Habtoor predicts. Prices will increase due to heightened demand for landmark projects […]






Real Estate Report: The Real Estate Office of the Future






offrs.com, the leader in Smart Data and Marketing for real estate, today announced the launch of their artificial intelligence driven system for real estate brokerages. The official launch event takes place at the historic Ritz Theater in Austin, TX, as part during the annual Keller Williams Mega Camp. This launch party will also unveil, “Raia,” […]






UAE Remains a Hot Investment Destination

UAE Remains a Hot Investment Destination






UAE Remains a Hot Investment Destination The UAE has maintained its position as a top investment destination for citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, with 1,899 new licenses granted to GCC citizens to practice economic activities during 2015, leading to a total of 19,803 licenses by the end of 2015. Commercial licenses made the […]






New York Real Estate Report

New York Real Estate Report






New York Residence (NYR.com), a leading residential and commercial real estate brokerage firm based in New York City, with three international offices, is the only onsite real estate brokerage firm at The Downtown Club (DTC), a five-star luxury condominium. NYR has been the most successful resale broker over the past several years, representing numerous buyers […]






Hotel News: Nobu Hotel Riyadh

Hotel News: Nobu Hotel Riyadh






Hotel News: Nobu Hotel Riyadh Nobu Hotel Riyadh and General Manager Mark Carnazzola are pleased to announce key management appointments in preparation for its much anticipated opening. The hotel, one of a handful scheduled to open around the world, will follow Nobu Hospitality’s first Las Vegas project, a boutique hotel within Caesars Palace Las Vegas. […]






HEFFX Consulting Helps Business Grow

HEFFX Consulting Helps Business Grow






Strategic Planning Our Strategic Planning process, culminating in a one-page plan, will identify your firm’s strategic objectives and set the path for firm growth. We focus on commitment, accountability, talent management and acceleration through the use of technology. All good firms understand the need to conduct a strategic examination of business plans, but many neglect […]






Testing Being Done to Check Safety of Emaar’s New ‘Tallest’ Dubai Tower

Testing Being Done to Check Safety of Emaar’s New ‘Tallest’ Dubai Tower






Testing Being Done to Check Safety of Emaar’s New ‘Tallest’ Dubai Tower When ready, The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour will be 100 metres taller than the Burj Khalifa Dubai developer Emaar Properties has completed advanced wind tunnel tests to check the structural strength and durability of its new upcoming super-tall tower in Dubai, it […]






Hotel News: LEDSource Saves Operators Money

Hotel News: LEDSource Saves Operators Money






Hotel News: LEDSource Saves Operators Money LEDSource.com is saving Hoteliers big money and adding to margins. The Chatwal Hotel is an example of how LEDSource is delivering savings. The Chatwal Hotel completes LED lighting retrofit reducing lighting energy use by 90%. Uses rebates and incentives program to lower costs to $1 per LED lamp. Located […]






US Real Estate Report: Mortgage Rates

US Real Estate Report: Mortgage Rates






US Real Estate Report: Mortgage Rates Mortgage rates continue to crawl back from post-Brexit lows, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate moving up for a third week in a row to 3.63 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey. The 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.23 discount and origination points. The larger […]






Inside The $10,000 A Night Bintan Villa

Inside The $10,000 A Night Bintan Villa






Inside The $10,000 A Night Bintan Villa BINTAN ISLAND, Indonesia – As the ranks of the ultra-wealthy swell across Southeast Asia, heightening expectations for accommodation that costs thousands of U.S. dollars per night, one Indonesian resort has just priced its top suite at US $10,000 per night. “Seems like a lot to pay for one […]






New Measures Address Fire Safety Risks at Dubai’s Tall Towers

New Measures Address Fire Safety Risks at Dubai’s Tall Towers






New Measures Address Fire Safety Risks at Dubai’s Tall Towers The recent fire at the high-rise Sulafa Tower in Dubai Marina brought back focus to the fire safety issue  Wednesday, 20 July, the Sulafa Tower in the Dubai Marina, a 78-story high-rise residential building, suffered extensive fire damage as a result of the spread of […]






Hotel News: Marriott International,Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) Reports Strong Results

Hotel News: Marriott International,Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) Reports Strong Results






Second quarter reported diluted EPS totaled $0.96, a 10 percent increase over prior year results. Excluding transition and transaction costs related to the Starwood acquisition, second quarter adjusted diluted EPS totaled $1.03, an 18 percent increase over prior year results;   North American comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR rose 3.2 percent in the second quarter.  […]






US Real Estate Report

US Real Estate Report






Ten-X, the nation’s leading online real estate transaction marketplace, has released its latest Ten-X Residential Real Estate Nowcast which projects existing home sales to remain fairly steady in July. According to the Ten-X Residential Real Estate Nowcast, July existing home sales will fall between seasonally adjusted annual rates of 5.41 and 5.77 million, with a […]






What is America’s Favorite Beach?

What is America’s Favorite Beach?






What is America’s favorite beach? While there are many opinion-based responses to this question, Stacey Sao, the master researcher behind recreational information hub Tipspoke, decided to get an unbiased, fact-based answer. Following a uniquely rigorous 3-step process (details below) with Google Consumer Surveys, Tipspoke uncovered the results for the favorite beaches in the US to […]






Palm Beach Real Estate News

Palm Beach Real Estate News






Palm Beach Real Estate News Ten-X, the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, today released its Top Single-Family Housing Markets Report for Summer 2016, which ranks the nation’s 50 largest housing markets according to current and forecasted housing fundamentals.  Palm Beach County, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Seattle made up the top five markets, each […]






Update 3: Sand WildFire Threatens Thousands of Homes

Update 3: Sand WildFire Threatens Thousands of Homes






Update 3: Sand WildFire Threatens Thousands of Homes: ‘These are Not Normal Times,’ Warn Authorities As the Sand Fire ravages 33,000 acres and displaces 22,000 people, authorities are begging residents to heed evacuation orders. A California Sand Wildfire has destroyed more than 18 homes, left 1 man dead and is forcing thousands of residents to evacuate as […]






US Real Estate Report: Home Prices Up 1.1 Percent for the Month; Up 5.4 Percent Year-Over-Year

US Real Estate Report: Home Prices Up 1.1 Percent for the Month; Up 5.4 Percent Year-Over-Year






US Real Estate Report: Home Prices Up 1.1 Percent for the Month; Up 5.4 Percent Year-Over-Year At $263K, the U.S. HPI is up 31.7 percent from the market’s bottom and is just 1.8 percent off the June 2006 peak – Idaho led movement among the states, seeing 1.9 percent growth for the month, followed by […]






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