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Africa to Attract Significant Foreign Real Estate investment

Africa to Attract Significant Foreign Real Estate investment

According to a new report by Knight Frank, an increased number of international investors are investigating opportunities in African real estate markets. Read More »


Oman's Sohar Port City Project Opens for Business

Oman's Sohar Port City Project Opens for Business

International real estate consultancy Cluttons is reporting that Phase 1 of the new master-planned commercial development called Sohar Port City is now open for business. Read More »

Despite Low Oil Prices, Middle East Property Investment Steady

Despite Low Oil Prices, Middle East Property Investment Steady

Even with the significant drop in oil prices in the second half of 2014 and the start of 2015, investors from the Middle East continue to have a strong appetite for real estate investment globally. Read More »

Top 10 Most Expensive Office Markets in the World Revealed

Top 10 Most Expensive Office Markets in the World Revealed

London's West End is the world's most expensive office market for the third consecutive year, retaining its title ahead of runner-up Hong Kong. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

The Landings - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

While investors in Sunbelt real estate have watched their property values slip and slide over the past year, those who discovered the tiny island of St. Lucia have smiles on their faces. Read More »

Last Updated March 30, 2015 8:30 AM ET

Middle East and Africa Commercial News

With the price of oil dropping from $108 a barrel in June 2014, to under $50 a barrel in January 2015, lower oil prices are beginning to impact Abu Dhabi's commercial real estate market.

According to property consultancy Knight Frank, office space in Hong Kong is more than twice as expensive as prime commercial property in any other global city.

Global direct commercial real estate investment transaction volumes hit a new record high in the final quarter of 2014.

According to Cushman and Wakefield, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will enjoy a significant increase of property investment activity in 2015.

Money will continue to flow into real estate from across the capital markets worldwide, but investors should be increasingly concerned about getting caught late in the cycle

Ongoing diversification and growth of Sharjah's economy is set to positively impact on rents in the emirate's commercial property market.

Fundamentals are improving across many office markets in The Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe as we head into 2015.

Upper 5th Avenue overtakes Hong Kong's Causeway Bay as the most expensive shopping destination.

The Middle East and Africa's (EMEA) logistics and industrial property sectors had a total of €3.6 billion invested in Q3 2014

Retail property is in strong demand across most of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as property investors are taking on more risk

Gulf Related broke ground on Al Maryah Central, a 2.3 million square foot super-regional shopping center.

Middle Eastern investors expected to spend over $180 billion in commercial real estate.

Bahrain's retail market remains the best performing sector in the commercial market.

Real estate risk to both assets and employees is on the rise in several emerging-market economies.

Vertical communities are moving ever higher. Developers competing to build to record heights.

UAE's Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai announced Dubai's newest mega-project, the Mall of the World.

Where transparency broadens, real estate capital flows and market change follows.

Middle Eastern investors are expected to spend US$180 billion in commercial real estate markets.


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