Video: Tourism projects across Oman, from the Northern enclave of Musandam to Salalah in the south and high up in the mountains of Jabal Akhdar are being constructed by OMRAN. At Meed's Arabian World Construction Summit Phil Blizzard spoke to Ammar Kharusi, Contruction Manager, OMRAN about the scale and variety of their projects, and the importance good community relationships.
Video: 'A Tale of Two Cities' is the theme from Jones Lang LaSalle for their outlook on the UAE property market during 2013. Craig Plum, Head of Research, Jones Lang LaSalle, MENA talking to Phil Blizzard in this edition of Property Talk provides an overview of the expected trends in Abu Dhabi for the residential, commercial and hospitality sectors.
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Wednesday, March 06 - 2013 at 11:16
Video: The top trends for the Dubai real estate sector are highlighted by Craig Plum, Head of Research, Jones Lang LaSalle, MENA in this edition of Property Talk. In conversation with Phil Blizzard he talks about the proposed mortgage cap and the prospects in 2013 for all sectors of the real estate market.
Video: A review of the 2012 Abu Dhabi property with Gurjit Singh, COO, Surouh who talks to Phil Blizzard about the de-cantering of various asset classes, the impact of the rent cap and end users moving from old to new stock. He highlights some of their key achievements during 2012, including The Gate Towers, Reem Island and the growth of their retail brands. He also talks about the importance to the residential sector of the on-going major projects across the UAE capital.
Video: The 11th Edition of Cityscape Global at the Dubai World Trade Centre opened with a 50% increase in size and significant increase in developers from overseas. Reporting from Cityscape Global Phil Blizzard talks to analysts Jones Lang LaSalle and developer TDIC about the state of the UAE real estate market.
Video: The announcement by Emaar of the new 5 star hotel - 'The Address The BLVD' in the vicinity of Dubai Mall will not only add to the hospitality sector in the city, but offer significant investor opportunities according to Arif Amiri, CEO, Chief Executive Officer, Emaar Retail and Head of Sales, Emaar Properties. In conversation with Phil Blizzard he outlines the key aspect of the 200 room hotel and the 542 serviced residences. 'The Address The BLVD', standing at 340m will be the second tallest building in Downtown Dubai, next to Burj Khalifa.
Video: Residential property market in Dubai turned in corner during H1 2012 with rents in some areas increasing by up to 13%, according to a recent report from Asteco. Phil Blizzard talks to Elaine Jones, CEO, Asteco to get an insight into the key performing areas in both the residential and commercial sectors.
Video: Property Talk and an overview of the performance of the Abu Dhabi real estate market during the first half of the year. Phil Blizzard talks to Elaine Jones, CEO, Asteco about increased supply of both residential and commercial property and the impact on rental rates, with the introduction into the market of 7,400 apartments and 1,675 villas in the first half of 2012.
Video: Property Talk looks at the Dubai real estate market, which according to Steve Morgan, Head of Cluttons, UAE saw an upturn in both freehold and leasing prices, in certain sectors. Talking to Phil Blizzard he talks about the opportunities for the sensible buyer and investor, the impact of the Arab Spring on the commercial sector and the lack of International Grade A commercial properties.
The Galleria, Sowwah Square in the heart of Abu Dhabi's Central Business District will be the Capital's luxury lifestyle destination when it opens in 2013. Phil Blizzard talks to Kenneth A Himmel, President & CEO, Related about their venture with Mubadala Real Estate & Hospitality and what world class retail destination will feature.
Video: A review of the real estate market in Abu Dhabi by Cluttons indicates that the softening of rent, in both the residential and commercial sectors, continued during Q1 2012. Phil Blizzard talks to Paula Walshe, Associate Director, Cluttons LLC, Abu Dhabi about key trends and what might be expected in the property market during 2012.
Video: The Abu Dhabi Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) are one of the key stakeholders in tourism development for the UAE capital. At Cityscape Abu Dhabi, Ahmed Al Fahim, Executive Director, MARCOM, TDIC talks Phil Blizzard through their key developments - from Saadiyat Island with it's museums, hotels and residential aspects, into the desert and then their island projects in the Western Region
Video: Cityscape Abu Dhabi opened with major developers displaying their latest projects and talking about their deliveries to date. In this report Phil Blizzard looks at what real estate investors and developers can expect from the 6th edition of the show and talks to analysts Cluttons and developers Sorouh on the state of the Abu Dhabi real estate market.
'2012 will be a year of more choice, more realism, sustainability and more investment' says Craig Plumb, Head of Research Director, MENA, Jones Lang LaSalle. Talking to Phil Blizzard he provides an outlook for the key real estate sectors in Abu Dhabi which has gone through a period of slowing down in the development of numerous projects.
An overview of the Qatar real estate market for the residential and commercial sectors in 2011 is provided by Jed Wolfe, Associate Director, Regional - Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Asteco. He also talks to Phil Blizzard about the prospects for 2012 and beyond, when real growth in real estate returns is expected as major projects commence development.