Long Eid Al Adha Holiday Announced for Private and Public Sectors

18 July 2021

UAE: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced last week that private sectors in the country shall get four days holiday, starting from 19th July to 22nd July.

The said holiday is in celebration of Eid Al Adha which will start on 9th Dhu Al Hijjah (Day of Arafat), falling on Monday, 19th July, and will end on Thursday, 22nd July, following the Islamic calendar. The celebration will be paid holidays for all workers in private sectors, institutions and companies … Read more ›

Q1 2021 Abu Dhabi Real Estate Market Status

15 July 2021

In 2020, a number of measures to support the nation were implemented by the Abu Dhabi government in order to stimulate and raise the declining real estate market.

These initiatives had helped retain public confidence in the sector and had led to further demand, boosting interest.

About 1,700 apartments and 50 villas were recorded by Asteco to have been delivered in the first quarter of 2021, with 11,600 additional residential stocks (11,000 apartments and 600 villas) expected to enter the fast-paced market … Read more ›

Why a Dynamic Rise in the UAE’s Economy is Inevitable Post-Covid

15 July 2021

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has the UAE and the rest of the world in a downward economic spiral.

Educational institutions have shut down, the workforce was mainly made to work from home, the ports and borders were momentarily closed, and a number of people have lost their jobs.

With the whole world drawing a blank on how to face such a global crisis, the UAE government was quick to act and combat this drawback: PCR tests were readily … Read more ›

Aldar Launches 71 Unique Land Plots in Al Gurm

13 July 2021

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Aldar Properties (‘Aldar’), Abu Dhabi’s leading developer, has announced the launch of the second phase of its Al Gurm development project, an exclusive and self-sustaining waterfront community situated on the South-West side of the capital’s mainland. The beach facing land plots which form archipelago-style islands are exclusive for purchase by UAE nationals.

A total of 71 new plots ranging from 900 to 4,400 sqm are spread over the distinct areas: The Beach, The Canal … Read more ›

Henry Wiltshire’s Exclusive Property Showcased in The National

09 June 2021

There is no doubt that the UAE is home to some spectacular properties. From penthouse apartments to plush villas with sprawling gardens and incredible pools, it’s a real estate haven.

Each week, The National showcases some of the finest homes on offer in its Property of the Week. Here, we take a look at a podium villa at Al Zeina in the Al Raha Beach development in Abu Dhabi.

The key details

This corner property is located in a central position within the popular Al … Read more ›

AED 11.5b real estate transactions in Abu Dhabi

04 May 2021

Dubai: Al Reem Island was the top real estate investment spot in Abu Dhabi in the first three months, recording Dh1.6 billion of the overall Dh11.5 billion in transactions recorded by the emirate.
The other top spots were Abu Dhabi Island (with Dh907 million), Yas Island (Dh649 million) Saadiyat Island (Dh446 million), Khalifa City (Dh225 million), and Al Raha Beach (Dh196 million).
The value of real estate transactions came to around Dh5 billion, from 1,755 transactions, while the value of … Read more ›