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The Big5 Show unveiled in Dubai

26/11/2009 - The Big5 Exhibition, one of the leading international construction exhibitions in the Middle East, was inaugurated today by Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and Industry.

ID Cards mandatory for all Interior Ministry services in UAE

12/11/2009 - All services of Interior Ministry, except visa renewal will require ID cards issued by the Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA), it has been announced.

New regulation mandates Landlords to offer free parking to tenants

12/11/2009 - Under the second phase of paid parking programme in Abu Dhabi, the officials yesterday announced that henceforth, the landlords should offer free parking to their tenants.

Burj Dubai will open to public only in January 2010

22/2/2012 - The worlds tallest tower by Emaar Properties, the Burj Dubai, will not open to public until 4th January 2010.

More than 6months stay outside UAE liable for visa cancellation

2/11/2009 - According to the Federal Residency Law, the residence permit granted to a foreigner will be invalid if the period of his/her stay outside the UAE exceeds six months.

Emaar announces Burj Dubai opening date

24/10/2009 - Burj Dubai, the tallest skyscraper in the world, will open 2nd December, the project developers have committed.

Organizers of The Big 5 Exhibition noticing signs of upturn

30/9/2009 - With an increase in exhibitor space and with the pre-registrations already standing at record levels, the organizers of The Big 5 Exhibition are noticing positive signs for an upturn in the construction industry in the UAE.

Dubai hotel sector to rebound by 2010

27/9/2009 - Dubai hotel sector will witness considerable boost during the fourth quarter of the year, or early 2010, after suffering major decline in average hotel room rates during the first half of the year, the hotel industry executives revealed.

Dubai to be fourth biggest aviation hub

27/9/2009 - Dubai is all set to be the fourth biggest aviation hub in the world, after Hong Kong, London Heathrow, Beijing, Airbus mentioned in its latest projection.

Arabian Center - latest shopping, entertainment hotspot in Dubai

27/9/2009 - Arabian Center, the latest hotspot in Dubai for shopping and entertainment, is located along the Al Khawaneej Road at Mirdiff, and offers all conveniences that help in improving the quality of our daily living.

Largest indoor family park in Dubai, now open to visitors

24/9/2009 - Dubai residents can hope for more fun this Eid, with the opening of the regions largest indoor family theme park on the first day of Eid.

Construction activities in the UAE gather pace

21/9/2009 - Construction activity is gradually gathering pace in UAE, as one of the leading building material importer and distributor group, the Mohammad Ibrahim Haii (MIH) Group, has reported 20 percent growth this year.

UAE mulls change in ownership rules to boost foreign investment

18/9/2009 - Legislation is likely to be submitted to the UAE cabinet, within two months, permitting change in ownership rules for firms established in the UAE by foreigners.

UAE tops the list among saving-conscious consumers

18/9/2009 - Consumers in UAE and Qatar plan to save more during the next few months, than in other countries in the region, amidst the current economic recession, reveals a new survey by MasterCard.

Dubai hotel sector to rebound by 2010

17/9/2009 - Hotel sector in Dubai will witness considerable boost during the fourth quarter of the year, or early 2010, after suffering major decline in average hotel room rates during the first half of the year, the hotel industry executives revealed.

The first Dubai Metro greeted with happy smiles

17/9/2009 - Dubai residents took a detour from their daily routes to catch the first train, the 6am Metro, out of the 10 Metro stations that opened on Wednesday.

DIFC is the first free zone to implement new Establishment Card System

17/9/2009 - The DIFC (Dubai International Financial Center) has become the first free zone in Dubai to implement the DNRDs (Department of Naturalization and Residency) new Establishment Card System (ECS).

First phase of Trade Center Plaza to be unveiled this month

9/9/2009 - The Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC), which operates one of the largest convention facilities in the region, yesterday revealed that the first phase of its new Trade Center Plaza is due for opening this month.

Dubai Metro opens to public on 10th September

9/9/2009 - Dubai Metro will be officially launched on 9th September, although it will be open to public only on September 10th between 10am and 6pm, a senior official at the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority has announced.

Ferrari World theme park moving towards timely completion

4/9/2009 - Largest theme park in the world and the largest indoor theme park in the world, The Ferrari World is on track for completion next year, revealed its operator.

Abu Dhabi to build 17,000 new villas for nationals

26/8/2009 - About 17,000 new villas in 23 locations are to be built for citizens during the next five years, the Director General of the Abu Dhabi Centre for Housing and Service Facilities Development (ADCHSFD), Khamis Sultan al Suwaidi, confirmed on Tuesday.

Dubai rents continue to decline 30 percent in August

25/8/2009 - Rents in Dubai have continued to dip in August, by almost 30 percent, although there are signs of stabilization in few areas.

UAE tops GCC nations in construction projects

25/8/2009 - UAE is the topmost among the GCC countries in terms of construction activity, contributing to a total of 45 percent of the projects within the region, a new study has revealed.

Rating of Emaar upgraded by EFG-Hermes

28/2/2012 - EFG-Hermes, the leading financial services company, has upgraded Emaar Properties to neutral from reduce rating in the short-term, pointing out that the company showed better-than-expected second quarter results and hopes a stronger performance during the second half.

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