With oil prices at multi-decade lows, Abu Dhabi's on-going drive for economic diversification is helping to underpin growth in the emirate's commercial property market sector.
Oman's continued investment in the development of infrastructure is aiding its transformation into a major logistics hub in the southern Gulf.
Despite the emergence of more challenging market conditions, Abu Dhabi prime office rents have seen a slight increase rising by around 3%.
According to a new report by Knight Frank, an increased number of international investors are investigating opportunities in African real estate markets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Upper 5th Avenue overtakes Hong Kong's Causeway Bay as the most expensive shopping destination.
Retail property is in strong demand across most of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as property investors are taking on more risk